Educational Conferences

Physician Conferences

Wednesdays  (7:45-8:45)
Weekly Grand Rounds are held weekly on Wednesdays at 7:45 in the Urology Conference room. Topics on various urology topics are presented as part of a 4 year cycle to ensure coverage of all areas of urology. Presenters include urology faculty and residents, as well as faculty from allied departments or visiting faculty from outside institutions. Grand rounds are often attended by community urologists. Grand Rounds are not held during July and early August.

Monday PM Conference
Monday PM conference rotates among 4 conferences: journal club, morbidity and mortality, pediatric case conference (pediatric IVP) and adult case case conference (adult IVP). Case conferences focus on patients with interesting radiological findings.

Vest Conference
A one-day conference held in late April early May. A distinguished visiting professor is invited to give several talks on his or her particular area of expertise in urology. UVA residents also present a series of interesting cases covering all aspects of urology. Community urologists and former UVA graduates often attend this conference. CME credits can also be earned.

Basic Science Conference
A week long conference oriented towards junior residents in Urology. All areas of basic science relating to urology are covered including anatomy, pathology, renal physiology, stone disease, cancer, cell  and molecular biology, embryology and intersex, infectious diseases and other topics. This course is given in coordination with the AUA education office.