News & Highlights

in Urologic Subspecialties

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. 

Stacey Kenfield, ScD, Helen Diller Family Chair in Population Science for Urologic Cancer, has been promoted to full Professor within the Department of Urology.

Max Bowman, MD, recently appointed Urology Chief Resident at UCSF, has been honored with the 2022-23 GME Award for Excellence and Innovation.

UCSF School of Medicine announced Dr. Butler, Assistant Professor of Urology as one of nine honored as a John A. Watson Faculty Scholar and recipient of the Dean’s Diversity Fund.

Friday, June 9, 2023 marked the Emil A. Tanagho Visiting Professor and Chief Resident Graduation Dinner. 

UCSF Department of Urology last week honored the graduating chief residents; Drs. Avi Baskin, Meera Chappidi and Allen Simms.

Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, Dean, UCSF School of Medicine announced earlier today that Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, FACS has been named the new chair for UCSF Department of Urology effective July 1, 2023. 

Emily Hacker, MDPGY1, urology resident, Emily Hacker, MD, received the 2022-23 ZSFG Krevan


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