Continuing Medical Education
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 2017, Duke Urology was again ranked #9 in the nation by U.S.News & World Report for urologic services.
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).
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Duke Tuesday in Urology
On March 7, 1978, Dr. James F. Glenn, Chief of Urology, presented and moderated the first Duke Tuesday in Urology conference. Over the past 38 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.
These half-day conferences are held three times a year at the Searle Conference Center located on the Duke University Medical Center campus.
Leading Edge Urology: Duke Urologic Assembly and Urologic Cancer Symposium
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.
International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate and Kidney Cancer
The 10th International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate and Kidney Cancer is the result of a close collaboration between Duke Urology, the University of Southern California, and AMC Amsterdam and is being held February 11 - 13, 2018 at the Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
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.
In support of improving patient care, Duke Urology CME courses are 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.