Abstracts reviewed by the Western Section AUA Program Committee and permitted to present at the 93rd Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC.



Congratulations to the following essay contest winners!

 

Miley B. Wesson Resident Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Timothy C. Chang, MD, Stanford University - “In Vivo Biodistribution and Toxicity of Intravesical Administration of Quantum Dots for Optical Molecular Imaging of Bladder Cancer.”
    ABSTRACT
  • 2ND PLACE: Kai Dallas, MD, Stanford University - “Redefining the Stone Belt: Precipitation Potentiates the Risk of Urinary Stone Disease in California.”
    ABSTRACT
  • 3RD PLACE: Selma Masic, MD, UC San Francisco - “Effects of Initial Gleason Grade on Outcomes During Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer."
    ABSTRACT

Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD, UC San Francisco - “The Diverse Genomic Landscape of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.”
    ABSTRACT
  • 2ND PLACE: Thomas Chi, MD, UC San Francisco - “Optimizing RNA Extraction of Renal Papilla Biopsy Tissue in Kidney Stone Formers: A New Methodology for Genomic Study.”
    ABSTRACT
  • 3RD PLACE: Anne M. Suskind, MD, UC San Francisco - “Mortality and Functional Outcomes After “Minor” Urologic Surgery Among Nursing Home Residents; A National Study.”
    ABSTRACT

History Essay Winners

  • 1ST PLACE: Kathy Huen, MD, UC Los Angeles - “The First Filmed Prostatectomy, 1917: 100 Years of Movies in Urological Education.”
    ABSTRACT
  • 2ND PLACE: Kelli Gross, MD, Mayo Clinic - “Learning the Hard Way: A History of Failures and Innovations in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction.”
    ABSTRACT

Health Policy Essay Winner

  • 1ST PLACE: Kai B. Dallas, MD, Stanford University - “Racial Disparities in Hospital Admissions in the First 30 Days After Urethral Sling Procedures in California.”
    ABSTRACT
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Thank You 2017 Exhibitors

AbbVie
Allergan
Ambry Genetics
American Urological Association
Astellas Pharma US
Astellas Pharma US & Pfizer Oncology
Augmenix
Bard Medical
Bayer
BK Ultrasound
Blue Earth Diagnostics
Boston Scientific
Cogentix Medical
Coloplast
Cook Medical
Dendreon
Dornier MedTech
EDAP TMS
Endo Pharmaceuticals
FusionRx Compounding
Genome Dx Biosciences
Genomic Health
Guerbet - Liebel Flarsheim
HealthTronics
Janssen Biotech
Karl Storz
Kaweah Delta Health Care District
LABORIE
MDx Health
Medtronic
Mission Pharmacal
Myriad Genetic Laboratories
Neotract
NextMed
NxThera
Olympus
OPKO Health
Pacey Medtech Ltd.
Pacific Edge Diagnostics
Pacific Litho
Pathnostics
Photocure
Prometheus Laboratories
Richard Wolf Medical Inst
Sciton
Siemens Healthineers
Tolmar Pharmaceuticals
United Medical Systems
Universal Hospital Services
University Compounding Pharmacy