Annual George W. Drach, MD Visiting Professorship

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 6:00pm

The George W. Drach, MD, Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Urology recognizes urologists for their outstanding contributions to the field. Each year we welcome one Distinguished Professor to our campus to educate and inspire residents, fellows, and colleagues. Next week, on March 21-22, Stephen Y. Nakada, MD, will be presenting talks and lectures on surgical and medical management of kidney stones. Dr. Nakada, MD, FACS is Professor and founding Chairman of the Department of Urology and the David T. Uehling Chair of Urology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Dr. Nakada went on to complete his Endourology Fellowship at Washington University prior to joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1995. Dr. Nakada has been the Chairman of Urology in Madison since 2001. Dr. Nakada’s research focuses on urolithiasis and renal aspects of minimally invasive urology. He has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific articles, 50 book chapters, and he has edited 10 textbooks in those areas. In 2004, Dr. Nakada received the Gold Cystoscope Award from the AUA. He is currently an Associate Editor for Urology, an editorial consultant for Urology Times and an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Endourology. Dr. Nakada is presently serving as President of the Endourological Society as well as the Rock Society and in 2017, Dr. Nakada will be awarded the AUA Distinguished Service Award. He has served on the AUA Staghorn Stone and Ureteral Stones Guidelines Committees, the AUA/ABU Examination Committee, and he served as the Chair of the AUA Laparoscopy & Robotic Surgery Committee. Currently, Dr. Nakada is secretary/treasurer of the American Board of Urology, a member of the Advisory Council in Urology to the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Urology. Dr. Nakada is an active member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons and the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, among other societies. 


Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hacienda del Sol, Casa Luna 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd.
Dinner and Lecture “Surgical Management of Stones: Latest Updates in 2017”
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00-7:45 a.m.
UA Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium, Room 2951
Grand Rounds Lecture “Coping with Stones: Medical Management and QOL measures”
7:45-8:00 a.m.
Q & A
8:00-8:45 a.m.
UA Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium, Room 2951
Lecture “How to Succeed in Academic Urology: 3 Key Steps”
8:45-9:00 a.m.
Q & A
9:00-10:30 a.m.
UA Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium, Room 2951
Resident Case Presentation
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
UA College of Medicine Room 5406
Lunch with Residents


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Rosemary Balderrama
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Dinner and Lecture