Department of Urology

Andrology

Program Director

Thomas Walsh, MD

Program Overview

Clinical Experience

The program focuses on male reproductive and sexual health, emphasizing the medical and surgical management of male infertility, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s Disease, and hypogonadism. Extensive operative experience is provided in microsurgical reconstruction, microvascular surgery, genital reconstruction and genitourinary prosthetics. The fellowship includes participation in genital reconstructive surgery and mentored, graduated experience in the management men’s health disease. The fellow will have hospital staff privileges, a clinic of their own, the potential to schedule operative cases and contribute to the care of patients at the University of Washington Medical Center. A structured curriculum, weekly conferences, and close interaction with urology residents are provided.

Research Experience

Extensive research opportunities are available through the Department of Urology Research Outcomes Collaboration (UROC), the UW Male Fertility Laboratory, and many other research programs. The fellow will be expected to undertake a lead role in a research project of their choosing among numerous NIH-funded research endeavors in outcomes, epidemiology, or translational research currently active in the UW Department of Urology.

Faculty and Facilities

All of the University of Washington Urology faculty who will directly participate in the fellow’s clinical training have sub-specialty expertise in andrology and/or reconstructive surgery, and have completed a well-respected fellowship program themselves (Drs. Thomas Walsh, R. Dale McClure, John Amory, Claire Yang, Bruce Dalkin, Charles Muller and Department Chair Hunter Wessells).

Length of fellowship

One year

Number of fellowships available

One per year

Application Requirements

Candidates must have completed an ACGME-approved residency in urology or the equivalent.
Candidates must pass all three steps of the USMLE and be eligible for a Washington State medical license prior to starting the fellowship.

Application materials

  • University of Washington fellowship application form
  • CV
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including one from one’s residency program director. The program director must include an attestation regarding the candidate’s successful completion of the urology training program.
  • Personal statement

Application deadline: March 1, 2017
Interview dates: Rolling Interviews
Match date: June 13, 2017

For More Information

University of Washington Department of Urology, Box 356510

1959 NE Pacific St., BB-1121

Seattle, WA 98195-6510

Phone: 206-685-1982

Fax: 206-543-3272

urores@uw.edu