Gynecologyc Oncology Rotation and Schedule

The service consists of a PGY-1 floor, PGY-1 clinics, UAB PGY-2, Brookwood PGY-2, PGY-3 and Brookwood PGY-4 resident (see detailed rotations descriptions below). The Oncology service works primarily at UAB and Brookwood Hospitals. There are often cases at St. Vincent’s and the PGY-4 will decide the day before which residents should attend these cases.

Lecture Schedule

Monday

  • 0645 Lecture
  • 0800 RA - WIC (PGY-1), JE - WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1300 MA - WIC (PGY-1), KB-WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1630 Tumor Board (Hauth Conf)
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Tuesday
  • 0800 JMS - WIC (PGY-1), MA - WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1300 RA - WIC (PGY-1), TL-WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Wednesday
  • 0800 CL - WIC (PGY-1), LCF - WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1300 JMS- WIC (PGY-1), WH - WIC (PGY-1), Continuity Clinic (PGY3)
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Thursday
  • 0800 WH - WIC (PGY-1), NP - WIC (PGY-1)
  • 1300 JE - WIC (PGY-1), Fellows - WIC, Continuity Clinic (PGY-2)
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Friday
  • 0800 Colpo Clinic 

 

OR Schedule

 Monday AM BW: MA
UAB: JMS
Tuesday BW: RA
UAB: WH, JE
Wednesday BW: MA
UAB: RA
Thursday BW: MA
UAB: CL, KB, TL

 


Responsibilities


PGY1 (Floor)

The intern's primary responsibility is to manage the floor patients. He/she will perform appropriate major and minor cases in the OR if available. He/she is 1st call to see all oncology patients in the ER and is expected to frequently check in with the PGY-2 & 3 in the OR for floor duties.

PGY1 (Clinics)

This intern attends all oncology clinics Monday through Friday from 0800-1700. The intern prepares and presents cases at Tumor Board each Monday at 1630 in WIC 5324. Tumor Board must be submitted to Drs. Conner and Novak by Friday at 1200. ONC Clinic PGY 1st is also responsible for H&Ps of patients being admitted to outside hospitals and UAB. The clinic nurses will notify the resident when this is needed.

BW PGY3

This resident is responsible for the floor patients at Brookwood and covering the Brookwood cases. This resident may also help with oncology cases at outside hospitals.
PGY3-4
These resident have the ultimate responsibility for the UAB inpatient service on their respective teams. They should communicate with the fellow on a daily basis regarding patient care. The PGY-3 and PGY-4 will perform most of the major oncology cases at UAB.
PGY4
The resident has ultimate responsibility for the Brookwood inpatient service and should communicate with the fellow on a daily basis regarding patient care. He/she should see all ICU patients at Brookwood and help the BW PGY-2 with floor work. The PGY-3 and PGY-4 will perform most of the major oncology cases at UAB and Brookwood.