Attach to Residency Program:
Harvard University / Massachusetts General Hospital
If you were an applicant, why would you choose to train in your residency program?:
- Balance of operative experience – open surgery, pure laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. For example, at our institution radical prostatectomies for management of prostate cancer are done by 1/3 open, 1/3 pure laparoscopic and 1/3 robotic techniques. Therefore, our residents are trained in all technical aspects of urologic care.
- Outstanding care that is provided to our patients
- Thought leaders at MGH and Harvard Community
- Close knit collaboration and excellent working environment between the residents and faculty
What is your program looking for in a graduating medical student?:
Passion to learn and improve the care of urologic patients through outstanding clinical/surgical expertise, education and research.
What part of an application do you consider most important in ranking applicants?:
We evaluate the application as a whole, and do not necessarily give additional weight to one aspect of application over another.
What advice do you have for medical students hoping to match in Urology?:
Be passionate and remain committed to improving the care and reducing the disease burden for the urology patients.