Overview

Overview

Location
Summa/Akron City Hospital, Akron General and 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
staklek@ccf.org

Description

Description

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.

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

Surgery

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