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Message from Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD, Chair of Urology

We look forward to seeing colleagues from around the world in Washington, D.C.

The Northwestern Medicine Urology Program has a strong presence at this year’s meeting, with plenary and panel presentations from our expert faculty and abstract presentations from our trainees.

At Northwestern, we are continuously working to drive transformative insights in clinical, laboratory and translational urologic research, and will highlight our most innovative work at this year’s meeting.

Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD

Edward “Ted” Schaeffer, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Urology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Edmund Andrews Professor of Urology – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Northwestern Medicine Urology Presentations at AUA 2020

Nelson Bennett, MD

Nelson Bennett, MD  

Evaluation and Treatment of Low Testosterone in Young Men
Friday, May 15 | 8:20 am – 8:30 am


Session 3: State of the Art Lectures
Friday, May 15 | 9:30 am – 10:40 am


Crossfire: Controversies in Urology: Telemedicine is Good for Patients and Providers in Sexual Medicine
Sunday, May 17 | 9:40 am – 10:10 am


Diana Bowen, MD

Diana Bowen, MD
 

Session V: Urology Consult - What To Do When Disaster Strikes (Case-Based)
Thursday, May 14 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Scientific Session V: Congenitalism
Friday, May 15 | 12:10 pm – 12:40 pm


Robert Brannigan, MD

Robert Brannigan, MD

Panel Discussion: Multidisciplinary Discussion on Fertility, Hypogonadism, and Sexual Function for Testis Cancer Patients
Sunday, May 17 | 10:10 am – 10:35 am


077IC: Infertility Update 2020: A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding and Treating Male Infertility in the Era of IVF
Monday, May 18 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


William Catalona, MD

William Catalona, MD

Crossfire: Controversies in Urology: Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance can be done with mpMRI and Biomarkers; Biopsies are no Longer Necessary
Friday, May 15 | 7:30 am – 8:00 am


039IC: Prostate Cancer Update 2020
Saturday, May 16 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm


PD53: Prostate Cancer: Detection & Screening VI
Sunday, May 17 | 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Matthias Hofer, MD, PhD

Matthias Hofer, MD

Opinions from the Experts: Interesting Cases of GU Trauma
Friday, May 15 | 2:10 pm – 2:30 pm


The Effects of Androgens and Estrogens on Urethral Homeostasis and Regeneration
Sunday, May 17 | 3:51 pm – 3:59 pm


Panel Discussion: Bulbar Urethral Strictures 101: A Review of the Guidelines and Basic Management Options for Bulbar Urethral Strictures in a Case Based Format
Monday, May 18 | 10:25 am – 10:55 am


Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH

Emilie Johnson, MD

Scientific Session IV: Health Services and Population
Friday, May 15 | 11:25 am – 12:10 pm


Highlights: Society for Pediatric Urology
Sunday, May 17 | 9:05 am – 9:20 am


Stephanie Kielb, MD

Stephanie Kielb, MD

Bladder Neck Mayhem
Thursday, May 14 | 4:20 pm – 4:40 pm


Dennis Liu, MD

Dennis Liu, MD

MP71: Pediatrics: Upper Urinary Tract Disorders and Fetal Urology
Sunday, May 17 | 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD

Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD

AUA Guidelines Case Based Panel Discussion: Bladder Cancer (Non-muscle and Muscle Invasive)
Friday, May 15 | 9:30 pm – 10:00 am


MP17: Bladder Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology II
Friday, May 15 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


The VA National Surgery Advisory Board: How does it Impact our Practice?
Sunday, May 17 | 2:05 pm – 2:15 pm


Robert Nadler, MD

Robert Nadler, MD

V05: Upper-Tract Reconstruction
Saturday, May 16 | 7:00 am – 9:00 am


039IC: Prostate Cancer Update 2020
Saturday, May 16 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD

Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD

Panel Discussion: Low-grade Prostate Cancer: Selective HIFU (Focal Therapy) vs. Active Surveillance vs. Radical Prostatectomy
Friday, May 15 | 10:30 am – 10:55 am


Alcohol Intake and Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer
Saturday, May 16 | 1:30 pm – 1:40 pm


Case Discussion
Saturday, May 16 | 1:50 pm – 2:10 pm


Genetic Alterations and Future PCA Management with Available Treatment Options
Sunday, May 17 | 3:45 pm – 3:55 pm


Elizabeth Yerkes, MD

Elizabeth Yerkes, MD

Panel: Applying and Interviewing for Fellowship
Sunday, May 17 | 9:15 am – 9:55 am


MP65: Pediatrics: Hypospadias and Penile Surgery
Sunday, May 17 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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