This rotation is not accepting international students
For UCI Students only
Course Description: The student will be expected to participate as a member of the oncology team caring for patients at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. The student will participate in the management of his/her patients under the supervision of the gynecologic oncology post-residency fellow, and will also assist in the operating room on selected cases of radical pelvic surgery. Weekly conferences have been selected at UC Irvine Medical Center which the students will be expected to attend. At the completion of the elective, the student should have an appreciation of the scope of gynecology oncology, which combines multimodalities in the management of female patients with pelvic malignancies.
Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Prerequisites: UC Irvine students must have successfully completed their basic science curriculum and the Ob/Gyn Core Clerkship. Extramural students must be in the final year of undergraduate medical education.
Restrictions: Students interested in pursuing an Ob/Gyn residency are accepted for the period September-February. All other students are considered for the period March-August. This rotation is not accepting international students. For UCI students only.
Elective Director: Leslie Randall, M.D., UC Irvine Medical Center, Department of Ob/Gyn, 101 The City Drive South, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA 92868 (714) 456-5616
Instructing Faculty: Philip J. DiSaia, M.D., M. Berman, M.D., Kristine Penner, MD, Leslie Randall, MD, Krishnansu S Tewari, MD
Course Website: None
Who to Report to on First Day: Lily Anderson
Location to Report on First Day: Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Ob/Gyn Medical Education Office, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90801
Time to Report on First Day: 8:30 am
Site Coordinator: Glenda Arciniega, UC Irvine Medical Center, Department of Ob/Gyn, 101 The City Drive South, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA 92868 (714) 456-6707 email@example.com
Site: Long Beach Memorial Hospital
Periods Available: Throughout the year. Students interested in pursuing an Ob/Gyn residency are accepted for the period September-February. All other students are considered for the period March-August.
Duration: 2 to 4 weeks
Number of Students: 2 (for UCI Students only)
Scheduling Coordinator: UC Irvine students please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (714) 456-5176 to make a scheduling appointment. Please read the following information carefully. Any student enrolled at a U.S. LCME medical school will use VSAS to apply. To apply please refer to this website http://www.aamc.org/programs/vsas/
Attitudes and Commitments:
Educational Activities: Weekly conferences
What Students Should do to Prepare for the Rotation: Review Ob/Gyn readings from core clerkship
Clinical Responsibilities of the Student: Rounds, operating room, ambulatory clinic
Patient Care Responsibilities: Initial ambulatory evaluation, rounds, and operating room
Call Schedule of the Student: Voluntary
Procedures to be Learned by the Student: Pelvic exam and surgery assistance
Percentage of Time Student will Participate in Ambulatory Setting: 20%
Conference/Lecture/Small Group Sessions: There is no standardized instructional material for this course; however, the student will participate in rounds, lectures and Gyn teaching rounds.
Course Hours Weekly Summary: Not Stated
Content Theme Integration:
Official Grading Policy: The student will be graded with Honors/Pass/Fail. The student's final grade will be submitted on the standard UC Irvine elective form. The student will be evaluated by attendings and residents in the areas of clinical performance, reliability, evidence of initiative, general fund of knowledge, and ability to relate to patients, staff and colleagues. If the student fails the elective a grade of "F" will be permanently recorded on his/her transcript. The student can repeat the course for a second grade, however, the "F" will not be removed from the transcript.