Gynecologic Oncology - Clinical University

Course Code: OBGY G815
Name of Rotation/Elective: Gynecologic Oncology
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the 3rd year medical school core curriculum in Obstetrics and
Course Director: Larry Puls, MD
Course Director e-mail: [email protected]
Course Director phone: (864)404-2010
Course Coordinator:
Coordinator e-mail:
Coordinator phone: (864) 455-5886
Course Faculty (list all):
Donald Wiper, MD
Jeffrey Elder, MD
Larry Puls, MD
Location: Greenville Health System
Time and Location to Report on Day 1:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology890 W. Faris Road, Ste 470
Greenville, SC 29605
Number of weeks: 4 weeks
# of students per rotation: 1 per rotation
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this elective, the student will be able to:
1.) Evaluate and manage acute and chronic complications of oncologic disease.
2.) Participate in the perioperative care of patients undergoing gynecologic oncology surgical
3.) Participate in the conduct of gynecologic oncology surgical procedures for the following conditions:
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Vulvar Neoplasms
Cervical Disease and Neoplasia
Uterine Leiomyomas
Endometrial Carcinoma
Ovarian Neoplasms
Course Description:
This four week elective in Gynecologic Oncology is offered to students who have satisfactorily
completed their third year clinical rotations. Experience will be offered in an inpatient hospital-based
setting under the direct supervision of resident and attending physicians. The student will be actively
engaged in intraoperative and perioperative care of patients undergoing gynecologic oncology surgical