What is Urology?
Please click here for a video created by the Canadian Urological Association CUA for medical students.
Our urologists have expertise in a wide range of topics including:
MED522 Reproductive Medicine & Urology
MED522 Reproductive Medicine & Urology is a seven week mandatory course during Year 2 of medical school at the University of Alberta in which medical students are introduced to the physiology, pathophysiology and anatomy of the urinary tract and management of problems in the genitourinary system. Dr Keith Rourke is the Preclinical Coordinator for this course.
SURG556 Specialty Surgery
SURG556 Specialty Surgery is a four week mandatory course during Year 4 of medical school at the University of Alberta in which medical students can spend one of those weeks in Urology. Dr Shubha De is the Undergraduate Coordinator for Urology.
The Division of Urology invites medical students to complete a clinical elective at the University of Alberta for an immersive experience with many of our staff and residents. For more information on how to apply for an elective click here
For information on scheduling an elective contact:
Hannah Quedado, Program Administrator
Undergraduate Office of Surgical Education
Phone: (780) 735-5953
There are many sites that students will be learning in:
University of Alberta Hospital - UAH
Royal Alexandra Hospital - RAH
Misericordia Community Hospital - MIS
Grey Nuns Community Hospital - GNH
Stollery Children's Hospital - STO
Northern Alberta Urology Centre - NAUC in Kaye Edmonton Clinic KEC
Interesting Case Rounds are every Tuesday from 7-8am at the NAUC
There is opportunity for interested medical students to participate in a research project either with a staff surgeon or resident. Please do not hesitate to ask a urologist or resident about opportunities.