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Residents Bowl

Residents Bowl

Northeastern Section Claims Title in 8th Annual Residents Bowl

In the hard-fought and very close championship game, the Northeastern Section "Urine Trouble" team defeated the Southeastern "Rod Squad" team to win the 2019 AUA Residents Bowl.

AUA2019 NSAUA Residents Bowl Team Winners

New York Section "GUnit" Wins Residents Bowl Best Team Name Contest

Congratulations to the New York Section “GUnit” team for winning the Best Team Name contest at this year's Residents Bowl. The team name will be commemorated with a special pin available at AUA2020.


Make no mistake – this event is a must-attend at AUA2019. Designed to foster a spirit of competition and Section pride, each of the eight AUA Sections will field a team of residents that includes one international representative and go head-to-head in an ultimate battle of the brains.  Now in its eighth year, the AUA Residents Bowl will test residents' knowledge in different urological subspecialties, the history of urology and important new research findings.

The Residents Bowl will be held in Science & Technology Hall.

Residents Bowl Schedule

Day

Hours

Preliminaries
Friday, May 3

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
2:45 – 4 p.m.

Semifinals
Saturday, May 4

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Championship
Sunday, May 5

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Learn about the AUA Residents Bowl game format.

Read FAQs about the AUA Residents Bowl.

The Residents and Fellows Committee would like to extend a special thank you to this year’s judges as well as the question writers who worked to create challenging and thoughtful questions for this year's event. View a full list of this year's Resident Bowl Judges and Resident Bowl Question Writers.

Check out pictures from the 7th Annual Residents Bowl.

Meet the 2019 Participants

Mid-Atlantic Section – The Erectoral College

Jordan Alger, MD

Jordan Alger, MD
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Graduation Date: June 2020

Jordan Alger, a Baltimore native, completed medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then ventured 40 miles south to Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center for residency where he has cultivated interests in reconstructive urology and minimally invasive surgeries of the prostate and kidneys. Now in his fourth year, Dr. Alger is excited to unleash his passion for urology at the 2019 AUA Residents Bowl. His lovely wife and two children are proud.


Farzana Faisal, MD

Farzana Faisal, MD
Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute
Graduation Date: June 2021

Farzana Faisal is a PGY4/URO3 resident at Johns Hopkins, currently in her research year. She is originally from Lake City, Florida. Farzana received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Johns Hopkins. She enjoys spending time with her co-residents, trying recipes from celebrity cookbooks, and taking weekend trips to different US cities.


Jay Fuletra, MD

Jay Fuletra, MD
Penn State University
Graduation date: June 2022

Dr. Fuletra is a PGY-2 urology resident at Penn State Health in Hershey, PA. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013 and Temple University School of Medicine in 2017.


Andrew Pridjian, MD

Andrew Pridjian, MD
Thomas Jefferson Urology
Graduation Date: June 2020

Andrew Pridjian spent the first part of his life in New Orleans. He attended Tulane University where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in mathematical economics. He worked in laboratory for a year before heading to Philadelphia to attend Thomas Jefferson Medical College. After graduating, he did his surgical internship at UCLA and then returned to Jefferson to complete his urologic residency. He is a current chief resident and will head back west in July to be a robotic surgery fellow at USC.


Matthew Roberts, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Matthew Roberts, MD
Nepean Hospital
Graduation Date: 2019

Dr. Roberts is a final year urology trainee at Nepean Hospital after previously training in Queensland. He earned his medical degree from The University of Queensland. He completed his PhD investigating new biomarkers for the early detection and characterization of prostate cancer. To date, he has authored more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research at international urology and clinical cancer meetings. He holds appointments as conjoint Senior Lecturer within the department of surgery at The University of Queensland, Senior Research Fellow with the Nepean Urology Research Group and is an Instructor for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons educational program.


Marshall Strother, MD

Marshall Strother, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Graduation Date: June 2019

Dr. Marshall Strother is a chief resident at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis summa cum laude with a double major in Biology and Computer Science. He stayed at Washington University for medical school and will begin his fellowship in urologic oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center later this year.

