The resident educational program is structured around a core curriculum, repeated every two years.
Weekly teaching conferences are attended by all residents and include:
- Resident Lecture Series
- Grand Rounds
- Pre-op Conferences
In addition, Pediatric Conferences are held biweekly, while the Journal Club and Morbidity and Mortality Conference are held monthly.
A Pathology Conference is conducted to help our residents prepare for the pathology portion of the in-service and qualifying examinations.
The Department of Urology also hosts a two-day visiting professorship by an internationally renowned urologist (Harry M. Spence Visiting Professor), typically held in the spring.
The Paul C. Peters Symposium, a three-day conference held in January, involves all faculty members in addition to three to four visiting faculty. Residents participate in all aspects of these annual meetings.
Weekly Conference Schedule
- Lecture Series: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Room J8.102
- Morbidity and Mortality Conference: 3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m., Room J8.102
- *Pediatric Pathology Conference: 2nd Tuesday of 1st month of rotation, 4 p.m., Duckett Library
- *Pediatric Radiology Conference: 2nd Tuesday, 5 p.m., Duckett Library
- *Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality: 3rd Tuesday, 5 p.m., Duckett Library
- *Pediatric Nephrology Conference: 3rd Tuesday of 2nd month of rotation, 4 p.m., Duckett Library
- *Pediatric Intersex Conference: 4th Tuesday of 2nd month of rotation, 5 p.m., Room F2.112
- Pre-Op Conference: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays, 5 p.m., Room J8.102
- Pathology Conference: Times vary, Room J8.102
- Urology Journal Club: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., location varies
* Conference for residents on Children’s Medical Center rotation
- Grand Rounds: Every Wednesday, 7 a.m., Room J8.102
All Grand Rounds presentations include case reviews by residents with faculty supervision.
- Pediatric Pre-Op Conference: Every Thursday, 7 a.m., Main Radiology Reading Room
For more information regarding conferences, call 214-648-2450.
Interactions with Faculty
Faculty members are sincerely concerned about the educational environment and work together to ensure an optimal experience for each resident.
Interactions with the faculty occur in all areas of the program: the operating room, clinics, inpatient wards, and conferences.
The faculty members provide subspecialty expertise in the areas of:
- Pediatric urology
- Prostate disease
- Stone disease
- Female pelvic medicine
- Urethral stricture disease