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Number: (Oasis - S78b) 3103
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Smith
Available: all Rotations
Duration: 2 weeks
Report to: Clinic Resident or Chief Resident
Time to Report: 6:00am
Place to Report: 5 West, call Urology Resident On-Call (PIC#1586) with questions.
Typical Day: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Preparatory Reading:
1. American Urological Association Medical School Curriculum
2. Review basic Genitourinary Anatomy (suggest Smith and Tanagho's General Urology-online access available via library)
Number of students per rotation: 2
Course Description: The student will learn pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment for diseases of the urinary tract, male genital tract, retroperitoneal space and adrenal glands. The selective allows students to have a broad exposure to urology, both office and operative. Students are expected to attend weekly conferences: a 5 pm Monday x-ray, M&M, pediatric, and journal club; a 7:45 am Wednesday basic science; and a 9 am Wednesday oncology conference. Students will round with the team on inpatients and participate in the outpatient evaluation and preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management of patients with urologic disorders. Students are evaluated based on performance in the clinic by direct observation of history and physical examination skills, and by discussions in the clinic, operating room and on rounds. There is no night or weekend call.