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The Urethra: What We Know and How Much We Don't
This webinar is intended to introduce learners to the current understanding of urethral structure, function, evaluation and corrective intervention.
Learning Objectives
  1. Delineate concepts of urethral function
  2. Summarize urethral anatomy
  3. Describe current concept of urethral function 
  4. Enumerate diagnostic methods 
  5. Enumerate potential interventions
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS
Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is Professor at the Department of Urology, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He was Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and program director of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt for the past 18 years. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He is Associate Surgeon in Chief, Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Executive Medical Director for Perioperative Services (Surgery), Associate Chief of Staff, and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Health System. He recently completed a one year tenure as Interim Vice President of Surgical Services.

Dr. Dmochowski received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residency in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Texas. In addition, Dr. Dmochowski is subspecialty fellowship trained in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction. He received a Masters in Medical Management from Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt in 2012.

Dr. Dmochowski has published more than 380 articles, 112 book chapters, and 485 abstracts, and has given over 291 presentations at various national and international meetings. Dr. Dmochowski is on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology, and he is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, and Urology. He is the Editor in Chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and International Continence Society. He is a trustee of the American Board of Urology. Dr. Dmochowski has been granted the Zimskind, Ditinguished Service Award and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Urodynamics Society for his accomplishment in clinical treatment for incontinence. He has received a Presidential Citation, Distinguised Service Award and Politano Award for service to the American Urologic Association and was past chair of the Practice Parameters, Standards and Guidelines Committee for that organization. His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies with a particular emphasis on quality of life issues, patient literacy and informed consent related to pelvic floor interventions. He also is active in bio materials evaluation. He is a trustee of the American Board of Urology and and just completed his term as President of the Board. He is Vice Chair of the Urology Residency review committee for the ACGME.
Availability: No future session
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Fellow: $0.00
Student: $0.00
Affiliate: $0.00
Fellow-Program: $0.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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