IU School of Medicine



Extension of clinical experience beyond the core clerkship level to include patient diagnosis and care. There is a heavy emphasis on urologic cancer, laparoscopy, and reconstruction. Students also rotate through the urology clinics one on one with the faculty. All students are asked to also complete one week of this course with the faculty at either Riley Children's Hospital or at Methodist Hospital to become exposed to more faculty and variety of urologic conditiions and surgery.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Tina Hedges (317-278-0221, klhedges@iupui.edu )

Director: Michael Koch, M.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health University Hospital, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Eskenazi Health Services (Indianapolis)

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Describe best practices in prostate cancer evaluation, treatment (surgical and medical) and long term management (PC3)
  • 2) Assist with the evaluation of renal masses and management of renal cancer (PC3)
  • 3) Assist with the evaluation medical and surgical treatment of bladder cancer (PC3)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 50-60

Time Distribution: 100% Clinical

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Tina Hedges (317-278-0221, klhedges@iupui.edu ) Students should contact Tina Hedges (317-278-0221, klhedges@iupui.edu ) prior to enrolling in course.

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None