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

  • 1630 Tumor Board (Hauth Conf)
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Tuesday
  • 0645 Lecture
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Wednesday
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Thursday
  • 1700 Sitdowns
Friday
  • 1200 Noon Conference

 

OR Schedule

 Monday AM UAB: JMS
Tuesday UAB: WH, JE
Wednesday UAB: RA
Thursday 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.

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 inpatient service and should communicate with the fellow on a daily basis regarding patient care. He/she should see all ICU patients. The PGY-3 and PGY-4 will perform most of the major oncology cases at UAB.