Urology Research Elective
Preceptor: Samir Taneja, M.D.
Telephone: (646) 825-6344
Clinical and basic science research electives are offered by the Department of Urology. Basic science research projects require a three month commitment. Basic Science projects will be available in molecular biology, physiology and pharmacology of the genitourinary tract. Clinical research electives are offered for one to three months. Areas of investigation include prostate disease, minimally invasive surgery, pediatric urology, genitourinary trauma, stone disease, male sexual dysfunction and infertility.
Objectives of the Elective
Students will participate in ongoing clinical trials and will be encouraged to engage in an independent clinical research project sponsored by a faculty member. In addition, for Basic Science Research the student will be required to commit to at least 4 weeks of clinical elective.
Key Responsibilities of the student while on Elective
1. To be established by the project preceptor.
2. Student will be expected to present his work to residents and faculty at the end of the project.
Method of Evaluation
Evaluation is to be done by the preceptor based on clinical performance, fund of knowledge, interest, response to instruction, behavior and interpersonal relationships, professional demeanor to inadequate.
Months Offered: All Year
Report To: To be arranged
Students Per Period: To be arranged
Duration: 4 Weeks