Curriculum Overview/Rotations

Overall Goals

Our philosophy is to provide residents with an educational and training experience that encompasses all aspects of urology and patient- and family-centered care. Our goals and mission are:

  • To provide a foundation in the basic science of urology through an organized curriculum.
  • To provide well rounded clinical experiences that expose the trainee to all aspects of urology
  • To foster confidence and urologic expertise necessary for independent practice in both the academic and community settings
  • To provide a balance of education, service, self teaching/administration and continuity of care
  • To provide the tools and skills necessary to become lifelong learners
  • To provide the skill set necessary to critically appraise scientific literature and incorporate into practice
  • To provide opportunities and experiences in clinical and basic science research

PGY2-First Year Urology

  • 6 months General Surgery (surgical intensive care, trauma, community general surgery)
  • 4 months General Urology
  • 2 months Pediatric Urology

PGY3-Second Year Urology

  • 8 months General Urology
  • 4 months Pediatric Urology
  • Resident clinic – ½ day every other week (on-site)

PGY4-Research Year

  • One year dedicated to clinical or basic science, advanced post-graduate study research
  • Resident clinic – ½ day monthly (on site)
  • Chronic care facility clinic – ½ day twice a month

PGY5-Third Year Urology

  • Resident clinic – ½ day monthly (on site)
  • 12 months General Urology
  • Resident clinic - ½ day/week (off site)

PGY6-Fourth Year Urology

  • 12 months General Urology
  • Resident clinic - ½ day/week (on-site)

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