President's Update - 14 July 2023
Please find within this week’s UroNews links to good news about two recent EOIs.
It gives me great pleasure to announce that the successful applicant for the KUA 2023 Speaker Opportunity is A/Prof Ming Wong. Congratulations, Ming!
It is also a pleasure to announce the results of the EOI for the Urology Beyond Europe Joint Session at the EAU Congress next April. The following Members have been selected to present at the session: A/Prof Caroline Dowling, A/Prof Jeremy Grummet, Prof Lewis Chan, and Prof Manish Patel. Congratulations all!
In other news, a comment and rebuttal has followed an original paper by Past President Prem Rashid, Kamran Zargar-Shoshtari, and Weranja Ranasinghe. Please see the links below.
- Original Paper - Prostate-specific antigen testing for prostate cancer: Time to reconsider the approach to screening
- Comment and rebuttal
USANZ is working with PCFA and RACGP to develop updated PSA guidance.
Finally, we recently received the wonderful news that Nathalie Webb has been appointed Chief of Surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. This is the first time a Urologist has been appointed to this role. Join me in congratulating Nathalie on this highly influential and prestigious position.
Professor Helen O’Connell AO