SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support: Cervical, Vulvar and Vaginal Cancer Resources - Preparing for the ABOG Oral Exam (Part 6)

Join Scott Richard, MD, co-chair of the SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support, Yasmin Lyons, DO and Lisa Rauh, MD as they discuss the best cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer when preparing for the ABOG oral board exam. This is the final episode of the six-part series of informative discussions on high yield topics and best preparation practices. 
This podcast episode addresses important resources and questions regarding study preparation, reviewing case list and joining a study group, visiting the SGO ConnectEd, meeting with your local radiation oncologist to discuss radiation in general and your individual patients managed, knowing landmark trials for prognostic factors (GOG 36), surgery for early-stage vulvar cancer, and more. 
ABOG and SGO Collaboration during the SGO 2023 Annual Meeting
During the SGO 2023 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Tampa, FL, representatives from The American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ABOG) will join the SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support to discuss logistics of the certifying exam as well as the assessment and scoring process, so please keep an eye for the following 2-hour session and three-day roundtable discussions when registering for the upcoming SGO 2023 Annual Meeting and be sure to sign up if interested in participating.             
2-hour ABOG and Stats Session and Three-day Roundtable Discussions
Friday, March 24, 2023 | 1:00 – 4:00 pm | Special Interest Session III: Resident, Fellow, Candidate Session

Becoming an Expert: Board Certification Support Series: Present the partnership between the SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) to demystify the logistics of the gynecologic oncology subspecialty certifying exam and the assessment and scoring process. 
  • Overview with ABOG: 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Statistics Overview: 30 minutes

Three-day SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support Roundtable Discussions – Part 1-3 | (7:15-8:15am)
Target Audience: Candidates Taking Boards in April 2023
The three-day roundtable will include discussions from taskforce facilitators covering hypothetical cases and case reviews with candidates that are in line with the sections of the certifying exam.
  • Saturday March 25, 2023
    •  Topic: Ovarian, Peritoneal, Fallopian Tube Cancer (including Chemotherapy)
  • Sunday March 26, 2023
    • Topic: Uterine Malignancies: Endometrial Cancer, Sarcoma, GTD, other
  • Monday March 27, 2023
    • Topic: Cervical, Vulvar and Vaginal Cancer and Radiation Therapy
  • Click here to access SGO ConnectEd to review additional resources on Cervical, Vulvar and Vaginal Cancer.
  • As for some just general good places to focus as it gets closer to the time of the exam think about NCCN guidelines, UpToDate, and GYOEDU.ORG.
  • There are SGO ConnectEd chemo flash cards that are high yield when it comes to toxicities.
This episode was recorded in March 2023; special thanks to Drs. Lyons and Rauh for your contributions to it.
Keywords: certification taskforce, study preparation, surgical considerations, vulvar cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, radiation oncologist, radiation therapy, board certification, board certification resources, study group resources for board exam, board certification support, case list preparation, ABOG, ABOG Oral Board Certification, ABOG Board Exam

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SGO Members

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Scott Richard, MD

Yasmin Lyons, DO
Lisa Rauh, MD


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