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New class of chief residents 2015

Kirsten Greene, MD, MS
Associate Professor Department of Urology and Vice Chair for Education, University of California, San Francisco

 

Our department is committed to ensuring that urologists achieve the highest standards of professional training. We do this through our nationally recognized residency program, fellowship training opportunities, and a rich program of continuing medical education. Our goal is to develop compassionate physicians expert in the latest urologic evaluation, intervention, and research.

Our vision:

  • to provide compassionate, cost-effective, skillful and innovative care to all patients
  • to ask relevant questions and answer them with scientific knowledge obtained through laboratory and clinical research
  • to educate students, residents and fellows in the art and science of urology and thereby to train the future leaders in our field
  • to recognize that the Department of Urology is a group of individuals working together, responsibly and ethically, to achieve its goals

Click here to see UCSF Urology's committment to "Advancing Healthcare Worldwide".

Education News & Highlights

When New York Times correspondent Gina Kolata needed an expert quote for an article on active surveillance for prostate cancer, she turned to Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, UCSF...
For a second consecutive year, rankings of National Institute of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding.  According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
UCSF Urology recently welcomed a talented new faculty member, Hani Goodarzi, PhD, who holds a joint appointment as assistant professor in the Departments of Urology and Biochemistry & Biophysics...
Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, Chief of Urology at San Francisco General Hospital, was recently recognized for his efforts to fine-tune the quality of care urology patients receive at the UCSF-affiliated...
Active surveillance is increasingly used as a management approach for men with low-risk prostate cancer, but until now, there has been little investigation regarding outcomes in younger patients who...
Urology resident Jonathan Brajtbord, MD, and Dr. Brajtbord’s guided imagery research included a team from UCSF Urology and Osher Center for Integrative medicine. Pictured above: Anand Dhruva, MD;...
The UCSF Urology community welcomed David B. Joseph, MD, Chief of Pediatric Urology, Professor of Urology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as the 2016 Pediatric Urology Visiting Professor,...