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in Urologic Subspecialties

Recognized as highly accomplished and a dedicated educator, along with his wife, Dr.

Dr. Sima Porten MD, MPH received the SUO’s Young Investigator Award.

The Department of Urology recognizes the critical importance of mentorship in the creation of its innovative Faculty Mentorship Program.

PGY2, urology resident, Jorge D. Mena, MD, received the 2020-21 ZSFG Krevans Award virtually at the annual ZSFG Medical Staff Meeting in June 2021 for his excellent performance during his intern year at the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).

This year Dr. Hampson, Assistant Professor of Urology and Associate Program Director for the UCSF Urology Residency Program has been recognized as Young Urologist of the Year by the American Urological Association.  This award is presented to select AUA Members nominated by their Section who have been in practice for less than 10 years and celebrates their efforts and commitment to advancing the development of fellow early-career urologists.  

Dr. Davide Ruggero's research on the mechanism for resistance to obesity is highlighted by Wudan Yan in his article, "Store Fat or Burn It?

Women physicians continue to shape and cultivate the changes we see in healthcare every day.  This may be through research, patient care, as an advocate, community outreach, mentorship, the list goes on.  In the UCSF Department of Urology, you will find some of these pathbreaking women. Below ou

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