Education

Mission Statement

The Department of Urology is committed to facilitating the development of the next generation of outstanding academic urologists. We offer opportunities for medical students, residents and fellows to pursue a diverse array of training, the depth and breadth of which are unparalleled.

In addition, Stanford Urology is committed to diversity and dedicated to encouraging women, underrepresented minorities, diversity of religion, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and physical ability. Our goal is to draw from people with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences to reach a new level of innovation in teaching, research and caring for patients.

Announcement

On July 1, 2019, all urology programs will include the PGY-1 and provide 60 months of accredited education.

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Taranjit Bains
Education Program Manager
(650) 497-8753
bainstj@stanford.edu

Recent Publications

Awards

Third Place win in the Young Urologic Oncologists Section of the SUO Poster Session

Congratulations to Urology resident Leo Chen on receiving Third Place for his poster "APPLYING DEEP LEARNING TO MULTIPARAMETRIC MRI TO PREDICT CORE-LEVEL PROSTATE BIOPSY PATHOLOGY" at the Young Urologic Oncologists Section of the SUO Poster Session at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the SUO in Phoenix, AZ.

First Place win in the Health Policy Essay Contest

Congratulations to Urology resident William Brubaker on receiving First Place in the Health Policy Essay Contest at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawii, for their project "PAYER TYPE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND THE TIMING OF SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF URINARY STONE DISEASE".

Bodner-Stegemann Award for most interesting presentation 

Congratulations to Urology Resident Kyle Spradling on receiving the Bodner-Stegemann Award for most interesting presentation for his presentation "PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROURETERAL TUBE: A USEFUL TOOL FOR MANAGEMENT OF INTRACTABLE HEMATURA" at the Round Table Session at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

Second Place win in the Health Policy Essay Contest and Best of Session for moderated poster

Congratulations to Urology Resident Kai Dallas on receiving Second Place in the Health Policy Essay Contest for his project "PROPHYLACTIC MIDURETHRAL SLINGS AT THE TIME OF PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE SURGERY TO PREVENT DE-NOVO STRESS INCONTINENCE - A NEED TO REAPPRAISE", as well as Best of Session for his moderated poster "URETERAL INJURY AND FISTULA FOLLOWING HYSTERECTOMY FOR BENIGN INDICATIONS" at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

Third Place win in the Joseph McCarthy Physician Essay Competition

Congratulations to Urology residents Ericka Sohlberg and Kai Dallas on receiving Third Place in the Joseph McCarthy Physician Essay Competition at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii, for their project "LONG-TERM REOPERATION RATE IS EQUIVALENT FOR PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE REPAIRS WITH BIOLOGIC AND SYNTHETIC GRAFTS IN A LARGE POPULATION BASED COHORT". 

Third Place win for best poster overall

Congratulations to Urology Residents William Brubaker and Kai Dallas on receiving Third Place for best poster overall for their project "TAPPING INTO GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN URINARY STONE DISEASE: WHAT'S IN THE WATER?" at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

Third Place win in session

Congratulations to Urology Fellow Raveen Syan and Urology Faculty Craig Comiter and Amy Dobberfuhl on receiving Third Place in session for their study "A NOVEL AND ORIGINAL METHOD TO TARGET BLADDER TRIGONE WITH TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND INJECTION UNDER TRANSABDOMINAL CYSTOSCOPIC GUIDANCE - TECHNICAL PROOF OF FEASIBILITY STUDY IN THE CADAVER" at the 2018 WSAUA Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

News and Events

Dr. David Ginsberg, Professor of Urology at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, was invited to Stanford as the 22nd Dorothy Fenmore Visiting Professor in Urology. This visiting professorship has a long history at Stanford, and has included in recent years Harry Herr, Pat Walsh, Craig Peters and many more. This year, Dr. Ginsberg received the top votes among our faculty and residents for this honor!

Urology residents with Dr. David Ginsberg

Drs. Rustin Massoudi and Kris Prado presenting their poster "REDUCING OPIOID UTILIZATION AFTER UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY SURGERY".

Western Section AUA 2018 – Maui, Hawaii

October 28 - November 2, 2018


Oncology Fellowship News

Following graduation next year, Chief Resident Dr. Rustin Massoudi will be going to City of Hope in southern California to begin an Oncology Fellowship.