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Mission and Vision

Patient care is the foundation and the premier obligation of our department. The highest excellence in patient care is our goal. This is achieved by fostering expertise and specialization in all aspects of urological care among our faculty, supplemented by skilled residents, an outstanding nursing staff and a support staff devoted to our mission.

Our aim is to be at the forefront of new developments in medical and surgical techniques and technology that have beneficial applications to urological patient care. We continuously and critically review our performance to maintain the highest quality of care.

Our educational mission is directed toward health science students, residents, fellows, community physicians, and other academic medical centers. We strive to provide the best possible learning experience to foster the future medical and academic careers of our medical students, residents, and fellows.

We advance a strong departmental commitment to basic science and clinical research. All departmental faculty are expected to contribute to a vigorous research effort necessary to support the highest quality of innovative patient care. Residents and clinical and basic science fellows are expected to participate in the departmental research effort. Our aim, with involvement of all in the department, is to be a center of urological research excellence.