- Patient care starts on day 1 of residency.
- Annual resident retreat. The faculty cover the hospital for 20 hours while residents participate in team building and social activities.
- Two Ambulatory Clinic months, focusing on outpatient clinical management, aspects of business of medicine, and a recently added patient safety week.
- One month of Ultrasound training in the Center for Advanced Fetal Care.
- Participation in the care of women through Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health. This multi-disciplinary clinic houses a AAGL trained minimally invasive surgeon, a vulvar medicine specialist, a certified sex therapist and sex educator, and physical therapists that specialize in pelvic therapy.
- A faculty nocturnist supervises night call. Our version of a night hospitalist, they are committed to education and supervision because they have no day commitments.
- Residents have a structured laparosopic and robotic curriculum and complete FLS training.
- Residents experience ample opportunities to be primary surgeon and sit at the console.
- Dedicated resident research supervisor to assist in all steps of research.
- Gynecology Inpatient team consists of residents of varying levels, medical students and a gynecology staff of the week
- Daily rounding with discussion of service patients and medical topics
- Covers all surgical cases and Emergency Room and inpatient floor consults
- Weekly case conference to discuss surgical planning for upcoming cases
- Obstetrics team consists of residents of varying levels, medical students, general hospitalist faculty, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine staff of the week
- Approximately 2000 deliveries per year
- Referral center for high risk obstetrics
- Twice daily board sign out and morning rounds with Hospitalist faculty and Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist
- Participate in all triage work-ups, floor management, and procedures
- Weekly case conference discussion to review in a format similar to oral boards
- Daily rounds with Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
- Participate in care of antenatal patients and high risk laboring patients
- Participate in the outpatient management of high risk patients at the Center for High Risk Pregnancy
- Senior and junior resident team
- Supervised by nocturnist, a full-time faculty that covers nights
- Senior and junior resident team along with physician assistant
- Manage inpatient service along with participating in operative cases
- Participate in outpatient clinic at the University of Kansas Cancer Center
- Participate in the operating room in a wide variety of prolapse and incontinence procedures
- 1-2 days per week of clinic and outpatient urodynamics and cystoscopy
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
- Participate in outpatient clinic which includes the area's only fertility preservation program and TLC program for recurrent pregnancy loss
- Participate in surgical procedures both at Kansas University Hospital and the Indian Creek Campus
- Structured reading assignments from ASRM to support the rotation
- Learn abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound at the Center for Advanced Fetal Care (CAFCA)
- CAFCA is a regional referral center and performs 10,000 ultrasounds annually
- Online learning modules are used to compliment the hands-on experience
- PGY 1 - 1 month
- Rotation focusing on outpatient management of common gynecological problems
- 1 week focus on business of medicine aspects such as billing, front desk, check out and medical records.
- 1 week Patient Safety Rotation
- PGY 4 - 1 month
- Focus on pelvic medicine working with the providers at the Center for Pelvic Pain and Sexual Health
- 3 months during the PGY 3 year at the University of Kanas Health System St. Francis campus
- Rotation simulates private practice and is spent doing gynecological surgery, some complex deliveries, and outpatient management
- Located one hour west of Kansas City; housing is provided
- Half day per week on all rotations expect SICU and Night Float
- Organized by class teams, with each class having a clinic one-half day a week
- Continuity stressed to maximize patient care and procedures
Last modified: Jun 22, 2021