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The Department of Urology is committed to excellence and improving everything we do. From our innovative patient care, to our highest caliber education program, and cutting-edge research, we work together to turn discoveries into reality and improve the lives of our patients.  

 

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Faculty Activities

Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Training (CELT) Program at Stanford Healthcare Graduation - April 2018

Jay Shah, MD, Kerri Stevenson, NP, and Jessica Kee, PA-C recently completed a quality improvement project as part of the immersive Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Training (CELT) Program at Stanford Healthcare. For this project, Dr. Shah and team were able to accomplish their goal of reducing opioid pain medication use by 50% in patients undergoing surgery for urologic cancers. Pictured here is the team at the CELT graduation attended by Eila Skinner, chair of Urology, Sridhar Seshadri, VP of Cancer Service Line, and David Entwistle, CEO of Stanford Healthcare.

 


Urological Association of Asia meeting resident review course in Kyoto Japan - April 16, 2018

Joseph Liao, MD served as the faculty representing the AUA at the recent Urological Association of Asia meeting resident review course in Kyoto, Japan on April 16, 2018.

 


Joseph Liao visiting professor visit at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - April 20, 2018

Joseph Liao, served as a visiting professor to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on April 20, 2018.  He lectured on bladder cancer as a paradigm for precision medicine and met with colleagues and graduate students.

 

Joseph Liao, meeting with colleagues and graduate students of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) during his visiting professor visit.


Urologic Association of Asia/Japanese Urological Association joint meeting in Kyoto, Japan - April 17-21, 2018

Phil Hanno returned from the Urologic Association of Asia/Japanese Urological Association joint meeting held April 17-21, 2018 in Kyoto, Japan, where he gave multiple talks on Bladder Pain Syndrome.

OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS

This Department of Urology is seeking qualified faculty for several open positions to join its distinguished group of medical professionals. 

News & Events

New trial opened

Patients are currently being accepted for newly opened trial:
Safety and Pharmacology Study of Atezolizumab Alone and in Combination with Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) in High-Risk Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) Participants


2018 Young Andrologist Award

Dr. Michael Eisenberg receives the 2018 Matthew P. Hardy Young Andrologist Award presented by Dolores Lamb on behalf of the American Society of Andrology (ASA).

Keeping your laptop on your lap isn't a major risk to your fertility

Can laptops affect our fertility? The answer is mostly no. Dr. Michael Eisenberg, director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Stanford Healthcare, is quoted in this article and says, the external heat a laptop produces poses a minor risk to men.


Transplanted testicles will always make the donor's sperm

Not included in the transplant? Testicles –because the testicles would continue to make the donor's sperm in the transplant recipient's body. Dr. Michael Eisenberg, director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Stanford Healthcare, is quoted in this article.


8 ways to boost your fertility

Hoping to take the plunge into parenthood? Dr. Michael Eisenberg, director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Stanford Healthcare, is quoted in this WebMD article which shares guidelines and tips to boost fertility.


Congratulations to our residents for an outstanding group of presentations at the NorCal meeting this weekend!

Special congratulations to the prize winners:

Nancy Wang - First prize Clinical Research: "Achieving prficiency in prostate multi-parametric MRI evaluation in urologists: effects of a case-based education module"

William Brubaker - Fourth prize Clinical research: "Black, hispanic and underinsured patients experience longer wait times in definitive surgical management for urinary stone disease"

Tim Chang - Third prize Basic Science Research:  Bladder cancer classification in real-time using artificial intelligence"


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