Computer Enhanced Visual Learning (CEVL) is a new method to train residents to perform surgery using components and provide access to a personalized surgical feedback/remediation archive using the internet. Current research has shown CEVL is an effective tool to train residents to perform the orchiopexy procedure. Faculty member Max Maizels, MD, is the creator of CEVL.
The American Urological Association (AUA), founded in 1902, is the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its more than 17,000 members are current on the latest research and practices in urology. The AUA also pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by providing a wide range of services — including publications, research, the Annual Meeting, continuing medical education (CME) and the formulation of health policy.
The Society for Pediatric Urology (SPU) is a non-profit society whose main purpose is to promote pediatric urology, appropriate practice, education as well as exchanges between practitioners involved in the treatment of genitourinary disorders in children.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible for the Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based on established standards and guidelines.
The Department of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is our academic partner.
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a private, not-for-profit corporation established in 1952 to provide a uniform date of appointment to positions in graduate medical education (GME).