Rotations

Rotations are performed across multiple facilities that include, but not limited to, the locations listed below. In accordance with ACGME guidelines, the urologic resident spends a minimum of one year in PGY1 rotations related to general surgery. A minimum of three months on general surgery rotations are combined with rotations of two months in critical care as well as one to two month rotations on vascular surgery, plastic surgery, trauma surgery, pediatric surgery, thoracic surgery and urology. These rotations are meant to create a strong foundation in general surgical / critical care knowledge, skill sets, and an introduction to urology. It is purposely broad to enable the burgeoning urologic resident to develop the necessary clinical and technological skills to deal with a wide range of patients and medical conditions.

An example of our rotation schedule:

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Thereafter, rotations are divided into four levels of competencies:

URO 1:  VA (general urology), urologic oncology, reconstructive/female/peds urology, night float

URO 2:  Endourology/MIS, urologic oncology, consults night float

URO 3:  Robotics/MIS, reconstructive/female/peds, Nemours (pediatric urology), night float, community urology

URO 4:  Urologic oncology, VA (general urology), reconstructive/female/peds urology, robotics/MIS


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UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, FL

  • Approximately 900 UF faculty physicians practice in about 100 specialty and subspecialty medical areas
  • 46 Operating Rooms
  • 564 Beds
  • Operates a state-designated Level I Trauma

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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
Gainesville, FL

  • 167 Beds
  • Fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units

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Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
Gainesville, FL

  • Malcom Randall VA Medical Center is connected both physically and functionally to the University
  • 10 Operating Rooms
  • 255 Beds

 

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Nemours Children’s Clinic
Jacksonville, FL


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Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Jacksonville, FL.

 


 

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