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Philipp Dahm, MD, MHSc Appointed to Serve on the Urology Milestone Project Working Group

  The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Board of Urology (ABU) are jointly spearheading a pioneering initiative to advance educational outcome assessment in urology residency training. This initiative entails formulating specific urology-specific expectations with regards to the six core competencies and defining the levels of performance…

UF Faculty Member Receives Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholar Award

Philipp Dahm, MD, MHSc, an associate professor and director of clinical research for the department of urology and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, is one of the recipients of the 2009 Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award for his proposal “Evidence-based Decision-Making in…

UF Urology and Winter Haven Hospital Partnership

In a new partnership with Winter Haven Hospital, UF Urology is establishing a new multidisciplinary urology center. The Winter Haven-based center will serve as an extension of the programs of the Department, providing necessary patient care, promoting healthcare education and advancing medical research for the people of Winter…

Bryant Whiting, MD Receives Scholarship for International Travel in Urology

Dr. Bryant Whiting, PGY-3, was recently awarded a 2010-11 scholarship for international travel in urology sponsored by IVUmed. The IVUmed Traveling Resident Scholar Program affords residents the opportunity to experience urology in a developing world setting. American residents travel with Board-certified urologists to partner hospitals abroad to exchange ideas…

Chester Algood, MD Recognized as Exemplary Teacher

The University of Florida College of Medicine has recognized Dr. Chester Algood, Clinical Assistant Professor and Medical Director in the Department of Urology, as a 2009/2010 Exemplary Teacher. His award is the result of a peer review process conducted in the fall, and commemorates his exemplary contribution toward the College’s…

UF Faculty Member Publishes Text on Evidence Based Urology

Philipp Dahm, MD, MHSc, associate professor and co-director of the urology residency program, recently served as editor, with Roger Dmochowski, MD from Vanderbilt University, for a ground-breaking new text on Evidence-based Urology. Published by Wiley and available in July 2010,” Evidence-based Urology” provides up-to-date information on the appropriateness…

Young faculty’s NIH funding and June “Journal of Urology” cover

Dr. Benjamin Canales, Assistant Professor of Urology, was awarded a five-year, $750,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the relationship between obesity, gastric bypass surgery, oxalate metabolism, and kidney stones. High levels of urinary oxalate levels (hyperoxaluria) has been shown to occur in up to 75%…

New Prostate Cancer Reference Published by Dr. Li-Ming Su

Dr. Li-Ming Su, David A. Cofrin Chair of Endourology and Chief of the Department’s Division of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, recently served as editor of a comprehensive text on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Prostate Cancer is…

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