IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 53UR721 — UROLOGY


Students will actively participate in a community urology practice. They will care for a variety of patients in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Students will assist in surgery and learn fundamental surgical principles, as well as patient evaluation and perioperative care. Urologic radiography will be emphasized.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu)

Director: Eric Smith, M.D.

Campus: Bloomington

Location: IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Surgicare, Monroe Hospital (Bloomington)

Other Faculty: Brian Logue, M.D., Warren Gray, M.D., David Elkins, PA

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Perform a urologic history (PC1)
  • 2) Complete the urologic exam (PC1)
  • 3) Discuss therapies for commonly encountered urologic problems (MK4)
  • 4) Recognize urologic emergencies (PC1)
  • 5) Develop common technical surgical and urologic skills (PC5)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Clinical Observation; Objective Exam)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 5% Lecture; 5% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Suzi Tolliver(stolliv@iu.edu)

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None