Welcome Urology Residents and Fellows









For inquiries regarding the Residency/Fellowship Program:

Taranjit Bains
Education Program Manager
Phone (650) 497-8753


Website updates:
Jacqueline Jolly


Educational Calendar

In The Spotlight


Watch - AUA 2020 Best Video  

Drs. Tim ChangJoe Liao, Gene Shkolyar, and Simon Conti, won the AUA 2020 Best Video Award for their video abstract submission entitled "Real-time Augmented Bladder Tumor Detection with Deep Learning" at the AUA 2020 Annual Meeting. Click below to watch the video.  

Meet Our New Interns!

From left to right: Steve Zhou from UCLA, Anas Tresh from UCSF, and Michael Scott from MCG at Augusta University.

Meet Our New Fellows!

Bogdana Schmidt 

Fellow in Urologic-Oncology

Bogdana Schmidt was born in Kyiv, Ukraine and moved to Los Angeles with her family when she was eight years old. She completed her undergraduate studies and an MPH degree at UCLA before moving to San Francisco and starting at UCSF for medical school. Her graduate work focused on population and reproductive health and she was quickly drawn to the field of urology as a medical student. She loved the people she worked with, the diversity of pathology, and the patients she cared for and completed her residency training at UCSF. Her research interests include healthcare costs and delivery, use of novel technology in patient care, and survivorship and quality of life in patients with oncologic disease. She is an avid traveler, a culinary aficionado, and a former rock-climbing enthusiast (though it’s been a while since she’s been up), since she’s been busy as a mother of two little boys, Mattias and Martin who aren’t quite old enough to join her, yet!  

Jacqueline Speed 

Fellow in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Jacqueline Speed grew up in Newport Beach, CA and received her undergraduate degree in Music from Harvard University.  During college, she took a year off to volunteer and do clinical research at an HIV clinic in Santiago, Chile.  There, she was struck with the reality of healthcare disparities and unequal access to care.  She went on to do her medical training at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons where she was inspired to pursue urology.  She completed her residency in Urology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in June 2019.  Her primary interest is in voiding dysfunction and she hopes to liberate patients from catheters and diapers.  Outside of the hospital, she is a music enthusiast (she plays the viola), loves the National Parks, and currently has her hands full with her very active 11 month old boy.



23rd Dorothy Fenmore Visiting Professorship Lectures

Ganesh Palapattu, MD, FACS
George F. & Sandy G. Valassis Professor & Chair of Urology 
University of Michigan

  • Thursday, January 16th
    6:30-8:30 PM in LKSC 130
    Special Grand Rounds – Fenmore Visiting Professorship Presentation: "The Biology of Prostate Cancer Metastasis: Why Should We Care?" 

  • Friday, January 17th
    4:30-5:30 PM in LKSC 308
    23rd Dorothy Fenmore Visiting Professorship Lecture: "Molecular Dissection of Prostate Cancer"


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