Dr. Kristin Chrouser is an Associate Professor in Urology at the University of Michigan, the S. Matthew Berge Research Professor, and the Section Chief of Urology at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare Center. Her clinical interests include stone disease and reconstruction of the urethra after damage by stricture disease or vesicovaginal fistulae (VVF). Her research aims to maximize intraoperative surgical quality and patient safety by optimizing surgeon performance and intraoperative teamwork. In addition to teaching operative urology, she also instructs residents and fellows regarding techniques to improve their surgical ergonomics, non-technical skills, wellness, and quality improvement skills. She is a graduate of Princeton University (BA), Mayo Medical School (MD) and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (MPH).