The Pediatric Urology Service offers a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Urology under the directorship of Edmond Gonzales, Jr., M.D., Professor of Pediatric Urology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. The fellowship offers one year of clinical experience in the field of pediatric urology followed by one year of basic laboratory research. One fellow is appointed each year.
The laboratory year is dedicated to an experience in basic laboratory research. The pediatric urology fellow works directly under the supervision and guidance of Dolores Lamb, Ph.D., Director, Center for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Lamb has the Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Urologic Research, Professor of Urology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Vice-Chair for Research, Scott Department of Urology.
The clinical year involves experience at Texas Children's Hospital. The function of the pediatric fellow is to participate actively in defined clinical cases while on the service as well as provide overall guidance to the residents assigned to the Pediatric Urology Service.
The fellow is responsible for organizing the biweekly Pediatric Urology Conference and organizing presentations of the Pediatric Urology Service to the Department of Urology Grand Rounds. The fellow actively participates in teaching the Baylor College of Medicine medical students as well as participating in the educational function of the Texas Children's Hospital.
The Pediatric Urology clinical service is staffed by four full-time pediatric urologists. The fellowship clinical year is accredited by the ACGME.