Urologic Oncology Fellowship: Didactic Lectures

Urologic Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The following is a sample of a typical didactic lecture series. Lectures are held on Mondays from 7:00 to 8:00 AM throughout the academic year. All speakers are from Memorial Sloan Kettering unless otherwise noted.

Bladder Cancer

Course Director

Bernard H. Bochner, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service

Topics Speaker
Urinary Tract Reconstruction Bernard H. Bochner, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Systemic Chemotherapy for Bladder Cancer Dean F. Bajorin, MD
Member, Department of Medicine, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches to Radical Cystectomy Vincent P. Laudone, MD
Associate Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Bladder Preservation Strategies S. Machele Donat, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Multimodality Bladder Preservation Protocols for Invasive Bladder Cancer Marisa A. Kollmeier, MD
Assistant Member, Department of Radiation Oncology
Management of Urethral and Ureteral Cancers S. Machele Donat, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service

Management Issues

Course Director

Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Deputy Chief and Director of the Education and Fellowship Program, Urology Service, Department of Surgery

Topics Speaker
Testicular Cancer Overview and Introduction to Low-Stage Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Deputy Chief, Urology Service, Department of Surgery
Low-Stage Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (cont), Postchemotherapy Management of Advanced Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Deputy Chief, Urology Service, Department of Surgery
Postchemotherapy Management of Advanced Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (cont)/ Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Deputy Chief, Urology Service, Department of Surgery
Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection:
Anatomic and Surgical Considerations
Joel Sheinfeld, MD
Deputy Chief, Urology Service, Department of Surgery
Management of Advanced Testicular Cancer George J. Bosl, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine, and Patrick M. Byrne Chair in Clinical Oncology
Management of Seminoma/Late Relapse/Refractory Germ Cell Tumors

Darren R. Feldman, MD
Assistant Member, Department of Medicine

Brett S. Carver, MD
Assistant Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service

Pathology of Testis Cancer Satish K. Tickoo, MD
Member, Department of Pathology
Risk Management Glenn Dopf, JD, LLM
Partner, Kopff, Nardelli & Dopf LLP
Management of Genitourinary Sarcoma Paul Russo, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Management of Penile Cancer Paul Russo, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Voiding Dysfunction after Radical Pelvic Surgery Jaspreet S. Sandhu, MD
Assistant Attending, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Radiation Therapy Approaches–Part 2 Michael J. Zelefsky, MD
Chief, Brachytherapy Service, Department of Radiation Oncology
Chemotherapy and New Experimental Approaches to Advanced Prostate Cancer Howard I. Scher, MD
Chief, Genitourinary Oncology Service, Department of Medicine
Hormonal Therapy Michael J. Morris, MD
Associate Member, Department of Medicine
Non-erectile Dysfunction Sexual Problems in the Prostate Cancer Patient John P. Mulhall, MD
Member, Department of Surgery,
Urology Service

Renal Cancer

Course Director

Paul Russo, MD
Member, MSKCC Department of Surgery, Urology Service

Topics Speaker
Renal Cortical Tumors: Overview Paul Russo, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Renal Cortical Tumors: Pathology Victor E. Reuter, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Pathology; Director, Immunohistochemistry Core Facility
Familial and Hereditary Renal Tumor Syndromes Jonathan A. Coleman, MD
Assistant Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
The Rationale for Partial Nephrectomy/Open Partial Nephrectomy Paul Russo, MD
Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Minimally Invasive Renal Tumor Surgery Karim A. Touijer, MD
Associate Member, Department of Surgery, Urology Service
Treatment of Metastatic Disease Robert J. Motzer, MD
Member, Department of Medicine