New England – The New England PSA-triots

Ghassan Barayan, MBBS

Ghassan Barayan, MBBS
University of Vermont
Graduation Date: 2020

Dr. Barayan is a PGY-4 urology resident at the University of Vermont. He received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at King Abdullaziz University in Saudi Arabia with honors and was awarded as the Star of Faculty of Medicine. He completed a research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital in robotic surgery/pediatric urology followed a Master of Science at McGill University where he studied active surveillance in prostate cancer cohort. He has participated in multiple volunteer medical missions as well as public awareness campaigns. Ghassan speaks Arabic, English and French fluently and has a love of languages. He enjoys travelling, playing soccer, swimming, ping pong and billiards. He also enjoys spending free time with family and friends.


Priyanka Bearelly, MD

Priyanka Bearelly, MD
Boston University Medical Center
Graduation Date: June 2020

Dr. Priyanka Bearelly is currently a PGY-4 urology resident at Boston University Medical Center and will be graduating in 2020. A California native, she completed her undergraduate and medical training in Boston. Her interests in urology are focused on infertility and sexual medicine. When not working, she enjoys outdoor activities with her dog and spending time with her family.


Alex Hennessey, MD

Alex Hennessey, MD
University of Connecticut
Graduation Date: 2021

Alex Hennessey is a third-year urology resident at the University of Connecticut. He graduated summa cum laude from the College of Charleston in 2011 with a BA in Music Theory & Composition and was awarded "Best Bachelor's Thesis" for his piece The Oath, an original opera based on the Hippocratic Oath. Prior to medical school, he worked extensively as a musical director in Charleston, SC and was an accompanist and vocal coach for Tony award-winning actress and singer Patti LuPone. He was the student commencement speaker for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine Class of 2016.


Juan Javier-DesLoges, MD

Juan Javier-DesLoges, MD
Yale University
Graduation Date: June 2020

Juan Javier-DesLoges graduated from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School and is a fourth-year urology resident at Yale University. He is the current New England Section representative to the AUA Residents and Fellows Committee, and serve as the Vice Chair of the Committee starting in May 2019. He is currently applying for a fellowship in urologic oncology.


Eric Raffin, MD

Eric Raffin, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Graduation Date: June 2019

Eric Raffin is a current chief resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and will be joining a private practice group in the seacoast of New Hampshire this summer after graduating. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife Michelle and their 2-year-old son Caleb and can't wait to get to the beach in Maine this summer. He and his wife are expecting their second child in the beginning of July, right after graduating, while studying for written boards, and just before starting the new position – great timing, right?!


Kristian Stensland, MD

Kristian Stensland, MD
Lahey Clinic
Graduation Date: June 2020

Dr. Stensland is a senior resident at Lahey Clinic and will graduate in 2020. He is planning a career in urologic oncology and health services research with interests in decision science and clinical trials. In his spare time, he loves running, particularly after his toddler. He is a rare hybrid fan of the Red Sox and the Seahawks.


John Withington, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

John Withington, MD
Royal Free Hospital, London

John Withington is a senior resident in London, UK. He has specialist interests in endourology, the management of urolithiasis and uro-oncology. John is also passionate about health service research, is currently National Medical Director's Fellow at NHS England and is a 2019-20 Harkness Fellow in Health Policy Research.

New York – GUnit

Ron Golan, MD

Ron Golan, MD
New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center
Graduation Date: June 2020

Ron Golan graduated with a BS in Biology from The College of New Jersey. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and deferred one year to pursue a Fulbright fellowship in trauma and disaster medicine. He is currently in his chief year of urology residency at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center. Following graduation, he will complete an endourology fellowship at NYP-Columbia University Medical Center. His hobbies include spending time with his family, surfing, traveling, and reading.


Miriam Locke, MD

Miriam Locke, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Graduation Date: June 2019

Originally from Massachusetts, Miriam Locke graduated with her AB from Vassar College in chemistry. She received her medical degree from the University of Louisville (Go Cards!). She is a Captain in the United States Air Force and will serve active duty upon graduation from Mount Sinai this summer.


Anil Mani, MCh
International Residents Bowl Participant

Anil Mani, MCh
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Graduation Date: June 2019

Anil Mani is a final year urology resident at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) in Lucknow, India. He was selected by Urological Society of India to participate in the 2019 AUA Residents Bowl. Dr. Mani has special interests in oncology and reconstructive urology. He is currently working with 3D-printed kidney models to help pre-op preparation in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy cases. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and looks forward to participating this academic contest!


Kushan Dilip Radadia, MD

Kushan Dilip Radadia, MD
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Graduation Date: July 2019

Kushan Dilip Radadia was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. He attended college in Boston and medical school in Philadelphia. After residency, Dr. Dilip Radadia will be a trauma/reconstruction fellow at Washington University in St. Louis.


