Urology Training Objectives
The overall objective of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Urology Residency program is to train highly skilled, knowledgeable, and compassionate urologists equally prepared for careers in academia or clinical practice. As such, the six-year educational program is designed to meet the requirements for certification by the American Board of Urology and prepare the physician for the practice of urology or for further subspecialty training and a career in academic urology.
Our mission is twofold: to provide the best urologic care for our patients, with service excellence, and to provide a well-rounded and nurturing educational experience for our residents, with a focus on clinical care excellence.
Applicants must have graduated from an approved medical school and are considered competitively through the American Urological Association Urology Residency Matching Program and the National Residency Matching Program. We rotate between appointing two (2012) and three (2011) house officers each year to the surgical residency program as pre-urology residents. It is a requirement of our urology residency program that the residents complete one year of general surgery training at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.