Drs. Matthew Truesdale, Michael Leapman, and Sima Porten shined at this year’s AUA Western Section, held this year in Indian Wells, CA.
Miley B. Wesson Resident Essay Winners
- 1ST PLACE: Matthew Truesdale, MD – “Methylene Blue Bedside Injection as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Antegrade Nephrostography to Assess Urinary Obstruction after Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.”
Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Winners
- 2ND PLACE: Sima P. Porten, MD – “The Impact of Tumor Stage and Node Status on Survival Following Cystectomy: The COBRA (Cancer of the Bladder Risk Assessment) Score.”
- 3RD PLACE: Michael S. Leapman, MD – “Pathologic and Biochemical Outcomes among African-American and Caucasian Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer in the SEARCH Database: Implications for Active Surveillance Candidacy.”
History Essay Winners
- 1ST PLACE: Michael S. Leapman, MD – “Up and Away: Five Decades of Urological Investigation in Microgravity.”