American Urological Association

Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA

Sam S. Chang recognized by the American Urological Association

The American Urological Association has announced that Vanderbilt’s Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA, is one of its 2024 award recipients.

Urological association taps Chang to help guide international strategy

The American Urological Association has announced three new assistant secretary positions, including Vanderbilt’s Sam Chang, MD, to better align its international growth.

Penson to chair urology association’s science, quality council

David Penson, M.D., MPH, Paul V. Hamilton, M.D., and Virginia E. Howd Professor of Urologic Oncology and chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery, has been selected to chair the American Urological Association (AUA) Science & Quality Council, according to an announcement from the AUA Board of Directors.

Grant bolsters Kirschner’s prostate cancer research

Austin Kirschner, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Radiation Oncology and Cancer Biology, has received the Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Award for the study of advanced prostate cancer.

Urological Surgery resident lands new health policy fellowship

A Urological Surgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently named the recipient of a new fellowship aimed at training urologists in health policy.

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Urologic cancer studies point to need for referral education

Women with blood in their urine (hematuria) were less than half as likely as men with the same issue to be referred to a urologist for further tests, according to a new VUMC study.