Teaching Sites

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, including UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, is the sponsoring institution for 29 residencies and 84 fellowships. All are ACGME-accredited. The primary institutions participating in Department of Urology resident education are UI Hospitals & Clinics, UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Fifth-year residents also participate in a four-month rotation through a private urology clinic in Mason City, Iowa. Chief residents rotate four months each through UI Hospitals & Clinics and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Watch a virtual tour our teaching facilities conducted by our residents.

University of Iowa Health Care

University of Iowa Health Care is a fully integrated academic medical center, uniting the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, and UI Physicians, the largest multi-specialty group practice in Iowa. As the state’s premier academic medical center, UI Health Care provides high quality, patient-centered care, conducts groundbreaking biomedical research, and educates the scientists and health care providers of the future.

Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is a highly ranked medical school where students learn to become accomplished clinicians and top-flight researchers and educators. Students come to Iowa to study medicine in a program that uses case-based learning as the basis of education. The program's emphasis on problem-solving skills, early exposure to patients, and enhanced community-based experiences prepares UI medical students to earn impressive scores on Step 1 of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination and to successfully match with top-quality residency programs around the country.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital, dedicated to meeting the health care needs of children and families since 1919. Services for children from birth to young adulthood range from promoting wellness to the care of general childhood illness, surgery, traumatic injuries, life-threatening and chronic illnesses, and developmental disabilities. As part of an academic medical center, UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital performs groundbreaking research to help solve the mysteries of childhood diseases while training the next generation of health care professionals.

Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Iowa City VA Health Care System improves the health of the men and women who so proudly served our nation. Services are available to more than 184,000 veterans living in 50 counties in eastern Iowa, western Illinois, and northern Missouri.

Site Faculty

Raleigh Humphries, MD

University of Iowa Faculty

  • Brad A. Erickson, MD
  • Paul T. Gellhaus, MD
  • Ryan L. Steinberg, MD
  • Elizabeth B. Takacs, MD
  • James A. Brown, MD

University of Iowa Fellow Physicians

  • Kenan Ashouri, MD
  • Zubin Shetty, MD

Mason City, Mercy Medical Center North Iowa

Mercy Medical Center North Iowa is a private facility that has been a UI Urology residency rotation site for more than 30 years. The clinic is a physician-owned corporation with more than 30 physicians and 70 staff.

Site Faculty

  • Christopher E. Adams, MD, Site Director
  • Timothy Mulholland, MD
  • Kevin Rier, MD
  • Steven P. Thoma, MD