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Optional Hands-on Laparoscopic Suturing + Energy Workshop

Optional Cadaveric Lab Sessions

Optional Dry Lab Session



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 Join us for the SGS Annual Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery! The 2019 Course takes place at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and UCSD Center for the Future of Surgery in La Jolla, California from Wednesday December 4th - Saturday, December 7th. 

Optional Workshop
Hands-on Laparoscopic Suturing + Energy Workshop
8 am - 5 pm
24 participant maximum

Optional Dry Lab - SOLD OUT
Friday, December 6th
Hands-on Dry Lab
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Optional Cadaver Sessions
Saturday, December 7th
30 participants maximum per session
Laparoscopic Cadaver Dissection and Anatomy Lab
SOLD OUT - email [email protected] to add your name to waiting list
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Vaginal Hysterectomy and Sling Lab
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 

Optional Hands-on Laparoscopic Suturing + Energy Workshop and Optional Hands-on Cadaveric Sessions have been approved to meet ABOG Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirements


The ABOG MOC standards now allow participation in ABOG-approved Simulation Courses to meet the annual Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirement.  This course has been approved to meet ABOG Improvement in Medical Practice requirements until 12/31/2020. Please review the current MOC Bulletin for further information:

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the meeting attendees should be able to:

1. Formulate and practice techniques to optimize trans-vaginal hysterectomy and other minimally invasive approaches to perform hysterectomy.
2. Identify and discuss the surgical anatomy of the pelvis as it relates to gynecologic surgery, as well as the biomechanics of pelvic support and continence.
3. Describe national initiatives to minimize surgical risk, increase volume and improve ability to manage complications.
4. Formulate clinical algorithms in treatment management of patients with pelvic pain and endometriosis.
5. Evaluate new technologies and how and when to incorporated them safely into surgical practice. 
6. Assimilate new techniques for teaching gynecologic surgery into practice.

2019 SGS PG Course Director:

Rosanne Kho, MD

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