Urology Fellowship Programs

Urologic Oncology Fellowship

The Yale Department of Urology offers a one-year clinical fellowship in Urologic Oncology. 

Yale Cancer Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center.  The fellow will participate in weekly multidisciplinary conferences, participate in evaluation, management, and surgery on the full range of GU oncology problems, and be involved with resident education. It is expected that the fellow will become facile with minimally invasive, robotic and open surgical approaches. 

The fellow is expected to participate in research, and academic productivity is expected. Research opportunities are available in MRI-USG Fusion targeted prostate biopsy, focal ablation for prostate cancer, genetic predisposition to renal cancer, translational research in renal cancer, systemic therapy clinical trials, and comparative effectiveness and health outcomes research.

The candidate will be a BC/BE urologist who has completed an ACGME accredited urology residency program and be eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut. Applications to our program will be reviewed on a continuing basis. 

For further information and to submit your CV/letter of interest, please contact:
Preston Sprenkle, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208058
New Haven, CT 06520-8058
Email: Preston Sprenkle 

Alternative contact:
Christine Merenda
Email: Christine Merenda

Endourology Fellowship

This one-year fellowship provides a comprehensive training environment and experience with all phases of endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery.

The fellow will be integrated into the urologic robotic surgery practices, and he/she will be involved in the perioperative and postoperative care of these patients. During the course of the fellowship, the candidate will participate in clinical and laboratory research as well as clinical responsibilities in direct patient care, teaching responsibilities within the department, including attending conferences, giving lectures, and the supervision and teaching of the resident staff.

This fellowship has a large volume in oncology, and reconstructive surgery, stone disease, donor nephrectomy and will provide extensive opportunity for surgical skills acquisition and publications over the one year training cycle. The fellow will learn and provide clinical care at Yale-New Haven Hospital. There are two full time clinically dedicated da Vinci “S” system robots, one research/training da Vinci robot, and da Vinci simulator.

For further information and to send your CV/letter of interest, please contact:
Dinesh Singh, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208058
New Haven, CT 06520-8058 
Email: Dinesh Singh

Alternative contact: 
Christine Merenda
Email: Christine Merenda