The philosophy of the VCU Division of Urology is to train well-rounded and scientifically-grounded urologists who are capable surgeons, compassionate clinicians, and poised to become leaders in the field of urology.
Our training program consists of one year of general surgery (including seven months of urology service) followed by four years of clinical urology. Urologic surgical training progresses with increasing patient care responsibility over the five years of clinical training. The education curriculum covers all aspects of didactic urology, aided by more than a dozen full-time clinical faculty. There is a dedicated robotics simulation training experience, and a dedicated six-month research rotation during the PGY-3 year. Evaluation and refinement of the resident education program is a continuing process and is reviewed regularly by the Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), which is comprised of both faculty and residents.