University of Wisconsin–Madison

Urology Simulation Education Program

Introduction to Microsurgery (PGY-2) Bootcamp


  • Know the names of instruments and the methods to use them
  • Manage the microscope for individual conditions (based on inter-pupillary distance, eyesight, zoom in/out, focus, depth of focus, minor justify)
  • Understand the type of sutures and needles
  • Can pick up the needle, adjust the needles direction and place stitches
  • Understand the size and alignment of the bite, can tie square knot, surgeon’s knot

2020 Microsurgery Bootcamp


We again thank Dr. Weifeng Zeng for his instruction and his development of the two layer model

2019 Microsurgery Bootcamp

Thanks to Weifeng Zeng, MD (above) for his instruction.

Urology Simulation
Education Program

Urology Simulation Program Overview (YouTube)

University of Wisconsin
Urology Simulation on YouTube

PGY-1 Bootcamp
Knot tying and Suturing
Laparoscopic skills
Bowel Anastomoses (PGY-3)
Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
Introduction to Loupe Surgery
Introduction to Microsurgery (PGY-2)

Surgical Skills Labs
Ureteral Reimplant
Advanced Endoscopy
Artificial urinary sphincter
Female Urology
Hypospadias Repair
Penile prosthesis
Priapism Lab

Simulated Patient Scenarios
• GU history and exam
Disease specific cases
• Transitions of care
• Delivering bad news
• Disclosure of medical errors

Simulation Resources
Ureteroscopy Box Trainer
Vasectomy Model