Chairman: Ash Tewari, MD
Program Director: Jeff Stock, MD; Associate Program Director: Vannita Simma-Chiang, MD
Contact: Bonnie Fultz: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Urology Residency Program of the Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has provided our residents with the resources from the largest network of hospitals in New York City. We are an ACGME-accredited training program designed to train residents in all aspects of the medical and surgical evaluation and treatment of genitourinary disease. Through the AUA Residency Match, we offer 4 resident training positions per year, making us one of the largest. After completion of one year of General Surgery in the Mount Sinai General Surgery Residency Program, residents will spend the next 4 years training in all aspects of urology. Rotations take place at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West, Elmhurst Hospital, and Queens Hospital Center.
If you were an applicant, why would you choose to train in your residency program?: World-renowned, supportive faculty; one of the largest hospital systems in NYC with resources; diversity of patient population; location (New York City!); opportunities in research; exposure to general urology and subspecialties, residents can choose to enter academic medicine or private practice.
What is your program looking for in a graduating medical student? Potential to be leaders in our field; motivation to achieve excellence; team-player; critical thinker.
What part of an application do you consider most important in ranking applicants?:Record of excellence- competitive Board scores, outstanding letters of recommendation. Leadership. Involvement in research. Dedication to patient care. Team-player. Emotional intelligence/Maturity.
What advice do you have for medical students hoping to match in Urology?: Work hard, play hard. Study hard as you need to have a strong foundation of knowledge. Urology is a field that is always changing, so being a life-ling learner is a must. Emotional intelligence is important as patients trust you and come to you with intimate, personal problems. Identify a mentor in Urology to help you figure out how to develop a competitive application.