Educational Conferences

Physician Conferences

Wednesdays  (7:45-8:45)
Weekly Grand Rounds are held weekly on Wednesdays at 7:45 in the Urology Conference room. Topics on various urology topics are presented as part of a 4 year cycle to ensure coverage of all areas of urology. Presenters include urology faculty and residents, as well as faculty from allied departments or visiting faculty from outside institutions. Grand rounds are often attended by community urologists. Grand Rounds are not held during July and early August.

Monday PM Conference
Monday PM conference rotates among 4 conferences: journal club, morbidity and mortality, pediatric case conference (pediatric IVP) and adult case case conference (adult IVP). Case conferences focus on patients with interesting radiological findings. Journal Club is held in the “sun room” where food is served (5:00 PM) . All others are held in the Lithotripter auditorium (5:00 PM).

Vest Conference
A one-day conference held in late April early May. A distinguished visiting professor is invited to give several talks on his or her particular area of expertise in urology. UVA residents also present a series of interesting cases covering all aspects of urology. Community urologists and former UVA graduates often attend this conference. CME credits can also be earned. The conference is held in the Lithotripter auditorium.  Details of upcoming Vest Conference.

Basic Science Conference
A week long conference oriented towards junior residents in Urology. All areas of basic science relating to urology are covered including anatomy, pathology, renal physiology, stone disease, cancer, cell  and molecular biology, embryology and intersex, infectious diseases and other topics. This course is given in coordination with the AUA education office and is held in June at the McLeod auditorium.  Details of upcoming Basic Science Conference.

Hands-On Urologic Ultrasound

June 20, 2015
University of Virginia

CME: 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

This course is designed to provide urologists and urology residents with the knowledge and basic skills necessary for performing urologic ultrasound. This one-day offering combines online training and testing (pre-course*) with on-site, hands-on instruction in kidney, bladder, prostate and scrotal ultrasound. Participants are evaluated by didactic testing and direct observation by faculty members to determine if they have met the course objectives. Attendees who demonstrate the hands-on skills and who pass the didactic tests, both online and on-site, will receive a CME Level 2 certificate. Proficiency and facility in performing specific ultrasound examinations will be achieved by subsequently applying these acquired skills in clinical practice. Details of upcoming Hands-On Urologic Ultrasound Course.

Stuart Howard’s Visiting Pediatric Professor
October 6-8th, 2015
University of Virginia

Speaker:  Tom Kolon, M.D.

SUO 2015 Winter Meeting
December 2-4, 2015
Renaissance Downtown Hotel

Washington, DC

AUA Annual Meeting
May 15-19, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Details of upcoming AUA Annual Meeting.