U of M Section of 
Urology

ACADEMIC UROLOGY SUBSPECIALTY FELLOWSHIPS

  
UROLOGICAL ONCOLOGY

Mentor: James Montie, MD

   
RECONSTRUCTIVE AND FEMALE UROLOGY

Mentor: Edward McGuire, MD

 
  ENDOUROLOGY/LAPAROSCOPY

 Mentor: J. Stuart Wolf, Jr., MD

   
INFERTILITY

Mentor: Dana Ohl, MD

 

 

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM STRUCTURE
This program is intended to train individuals who have completed urology residency for independent academic careers in subspecialty-focused Urology. One year of clinical subspecialty training will be complemented by two preceding years of laboratory research under the direct supervision of a training program faculty mentor.

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM GOALS
The fellows will acquire skills to:
 · Provide exemplary subspecialty clinical care
 · Serve as academic mentors in their subsequent career
 · Advance urological practice and residency training
 · Identify, define and solve specific hypotheses through valid study design
 · Write and present results for peer-reviewed journals and at national meetings

MENTORSHIP
In addition to a clinical mentor, a research mentor suitable to each fellow’s background and academic interest will be selected. Mentors can be chosen from the list of program faculty. 

EDUCATION
Each fellow will be required to take Biostatistics 501, An Introduction to Statistical Reasoning. Fellows will be encouraged to take at least one other course through the University to enhance their experience.

CONFERENCES
Fellows will participate in conferences and seminars conducted within the University of Michigan Medical Center. These are designed to enhance the fellow’s expertise in clinical urology, research ethics, and basic science research. They include weekly conferences in Urologic Oncology, Pediatric Uroradiology, Uropathology, Urology Grand Rounds, and Urology Research Literature Review. Fellows are expected to attend a series of six presentations under a University of Michigan program entitled "Research Responsibility Curriculum".

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The applicant for this training program must:
 ·   Be committed to an academic research career in Urology
 ·   Provide evidence of excellence in academic and other endeavors
 ·   Have completed an accredited Urology residency program
 ·   Be a United States citizen or a permanent resident

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applicants will be required to submit an application which includes a one-page cover letter stating their career goals as well as their curriculum vitae, 3 letters of support, and the completed application. Applicants that receive a favorable review will be invited for an interview at which time official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be submitted. Requests for more information and an application should be directed to:  

Alison Joncheray
Department of Urology
2916 Taubman Center
1500 E. Medical Center Drive 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0330 
  
Phone (734) 936-6606 
Fax (734) 936-9127 
E-mail: sonsh@umich.edu


The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages minorities and females to apply. 

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM DIRECTORS 

Martin Sanda, M.D., Program Director
Associate Professor, Department of Urology
Director of Research, Urology

Kenneth Pienta, M.D., Program Director
Professor, Internal Medicine and Urology

SUBSPECIALTY CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP DIRECTORS

James E. Montie, M.D.  Oncology
Edward J. McGuire, M.D.  Incontinence / Reconstructive Urology
Dana A. Ohl, M.D.  Infertility
J. Stuart Wolf, Jr., M.D.  Endoscopy / Laparoscopy

RESEARCH PROGRAM FACULTY

Urology

Mark L. Day, Ph.D.

Jill A. Macoska, Ph.D.

Martin G. Sanda, M.D.

 

Biochemistry

Jack E. Dixon, Ph.D.

 

Human Genetics

Diane M. Robins, Ph.D.

 

Medicine

Michael F. Clarke, M.D.

Kathleen A. Cooney, M.D.

Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Michael W. Long, Ph.D.

  Microbiology and Immunology

Michael J. Imperiale, Ph.D.

 

 

Pathology

Mark A. Rubin, M.D.

 

Pharmacology

Paul F. Hollenberg, Ph.D.

 

Surgery

Alfred E. Chang, M.D.