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.

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

Diversity is our core value

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.

Awards

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.

Journal of Urology Award for best reviewer in 2017

Congratulations to Urology resident Kai Dallas on receiving the 2017 Journal of Urology Award for best reviewer, in recognition of his significant contributions and dedicated service this past year.


SUFU Grant Award

Raveen Syan, FPMRS fellow and principal investigator, and faculty mentors Amy Dobberfuhl and Craig Comiter, were awarded a grant from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) for their 2017 SUFU Foundation Study of Chemodenervation.  The project titled "Feasibility and Efficacy of Transvaginal OnabotulinumtoxinA Chemodeneration of the Trigone for the Third Line Treatment of Refractory Overactive Bladder." Congrats, Raveen, Amy, and Craig!

Kai Dallas and Tim Chang presenting their award winning work at WSAUA

  • Tim Chang was awarded 1st place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: In Vivo Biodistribution and Toxicity of Intravesical Administration of Quantum Dots for Optical Molecular Imaging of Bladder Cancer.
  • Kai Dallas won 1st place in the Western Section AUA Health Policy Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Racial Disparities in Hospital Admissions in the First 30 Days After Urethral Sling Procedures in California.
  • Kai also took 2nd place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Redefining the Stone Belt: Precipitation Potentiates the Risk of Urinary Stone Disease in California.

 

Andrew Sun won 2nd place in the Female Pelvic Floor Reconstruction & Pediatric Urology session for his abstract "The Cost of a Catheter: An Environmental Perspective on single use clean intermittent catheterization".

News and Events

Western Section AUA 2018 – Maui, Hawaii

October 28 - November 2, 2018


Oncology Fellowship

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

Last day for interns - onto 2nd year!

Urology interns Drs. Dino Vilson, Lee White, and Caleb Seufert on their last day as 1st year interns. 

The tradition continues ...

Our Urology outgoing interns welcomed the new incoming class with dinner and drinks at NOLA in Palo Alto. 

Resident Appreciation Day

June 15, 2018

Residents enjoying a day of bowling

Residents and their families enjoying a cook out at Foothill Park.

Meet our PGY1 all-stars!

Sean Berquist

Jessie Ge

Yash Khandwala

Recent Publications