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Traveling Fellowship Award

About the Award

Prize: $1,500 Eligibility: Important! Only residents and urologists in practice for less than five years post-residency within the geographic area of the North Central Section, AUA, are eligible to win the Traveling Fellowship Award.

Subject Matter: The essay may consist of any topic of urological interest.

Manuscripts: If accepted for consideration, the paper must be submitted in sextuple. The paper should bear the title of the subject and the name(s) of the author(s). The editorial form should be that required by the Journal of Urology. All illustrations must be labeled on back with title of paper.

Criteria: The award is given to eligible physicians who have designed and carried out the majority of the work in a suitable clinical or basic research project. Only the principal author of the manuscript will be considered, and recipients of previous years are not eligible.

Conditions: The money from the award is intended to support a clinical tour by the recipient to an academic institution of his/her choice during the year following receipt of the award. The Section requires the recipient to give a report of this travel upon completion.

Judges: The papers are judged by the Editorial & Awards Committee, North Central Section, AUA.

Registration: Program participants must register for the meeting to present papers.


Helen Sun, MD, Case Western Reserve University


Katherine Theisen, MD, Mayo Clinic


Hari Vigneswaran, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago


Kirtishri Mishra, MD, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


Tyler Etheridge, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Kevin Ginsburg, MD, Wayne State University


Matthias Hofer, MD, Northwestern University


Brian Linder, MD, Mayo Clinic


Brian J. Minnillo, MD
Few Modifiable Factors Predict Readmission Following Radical Cystectomy


Florian Schroeck MD, MS
The Quality of Prostate Cancer Care in the United States


Bruce Jacobs MD, MPH
Trends in Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction


Sandip Prasad, MD, MPhil, University of Chicago Medical Center
Poster #39
Utilization of Electronic Health Record Clinical Decision Support Systems on Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing in the United States