Residents Lounge

Here’s to 15 minutes for doing things that matter

February 26, 2020

"Let’s hope that the new government changes allow those of us in the trenches of urology to spend more time with our patients so we can use our 15 minutes doing things that matter, like actually take care of our patients," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.

Dr. Winters' advice on pursuing a path in health care leadership

January 20, 2020

In this video, J. Christian Winters, MD, offers advice to young urologists interested in pursuing a career in health care administration, and also why he feels urologists are suited to these roles.

Recruitment challenges stem from multiple factors

January 09, 2020

"Most urology groups remain relatively small and a new partner is someone who had better be able to get along with most of your group. If you think dating is hard, finding a partner who is a good “fit” is even harder," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.

The physician executive: How one urologist balances MD, CEO roles

January 07, 2020

In this interview, physician executive J. Christian Winters, MD, outlines his multiple professional roles, explains how he divides his time between clinical and administrative responsibilities, and offers advice to young urologists seeking a career in leadership.

Addressing resident burnout starts with program’s culture

December 20, 2019

"I was overcome by the sinking notion that my career ambitions were regressing from thriving to surviving-a sentiment I know isn’t unique to my training. What may be unique, however, is how my program responded to increasingly evident signs of resident burnout," says James Anaissie, MD.

Work-life balance: You can do anything you want, but not everything

December 10, 2019

"If you’re already in training or are considering joining the field and think you will be able to be a full-time urologist, full-time father/mother, world-class athlete, and writer, and still spend 3 hours a day watching TV or hanging out with your buddies, you’re wrong," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.

A patient’s dignity and daughter-and a race

November 25, 2019

"Like most doctors, the majority of my day is spent handholding, counseling, relieving anxiety, and otherwise dealing with problems that aren’t necessarily medical," writes urologist Scott Donaldson, MD.

Resident education studies reveal fascinating trends

October 15, 2019

"When almost 80% of practicing urologists report that there is much more administrative workload in practice versus training and yet only 23% of residents expect this, that is a problem," writes Henry Rosevear, MD.

Advanced practice providers: Make advocacy part of your professional life

October 11, 2019

"It is imperative that APPs are active in advocacy for issues that remove barriers and ensure direct access to patients for their services," writes Adele M. Caruso, DNP, CRNP.

Quiz: The case of the missing stone

October 09, 2019

Igor Sorokin, MD, presents the case of a 36-year-old female in whom two proximal stones are seen on KUB, but intraoperatively, only one stone is seen.