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Electives - Urology
ACE - A. I. in Urology
Elective Number: 3101
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Noah Schenkman
Designated Signer: Melissa Gonzalez, (434) 982-6279
Duration: Maximum 4 weeks, Minimum 2 weeks
Available: all Rotations
Report to: Chief Resident
Time to Report: 6:30am
Place to Report: Nursing Station 5 West
Typical day: 6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Attendance: A student may not take time off during this rotation.
Number of students per rotation: 3
Course Description: The student will learn pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment for diseases of urinary tract, male genital tract, retoperitoneal space and adrenal glands. Overall the rotation allows students to have a broad exposure to urology, both office based and operative, and students are expected to participate in both arenas of urology. Students are also expected to attend weekly didactics including weekly urology conferences and faculty and student lectures. Students will round with the team on inpatients, evaluation and perioperative periods, including weekly teaching rounds with the program chairman. Students are evaluated based on performance in the clinic by direct observation of history and physical examination skills, by quizzing in the clinic and on teaching rounds. There is no night call or weekend call, but there will be rounds on Saturday.