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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



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


  • 4 months General Surgery (Transplant, SICU, Colorectal, General Surgery)
  • 8 months Urology


  • 12 months Urology

PGY4 (Research Year)

  • 12 months Research (plus Resident Clinic)


  • 12 months Urology


  • 12 months Urology