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Residents In This Section

Highlights

Residents routinely present their research at specialty and subspecialty meetings throughout the academic year. Many have earned national and regional recognition for their work in basic science, clinical, and socioeconomic research, as well as in public health, health policy, and advocacy. Below is a sample of residents’ recent accomplishments and publications.

Meetings

  • 2017 New England Section of the American Urological Association annual meeting (four residents presenting 10 papers)
  • 2017 American Urological Association annual meeting (six residents presenting 14 papers)
  • 2017 Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Educators Symposium (two residents presenting two papers)
  • 2016 New England Section of the American Urological Association annual meeting (five residents presenting 11 papers)
  • 2016 American Urological Association annual meeting (six residents presenting 10 papers)
  • 2015 New England Section of the American Urological Association annual meeting (three residents presenting five papers)
  • 2015 World Congress of Endourology (two residents presenting two papers)
  • 2015 American Urological Association annual meeting (three residents presenting seven papers)
  • 2014 New England Section of the American Urological Association annual meeting (seven residents presenting 11 papers)
  • 2014 American Urological Association annual meeting (five residents presenting 10 papers)

Awards and Recognition

  • 2017 Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Educators Symposium Best Poster (Kevin Koo, Zita Ficko)
  • Max K. Willscher Resident Research Prize, New England Section of the American Urological Association
    • 2017: Lael S. Reinstatler
    • 2016: Kevin Koo
    • 2014: Levi A. Deters
    • 2013: Rachel A. Moses
    • 2012: Benjamin W. Herrick
  • 2016 AUA Annual Meeting Best Poster (Kevin Koo, Zita Ficko)
  • 2015 AUA Residents Bowl runner-up team (Rachel A. Moses, Joseph E. Yared)
  • 2015 AUA/AACU Urology Joint Advocacy Conference Essay Prize (Kevin Koo)
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium
    • 2015: Second Prize (Kevin Koo) and Young Investigator Award (Rachel A. Moses)
    • 2014: First Prize (Kevin Koo) and Young Investigator Award (Erik A. Pattison)
    • 2013: Second Prize (Levi A. Deters)
  • 2014 AUA National Chief Resident Debate winner (Johann P. Ingimarsson)
  • 2014 AUA Residents Bowl championship team (Paholo G. Barboglio Romo)
  • 2014 AUA Annual Meeting Best Abstract (Lawrence M. Dagrosa)
  • 2014 AUA/AACU Urology Joint Advocacy Conference Essay Prize (Kevin Koo)

Recent Publications   

  • Koo K, Zubkoff L, Sirovich BE, Goodney PP, Robertson DJ, Seigne JD, Schroeck FR. The burden of cystoscopic bladder cancer surveillance: Anxiety, discomfort, and patient preferences for decision making. Urology. Epub ahead of print.
  • Raffin E, Onega T, Bynum J, Austin A, Carmichael D, Bronner K, Goodney P, Hyams ES. Are there regional tendencies toward controversial screening practices? A study of prostate and breast cancer screening in a Medicare population. Cancer Epidemiol. Epub ahead of print.
  • Reinstatler LS, Shee K, Gross MS. Pain management in penile prosthetic surgery: A review of the literature. Sex Med Rev. Epub ahead of print.
  • Koo K, Shee K, Yap RL. Readability analysis of online health information about overactive bladder. Neurourol Urodyn. 2017;36(7):1782–1787.
  • Reinstatler LS, Rissman C, Seigne JD, Hyams ES. Secular trends in prostate biopsy criteria and outcomes: The Dartmouth experience. Urology. 107:178–183.
  • Reinstatler LS, Khaleel S, Pais VM Jr. Association of pregnancy with stone formation among US women: A National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey analysis 2007-2012. J Urol. 2017;198(2):389–393.
  • Koo K. Addressing digital wellness in contemporary training and practice. Acad Med. 2017;92(7):897–889.
  • Ficko Z, Li Z, Hyams ES. Urology is a sensitive area: Assessing patient preferences for male or female urologists. Urol Pract. Epub ahead of print.
  • Koo K, Shee K, Yap RL. News media analysis of the United States Preventive Services Task Force and American Urological Association prostate cancer screening guidelines. Urol Pract. Epub ahead of print.
  • Koo K, Ficko Z, Gormley EA. Unprofessional content on Facebook accounts of U.S. urology residency graduates. BJU Int. 2017;119(6):955–960.
  • Ficko Z, Koo K, Hyams ES. High-tech or high-risk? An analysis of media reports about robotic surgery. J Robot Surg. 2017;11(2):211–216.
  • Koo K, Hyams ES. Emphysematous pyelonephritis with renal artery pseudoaneurysm. Urol Case Rep. 2017;13:28–30.
  • Raffin EP, Tundo GN, Schroeck FR. Pneumoscrotum with extensive penile and abdominal subcutaneous emphysema: A case report of uncertain etiology. Urol Case Rep. 2017;11:50–52.
  • Moses R, Agarwal D, Raffin E, Viers B, Sharma V, Krambeck A, Pais V Jr. Postpercutaneous nephrolithotomy systemic inflammatory response syndrome is not associated with unplanned readmission. Urology. 2017;100:33–37.
  • Koo K, Yap RL. How readable is BPH treatment information on the Internet? Assessing barriers to literacy in prostate health. Am J Mens Health. 2017;11(2):300–307.
  • Koo K, Gormley EA. Transvaginal mesh in the media following the 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration public health notification update. Neurourol Urodyn. 2017;36(2):329–332.
  • Dagrosa LM, Moses RA, Pais VM Jr. Incidence and implications of silent hydronephrosis following percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Clin Nephrol. 2017;87(1):29–32.
  • Reinstatler LS, Schroeck FR, Hyams ES. Ensuring evidence-based practice: A study of factors associated with non-utilization of AUA guidelines. Urol Pract. 2017;4(1):25–9.
  • Koo K, Yap RL. Trends in urological direct-to-consumer advertising during prime-time television news programs. Urol Pract. 2017;4(1):7–13.
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