PGY101 in AY 2016-2017

Surgery 101 promotes the ACGME competencies of medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills and professionalism.

Location: The Dragstedt Library (M624), unless otherwise noted.
Day: Every Friday
Time: 7-8am when Dr. Ayzengart presents, 7-8am when Dr. Iqbal presents and 8-9am when Dr. Spiguel presents


  • Solidify foundation of core surgical knowledge.
  • Assimilate core surgical knowledge into patient care.
  • Promote habits of lifelong learning.

Audience (the team):

  • Mandatory for categorical and preliminary surgical interns (PGY-1); when on service anesthesia, otolaryngology, and orthopedic interns should also participate.


  • Course attendance record
  • Weekly individual accountability quiz. Online quiz link!
  • Team accountability quiz record.


  • Read the assigned material each week.
  • Be prepared for the weekly quiz and discussions.
  • Be on time for, and sign-in at each session. Notify course instructor by e-mail if you will be absent (vacation, authorized leave).
  • Take the quiz. Sign in with your Gatorlink username and password and look for PGY101 Quiz.
  • Participate in discussions.


  • Assigned Readings in SCORE

Supplemental Resources

Course Directors (the coaches)
Atif Iqbal, MD, office 265-0761, pager 413-0373
Lisa Spiguel, MD, office 265-0761, pager 413-7902

Course Assignments:

Date Topic/Speaker Reading Assignment
8/5/2016 Introduction to Fluids and Electrolytes:  Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Fluids & Electrolytes

 SCORE Assigned Reading
Small Intestinal, Colonic, and Rectal Anatomy and Physiology: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Small Intestinal, Colonic, and Rectal Anatomy & Physiology

 No SCORE Assignment
8/19/2016 Burns: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Burns

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Burns category (PC) including:

– Flame and Scald

– Electrical and Chemical

Colorectal Cancer: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Colorectal Cancer 

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract- Large Intestine category (PC): Colon cancer

Alimentary Tract- Anorectal category (PC): Rectal cancer

9/2/2016 Ileus and Bowel Obstruction: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Ileus & Bowel Obstruction

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract category (PC) including:

– Paralytic ileus
– Small Intestinal Obstruction
– Obstruction – Large Intestinal
9/9/2016 Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Diverticular Disease: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, & Diverticular Disease

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract category (PC) including:

– Small intestinal Crohn’s disease- surgical Rx

– Colonic Crohn’s- surgical Rx

– Ulcerative Colitis – Surgical Rx

– Diverticulitis

9/16/2016 Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders and Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders & Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract category (PC) including:

– GI Bleeding- Upper

– GI Bleeding Lower

9/23/2016 Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Thyroid & Parathyroid Gland

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Endocrine category (PC) including:

– Hyperparathyroid
– Hyperthyroid
– Hypothyroid
– Thyroid cancer

– Thyroid nodule

9/30/2016 Breast Disease: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Breast Disease

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Breast category (PC) including:

– Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia and Lobular Carcinoma in Situ
– Benign Disease – Intraductal Papilloma
– Breast Cancer – Inflammatory
– Breast Cancer – Invasive
– Breast Cancer – Paget’s Disease of the Nipple
– Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

– Nipple Discharge


10/7/2016 No 101: Visiting Professor  —
10/14/2016 No 101: UF Homecoming  —
10/21/2016 Neoplasms of the Endocrine Pancreas and Adrenal Gland: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource; Neoplasms of the Endocrine Pancreas & Adrenal Gland

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Abdomen category – Pancreas (PC)
-Neoplasms of the Exocrine Pancreas
– Chronic Pancreatitis
Surgical Infections and Shock:

Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Surgical Infections & Shock

11/4/2016 Colonic Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Colonic Polyps & Polyposis Syndromes

SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract- Large intestine (PC)
– Colonic polyps

– Colon Neoplasms – Misc

11/11/2016 No 101: Veterans Day Holiday
11/18/2016 Gastric and Small Intestinal Neoplasms: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Gastric & Small Intestinal Neoplasm

