Posted in

Uncategorized

UF UROLOGY: Outstanding performance at SESAUA meeting in Miami

The recent SESAUA Meeting in Miami was marked by an outstanding performance by members of the University of Florida (UF) Department of Urology. There were a total of 22 podium, poster and video presentations from UF. This included the prestigious Ballenger Lecture, this year delivered by UF Department…

Dr. Johannes Vieweg Named AUA Foundation Research Council Chair

Johannes Vieweg, MD, Professor and Wayne & Marti Huizenga Eminent Scholar Chair in Urology, was recently named the AUA Foundation Research Council Chair. The AUA Board of Directors unanimously elected Dr. Vieweg to the position, officially approving the recommendation of the AUA Search Committee headed by Dr.

Resident Fellowships

Chief Residents Ngoc-Bich Le, MD, and Lawrence Yeung, MD, have both been accepted to prestigious urology fellowship programs for the coming academic year. Dr. Le (PGY-5) has accepted a two-year Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship position with the UCLA Department of Urology. Dr. Yeung (PGY-6)…

Journal Publication Causes Media Stir

Dr. Sijo Parekattil’s recent publication in the October 2009 edition of the Journal of Endourology, Video Technique of Robotic Vasovasostomy, was the subject of much discussion in the national and international press. Dr. Parekattil, Assistant Professor and Director of Male Infertility & Microsurgery, is offering the academic urology community…

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…

Ranked as the #32 urology program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report