Award and Prize Winners

SURGE WEST - 96th Annual Meeting  - Virtual
October 24 to 29, 2020

Congratulations Session Winners


MILEY B. WESSON RESIDENT ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

1ST PLACE: #10 - Carissa E Chu, MD - "Heterogeneity In Nectin-4 Expression Across Molecular Subtypes Of
Urothelial Cancer Determines Sensitivity To Enfortumab Vedotin."

2ND PLACE: #239 - Heiko Yang, MD, PHD - "A Microbiome Exists In the Upper Urinary Tract of Stone Formers: A
Pilot Study."

3RD PLACE: #45 - Meera Chappidi, MD, MPH - "Validation of the Cancer of Bladder Risk Assessment (COBRA) Score in the
Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Bladder Cancer Cohort."

 

JOSEPH F. MCCARTHY PHYSICIAN ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

1ST PLACE: #11 - Christopher S. Elliott, MD, PhD - "The Effect of Early Infection on the Rate of Volitional Voiding at 1-Year
Follow-up After Spinal Cord Injury – A Potential Modifiable Risk."

2ND PLACE: #240 - Thomas Chi, MD - "Resident Physician Learning Curve for Achieving Renal Access for
PCNL is Shortened With Ultrasound Guidance."

3RD PLACE: #64 - Kathleen Kan, MD - "The Post-potty Training Period: Preventive Pediatric Urology Will
Decrease The Incidence Of Voiding Dysfunction In Schoolchildren."

 

HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST WINNER

1ST PLACE: #12 - Mang L Chen, MD - "The History of Microsurgery in Urological Practice."

 

HEALTH POLICY AWARDS

JEFFREY E. KAUFMAN, MD FIRST PLACE ESSAY AWARD
Yaw Nyame, MD, MBA - "Estimating The Harms And Benefit Of Intensified Prostate Cancer Screening In Black Men."

ANTHONY W. MIDDLETON, MD GRAND PRIZE POSTER AWARD
Adam Gadzinski, MD, MS, Univ. of WA - "The Utilization of eConsults in Urology."

 

ROUND TABLE AWARDS

HADLEY AWARD
Tyler Kern, MD

BODNER-STEGEMANN AWARD
Poone Shoureshi, MD

 

OVERALL POSTER WINNERS

James L. Goebel Grand Prize:

Jason Alter, MD -  “Clinical Utility of ExoDx Prostate in Men on Initial Biopsy.”

Overall Second Place:

Tony Chen, MD - "Performance Characteristics of Stone Models in Burst Wave Lithotripsy Research."

Overall Third Place:

Son Nguyen, MD - "Evaluating Re-operation Rates After Primary Distal Hypospadias Repair."

 

BEST OF SESSION POSTER WINNERS

FIRST PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 1

Jason Alter, MD - "Clinical Utility of ExoDx Prostate in Men on Initial Biopsy"

SECOND PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 1

Jonathan Tward, MD - "Personalizing Localized Prostate Cancer: Validation Of A Combined Clinical Cell-cycle Risk (CCR) Score Threshold For Prognosticating Benefit From Multimodality Therapy"

THIRD PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 1

Mitch Hayes, MD - "Performance of MRI Cognitive Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Affected by Transverse Dimension of Region of Interest"


FIRST PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 2

Harcharan Gill, MD - "In-vitro Functional and Histological Study of the Male Endopelvic Fascia"

SECOND PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 2

Pansy Uberoi, MD, MPH - "Varied Understanding of Mid Urethral Slings among Women"

THIRD PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 2

Rohan Vaidya, MD - "Characterization of Urethral Diverticula in Females"


FIRST PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 3

Tony Chen, MD - "Performance Characteristics of Stone Models in Burst Wave Lithotripsy Research"

SECOND PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 3

Heiko Yang, MD, PHD - "A Microbiome Exists In the Upper Urinary Tract of Stone Formers: A Pilot Study"

THIRD PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 3

Dima Raskolnikov, MD - "Multi-institutional Variation in Performance of Low Dose Computerized Tomography for the Evaluation of Suspected Nephrolithiasis"


FIRST PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 4

Ronald Swerdloff, MD - "Efficacy and Safety of a New Oral Testosterone (TU) Formulation in Hypogonadal Men: Results from the 'inTUne' Trial"

SECOND PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 4

Julie Wong, B.Eng, MD - "Patients Accessing the Vancouver Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program's Sexual Health Service (SHS)"

