State University of New York Upstate (Syracuse) Program - Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, Department Chair

Attach to Residency Program: 
State University of New York - SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Survey Respondent: 
Gennady Bratslavsky, MD, Department Chair
If you were an applicant, why would you choose to train in your residency program?: 
We are an outstanding residency program, well balanced in the urological subspecialties, teaching oriented, stable learning environment.
What is your program looking for in a graduating medical student?: 
Talent, enthusiasm, promise...
What part of an application do you consider most important in ranking applicants?: 
Board scores of 220+ will get most applicants in the door for an interview. The interview is the most important factor. Students who rotate with us and do well have an edge.
What advice do you have for medical students hoping to match in Urology?: 
Decide early. Get a urology advisor, plan your application strategy. Do rotations at sites you would really like to consider highly.