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A Prostate Cancer Community: Driving Access to Resources for Patients and Providers of Care - Felix Feng and Charles Ryan

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Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH is joined by Felix Feng, MD, and Charles Ryan, MD in a conversation reflecting on their personal commitments to furthering the understanding and treatment of prostate cancer. The Month of September recognized as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month highlights the commitment each of them delivers every day of every month to their patients and to all prostate cancer patients aroun...

The Importance of Quality Information and Knowing Your Family History for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer - Stacy Loeb

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Stacy Loeb, MD, joins Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH in a conversation during Prostate Cancer Awareness month about the importance of communicating with our patients about the risks of prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, diagnosis, and the accuracy of the information they are exposed to. Dr. Loeb highlights trusted sources like The Prostate Cancer Foundation, The Urology Care Foundation, and pati...

Insights on the Management of Penile Cancer - Philippe Spiess & Jad Chahoud

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Philippe Spiess, MD, MS, FRCS(C), FACS, and Jad Chahoud, MD, MPH present expert insight on the management of penile cancers in a conversation with Ashish Kamat, MD, MBBS. Dr. Spiess focuses the discussion on treatment options for advanced penile cancer but starts by laying out updates to the staging of the disease. He also describes how human papillomavirus (HPV) positive or negative cancers have...

The Impact of Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle on Solitary Kidney Function - Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

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Jamie Landman and Monty Pal are joined by a multidisciplinary panel of experts to discuss the correlation between diet, nutrition, and lifestyle on solitary kidney function and cardiovascular health. Biographies: Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, Ph.D., Chief and Professor, Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, UC Irvine Connie Rhee, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Nep...

In Pursuit of Patient-Centered Care - Karen Knudsen

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Karen Knudsen joins Alicia Morgans to discuss the motivation, vision, and drivers behind this year's GU ASCO 2020 meeting "in pursuit of patient-centered care". Along with other planning committee organization, Karen Knudsen was responsible for and played a key role in the formulation and direction of this year's meeting. She highlights the multidisciplinary considerations and new advancements the...

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: The Future of Urology - Diane Newman

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Diane Newman, an adult nurse practitioner and a continence nurse specialist in urology, provides an expert lecture on the growing future of nurse practitioners and physician assistants specifically in the field of urology. Both nurse practitioners and physician assistants were rated in the 100 best jobs by the US News and World Report in 2019. Biographies: Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN , Adju...

A Residents Perspective on A Career in Urology and Navigating the Interview Process - Eric Ballon-Landa

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Eric Ballon-Landa joins Gordon Brown at the first Rising Chief Residents Summit, a Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) organized meeting. The Rising Chief Resident Summit aims to support post-graduate year 4 and 5 residents during their transition to full-time practice. In this video discussion, Dr. Ballon-Landa shares why he chose to pursue urology. He shares advice on the interview...

Choosing Urology as a Career Path - Gordon Brown

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Four Rising Chief Residents join Gordon Brown at the 2019 Rising Chief Resident Summit in short discussion offering their personal take on what drove them to decide on urology as a career path and deciding on surgery versus medicine. They share some of the decisions they weighed in making these choices and valuable insights for those in the position today, that are looking at that choice in front...

Advice for the Application Process, Urology Residency - Gordon Brown

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Four Rising Chief Residents join Gordon Brown at the 2019 Rising Chief Resident Summit in a discussion offering invaluable advice for the application process and steps you can take to position yourself above the rest when applying for a residency. The Rising Chief Residents Summit is put together by the Large Urology Group Practice Association. This summit aims to support post-graduate year 4 and...

Overcoming Hurdles for Soon-To-Be Practitioners, The Rising Chief Resident Summit - Tom Stringer

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Tom Stringer joins Neal Shore to share highlights of his presentation at the first Rising Chief Residents Summit put together by the Large Urology Group Practice Association. This summit aims to support post-graduate year 4 and 5 residents during their transition to full-time practice. Dr. Stringer presented on crucial topics including vetting employment contracts, pursuing a career in academia, h...