Beaumont HospitalProfessional Education

Urology Residency, Royal Oak

Curriculum

The Department of Urology has four teaching services

  • adult service A
  • adult service B
  • pediatric urology service
  • transplant

Two senior residents and one junior resident are assigned to each adult service at any given time. Mid-level residents are assigned to the Pediatric Urology Service and Transplant. The balance of assignments include clinic electives, travel elective, research and sub-specialty clinics.


First postgraduate year

The first postgraduate year in surgery is structured to give residents experience in general surgery with special emphasis on diagnosis, and pre- and post-operative care of the surgical patient. Emphasis is placed on developing basic technical skills through direct operative experience. The call schedule varies with each rotation but averages every 4th night. During urology rotations call is taken from home.

Rotations are as follows

General Surgery/Trauma5 months
Surgical ICU2 months
Colon and Rectal Surgery1 month
Urology3 months
ER consultation1 month

Urology years 

Years 2-5

PGY 2

  • 12 months of general urology

PGY 3

  • 3 months research/transplant
  • 3 months general urology/transplant
  • 6 months pediatrics

PGY 4

  • general urology with sub-specialty exposure emphasizing infertility, female urology, oncology and endourology sub-specialty clinics
  • 2 week Africa trip
  • 4 week international elective

PGY 5

  • 12 months general urology
  • own staff clinic for 12 months


International opportunities

International urology rotations enable resident physicians to become immersed not only in in the culture and traditions of each respective country as well. Due to the prevalence of some illnesses in only certain regions of the world, international electives can expose residents to a greater variety of pathology and disease.

Residency Programs

Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Programs
(no ACGME accreditation)


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