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

As of 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

News and Events

Thank a Resident Day 

Stanford Urology Residents are simply the best. On this year's Thank a Resident Day, residents were treated to a virtual Visiting Professor talk by Dr. Manoj Monga, this year's Fenmore Visiting Professor in Urology,  

24th Annual Dorothy Fenmore visiting professor in Urology

We are honored to have Dr. Manoj Monga, Professor and Chair of Urology at UC San Diego, join us on February 26th as the 24th Annual Fenmore visiting professor in Urology. 


2021 Urology Residency Match Results

Happy Match Day! We're excited to welcome Amber Herbert (University of Maryland), John (Jay) Ogunkeye (Rush Medical School) & Taylor Hughes (Duke University) to the Stanford Urology family!

Dr. Catherine deVries is the 2021 Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Recognition Award Winner

Congratulations to Stanford Urology alum, Dr. Catherine deVries, on receiving the inaugural 2021 UCF Humanitarian Award! Dr. deVries has dedicated an extraordinary career to improving the surgical care of others around the world through her philanthropy, commitment of time, expertise, vision and knowledge. 


Dr. Dino Vilson recognized in Washington Post for his mentorship of young black students

Resident urologist, Dr. Dino Vilson, was recognized for his mentorship of young black students in this Washington Post article discussing research that suggests that the mortality rate for black babies is cut dramatically when they're delivered by black doctors.


Dr. Kai Dallas' article featured in November AUA News 

Stanford Urology alum, Dr. Kai Dallas' work, Misdiagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: Rates and Reasons, was a featured article in this month's AUA News.


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.


Watch: An Introduction to Our Residency Program

Learn more about our residency training program and what makes Stanford such a special place to train.  

Meet Our Fellows!

Tony Chen, MD

Fellow in Male Reproductive Medicine & Surgery

 

Tony Chen grew up in Rowland Heights in Southern California and received his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from UC Berkeley. He went on to attend the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine where his exposure to the diverse technologies in Urology helped solidify his interest in the field.  He completed his Urology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle where he continued to grow his passion for innovation. During his research year, he led a team of engineers to invent a device to automate continuous bladder irrigation to increase patient safety and comfort. This effort was the first healthcare-related project to be awarded an Amazon Catalyst grant. He combined his love of technology and education as well by completing an American Colleges of Surgeons simulation fellowship where he helped create a novel high-fidelity Foley catheter insertion simulator and an emergent robot undocking curriculum. When it came time to decide what to subspecialize in, he quickly chose Andrology and Male Infertility because he enjoyed being able to assist men with their most vulnerable and personal needs. While completing his fellowship at Stanford, he hopes to continue applying innovative research and design methods to advance the field of Men’s Health. Outside of work he is a big international traveler, foodie, and serious boba fanatic.