MIGS Didactics

Didactics Schedule

Journal Club

Once a month, articles TBD

Grand Rounds

Once a month. Presented by faculty and guest speakers. Fellows will be expecteed to present twice a year. Topics will cover benign gynecology as well as gynecologic surgery.

Pre-Op Conference

Every two weeks

Fellowship Didactics

Bi-weekly lectures given by block’s supervising attendings. Eight lectures per block. Lectures will be scheduled during protected 2hr teaching time. Didactics day will vary each block to avoid interference with OR time.

Block 1: MIGS/ REI
  • Pelvic pain: Approach to work up and treatment: Dr. Stuparich
  • Dysfunctional Uterine bleeding: Dr. Stuparich
  • Menopause: When and how to treat: Dr. Behbehani
  • Infertility: causes, work up and treatment: Dr. Behbehani
  • Surgery in special situations: Dr. Stuparich
  • The role of fertility preservation in MIGS: Dr. Behbehani
  • Congenital anomalies of the urogenital tract: Dr. Behbehani
  • Research design, analysis and Interpretation: Dr. Behbehani
Block 2: MIGS/ GYN ONC
  • Work up of a pelvic mass: Dr. Nahas
  • Tips and tricks to laparoscopic suturing: Dr. Stuparich
  • Hysterectomy for large uterus- morcellation risks: Dr. Nahas
  • Postmenopausal bleeding: Dr. Nahas
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy: Dr. Nahas
  • Acute pelvic pain: Dr. Stuparich
  • Mastering the art of myomectomy: Dr. Stuparich
  • Risk reducing surgery: Dr. Nahas
  • Pelvic floor disorder: Dr. Nihira
  • Urinary tract injury: Dr. Nihira
  • Perioperative management: Dr. Behbehani
  • Diagnosis and management of surgical complications: Dr. Behbehani
  • Principles of energy sources: Dr. Nihira
  • Essentials of laparoscopy: Dr. Behbehani
  • Essentials of vaginal surgery: Dr. Nihira
  • The role of office hysteroscopy in MIGS: Dr. Behbehani
Block 4: MIGS/ Research
  • Adnexal surgery: Dr. Nahas
  • Surgical treatment of congenital anomalies of reproductive tract: Dr. Behbehani
  • Hysterectomy: Dr. Stuparich
  • Retroperitoneal dissection: Dr. Nahas
  • Surgical treatment of prolapse: Dr. Nihira
  • Gastro-intestinal surgery: Dr. Nahas
  • Management of visceral injuries: Dr. Nahas
  • Professionalism and Ethics: Dr. Stuparich