The Georgetown Urology department supports international health endeavors, and each resident has the opportunity to spend one week working in an international location where urologic services are severely lacking. Residents are encouraged to apply to IVUMed as well as other global health programs relevant to their individual interest.
Haiti Léogâne Mission—Georgetown Urology has a long-standing relationship with the Notre Dame Neglected Tropical Diseases Initiative in Léogâne, Haiti. This weeklong trip is a unique opportunity to treat patients affected by lymphatic filariasis. On average, residents perform fifty hydrocelectomies and complex scrotal reconstructions while living in the Notre Dame compound with other healthcare providers.