11/25/2016 No 101: Thanksgiving Holiday
12/2/2016 No 101: Visiting Professor
12/9/2016 Esophageal Anatomy and Abdominal Wall Hernias: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Esophageal Anatomy

Abdomen- Hernia category (PC)
– Inguinal/femoral hernia
– Umbilical/epigastric hernia
– Ventral hernia

– Prosthetic mesh infection

12/16/2016 No 101.  —
12/23/2016 No 101: Christmas Holiday  —
12/30/2016 No 101: New Year Holiday  —
1/6/2017 Vascular Diagnostics, Carotid Disease, AAA, Endovascular Treatments for AAA, Venous Disease: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Vascular Diagnostics, Carotid Disease, AAA, Venous Disease

SCORE Assigned Reading

Vascular category (PC)
– Cerebrovascular disease
– Arterial aneurysms: aortic
– Varicose Veins
– Venous Stasis and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

– Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

1/13/2017 Trauma, Post-Injury Management, and ABSITE tips: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Trauma & Post-Injury Management

SCORE Assigned Reading

Initial assessment & management of trauma (PC)

1/20/2017 from 7 – 8am ABSITE Preparation: Nick Lysak  —
1/27/2017 from 8 – 9am ABSITE Preparation: Suniah Ayub  —
2/3/2017 Wound Healing: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource; Wound Healing

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Vascular category (PC) including:
– Cerebrovascular disease
– Arterial aneurysms: aortic
– Varicose Veins
– Venous Stasis/Chronic Venous Insufficiency

– Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism

2/10/2017  Acute Abdomen, Appendix, and Spleen: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Acute Abdomen, Appendix, & Spleen

 SCORE Assigned Reading

– Abdominal pain- acute (PC)
– Appendicitis (PC)
– Appendiceal neoplasms (PC)
– Post-splenectomy sepsis (PC)
2/17/2017 No 101: Hugh Walters Award Lecture  —
2/24/2017 Cancer: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Cancer

SCORE Assigned Reading

Wound Healing category (MK):
– Physiology of normal wound healing
– Postop wound care
– Wound Closure
3/3/2017 Anorectal Disorders: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Anorectal Disorders

 SCORE Assigned Reading

Alimentary Tract- Anorectal category (PC):
– Anal cancer
– Fissure
– Abscess/fistulae
– Hemorrhoids
– Condyloma
3/10/2017 Neoplasms of the Exocrine Pancreas and Chronic Pancreatitis: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Neoplasms of the Exocrine Pancreas & Chronic Pancreatitis

  SCORE Assigned Reading

– Neoplasms of the Exocrine Pancreas (PC)
– Chronic Pancreatitis (PC)
3/17/2017 Critical Care: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Critical Care

3/24/2017 No 101: Talbert Lecture
3/31/2017 Pancreas Anatomy and Physiology, and Acute Pancreatitis: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Pancreas Anatomy and Physiology

4/7/2017 Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Cirrhosis & Portal Hypertension

4/14/2017 Anesthesiology and Pain Management: Dr. Ayzengart
4/21/2017 Inflammation: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Inflammation

4/28/2017 Hepatobiliary Anatomy, Hepatic Infection and Acute Hepatic Failure: Dr. Iqbal

Supplemental Resource: Hepatobiliary Anatomy, Hepatic Infection, & Acute Hepatic Failure

5/5/2017 Esophageal Tumors and Injury, and Morbid Obesity: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Esophageal Tumors & Injury, & Morbid Obesity

5/12/2017 Cardiothoracic Pathology: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Cardiothoracic Pathology

5/19/2017 Calculus Biliary Disease, Biliary Injuries and Strictures, and Sclerosing Cholangitis: Dr. Ayzengart

Supplemental Resource: Biliary Disease, Injuries & Strictures

5/26/2017 Hepatic Neoplasms and Biliary Neoplasms: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Hepatic Neoplasms & Biliary Neoplasms

6/2/2017 Cutaneous Neoplasms: Dr. Spiguel

Supplemental Resource: Cutaneous Neoplasms

Pediatric Surgery: Dr. Taylor

Supplemental Resource: Pediatric Surgery