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LOCATION: Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV and University Urology Associates, 880 N. Tennessee Ave, Suite 105
PRECEPTOR: Keith Recht, MD, Eric Whitman, MD, John Riordan, MD - 304-596-5757
DURATION: 1/2 month minimum
OFFERED: Continuously (limit of 6 rotations per year; must be coordinated through the Eastern Division Office of Student Services)
STATUS: elective


To gain competence in the evaluation of the male and female urogenital system; to learn the important diagnostic steps in urologic evaluation; to formulate a pertinent differential diagnosis and treatment plan for common urologic conditions; to obtain exposure to basic urologic research including: case reports, review articles, prospective and retrospective chart reviews.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Students will evaluate out-patients, in-patients, and consultations as appropriate. They will interview patients, perform physical examinations, formulate differential diagnosis and treatment plans commensurate with their knowledge base and skill level. In addition, they will learn pre-operative and post-operative care and assist with urologic surgery.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Clinical evaluation by attending, attendance and participation in all assigned patient care activities and completion of assigned readings.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

You must contact the Office of Student Services, Eastern Division, two weeks prior to beginning of rotation to determine where to report. Phone: (304) 596-6312. Email address: horstj@wvumedicine.org