Urology residency curriculum breeds graduates with broad multidisciplinary experience and surgical expertise

At Main Line Health in the western suburbs of Philadelphia our five-year urology residency curriculum is academically focused and follows the ACGME guidelines, preparing our graduates with necessary experience—scope, volume and cases—to practice urology in whatever environment they choose, whether general or subspecialty, academic or research-oriented.

PGY-1

PGY-2

PGY-3

PGY-4

PGY-5

3 months Urologic surgery

9 months Urologic surgery

6 months Urologic surgery

10 months Urologic surgery

12 months Urologic surgery

9 months General surgery

3 months Pediatric urology

3 months General urology

2 months Urologic Oncology

 

 

 

3 months Pediatric urology

 

 

Urology PGY-1 residents

Post-graduate year-one residents begin their urology residency program here at Main Line Health, spending their first three months in urologic surgery. The next nine months are spent in rotation in various other disciplines including bariatric, colorectal and trauma.

Three months Urologic surgery, Main Line Health

Nine months General Surgery Rotations include:

  • Vascular surgery/general surgery
  • Interventional radiology
  • Trauma
  • Bariatric surgerySurgical oncology
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Urology PGY-2 residents

Post-graduate year two residents spend ten months immersed in urologic surgery at Main Line Health. The last three months of year two are spent at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

Nine months Urologic surgery, Main Line Health

Three months Pediatric urology, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Urology PGY-3 residents

The third-year urology residency curriculum includes six months of urologic surgery training here at Main Line Health followed by three months in urology at Mercy Health System. The last three months of year three are spent at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

Six months Urologic surgery, Main Line Health

Three months Urology, Mercy Health System

Three months Pediatric urology, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Urology PGY-4 residents

Fourth year urologic surgery residents spend ten months at Main Line Health followed by two months at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York.

Ten months Urologic surgery, Main Line Health

Two months Urologic oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Urology PGY-5 residents

The fifth and final year of the urology residency curriculum is a fully intensive 12 months of urologic surgery at Main Line Health.

Twelve months Urologic surgery, Main Line Health

Find out more about the application process. Or get in touch with our program manager, Kenneth Brown,at brownken@mlhs.org to learn more about the Urologic Surgery Residency Program.