Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held monthly on  the 1st Wednesday mornings and are formal lectures by faculty, guest speakers, and residents on a variety of related topics. Please see below for the schedule of speakers and topics. If you are interested in attending Grand Rounds virtually please contact Meghan Rover at MIR9W@Virginia.edu

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

7:00-8:00 a.m. Cancer of the External Male Genitalia – Surgical Management and Tidbits – Dr. Stephen Culp

Journal Club Articles: Scrotal cancer 1, EM Pagets 1, Penile Cancer 1 (002)

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

7:00-8:00 a.m. Reducing Health Disparities Among Transgender & Gender-Diverse People: the Urologist’s Role – Dr. Geolani Dy

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

7:00-8:00 a.m. Behavioral Economics for the Urologist: Core Concepts and Nudges – Dr. Jack Farhi

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

7:00-8:00 a.m. American Board of Urology Updates – Dr. J. Brantley Thrasher

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

7:00-8:00a.m. Colovesicular Fistulae – Dr. Traci Hedrick

Journal Club Articles: Article 1

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Wednesday, December 1st,  2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. The PSA is High –Now What? New Approaches to Prostate Cancer Detection and Diagnosis – Dr. Sumit Isharwal

Journal Club Articles: Stefanova et al J Urol 2019  Shoag et al NEJM 2016 Meyer et al Urology 2018 Ahdoot et al NEJM 2020

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Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. A Urologist’s Guide To Cancer Predisposition Syndromes – Dr. Martha Thomas

Journal Club Articles: Lynch Syndrome 2021 Review Urothelial Carcinoma Genetics in Urologic Practice 2020

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Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. The Current Landscape of Molecular Classification in MIBC – Dr. Sima Porten

Journal Club Articles: Molecular and Clinical Insights into the Role and Significance of Mutated DNA Repair Genes in Bladder Cancer Impact of Molecular Subtypes in Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer on Predicting Response and Survival after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer (002) A Consensus Molecular Classification of Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer (002)

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. Androgen Receptor Signaling in Prostate Cancer – Dr. Daniel Gioeli

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Journal Club Articles: Ta_et_al-2019-Molecular_Cancer,  Schwartz2008

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. The urinary microbiome: A new frontier for framing lower urinary tract disorders– Dr. Monique Vaughan

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Journal Club Articles: Neugent 2020 – minireview of microbiome in UTI, Shrestha 2018 – UM in prostate cancer

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. Multispecialty panel: Develops case for gender confirming surgery in a transfemale– Dr. Susan Kirk, Dr. Catherine Casey, Dr. John T Stranix, and Dr. Amit Shahane

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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

7:00-8:00 a.m. Analgesia for Urologic Surgery- Dr. Peter Amato
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Journal Club Articles: Magnesium for bladder spasm_Park 2020, Exparel vs Bupiv TAPs_Hutchins 2016, Cystectomy OG ERAS_Kehlet 2001

Wednesday, February 3rd 2021

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Percutaneous Image Guided Renal Mass Biopsy-Dr. Ayman Mithqal
How Radiology and Pathology Guide the Treatment of Renal Masses– Dr. Helen Cathro
Click Here to View a Video of Dr. Mithqal and Dr. Castro’s Talk 

Journal Club Articles: Incidence of Malignancy in Complex Cystic Renal Masses (Bosniak Category III): Should Imaging-Guided Biopsy Precede Surgery? / Role of Percutaneous Needle Biopsy for Renal Masses / Five decades of urologic pathology: the accelerating expansion of knowledge in renal cell neoplasia

Wednesday, January 6th 2021

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Urodynamics 2.0 – The Development of Next-Generation Urodynamics
Adam Klausner, MD
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Journal Club Articles: Ultrasound Shear Wave Elastography: A Novel Method to Evaluate Bladder Pressure. / Urodynamic Investigation: A Valid Tool to Define Normal Lower Urinary Tract Function?/ Evaluation of bladder shape using transabdominal ultrasound: Feasibility of a novel approach for the detection of involuntary detrusor contractions. 

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Renal Cell Carcinoma: Chronic Kidney Disease and Treatment-Related Nephrotoxicities, A Nephrologist’s Perspective
Amanda Renaghan, MD
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Journal Club Articles: Clinical Features and Outcomes of Immune Checkpoint
Inhibitor–Associated AKI: A Multicenter Study
/ Renal Cell Carcinoma for the Nephrologist

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Prostatic Artery Embolization—The Latest
Ziv Haskal, MD

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Evidence-Based Practice for Pelvic Reconstruction after Oncologic Resection
Christopher Campbell, MD
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Journal Club Articles: abdomen versus thigh /Algorithm paper/ VRAM Technical modifications

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. MRI to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer
Peter Pinto, MD-NCI – Urologic Oncology Branch
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