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By the end of residency, each resident will:

• Attain superior knowledge of the etiology and management of urologic diseases in the following domains: andrology, surgery of the adrenal gland, calculus disease, endourology, shockwave lithotripsy, female urology, infertility, infectious diseases, male sexual dysfunction, neurourology, obstructive urologic diseases, oncology, pediatric urology, renovascular diseases, renal transplantation, sexuality, trauma, and urodynamics.

• Provide total care to the patient with graded responsibility by level of training, including initial evaluation, diagnosis, use of information technology, selection of appropriate therapy, performance of high caliber surgical technique, management of any adverse events, delivery of service aimed at preventive urologic care, and collaboration with all health care professionals for patient-focused care.

• Learn principles of basic and clinical urologic research.

• Gain experiences in different settings including an academic university hospital, community hospital, and a VA medical center.

• Demonstrate competency as defined by faculty review in patient care, teaching, leadership, organization, and administration.

• Evaluate their patient care practices in light of new scientific evidence and quality improvement principles.

• Develop productive and ethically appropriate relationships with patients and families.

• Work effectively as a member of entire health care team in a high reliability health care organization.

• Be sensitive to patients’ culture, age, gender, and disabilities.

• Demonstrate integrity and responsibility in professional activities.

• Understand multiple methods of health delivery systems and to strive to optimize these for patient care benefit.