Brooke Zilinskas graduated from Midwestern University in Downer’s Grove, Illinois, with her Master of Medical Sciences degree, and has worked in surgical sub-specialties including colorectal and vascular surgery. For the past 10 years, she has worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Urology where she evaluates and treats patients with a variety of urology complaints, including urinary incontinence, recurrent UTIs, and urologic oncology. She sees inpatient consults, outpatient evaluation of benign and malignant conditions, and first assists on robotic surgery. She has given lectures to the PA school affiliated with her institution as well as at state and national conferences. She sits on the AUA APP education committee and is the current vice president of the Urologic Association of Physician Assistants (UAPA).