September 2020 Advisor

6 day Review Course for ABOG Oral Exam Candidates

September 15-20 - Virtual

Our review course is filled with focused didactic sessions on OB, REI, Primary Care, Oncology, GYN/Office & FPM.
Afternoon small groups will use an oral exam format to implement and integrate the topics reviewed in the morning session. The faculty facilitated structured cases and sessions on application to your case list will provide opportunities for you to verbalize the answers as you would in the actual exam. Taking a different exam? Our 5-day course is applicable for you too!
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High Yield Oral Exam Topic

Offering a Free eBook

This month's oral defense tip topic is Oncology: GI Tract Injuries eBook.
ABC is with you every step...
Oncology eBook

Your Oral Exam Homework

Practice makes perfect. This is an oral exam. You can study more, but if you can't persuasively articulate then all that work is for naught. Just reach out and touch, as in the phone. The number of private mock orals is limited only by your stamina.
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Top Pregnancy Workout Apps

Physicians have a great deal of influence on their patients particularly when it comes to adapting to healthy behavior. Counseling your pregnant patients on the benefits of exercise which include controlling weight, lessening of leg cramps & back pain and preparing them for easier delivery. If your patient is new to exercise you might suggest they download an app as a guide. Top three recommendations:
  1. Kegel Trainer
  2. Baby2Body
  3. Pregnancy Exercise and Workout
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Upcoming Deadlines, Events, Dates: 

AUG 31st - SEP 1st- Royal College Written Exam
7th- ABOG Case List submission deadline
15th - ABC Oral exam workshop
16th - 20th ABC Review Course, Charlotte, NC
16th - ABC Subspecialty Thesis Review Deadline without late fee penalty
17th - ABOG 2021 Subspecialty Qualifying exam application available online
25th-26th - POSTPONED AOBOG Primary & Subspecialty Oral Exam
25th - AOBOG 2020 Primary Written fall applications due
30th - ABOG 2021 Subspecialty Certifying exam thesis deadline 

19th - Last day to apply for ABOG 2021 Subspecialty Qualifying exam without late fee
25th - AOBOG 2020 Primary Written fall late applications deadline

Faculty Feature

Nicole Kummer, MD
Dr. Kummer received her BS in Genetics & Cell Development and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota. She completed her OB/GYN residency at Yale and her REI fellowship at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Kummer is double board certified in OB/GYN and REI. She became an Assistant Professor at Yale after completing fellowship and is now in private practice in Arizona. Dr. Kummer is the author of our REI Written Question Manual, REI structured cases and is the director of ABC's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility subspecialty branch. Dr. Kummer serves as a guest speaker at both general OB GYN courses and our new REI Webinar series and REI review course.
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