The educational mission of the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University is to provide a diverse experience in the medical and surgical management of Urologic diseases coupled with an understanding of both clinical and basic research.

Our goal is to provide a challenging and comprehensive learning experience which prepares the resident for either a private practice or academic career founded on superior clinical skills and a solid understanding of basic science principles. We want our residents to be technically proficient surgeons but also to have a deep understanding of nonsurgical aspects of urology and management of the patient in the clinic and outpatient setting.

Our department offers a five year residency program in Urology as well as fellowship programs in: