News & Highlights
in Urologic Subspecialties
The Department of Urology is thrilled to welcome Dr. Yi Li, Pediatric Urologist to the clinical faculty.
Dr. Lindsay Hampson has been appointed Residency Program Director and the Frank Hinman, Jr, MD Endowed Professor in Urologic Education.
Dr. Lindsay Hampson, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Education in the UCSF Dept. of Urology was awarded a 5-year NIH K76 grant.
Dr. Shindel, Professor of Urology, was honored by the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators with the School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching award.
UCSF Urology, once again, ranked as one of the best urology programs in the United States according to the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey. Ranking #12 in the nation, #1 in San Francisco and #3 in California.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Thomas Chi has been awarded the 2023 Arthur Smith Award. This award is presented to a urologist who has already achieved distinction through myriad contributions to the field of Endourology in research and teaching within 10 years of completing residency or fellowship.
On July 18, 2023 the University of California announced Robert Krumm, programmer and software engineer in the UCSF Department of Urology, with the 2023 UC Tech Awards Program Design-Golden Award at the UC Tech Conference in Berkeley.
UCSF Urology provider Dr. Christ Butler, Assistant Professor of Urology, will serve as site PI for a 7 million dollar research fund from nonprofit Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), for a study to improve support of patients preparing for gender-affirming surgery and improve surgical outcomes through optimizing the relationship of hospitals and transgender community members.