Simulations Working Group


Surgical Curriculum in Obstetrics and Gynecology (SCOG)

The CREOG Surgical Skills Task Force created this standardized surgical skills curriculum for use in training residents in obstetrics and gynecology.


Additional Simulation Resources

The resources in these surgical simulation scenarios for obstetrician-gynecologists to conduct their own simulation drills. This content has been formally reviewed by the ACOG Simulations Working Group and has been confirmed to be of effective educational value.


CREST Program

This training program targets residents and will include online presentations on fundamental topics such as anatomy, laparoscopic dissection techniques, suturing, abdominal access, strategies for difficult hysterectomy, and a minimally invasive gynecologic surgery curriculum, all to be housed and accessed online by participants.


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