Dr. Leanne McCarthy
PGY1’s participate in a Surgical Foundations Boot Camp during the first four weeks of residency along with all surgical disciplines. Residents also concurrently participate in two blocks of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Boot Camp which includes introductory sessions on general O&G topics as well as research, global health, fetal health surveillance, etc. and participation in O&G clinics, call, O.R., etc.
PGY 1 residents participate in the Foundations of Surgery Curriculum. PGY1 residents are required to complete the ATLS course during the Surgical Bootcamp block. PGY2 residents are required to write and pass theSurgical Foundations exam (fall of PGY2). The Surgical Foundations Program moved to the Competence by Design (CBD) format in 2018.