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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 VIRTUAL

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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Duke Urology VISITING PROFESSOR LECTURESHIP Grand Rounds  VIRTUAL

The presence of Visiting Professors permits point-counterpoint discussions beyond the standard provided by our current faculty thereby facilitating growth and knowledge for both our present faculty and residents.

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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 Symposium 2021   VIRTUAL

This is a NON-CME activity

The 2021 KURe Research Symposium will take place virtually on April 29th and 30th. The purpose of this meeting is to stimulate discussions, highlight urology research in the area, and develop a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to answer urological research questions. Faculty, Fellows, Postdocs, Students, and Staff from all disciplines with an interest in any aspect of benign urological diseases are invited to attend. 

Thursday, April 29th  1:00-5:00 PM EST Scientific Symposium

Friday, April 30th  11:45-12:45 PM EST "Trainee Roundtable with Experts" 1:00-5:00 PM EST Scientific Symposium

 


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?