Residents and faculty attend weekly didactic sessions and multidisciplinary conferences as an essential complement to the surgical curriculum, including:
- Urology Grand Rounds
- AUA Update, Core Curriculum, and Guidelines seminars
- Urodynamics seminar
- Morbidity and Mortality conference
- Resident/Faculty Journal Club
- Genitourinary Radiology conference
- Norris Cotton Cancer Center Genitourinary Tumor Board conference
- Laparoscopy and da Vinci Xi Surgical System simulation curriculum
- Annual Visiting Professorships
- Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Dedicated time for conferences include:
|Monday evening||5:30 -6:30 pm||Urology didactics, Urodynamics|
|Thursday morning||7 – 8 am||GU Radiology conference|
|Thursday evening||4:30 – 6 pm||Gu tumor board|
|Friday morning||7 – 8:30 am||Urology didactics, M&M, Journal Club, Surgery Grand Rounds.|
Residents are expected to attend all conferences and are excluded from clinical duties during conferences. All DH faculty members provide 2 - 4 formal lectures each year to the residents. Faculty also moderate certain conferences. Dr. Seigne moderates monthly M&M, Dr. Schroeck moderates monthly Journal Club and Dr. Gormley moderates Urodynamic conference and quarterly FPMRS conference.
A Faculty member is assigned to supervise all Monday evening conferences and all other faculty are encouraged to attend. A majority of Faculty attend GU radiology conference and Friday morning conferences.
The Urology didactic conference has been reorganized for the 20-21 academic year. The conference schedule mirrors the AUA core curriculum and the corresponding Campbell’s chapters for each topic are distributed with the conference schedule. Residents are expected to have read the appropriate chapters prior to the conference and presenters are encouraged to engage learners during their presentation.