Should the OB be separated from the GYN in residency

Friday, May 22, 2020

Dr. Javier Magrina joins host Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) live at the 2019 annual AAGL conference. Other experts join in the discussion, including Pouran Malekzadeh, MD; Laura Cano, MD; Rashad Pasic, MD; and Luis Gonzalez, MD.

They discuss:

  • Dr. Magrina’s path to pelvic surgery
  • The creation of ObGyn as a specialty 130 years ago
  • Limitations of low-volume surgeries
  • General ObGyn residency programs vs tracking residency programs
  • What the United States can learn from other countries
  • When to incorporate experts from other specialties into pelvic surgery
  • Video review of surgery, and it role in evaluating surgical skill
  • Subspecializing in surgery
  • Assessing residents for surgical expertise
  • What makes a good mentor?
  • Dr. Magrina’s most influential mentors
  • What can a mentee do to enhance the relationship with a mentor?
  • Dr. Magrina’s advice to the graduating resident
  • Views from podcast listeners on, “Should the OB be separated from the GYN?”

This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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Podcast Participants

Cara R. King, DO, MS, is a member of the Cleveland Clinic Section of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS). She is the Director of Benign Gynecologic Surgery and Associate Program Director of the MIGS Fellowship. She also has a Masters Degree in Medical Education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Surgical education remains a priority, and her research interests are focused within competency-based medical education and simulation-based assessments. Dr. King has spent time in Chad, Africa, as a volunteer surgeon. Follow Dr. King on Twitter: @drcaraking