CGSO Board Exam Review Course

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On Saturday, January 25, 2020, SSO will offer the popular CGSO Board Exam Review Course, four weeks before the next CGSO Certifying Exam. The Review Course will take place at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, making travel easy and convenient. This one-day, high-impact program is designed to be a comprehensive review of the most relevant information. Program benefits include: Experienced Faculty – Gain practical information and exam guidance from faculty members who have first-hand experience with the CGSO Board Exam. Limited program size ensures plenty of opportunity for discussion. Focused Content Review – Optimize your time by reviewing the most relevant data for the exam. This course covers updated NCCN algorithms and new sentinel trials in surgical oncology. Topics include:
  • Breast
  • Colorectal
  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancy and Malignant Bowel Obstruction
  • Gastric and Esophageal
  • Endocrine, Head and Neck, and GIST
  • HPB (including liver and pancreas)
  • Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies
  • Extremity and Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
Mock Oral Exams – Prepare for this challenging portion of the exam. This course devotes one-third of the agenda to oral exam role play with faculty advice and guidance in a small group setting. The course is available to first-year CGSO fellows, breast surgical oncology fellows, and surgical residents, as well as practicing surgical oncologists who wish to undergo a refresher or update. Program registration and housing will open this fall. Please check back for details. Questions? Please contact SSO Education & Meetings at