Curriculum

The fellow will spend 50% of the time at Danbury Hospital and 50% of the time at Norwalk Hospital.


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Educational Opportunities include the following:

Fellows participate with core faculty members in GYN Preop Conference, M&M Conference, Tumor Board, MIS Didactics, Journal Clubs and Grand Rounds.

 

The fellow will also have access to the simulation centers located on both campuses where robot simulators are available for training.

All Fellows will be enrolled in the online Stanford University Introduction to Epidemiologic and Clinical Research Methods Course.

Course Description
This course presents an overview of the methodology that guides epidemiological and clinical research. Students explore common study designs, precision and accuracy in measurement, sample size estimation and tools, ways to identify and minimize study biases, and analysis and critique of studies.

Epidemiologists and clinical researchers gain a strong foundation in research methodology principles for designing, conducting, and interpreting epidemiological and clinical research studies.

The fellow is actively involved in the training of medical students, and residents who rotate through the Division. The fellow is required periodically to give formal presentations to the residents on topics in minimally invasive gynecology. Additionally, the fellow will actively participate weekly, with core faculty members, in morning rounds, M&M (monthly), journal clubs, grand rounds. Development of the fellow’s teaching abilities is considered to be an important part of improving his or her ability to transmit knowledge to others as a consultant, teacher, and investigator.