IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 53UR731 — UROLOGY


Patient care (both inpatient and outpatient) in urologic diagnosis and management, operative experience and bedside rounds on inpatients, with follow-up and treatment outpatient contacts in a community urology practice. There will be daily exposure to urologic radiography. Student will assist in cystoscopy, open and laparoscopic surgical cases including robotics. The student will also participate in multi-disciplinary tumor board and pathology conferences. The elective is flexible and can be tailored to meet the individual student's objectives. There will be one-on-one interaction with faculty throughout the elective (no residents).

Elective Details:

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

Director: Dean Lenz, M.D.

Campus: Bloomington

Location: IU Health Bloomington Hospital (Bloomington)

Other Faculty: Bryan Hoff, M.D.; Paula Bunde, M.D.; Greg Walker, M.D.; Amanda Pettibone-Pond, M.D., Eric Stevens, M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Diagnose and manage common urologic conditions including follow-up postoperatively (PC3)
  • 2) Describe the etiology of common urologic conditions (MK2)
  • 3) Perform surgical procedures with direct supervision and learn fundamental surgical principles (PC5)
  • 4) Employ perioperative care of the surgical patient with direct supervision (PC3)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form (Students will be observed by faculty in clinical activities, oral/written case presentations, and discussions of best medical evidence in the literature.)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 50

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

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