Didactics & Research

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Fellows will be actively engaged in didactic and research endeavors during this fellowship program. Provided below are brief descriptions of the research program and learning activities that constitute the training environment for the fellowship year.


Fellows will be involved in all clinical research activities with mentorship by the faculty.

The research experience is diverse – ranging from small single-institutional cohort series with assessment of novel techniques to larger scale multi-institutional studies relevant to genitourinary trauma and reconstruction.

Other investigations focus on patient reported outcome measures in both female and male reconstructive/prosthetic patient populations.

In sum, fellows will be provided with a broad range of projects that are ongoing or planned pertinent to fellowship training and a future career in academics. Fellows will be supported to present abstracts at regional, national, and international urology meetings with an ultimate goal of manuscript preparation/submission.

Learning Activities/Didactics

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Indications Conference (Review of cases for following week) Resident/Fellow Didactic Conference Resident/Fellow Didactic Conference

Morbidity and Mortality (monthly)

Journal Club (monthly)
Research Conference (monthly)  

Fellows are active participants in all Department of Urology conferences conducted amongst the faculty and residents. Included above is a brief outline of a sample week in terms of learning activities available and expected of the matriculated fellow. Further details regarding learning activities could be provided upon request.

Planned Meetings/Extramural Activities

Fellows are also encouraged to attend and present at the meetings included below. The fellowship faculty will provide mentorship end guidance in order to submit meeting appropriate abstracts for the events below. Institutional support will be provided to attend the meetings as listed.
  • National American Urologic Association Meeting - Yearly
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) National meeting, and SUPS Resident/Fellows course- Yearly
  • AUA Mid Atlantic Section Meeting – Fall Meeting - Yearly
  • Societe Internationale d’Urologie / Annual GURS conference – Fall, Yearly
  • Visiting rotation, Kulkarni Reconstructive Institute, Pune India, Spring, Yearly
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