Duration

4 weeks

Objectives

Orientation and in-depth exposure in the specialty of Urology.

Course Outline

Urology encompasses a far greater variety of diseases than might be commonly assumed by those not familiar with the specialty. Subspecialty areas that will be covered during the rotation include Urologic Oncology; Endourology; Male Infertility; Female Urology; Pediatric Urology; Voiding Dysfunction and Reconstructive Surgery; and Erectile Dysfunction. The student will be assigned reading material and patients and will assist in clinic duties along with hospital surgery. The student will be expected to attend all conferences and hospital teaching rounds. Additionally, the student will prepare a presentation for grand rounds during the rotation.

Method of Evaluation

The student is evaluated with a compilation of information from the various staff and residents. The ultimate grade is given by the program director. Senior students are generally not required to take an oral exam.