The UCLA Department of Urology has at the core of its mission to educate and train the next generation of leading physicians and scientists.We are committed to providing excellent training through a mixture of clinical experience, didactic material, research and investigative pursuits. We seek to create world leaders in urological health and science by providing the highest quality education for our trainees through our renowned residency and fellowship programs. Residency > | Fellowships >
The UCLA Urology Residency Program is a fully accredited 6 year program. Our Residents spend one year in General Surgery, four years in General Urology and one year dedicated to basic or clinical research. Residents obtain comprehensive training in urodynamics, renal transplantation, female urology, oncology, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery, pediatric urology, extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, adrenal surgery and renovascular surgery.
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UCLA Urology has fellowship programs in: andrology, endourology, health services, urologic oncology, female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, and renal transplantation. UCLA is a top tier research institution with dedicated and experienced faculty, a superb hospital system, and an incredibly diverse multicultural environment. Couple that with UCLA Urology’s commitment to maintaining high standards for its educational programs and these are the key ingredients for extraordinary learning. Fellowships >
The UCLA Urology’s educational programs are supported by the Peter Starrett Chair in medical education. Dr. Jennifer Singer, clinical professor of urology, is the inaugural chair holder. This important philanthropic commitment from Cam and Peter Starrett provides vital resources to promote and improve the teaching efforts of UCLA Urology and create a centralized role to oversee the educational needs of the department’s residents and fellows. Medical Student Program >