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Specialty: , Nephrology, Urology
Dates: From Mar, 14, 2014 to Mar, 15, 2014
Location: San diego , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 175 to 525 USD
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina #

Treat your guests to a resort experience without sacrificing important business amenities. Our San Diego Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina meeting facilities offer the finest in personalized service, state-of-the-art equipment and 30,000 square feet of flexible conference space with natural lighting. When the day’s work is done, your guests can relax in our deluxe spa, enjoy some family time at our pools and marina, or visit nearby attractions, like SeaWorld or the San Diego Zoo.  We offer everything you need to make your meeting a success, and our experienced staff will help you arrange all the details.  Some of our facility’s key features include:
  • 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including 2,500 square feet of pre-function space, 5 tower conference suites and an outdoor pavilion
  • Great outdoor venues for team building events and sailing regattas
  • 24 hour self service Business Center and Wi-Fi, to ensure productivity throughout your event
  • Creative catering, for everything from coffee breaks to formal galas with Personal Preference Dining®
  • Adjacent to Marina Village Conference Center offering an additional 35,000 square feet of convention space
  • Delicious on-site dining choices, featuring our waterfront signature restaurant and poolside lounge
  • 429 spacious guestrooms with Hyatt Grand Beds™ luxurious amenities and stunning views
  • A premier location paired with unparalleled Hyatt luxury
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The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

BRN: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report up to 12.5 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number).

Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms: 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual's control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

Event Overview
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The UC San Diego School of Medicine and the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center invite you to attend the 7th Annual UC San Diego Urology Postgraduate Course: Evidence-Based Urology Update. This year's course will be held March 14-15, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay and will host a distinguished group of local and visiting faculty.

This 2-day course is designed to offer the participant the most up to date evidence for the management of select urologic conditions. Diagnostic and management tools continue to advance in urology, requiring the practicing clinician to remain current on the most cutting-edge strategies available to improve patient outcomes. This focused set of lectures and a live surgery session will emphasize the practical evidence-based application of the most recent literature from world-renowned experts in the field. To further maximize the educational content, the AUA is providing a standalone (optional) 1-day hands-on ultrasound course leading to certification on March 13.

Highlighted Topics

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Stones
  • Reconstruction
  • Economics of Health Care
  • Men's Health
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Female Urology

Target Audience

The target audience for this course includes urologists, trainees and allied health professionals who seek to gain a greater understanding of new and current evidence-based approaches to urologic care and practitioners who wish to better understand the impact of healthcare reform and safety on clinical practice.


Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge acquired on evidence-based approaches to urologic malignancy including prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers
  • Assess new approaches to treat patients with acute and chronic urologic injury
  • Interpret and apply the latest medical and surgical treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms in men
  • Apply knowledge gained to the management of conditions affecting men's health
  • Explain how the Affordable Care Act and other system changes will affect the practice of urology and apply practice improvements to provide safer and more efficacious care
  • Determine the urologic implications in the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Recognize the latest evidence-based knowledge regarding the management of stone disease
Course Director
A. Karim Kader, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Urology
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center


Visiting Faculty
Sam S. Chang, MD
Department of Urologic Surgery 
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Kathleen C. Kobashi, MD
Associate Professor
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
Larry I. Lipshultz, MD
Professor, Scott Department of Urology 
Lester and Sue Smith Chair in Reproductive Medicine
Chief, Division of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Jack W. McAninch, MD 
Professor and Vice Chair of Urology 
Chief of Urology
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California
Eugene Y. Rhee, MD, MBA
Chief, Department of Urologic Surgery
The Southern California Permanente Medical Group
President, California Urological Association
San Diego, California
Claus G. Roehrborn, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Urology
S.T. Harris Family Chair in Medical Science
E.E. Fogelson and Greer Garson Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Urology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
Dallas, Texas
Commander Donald Crain, MD 
Department of Urology
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, California
Commander James L'Esperance, MD
Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urologic Oncology
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, California


UC San Diego Faculty
Michael E. Albo, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Urology 
Co-Director, UC San Diego Women's Pelvic Medicine Center
Jill C. Buckley, MD
Associate Professor 
Department of Urology 
Urologic Trauma Reconstruction
Luis R. Castellanos, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Ithaar H. Derweesh, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Urology
Director, Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program
John P. Einck, MD
Associate Clinical Professor Gynecologic Cancers 
Department of Radiation Medicine/Applied Science
Franklin D. Gaylis, MD 
Medical Director, Genesis Healthcare
UCSD Voluntary Clinical Professor
Department of Urology
Donna Hansel, MD, PhD 
Chief, Division of Anatomic Pathology
T. Mike Hsieh, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Urology 
Male Fertility and Sexual Health Program
Christopher J. Kane, MD
Professor and Interim Chair of Surgery
Chair, Department of Urology
C. Lowell and JoEllen Parsons Endowed Chair in Urology
Frederick E. Millard, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Associate Disease Team Leader for GU Oncology
Charles W. Nager, MD
Professor of Clinical Reproductive Medicine 
Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Division
Paul Viviano
CEO, UC San Diego Health System
Associate Vice Chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences
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Location & Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 224-1234
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Experience the epitome of California coastal chic at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay near SeaWorld San Diego. Expect the best at this remarkable San Diego vacation resort offering incredible ocean views, waterfront dining, a contemporary poolside lounge, eco-friendly spa, and redesigned hotel rooms and suites and meeting rooms. The only resort hotel in San Diego with multiple water slides, you'll delight in a water playground with three new pools, waterfront health club, and a full-service marina with jet skis, sailboats, kayaks, sport fishing and whale excursions.

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the special discount rate of $169. Discounted rates apply until the reservation deadline of February 14, 2014, or until all rooms in the group block have been reserved, whichever occurs first. Once the room block has been filled, discounted group rates may not be available. We encourage you to make your reservation early.

Please identify yourself as a participant of the UCSD Urology Postgraduate Course when making your reservation. Reservations may be made, modified or cancelled by visiting the hotel reservation website. You may also make reservations by calling Central Reservations at 1 (888) 421-1442.

By staying at the host hotel, you help UC San Diego meet our contractual obligations and keep registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decision.

Parking: Complimentary on-site day parking is available for local attendees. 50% off prevailing overnight self-parking rates will be available to anyone staying at the hotel.

METs BuildingAUA Workshop Location

UC San Diego Medical Education and Telemedicine Building
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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About San Diego

San Diego is California's second largest city and the United States' eighth largest.  Renowned for its idyllic climate, San Diego boasts 70 miles of pristine beaches, 92 golf courses, Balboa Park – the largest urban cultural park in the U.S. and family attractions such as the world-famous San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California.

Many of San Diego’s communities have charming art and design districts such as the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Old Town, and Hillcrest. And you’re sure to find the hottest, new culinary arts talents prepare award-winning meals throughout the region's 6,400 eating establishments.

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UC San Diego Continuing Medical Education
2251 San Diego Ave., A-160
San Diego, CA 92110-2981
Phone: (619) 543-7602 or (888) 229-6263
Fax: (619) 543-7610

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