Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery (CAMPS)

USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Training & Education

Training: CAMPS develops CME courses focused on the dissemination of knowledge and techniques/skills in Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery and related disciplines.

CAMPS establishes surgical training courses:

  • Industry sponsored courses for physicians
  • Small group and one-on-one mentoring programs for community physicians
  • Hospital sponsored programs
  • Industry sales forces and internal staff training

CAMPS develops courses and reciprocal surgical training programs for international physicians and OB/GYN societies.


Education: CAMPS develops a medical student curriculum to foster interest for students to learn the basic principles of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery during their core and elective rotations.

CAMPS develops a structured and progressive 4-year curriculum in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ob/Gyn residents. The program focuses on developing and advancing minimally invasive surgical skills and techniques, incorporating various procedures amongst the OB/GYN sub-specialites, and incorporating the following educational modalities:

  • Didactics
  • CME courses developed and sponsored by CAMPS
  • Inanimate labs
  • Animal labs
  • Cadaver labs
  • Structured programs utilizing the USF Simulation Center

CAMPS develops a structured program for training Urogynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery fellows utilizing the above educational modalities.