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Ben at the simulatorOverall 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

Rotations

  • 6 months General Surgery (Including Colorectal, Trauma, Burn, Hepatobiliary, General Surgery)

PGY1

  • 6 months General Surgery (Colorectal, Trauma, Burn, Hepatobiliary, General surgery)
  • 4 months General Urology
  • 1 months Pediatric Urology
  • 1 month Night Float

PGY2

  • 4 months General Surgery ( Transplant,  SICU, General Surgery, Colorectal)
  • 2 months Infertility 
  • 2 months Pediatric Urology
  • 2 months Night Float
  • 2 months Reconstruction/Female Urology

PGY3

  • 3 months Endourology
  • 2 months Infertility
  • 2 months Reconstruction/Female Urology
  • 3 months General Urology
  • 1 month Night Float
  • 1 month Pediatrics

PGY4

  • 12 months Research + Resident Clinic

PGY5

  • 5 months General Urology
  • 4 months Robotics (SMH)
  • 3 months Oncology

PGY6

  • 5 months Complex Urology (HH)
  • 4 months Robotics (SMH)
  • 3 months Oncology​