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Student Rotations

UROLOGY

CLINICAL UROLOGY

Location — Summa/Akron City Hospital , Akron General Medical Center, & Akron Children's Hospital

Duration — 4 weeks

3 weeks at both adult institutions
1 week at Akron Children's Hospital
Number of Students — 3 per month

Director(s)/ Responsible Faculty
Raymond A. Bologna, MD
Clinical Professor of Urology, NEOMED Residency Program Director, Urology
320 West Exchange Street
Akron, OH 44302
330-535-5173
Kimberly.Stakleff@akrongeneral.org

Those interested in rotating should apply using VSAS and send a letter of recommendation from a preceptor, through VSAS.

Goals:

To provide the student who has a serious interest in urology as a career with exposure to the breadth and scope of this discipline. This is not a general elective offered to students whose interests lie outside the surgical field.

Objectives:

  1. Increase the student's understanding of the scope of urology.
  2. Initiate the student into reading about specific urologic diseases and problems.
  3. To achieve a deeper understanding of the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of urology disease.

Description:

Call

  • One day of in-house call per week to take place at assigned hospital
  • Student will work directly with first-call resident on consults and OR cases as necessary
  • Student is excused from duties after 12pm

Clinic

  • One day per week spent in resident clinic
  • One day spent in clinic with either Department Chairman
    • Kevin Spear, MD - Summa
    • Ray Bologna, MD - AGMC

Presentation

  • Student will be required to present to the Urology Department at the end of the month during Wednesday conference
  • Student MUST discuss topic and review presentation parameters with chief resident(s)

Surgery

  • Student will spend non-clinic days in surgery
  • With chief resident permission, student can move between institutions to view/participate in interesting cases


Date Updated: 28-AUG-2013



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