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Welcome to the Department of Urology
Welcoming everyone one to Academic Year 2016-2017
We are thrilled to announce that SUNY Downstate Urology Vice-Chairman Dr. Brian McNeil has been selected by the New York Section as an AUA Leadership Fellow for 2016. This is an extremely competitive position which has uniformly promoted success in institutional/academic leadership among fellowship participants. Congratulations Dr. McNeil.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center has an extensive and proud history as Brooklyn's Premier Academic medical Center. The Department of Urology is part of a vast academic, clinical and research network that is dedicated to keeping Brooklyn and all other borough residents active and healthy.
Our department and accredited residency program is under the leadership of Chairman Jeffrey P. Weiss MD. Our program includes affiliations with renowned medical centers such as , the combined SUNY Downstate University Hospital Brooklyn (UHB/Kings County Hospital Center (KCHC) VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, South Nassau Community Hospital, The Brooklyn Hospital (TBH) and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia (CHOP)
The Richard J. Macchia MD Urology Resident Education Fund
The Richard J. Macchia MD Urology Resident Education Fund was conceived by the Department's third Chair, Dr. Jeffrey P. Weiss, in honor of the immense contributions to both resident and medical student education in Urology fostered by Dr. Weiss' predecessor Dr. Richard J. Macchia. Under Dr. Macchia's guidance, SUNY Downstate students rank 4th nationally in terms of numbers matching in Urology programs. Legions of successful and productive academic and practicing Urologists owe their training to Dr. Macchia who generously donated a sum to establish this eponymous fund. The 501c3 tax-deductible Macchia Fund is designated exclusively for the support of educational activities by current Downstate Urology residents such as attendance at meetings and related educational materials and programs. We encourage alumni and interested parties to donate generously to the fund which may be done through our department's administrator, Dolka Fareaux. Department email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org