Postgraduate School of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Specializzazioni mediche
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
A.Y. 2019/2020
Course class
Classe delle Chirurgie generali e specialistiche
Study area
Medicine and Healthcare
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
Milano; Garbagnate, Lodi, Rho
Director of Specialization School
Common training objectives (or common core)
Students must acquire adequate theoretical knowledge and professional skill in the clinical and instrumental diagnosis and the treatment, also in emergency-critical situations, of the most common diseases requiring surgery. Students must acquire core competencies in the physiopathology of organs and apparatus, theoretical and practical knowledge required to identify diseases affecting the body's organ systems, theoretical and practical knowledge of the main sectors of instrumental and laboratory diagnostics pertaining to said diseases, the ability to assess links with, and the impact of, internal and specialist medicine. They must therefore be able to recognize the symptoms and clinical-functional signs of disease in organs and systems, having acquired core competencies in diagnostics, therapy, psychology and ethics for a comprehensive patient workup. To this end they must: develop the ability to clinically assess patients based on the anamnesis and objective examination; develop critical and analytical diagnostic skills; gain familiarity with the main diagnostic procedures and laboratory-instrumental analyses; recognize and be able to address the main medical emergencies; acquaint themselves with therapeutic resources to programme their best use and understand their indications and contraindications, as well as possible interactions and iatrogenic effects; acquire core competencies relating to clinical research methodologies and drug testing; understand the basic issues in prevention, public healthcare and social medicine. The student must acquire sufficient theoretical knowledge and professional skills in recognizing and treating the most common pathologies in emergency-critical situations
Lastly, the student must also have knowledge of the clinical presentation and treatment of the most common pathologies pertaining to the other class types
Core training objectives
Acquisition of in-depth doctrinal knowledge with related practical-clinical application skills in: Physics, Biochemistry, Histology, General Biology, Medical Genetics, Systems Anatomy and Topographic Anatomy especially, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biomaterials (Biocompatibility), and Bioengineering. In addition, students must acquire the knowledge necessary for epidemiological evaluation and classification of clinical cases, also through the use of IT systems; as well as the organisation and management of health services according to the most recent guidelines, including those of the EU
Acquisition of practical experience in patient semeiology and clinical assessment methodology, defining the type of pathology on the basis of knowledge in Medical surgical pathophysiology, Clinical pathology, Laboratory medicine, Instrumental semeiotics, and Anatomical pathology. Knowledge of the Medical-legal aspects pertaining to the specialist profession and the laws and regulations governing clinical practice
School-specific training objectives
Basic knowledge of Topographical Anatomy, important for objective clinical examination and the surgical strategy; principles of asepsis; problems concerning the organisation and environmental hygiene of operating rooms; knowledge of surgical and endoscopic instruments, suture materials, as well as traditional and alternative surgical techniques and methods; basic knowledge and related practical experience necessary to correctly personally define (on the basis of an overall evaluation of both the patient and the pathology) the pathology and indicate the most appropriate type of treatment - medical or surgical - based on risks, benefits and outcomes for each individual patient; ability to manage post-operative problems; ability to personally perform surgical procedures, having acquired the necessary anatomical and surgical knowledge, both in elective and emergency situations, on the basis of a comprehensive assessment of the condition and the patient
Alla Scuola si accede con concorso annuale per titoli ed esami bandito di norma entro il 28 febbraio di ciascun anno con Decreto del Ministero per il numero di posti determinati ai sensi dell'art. 35, comma 2, del Decreto Legislativo n. 368 del 1999.
Al concorso possono partecipare i laureati in Medicina e Chirurgia in data anteriore al termine di scadenza per la presentazione delle domande di partecipazione al concorso fissato dal bando, con obbligo, a pena di esclusione, di superare l'esame di Stato di abilitazione all'esercizio della professione di medico-chirurgo entro il termine fissato per l'inizio delle attività didattiche delle Scuole

Candidates are selected through an annual competition based on qualifications and examination. The call for applications is normally issued by 28 February of each year by a Ministerial Decree, and the number of places available is determined pursuant to art. 35, paragraph 2, of Legislative Decree no. 368 of 1999.
Eligible candidates are Medicine graduates who obtained their degree before the application deadline set out in the call for applications, provided that they pass the Medical Practitioner State Board Exam within the start date of the Postgraduate School programme
Milano; Garbagnate, Lodi, Rho
Learning centers
L'attività didattico formativo formale e professionalizzante si espleta nelle seguenti sedi:

ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco
- U.O. Ostetricia e ginecologia del Presidio "Ospedale dei bambini Buzzi"
- U.O. Ostetricia e ginecologia del Presidio Ospedaliero "Macedonio Melloni"
- U.O. Ostetricia e ginecologia del Presidio Ospedaliero "Luigi Sacco"
- Unità Dipartimentale di procreazione medicalmente assistita

Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
- U.O. Ostetricia
- U.O. Ginecologia
- U.O.C. PS - accettazione ost. Gin.
- U.O.D.S. PMA

Gruppo Multimedica
- U.O. Ginecologia e ostetricia del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Giuseppe"

ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo
- U.O.C. Ostetricia e ginecologia del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Paolo"
- S.S.D. PMA del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Paolo"
- S.S. Neoplasie Senologiche (Brest Unit) del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Paolo"
- S.C. Ostetricia e Ginecologia II del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Carlo"

Fondazione IRCCS - Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori
- S.C. Chirurgia ginecologica

IEO - Istituto Europeo di Oncologia
- Unità di Strategie terapeutiche innovative nel carcinoma ovarico

ASST Rhodense
- U.O.C. Ostetricia e Ginecologia dei Presidi Ospedalieri di Rho e Garbagnate

ASST Lodi - (Ospedale Maggiore di Lodi Distretti e Presidi Lodigiani)
- U.O.C. Ostetricia e Ginecologia

Courses list

Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Anaesthesia and resuscitation common core 1 15 Italian
Anatomical pathology 1 8 Italian
General surgery common core 26 30 Italian
Gynaecology 1 29 62 Italian
Internal medicine common core 1 15 Italian
Medical pharmacology 1 8 Italian
Plastic surgery common core 1 15 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Clinical biochemistry and clinical molecular biology 1 8 Italian
Gynaecology 2 27 62 Italian
Medical genetics 1 8 Italian
Statistics 1 8 Italian
Trauma and emergency surgery common core 30 90 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Clinical psychology 1 8 Italian
Diagnostic medical imaging 1 8 Italian
Gynaecology 3 54 62 Italian
Medical oncology 1 8 Italian
Occupational medicine 1 8 Italian
Paediatrics common core 1 15 Italian
Venereal and skin diseases 1 8 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Gynaecology 4 56 62 Italian
Informatics 1 8 Italian
Legal medicine 1 8 Italian
Scientific-medical english 1 8 Italian
Urology 1 8 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Gynaecology 5 44 62 Italian
Infectious diseases 1 8 Italian
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Final exam
15 Italian