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Top 12 Reasons to Choose UW Urology

1 The people! World class attendings in all subspecialties who are personable and dedicated to teaching with a strong sense of community
2 The department has an enduring commitment to improving diversity in Urology and fosters a proactive, inclusive, and supportive environment
3 Thoughtful chair and program director who are both great leaders and prioritize resident education
4 Extremely strong open and robotic surgical training that provides a great balance between guided education and autonomy
5 Numerous research opportunities that are tailored to your interest for both clinical and research tracks
6 Multiple opportunities for leadership development
7 Great reputation that promotes residents matching at their top rated fellowships
8 Seattle – great food, beautiful mountains, water on all sides; the great outdoors at your fingertips
9 Resident well-being and wellness are highly prioritized.
10 Balanced, well-rounded training that supports either community or academic careers
11 Resident input highly regarded and actively sought to drive program improvement
12 Great work culture among residents and attendings – inclusive, compassionate, family- and dog-friendly


Urology Residency Program Brochure


Residency Town Halls

Check out our Resident Town Hall series featuring discussions from current residents and Department of Urology education leaders to discuss our residency program, call responsibilities, life in Seattle, and much more!

GME Prospective Residents and Fellows page

Visit our GME Prospective Residents and Fellows page to view Dr. Byron Joyner’s message to you. Then take a moment to learn a little about what life is like in Seattle and what you can expect from a residency or fellowship at the University of Washington.