Congratulations 2016 Essay Winners

 Presentations to be made at the annual meeting in Kauai

 

MILEY B. WESSON –  RESIDENT ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

FIRST PLACE:

Samir Bidnur, MD, Univ. of British Columbia

“Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Small Renal Mass Management- Implications for Transplantation and Urologists.”

SECOND PLACE:

Brian Winters, MD, Univ. of Washington

“Inhibition of ERG Activity in Patient Derived Prostate Cancer Xenografts using the Small Molecule Inhibitor YK-4-279”

THIRD PLACE:

Samuel L. Washington, III, MD, UCSF

“Incidence of Prostate Cancer within Skeletal Muscle at the Prostate Apex in Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy.”

 

JOSEPH F. MCCARTHY – PHYSICIAN ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

FIRST PLACE:

Thomas Chi, MD, UCSF

“Feasibility of Antegrade Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Nephrostograms.”

SECOND PLACE:

Sean McAdams, MD, Mayo Arizona

“Morcellation Efficiency in Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate: Wolf Piranha Outperforms Lumenis VersaCut with no Apparent Learning Curve.”

 

HEALTH POLICY ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

FIRST PLACE:

Brock O’Neil, MD, Univ. of Utah

“The Influence of Provider Characteristics and Market Forces on Response to Financial Incentives.”

SECOND PLACE:

Anobel Y. Odisho, MD, Univ. of Washington

“Beyond Classical Risk Adjustment: Socioeconomic Status and Hospital Performance in Urologic Oncology.”

THIRD PLACE:

Geolani W. Dy, MD, Univ. of Washington

“Variable Resource Utilization in the Prenatal and Postnatal Management of Isolated Hydronephrosis.”

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