A Team: Oncology and Laparoscopy
Faculty: Drs. Dagrosa, Schroeck, Seigne, and Sverrisson
- Gain knowledge in pre- and post-operative care and intraoperative technical skills with an emphasis on urologic oncology patients.
- Develop a knowledge base for decision making regarding use of endourologic surgical therapies for urologic malignancies.
- Learn basic principles of urologic laparoscopic surgery.
B Team: General Urology, Endourology, Female Urology
Faculty: Drs. Moses, Grant, ,Bihrle, Gormley, Gross, and Pais
- Develop a knowledge base of general urologic diseases, such as BPH, erectile dysfunction, infertility evaluation of hematuria, and urinary tract infection.
- Gain outpatient experience with the medical management of common urologic diseases.
- Gain surgical skills associated with the treatment of general urologic diseases as described above.
- Gain experience in the spectrum of postoperative care and long-term follow up of patients after common urologic surgical procedures.
- Develop a knowledge base for decision making regarding use of endourologic surgical therapies for stone disease and obstruction.
- Learn basic principles of access to the kidney, percutaneous endourologic procedures, and ureteroscopic and cystoscopic endourologic procedures.
- Expand knowledge of the preoperative evaluation of female incontinence and neurourology.
- Develop surgical skills in the management of female urologic problems and incontinence.
- Learn about postoperative management and long-term care of patients with female urologic, incontinence and neurourologic problems.
- Develop a knowledge base of the management of patients with neurogenic bladders resulting from spinal cord injury.
C Team: Pediatric Urology and Transplantation
Faculty: Drs. Chavez, Dailey and Zimmerman
- Expand knowledge base in the medical and surgical evaluation and treatment of pediatric urologic diseases and kidney transplantation
- Learn surgical skills associated with pediatric urologic surgeries and donor nephrectomy.
Faculty: Drs. Fabozzi, Kilchevsky, Marks, Mitchell, Santis, Snyder, Triaca, and Yap
- Obtain an understanding of the practice of urology in a private practice setting.
- Increase surgical skills in a broad spectrum of urologic diseases.
Faculty: Drs. Bihrle, Pais, Moses, and Schroeck and others
- Gain experience with a more autonomous role in the management of the entire spectrum of urologic patients in the VA setting.
- Develop administrative skills in patient care management in a more independent fashion.
- Expand surgical experience with a broad spectrum of urologic diseases.