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Continuing Medical Education

In Response to COVID-19

 In support of this effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and in consideration for the well-being of our external faculty Duke is postponing, cancelling or virtualizing any Duke-sponsored in-person event taking place on-campus or off-campus until further notice.  This includes recruitment events, tours, student programs, reunions, performances, conferences and social events.  Please check the specific activity pages regarding event status. For more information on Duke's response, please see coronavirus.duke.edu/events.


Vision

Duke Urology, a world leader in compassionate, transformational urologic care for all patients

Mission

Advancing urologic health as a leader in world class multi-disciplinary research; transformative education; and compassionate, innovative and exceptional urologic care for all patients

 

More than eight decades of experience in caring for patients with urologic diseases has established Duke’s Division of Urology as a world leader in urologic care, research, and education. Past leadership includes some of the most distinguished and honored names in urology.

In support of improving patient care, our commitment to Healthcare Education by the team for the team ensures the quality of educational programs by adhering to Essential Areas and Elements established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME); the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education's (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, and the Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development enforced by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

The Division of Urology offers opportunities for education and professional development to the entire health care team through a variety of conferences and symposiums at Duke and around the world.  To receive e-mails or mailings about our courses, send your contact information to dukeurocme@duke.edu


Duke Tuesday in Urology 

Regional

On March 7, 1978, Dr. James F. Glenn, Chief of Urology, presented and moderated the first Duke Tuesday in Urology conference. Over the past 40 years attendees have been engaged through moderated lectures, supplemented with video surgical presentations, interactive panel discussions, and case discussions presented by Duke faculty and nationally recognized guest lecturers, making it one of the most respected and recognized conferences of its kind.

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Leading Edge Urology: Duke Urologic Assembly and Urologic Cancer Symposium

National

The specialty of urology is rapidly changing as a result of the tremendous growth in urologic cancers, diseases, and the treatment of these conditions, generating a great need for knowledge and up-to-date information. Additionally, changes as a result of improved technology and treatments, health care reform, and professional certifications increase providers’ need for knowledge.

Over eight decades of experience in caring for patients with urologic diseases has established Duke's Division of Urologic Surgery as a world leader in urologic care, research and education.  In partnership with our colleagues in the Duke Cancer Institute, the LEADING EDGE UROLOGY: Duke Urologic Assembly has expanded to include the Duke Urologic Cancer Symposium. This expanded educational conference features lectures by Duke and guest urologists, medical and radiation oncologists. We have assembled an outstanding roster of national experts, participating in a comprehensive scientific program that provides cutting edge updates on the most effective and efficient diagnostic and treatment options in the sub-specialties of urology.

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Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day 2020  GOING VIRTUAL

This is a NON-CME activity

With some urologic section meetings around the country and the AUA cancelled, you can showcase your research and present your abstracts in the Duke Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Virtual Meeting      Friday, April 24, 2020

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
Innovations in Technology for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Connect with experts in the field

  • No need to travel -- registration is free
  • ACT NOW! – Abstract submission deadline is March 30, 2020
  • Monetary awards for 3 best trainee abstracts – winners will be allowed to give a 10 min presentation to the nationwide online audience.
  • Monetary awards for 3 best flash talks by trainees. The traditional poster sessions will be replaced by short flash talks and judges will select the winners.
  • Hear from national experts during keynote and panel discussions (see )
  • Small discussion groups with experts will also be scheduled
REGISTRATION is REQUIRED to receive the link for online participation.

 

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT TODAY!  Organized by Duke Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program (KURe)
 

International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate and Kidney Cancer

International

The International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate and Kidney Cancer is a joint initiative of Duke Urology and AMC, Amsterdam.  The Symposium was initiated in 2008 and takes place every year rotating between the USA, the Netherlands and Japan.  The 12th International Symposium is being held February 9 - 11, 2020 in Washington DC, USA.

 


Accreditation

            

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

What is Joint Accreditation?