Marika Valle is the urology residency program administrator. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Carleton University and went on to complete a Master’s degree in Education at the University of Ottawa. She is extremely organized and actively involved in all aspects of the urology residency program. She also participates in surgical education research and has helped to implement and assess the CBD curriculum in Ottawa. Marika is so devoted to her role that a few years ago she appeared on the resident page of the Royal College International Conference on Residency Education website as a ‘Resident at ICRE’.