To provide the student who has a serious interest in urology as a career with exposure to the breadth and scope of this discipline. This is not a general elective offered to students whose interests lie outside the surgical field.
Increase the student's understanding of the scope of urology.
Initiate the student into reading about specific urologic diseases and problems.
To achieve a deeper understanding of the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of urology disease.
One day per week spent in resident clinic
One day spent in clinic with either Department Chairman
Kevin Spear, MD - Summa
Ray Bologna, MD - AGMC
Student will be required to present to the Urology Department at the end of the month during Wednesday conference
Student MUST discuss topic and review presentation parameters with chief resident(s)
Student will spend non-clinic days in surgery
With chief resident permission, student can move between institutions to view/participate in interesting cases
Night Call/Special Requirements:
One day of in-house call per week to take place at assigned hospital
Student will work directly with first-call resident on consults and OR cases as necessary