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Medical Students

The following classes are offered by University Hospitals Department of Urology and offered for all medical students.

Urologic Surgery Core Clerkship

This clerkship consists of a one-week rotation within University Hospitals Urology Institute during the third year, general surgery core clerkship as an elective. During this rotation, the student will have the opportunity to see patients in both the clinic and operating room settings.

Core skills such as the evaluation of the urology patient, Foley catheterization, and basic surgical technique will be introduced. Students are evaluated at the conclusion of this rotation based on their level appropriate professionalism, ability to obtain and synthesize information regarding patients and their urologic conditions, as well as their commitment to the rotation.

Course length: 1 week

Urology Electives

We ask that non-CWRU visiting students DO NOT contact departments directly. If you have any questions, please email the visiting student coordinator, Erin Zawolowycz, at Erin.Zawolowycz@uhhospitals.org.

Visiting Medical Student and Observer Policy

The Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Department of Urology provides clinical electives and acting internships for students enrolled in medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) as well as approved international medical schools.

Non-Case Western Reserve University students may participate in electives and acting internships only if space is available. Only students who are in good standing in their own medical schools will be accepted. Visiting Students interested in a rotation in Urology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center may apply through VSLO. Case Western Reserve University SOM students should continue to register through the Case SOM Registrar’s Office.

Please visit the Medical Student Office for more information


We are no longer accepting observers.