Core Curriculum and Conference Schedule
The Urology residency program follows the curriculum developed by the American Urological Association. Student and resident education follows the clinical experience of the urology services at our teaching hospitals and is organized to include both basic science subjects and all important conditions and management options in the field of urology.
The program consists of faculty lectures from experts in a variety of disciplines, including surgical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, nephrology and endocrinology. Residents and faculty bring the insight and experience needed to make best use of the core curriculum and to meet the various needs in resident education.
The Department holds weekly didactic and academic conferences in a grand rounds format every Friday morning. Members of the full-time faculty of the Departments of Pathology and Radiology provide monthly uropathology and uroradiology lectures.
In addition to the traditional academic conference schedule, the Department has developed a life skills curriculum for residents. This program is designed to help better prepare residents for life after training by enhancing the traditional curriculum with lectures by experts on real-world, diverse topics such as paying off student loans, negotiating contracts, buying a house and navigating work-life balance.