Understanding kidney, ureter and bladder disease is of great importance to the general surgeon. To this end, the Sinai surgical residents rotate in the Department of Urology at Sinai Hospital during their intern year for a period of -four to six weeks. The surgical residents will participate in all care rendered to inpatient Urology patients at Sinai Hospital: admission, diagnostic workup, operations, post-operative care and discharge. In addition, the surgical residents will participate in the care and operations of Urology patients at the Surgi-Center and Urology attending office hours.
The surgical residents will attend the following educational activities:
- GU Tumor Board--weekly
- GU Radiology Conference--biweekly
- GU Grand Rounds at Sinai--monthly
- GU Resident Conference UMMS--weekly
- GU Grand Rounds UMMS--weekly
- Operative Skills Lab JHH--monthly
- Surgical core and specialty curricula and M&M--weekly
In addition, the residents (all levels) will receive the following lectures during the subspecialty core curriculum: bedside urology, neurologic bladder dysfunction and incontinence, urologic trauma, genito-urinary malignancies, benign prostate hyperplasia and prostate cancer, urolithiasis, laparoscopy in urology, common testicular disease.