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Department of Urology Elective Catalog Urology Elective

Urology Elective

Preceptor: Bobby Najari, M.D.
Course Code:18-01
Telephone: (212) 562-3874

Prerequisites: Surgery & Medicine Clerkships

Description

Clinical electives in the Department of Urology are offered for senior students for periods of four weeks. The elective is available at Tisch Hospital and the VA Hospital. Students will function at a subintern level. The senior student may be required to take in house call with the Urology PGY3 and PGY6 every third night. Student will be encouraged to prepare a presentation of a Urologic topic of their choice at the end of the rotation. Students will be encouraged to attend all scheduled didactic conferences and Grand Rounds.

Objectives of the Elective

This elective will aim to educate the student in various aspects of urology (outpatient, inpatient, surgery) and expose the students to all aspects of urology with hands on experience.

Key Responsibilities of the student while on Elective

To attend rounds, assist in surgery, attend Tutorials and to attend Didactic Resident Conferences. In addition, to prepare and present a chosen topic usually at the completion of the rotation.

Didactic Program

Week 1 and 2

Monday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. - Patients Rounds - 12th East - Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. - O.R. - 6th Floor - Tisch Hospital or Minimally Invasive Urology Unit
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.. – Lecture – Bobby Najari, M.D. – Bellevue, H-Bldg, 11th fl, Rm 11E7
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Lecture Series – Skirball 4th floor Seminar Room

Tuesday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds - 12th East - Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - O.R. - 6th Floor - Tisch Hospital or Minimally Invasive Urology Unit
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. – Lecture - ***Dr. Loeb/Dr. Sosa – VA Hospital 23rd Street, 5th fl. Room 5104S

Wednesday

6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Urology Grand Rounds – Skirball 4th Floor Conference Room
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 MIUU (HCC 2nd flr.) - Tisch Hospital OR

Thursday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds - 12th East - Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. - (lst & 3rd Thurs.) O.R.- MIUU (HCC 2nd flr.) – Tisch

Friday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds - 12th East - Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – MIUU or Tisch O.R
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Pediatric Clinic - Dr. Shapiro – Bellevue Amb Care Bldg, 3rd Fl, Area 3C

Week 3

Monday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. – Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Clinic at 150 East 32nd Street
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Lecture – Bobby Najari, M.D. – Bellevue, H-Bldg, 11th fl, Rm 11E7
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Lecture Series, Skirball Conference Room 4th floor

Tuesday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. – Patient Rounds – 12th East – Tisch Hospital
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Clinic at 150 East 32nd Street
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. – Lecture - ***Dr. Loeb/Dr. Sosa – VA Hospital 23rd Street, 5th fl. Room 5104S

Wednesday

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Conference & Grand Rounds – Skirball 4th floor Seminar
9:00 am-5:00 pm – Clinic at 150 E. 32nd Street

Thursday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. – Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
*8:00 am-9:00 am – *** wk 3 – meet with Dr. Rosenblum,** Bellevue Am Care – lst fl
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Clinic at 150 East 32nd Street

Friday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. – Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.– Clinic at 150 East 32nd Street
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Pediatric Clinic - Dr. Shapiro – Bellevue Amb Care Bldg, 3rd Fl, Area 3C

Week 4

Monday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Bellevue Cysto Clinic – 11th floor
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Lecture – Bobby Najari, M.D. – Bellevue, H-Bldg, 11th fl, Rm 11E7
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Lecture Series - Skirball Conference Room 4th floor

Tuesday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – VA Medical Ctr – 423 E. 23rd St. -5th floor clinic

Wednesday

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Conference & Grand Rounds – Skirball 4th floor Seminar
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – VA Cysto Clinic – 5th floor*

Thursday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Bellevue Clinic, Amb Care 1st Floor, Area 1C

Friday

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. - Patient Rounds – 12th East Tisch Hospital
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – VA Hosp. OR
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Pediatric Clinic - Dr. Shapiro – Bellevue Amb Care Bldg, 3rd Fl, Area 3C

*Must confirm with residents before reporting to Bellevue and VA clinics
**Must contact faculty member to confirm
*** A schedule will be provided

Method of Evaluation

The Urology attending staff and residents provide information leading to an overall evaluation of the student which is based on performance, fund of knowledge, histories and physicals, interest, response to instruction, behavior and interpersonal relationships, professional demeanor and reliability and maturity on a scale ranging from outstanding to inadequate.

Scheduling Information

Months offered: Mar-May, Nov-Feb
Report to: 7 a.m., 12th East Tisch Hospital
Students per period: 2
Duration: 4 weeks

Comments:

  • First Day - Medical Students should meet the Chief Urology Resident, Tisch Hospital 12 East @ 6:30 a.m.
  • Medical Students should check with Chief Resident if they have any questions about the schedule.
  • Medical Students should call Department (ext.74427) on first day to confirm attendance.
  • Medical Students should also report to Registrar/Student Records to confirm attendance.