Medical Student Urology Clerkship

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Rotation Description

Medical students participate in a 4 week inpatient and outpatient clinical clerkship under the Houston Methodist Urology Department, utilizing the clinical services of the Houston Methodist Hospital and the departments various clinics. On the inpatient side, students will scrub into complex surgical cases with both physicians and residents throughout their rotation and they will accompany residents during daily attending rounds and morning report. Students will be expected to assist with weekend call for two days during their rotation.

On the outpatient side students will have an opportunity to work with each of our nine providers in their specialty clinics including Men’s Health Clinic, the Stone Clinic and the Neurourology Transition Clinic. Students will participate in all clinical and teaching activities of the service including Grand Rounds, research updates, Journal Clubs, and lecture series. Students will be expected to review all components of the AUA Medical Student Curricula and provide a lecture and a PowerPoint presentation lasting approximately 10-15 minute on the topic of the student’s choice at the end of the rotation during one of our various conferences.


Application Process

All students applying must use the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) for the initial application and to submit preference dates for your rotation. You must have completed the Surgery rotation prior to beginning our rotation. Your application must include the following:

  • USMLE Step 1
  • Medical School Transcript
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Personal Statement explaining why you would like to complete your rotation at Houston Methodist Urology (1 -2 paragraphs max). Please email this separately to Diana Benito.


Program Coordinator

Diana Benito

Department of Urology
6560 Fannin St., Scurlock Tower 2100
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713.441.1038