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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

The first time Dylan Isaacson met Dr. Laurence Baskin, he was overwhelmed by the urologist’s presence and generosity. Isaacson, a medical student, was looking for a mentor under whom he could do...
The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons awarded its 2017 Barringer Medal to Marshall L. Stoller, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of the UCSF Department of Urology, during the April annual...
Luke Gilbert, PhD joins UCSF Urology as Assistant Professor in the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, bringing with him a rigorous training in cancer biology, synthetic biology and...
As the Baskin Lab approaches its 25th anniversary, a clean new website has been launched to help shepherd in its next chapter.  The site showcases the familiar research summaries for their seminal...
In sub-Sahara Africa, a man with urethral stricture disease (USD) can go a long time without treatment. The condition — in this region most commonly due to sexually transmitted disease or trauma —...
For a third consecutive year, rankings of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding.  According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
Dr. Cooperberg received the Marin Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group 2016 physician award at their February 2017 meeting.  The following was written by Stan Rosenfeld, support group leader...