|Title||Southern Illinois University School of Medicine|
American Board of Urology board certified / board eligible candidates will be considered
We offer a one-year Clinical Certificate as part of the Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery Fellowship Program in the field of Laparoscopy and Robotics with a strong emphasis on stones disease and endourology. The fellow will act as junior faculty but he or she will have emphasis on learning their subspecialty. The SIU urology faculty operate out of 4 hospitals with a total of 7 robotic platforms including 2 Xi’s and 4 simulators. The main teaching hospital was the third hospital in the country to acquire the dual console technology in 2004. There is a wide breadth of both upper and lower urinary tract MIS cases performed in addition to numerous pure laparoscopy cases being done.
The SIU Center for Learning and Innovation is a very sophisticated and modern simulation laboratory that is utilized often for urology skills’ labs and courses. There is ample opportunity for academic productivity and research, publication and presentation is not only encouraged but required.
Springfield is a delightful, easy city to live in. It is affordable and offers virtually every hobby and vocation one can enjoy. Upon graduating, the fellow will have every opportunity to find a professional position that is satisfying, challenging and comfortable whether it be in academics, private practice or military.
|Contact Name||Brad Schwartz, DO, FACS|
Department of Urology
301 North 8th Street
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9665
(217) 545-7362 (administrative assistant, Diane Parks)
(217) 545-7305 (fax)
Contact name(s): Brad Schwartz, DO, FACS