Residents Round-Up

Life after residency: Is a fellowship in your future?Nirmish Singla, MD, offers career planning tips to urology residents who may be approaching the end of their training.
Visiting professorships offer unique benefit to residents
Visiting professorships offer unique benefit to residentsUrology resident Nirmish Singla, MD, discusses the insight he’s gained from the experiences and perspectives of visiting professors and residents.
How to estimate life expectancy in men with localized prostate CaWhile no resource is perfect, it is worthwhile to familiarize yourself with some contemporary methodology and predictive tools to help determine life expectancy in localized prostate cancer patients.
Millennial urologists display a political awakeningMillennial urologists appear to have developed strong opinions on health policy as reflected by their recent social media activity, observes urologist Alan L. Kaplan, MD.
Dr. Stacy Loeb’s Twitter advice for urology residents"The use of Twitter continues to grow within the field of urology, and it is important for residents to become well-versed in this important platform," writes Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc.
How to command patient trust while building experienceWhile questions about experience can be uncomfortable for new surgeons, Nirmish Singla, MD, believes the process of mastering procedures is invaluable to conveying the confidence necessary to help patients feel comfortable.
Research success during residency: Seven useful strategiesUrologic oncology fellow, Ariel Schulman, MD, shares some tips to help residents make research a positive experience.
Irritation in a bottle: Glaucoma and OSDOSD is of significant concern in patients with glaucoma on multiple topical medications. Optimal treatment of this condition with minimizing the intensity as well as with additional pharmacologic treatments for OSD can improve visual acuity and compliance and result in better outcomes both medically and regarding patient satisfaction.
Consider Choice E: Effective learning during residencyUrology resident, Nirmish Singla, MD, goes over some of the ways urologists can stay educated and informed in the infinite and dynamic curriculum that defines the medical field.
Cyclosporine for dry eye associated with anti-PD-1 therapy
Cyclosporine for dry eye associated with anti-PD-1 therapyTopical cyclosporine may be useful for treating dry eyes associated with immunomodulatory agents like nivolumab, which markedly upregulate T cell activation. In caring for patients with ocular side effects associated with cancer treatment, the delivery of proper ophthalmic care is critical.

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