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J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2018 Apr;31(2):71-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.11.007.

Resident Education Curriculum in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology: The Short Curriculum 2.0.

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Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Electronic address:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia.
Department of Pediatrics, Golisano Children's Hospital, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York.
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Norton Children's Hospital Gynecology Specialist, Louisville, Kentucky.
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Division of Gynecology, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mountain Area Health and Education Center, Asheville, North Carolina.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.


The degree of exposure to pediatric and adolescent gynecology (PAG) varies across residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology and pediatrics. Nevertheless, these programs are responsible for training residents and providing opportunities within their programs to fulfill PAG learning objectives. To that end, the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology has taken a leadership role in PAG resident education by creating and systematically updating the Short Curriculum. This curriculum outlines specific learning objectives that are central to PAG education and lists essential resources for learners' reference. This updated curriculum replaces the previous 2014 publication with added content, resources, and updated references. Additionally, attention to the needs of learners in pediatrics and adolescent medicine is given greater emphasis in this revised North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Short Curriculum 2.0.


Accreditation; Education curriculum; Pediatric and adolescent gynecology; Postgraduate medical education; Resident education

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