Welcome to the Department of Urology

Welcome to Stanford Urology!

"Our vision includes excellence in all three arms of academic urology:  .. 

                                    -  Eila C. Skinner, MD


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We are seeking qualified faculty for several open positions to join our distinguished group of medical professionals. 


Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program Virtual Event

July 9, 2020

Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu was invited to speak at a mentorship event for a group of Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program students about health disparities, why she went into Medicine and why she chose Urology, a day in the life of a urologist and what advice she would give my younger self.


UW Virtual Visiting Professorship

June 12, 2020

Dr. Eila Skinner joined UW Urology on June 12th for their annual Research Day to teach about bladder cancer and hear UW Urology share their research.

Robotic Kidney Surgery Webinar

May 20, 2020

Dr. Ben Chung joined several experts last week to do a robotic kindey surgery webinar, hosted by Intuitive Surgical.


Black In Cardio Week

Dates: October 19 – 25

Stanford Medicine invites you to participate in Black In Cardio Week. Black In Cardio is a unique professional development program highlighting Black contributions to the field of Cardiovascular science, medicine and related fields.  During this week we will  celebrate Black excellence in the Cardiovascular area, raise awareness on Cardiovascular disease in the Black communities,  talk about career development and the  stigmatization of the Black communities in Cardiovascular research and share resources to encourage the success and matriculation of Black cardiovascular scientist (schedule attached). More information on the organizers, cultivated resources, recorded panel discussions and a database of Black in Cardio scientists will be available on (https://blackincardio.com).

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Urology COViD Lecture Series

As part of the Urology Collaborative Online Virtual Didactics (COViD), Dr. Jay Shah gave a presentation to urology residents from Stanford and other participating institutions on Tuesday, October 12th on the topic of "Careers in Hospital Leadership". The series was launched to continue resident education during the COVID19 outbreak, foster multi-institutional relationship-building, and serve as a resoucre for urology education. 

If you are interested in participating as a residency program or you are a faculty member who would like to sign up for a lecture, please contact: michelle.lifto@ucsf.edu or kirstie.cruz@ucsf.edu.

Dr. Eila Skinner Awarded SUO's 2020 Huggins Medal

This year's SUO Huggins Medal Recipient and the first woman to receive the Huggins Medal is our inspiring leader, Dr. Eila Skinner, in recognition of her lifetime achievement in research and/or clinical practice that has contributed to the progress in the treatment for patients with genitourinary neoplasms. 

Urology Celebrates its 2020 APP Award Week Winners!

Congratulations to Lori Guelman, Jay Shah, and Charlene Chow in the Urology sweep at the Annual APP Awards Ceremony on September 22nd.

Lori was awarded the APP of the Year Award in recognition of her tremendous contributions to APPs at SHC and in urology. She was also awarded one of SHC's SHINE scholarships to present her research in management of neurogenic bladder.

Jay was awarded the APP Physician Champion award for all the support he has shown for the growth of APPs in their professional development and clinical growth.

was awarded the APP Fellowship Preceptor of the Year award for the amazing mentorship and in-depth educational approach she has taken with our Cancer Care APP fellows this year! Beyond the clinic she has taken an active role in helping to develop their quality improvement skills.

Congratulations to all three of our winners in these wonderful accomplishments and their continued leadership for our APPs and for representing Urology so well!

Urology Residents in Action!

Photos from Summer 2020

Dr. Eila Skinner is WSAUA's 2020 Distinguished Member

Dr. Eila Skinner is the 2020 Distinguished Member Awardee of the Western Section of the American Urological Association for her outstanding dedication and contributions to Urology. 

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The Department of Urology is committed to excellence and improving everything we do. From our innovative patient care, to our highest caliber education program, and cutting-edge research, we work together to turn discoveries into reality and improve the lives of our patients. 

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