SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support: Highlighting Uterine Malignancies and GTD - Preparing for the ABOG Oral Exam (Pt. 5)

Listen to Tracilyn Hall, MD, co-chair of the SGO Taskforce for Board Certification Support, interview Claire Hoppenot, MD and Alexander Melamed, MD discuss the best resources for Uterine Malignancies and GTD Considerations when preparing for the ABOG oral board exam. Overall, the taskforce offers six informative podcasts focused on high-yield topics and best preparation practices. 
This podcast episode addresses important resources and questions regarding reviewing for the ABOG Gynecology Oncology Certifying Exam. This episode cites helpful references such the ABOG bulletin, resources on the SGO ConnectEd website, and relevant studies. 
ABOG and SGO Collaboration during the SGO 2023 Annual Meeting
During the SGO 2023 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Tampa, FL, a representative 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 from ABOG Representative: 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 Uterine Malignancies and GTD Considerations.
    • Great Study Guides: ABOG Gynecology Oncology Exam bulletin, which has a comprehensive list of possible topics. 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
    This episode was recorded in February 2023; special thanks to Drs. Hoppenot and Melamed for their contributions to it.
    Keywords: certification taskforce, uterine malignancies, endometrial cancer, sarcoma, GTD, genetic, genetic and molecular testing patterns, perioperative considerations, board certification resources, study group resources for board exam, board certification support, case list preparation, ABOG, ABOG Oral Board Certification, ABOG Board Exam, immunotherapy toxicity

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    SGO Members 

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    Moderator: Tracilyn Hall, MD

    Speakers: Claire Hoppenot, MD and Alexander Melamed, MD


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