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


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 medical students wishing to take an elective at Case Western Reserve University should email Renee Pickel and Milvonna Jones.


We are no longer accepting observers.

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