IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 49UR706 — UROLOGY


The student will take active participation in the management of a large variety of hospitalized urologic patients; including the pre and postoperative orders, workups and overall patient care. The student will assist in all cystoscopic and surgical cases. There will be daily exposure to urological radiography. The student will be involved in the general fundamentals of urology offices, and the offices are adjacent to St. Vincent Hospital Services.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Darlenia Thomas (DarleniaF.Thomas@stvincent.org)

Director: John Ramsey, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: St. Vincent Hospital (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Dr. K. Copeland, Dr. S. Farnham, Dr. T. Holland, Dr. M. Hostetter, Dr. A. Ludwig, Dr. M. Mutone, Dr. K. Ney, Dr. S. Pike, Dr. J. Schleuter, Dr. W. Shirrell

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Assist in management of inpatient and outpatient urologic patient (PC3)
  • 2) Assist in perfomance of cystoscopic and open surgical cases (PC5)
  • 3) Demonstrate methods of urologic radiology (PC3)
  • 4) Recognize abnormal findings in the results of urologic radiography (MK3)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40-50

Time Distribution: 80% Clinical; 5-10% X-ray; 5-10% Office; 10% Reading

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH. Details of this elective must be specifically arranged under the direction of Darlenia Thomas, electives coordinator (DarleniaF.Thomas@stvincent.org).

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None