Fellows are asked to take two graduate level courses during their research year. These courses are fully supported by the division. The trainee is also expected to attend several weekly seminars, conferences and lectures, given within the department, as well as the medical center. The fellow will be encouraged to attend regional or national scientific meetings which are pertinent to the field of gynecologic oncology, and funding is available for such meetings. Presentations at such meetings are strongly encouraged as well.
The gynecologic oncology fellow will also be responsible for giving several formal lectures within the Department of Ob/Gyn, as well as other departments. Student lectures will also be the responsibility of the fellow as scheduled. The second-year clinical fellow is responsible for the weekly Tumor Conference, held jointly with the Division of Radiation Oncology and the Department of Pathology. The research year fellows are responsible for choosing relevant and recent publications for the monthly journal club.