THIRD PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 4

Theodore Crisostomo-Wynne, MD - "Regenerative Medicine Approach Using Novel Therapies to Promote Sexual Function Recovery Following Pelvic Injury"


FIRST PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 5

Son Nguyen, MD - "Evaluating Re-operation Rates After Primary Distal Hypospadias Repair"

SECOND PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 5

Deborah Jacobson, MD, MS - "Efficacy of Caudal Versus Penile Blocks in Hypospadias Repair"

THIRD PLACE - BEST OF POSTER SESSION 5

Suzanne Lange, MD - "At-home Use of Parasacral Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (PTENS) for Pediatric Voiding Dysfunction: A Safety and Feasibility Study"

 

Congratulations Prize Winners


GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

David Adams, MD 4 night stay at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
Henry Chen, MD 4 night stay at Grand Hyatt Kauai

 

SUNDAY PRIZE WINNERS

EXHIBIT RAFFLE WINNERS

Winner Item Won
Ashok Reddy, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
William Kim, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Qingwei Robert Yan, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Tim Brand, MD Maui Sunrise Gift Basket
George Kiser, MD Cookies from the Maui Cookie Lady
Mohammad Hajiha, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Joseph Kuntze, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna

 

GUMMY BEAR BEST GUESS CONTEST

Brook Hanson, PA-C $100 Amazon Gift Card

 

MONDAY PRIZE WINNERS

EXHIBIT RAFFLE WINNERS

Fahad Chaus, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Ray Pong, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Joshua Belle, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Andrew Southwick, MD Maui Sunrise Gift Basket
Robert Skinner, MD Cookies from the Maui Cookie Lady
Nancy Little, MD Solvang Olive Press
Jason Durbin, MD Solvang Olive Press
Theodore Saitz, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Steven Steinberg, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna

 

PEANUT M&M'S BEST GUESS CONTEST

Jessica Wenzel, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card

 

TUESDAY PRIZE WINNERS

EXHIBIT RAFFLE WINNERS

Joshua Leyland, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Brook Hanson, PA-C $100 Amazon Gift Card
Kimberly Horn, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Marti Stow, MD Maui Sunrise Gift Basket
Jack Hou, MD Cookies from the Maui Cookie Lady
Tyler Kern, MD Solvang Olive Press
Chris Tengardjaja, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Shannon Cannon, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna

 

PENS-IN-A-PAN BEST GUESS CONTEST

Zoe Baker, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card

 

WEDNESDAY PRIZE WINNERS

EXHIBIT RAFFLE WINNERS

Andrew Southwick, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Austen Slade, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Diana Kang, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Tyler Kern, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Ray Bernal, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
Yuk-Yen Leung, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card
John Kinahan, MD Maui Sunrise Gift Basket
Jian Ma, MD Maui Sunrise Gift Basket
Geolani Dy, MD Cookies from the Maui Cookie Lady
Humberto Villareal, MD Cookies from the Maui Cookie Lady
Gideon Richards, MD Solvang Olive Press
Jeff Evans, MD Solvang Olive Press
Cameron Schmidt, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Jack Hou, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Chris Loftus, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna
Jeff Nalesnik, MD “Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! – 7 Steps to Retirement Security” by Tom Hegna

 

ITALIAN SQUASH BEST GUESS CONTEST

Kisseng Hsieh, MD $100 Amazon Gift Card

 

OVERALL RAFFLE

Arnold Castro, Jr, MD iMac Air Grand Prize
Steven Steinberg, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
John Kowalczyk, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Pansi Uberoi, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Tom Vandergast, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Elise Perer, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses
Harcharan Gill, MD Maui Jim Sunglasses

 

WHOVA LEADER BOARD CONTEST

1st Place - Christopher Tenggardjaja, MD $200 Cash Prize
2nd Place - Fahad Chaus, MD $100 Cash Prize
3rd Place - Joshua Savage, MD $50 Cash Prize
4th Place - Kirk Ke Lin, MD $50 Cash Prize

 

WHOVA PASSPORT CONTEST

Matt McLaughlin, MD $500 Cash Prize

 

WHOVA PHOTO CONTEST

Christopher Loftus, MD $100 Cash Prize

 

WHOVA PHOTO CAPTION CONTEST

Eugene Rhee, MD $100 Cash Prize

 

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