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The chief resident will be responsible for the entire service, assigning operative cases to their junior residents and ensuring that their personal experience is adequate in all types of cases. The chief should preferentially assign more complex cases to themselves, and will have teaching and administrative responsibilities including the overseeing of morning rounds.

General objective: The resident should understand the principles, methodology, indications and hazards of the following procedures and perform them with supervision.

  • Ileal ureter
  • Total cystectomy
  • Radical cystectomy
  • Pelvic exenteration
  • Inguinal, pelvic and retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy
  • Augmentation cystoplasty
  • Epididymo-vasostomy
  • Seminal vesiculectomy
  • Insertion of artificial sphincter
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy

Teaching and administrative skills

General objective: The resident should accept personal responsibility for continued personal growth.

  • The resident should accept responsibility for participation in activities that further good patient care and are necessary for administration of patient care facilities.
  • The resident should assume responsibility for teaching patients, colleagues, medical students and allied health personnel.
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