Elisabeth Sebesta, MD

Elisabeth Sebesta, MD
Columbia University
Graduation Date: June 2020

Elisabeth Sebesta grew up in Minnesota, and went on to attend college at Cornell University, where she studied physics. She graduated from medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is currently a PGY5 urology resident at Columbia University. Upon graduation, she is pursuing a fellowship in FPMRS.


Jeremy Slawin, MD

Jeremy Slawin, MD
New York University Langone Medical Center
Graduation Date: June 2021

Jeremy Slawin was born in New York City, but moved to Houston, TX, at a young age and grew up there. He graduated with a BA in Economics from Columbia University and received an MD/MBA dual degree from Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University. He is currently a PGY-3 resident at New York University and is enjoying being back in NYC.


Michael Zhang, MD

Michael Zhang, MD
New York Medical College
Graduation date: June 2020

Mike Zhang is a PGY4 (URO-3) resident at New York Medical College. Originally from the Philadelphia-area, he completed his undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and medical school at Thomas Jefferson University.

North Central – The Great Leaks

Kristin Maureen Ebert, MD

Kristin Maureen Ebert, MD
Ohio State University
Graduation Date: June 2019

Kristin Ebert is a PGY5 resident at the Ohio State University. She is a Wisconsin native and received her MD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduation, she will be starting a pediatric urology fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. When she is not taking care of patients, she enjoys triathlon, yoga, reading, and spending time with her husband, Alex, and 2-year-old daughter, Rose.


Craig Labbate, MD

Craig Labbate, MD
University of Chicago
Graduation Date: June 2019

Craig Labbate grew up in Arkansas and moved to the big city of Houston, Texas to study history at Rice University. After college, he crossed the street to Baylor College of Medicine for his medical education where he graduated with honors and a member of AOA. He is now in his fourth year of urology residency at the University of Chicago and plans to pursue a career in urologic oncology. He is happily married and enjoys swimming, The Economist, and avoiding winter.


Benjamin Marsh, MD

Benjamin Marsh, MD
University of Minnesota
Graduation Date: June 2019

Benjamin is currently a chief resident at the University of Minnesota. He grew up in the frozen tundra of Duluth, MN and earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota-Duluth before attending the University of Minnesota for medical school. Next year he will be joining a private practice group with Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. He swears he has been outside of Minnesota before, like that time he went to Wisconsin.


Satoko Matsuyama, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Satoko Matsuyama, MD
Osaka Women's and Children's Hospital

Dr. Satoko Matsuyama is currently a clinical fellow at the Osaka Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Oksana, Japan. She completed her residency at Toyama Prefectural Central Hospital and her medical education at Kanazawa University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and research grants, including recognition from the Japanese Society of Pediatric Urology and the recipient of Best Poster at the 32nd annual European Urological Association congress.


Andrew H. Nguyen, MD

Andrew H. Nguyen, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Graduation Date: June 2020

Andrew Nguyen is a PGY-5 urology resident at Cleveland Clinic. After graduating with a bachelor of biomedical engineering, he worked in the biotech industry for several years prior to attending medical school at the University of Minnesota. His clinical interests include endourology and stone disease. His hobbies include anything that involves a power tool, whether building a new shed in his backyard or replacing his car’s alternator on a post call day after it died driving home from work.

Northeastern – Urine Trouble

Roderick Clark, MD

Roderick Clark, MD
The University of Western Ontario
Graduation Date: June 2020

Roderick Clark is a fourth year resident at Western University. He was born and raised in Prince Edward Island and completed his BA, BSc, MSc and MD degrees in eastern Canada before moving to London, Ontario for his residency. He has an interest in advanced methods in epidemiology and research using administrative datasets. His academic aspiration is in urologic oncology and surgical education.


Ugo Falagario, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Ugo Falagario, MD
University of Foggia
Graduation Date: November 2021

Ugo Giovanni Falagario completed his medical studies in Bari, a beautiful seaside town in the south of Italy, where he also worked as a sailing coach on the weekends. Upon passing his medical license exam, Dr. Falagario served as a research fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Thanks to his mentor, Dr. Ash Tewari, Dr. Falagario has a passion for research. He is currently completing a urology residency program in Foggia, Italy, where he studies under Drs. Carrieri and Comion, Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively, of the urology and kidney transplant department, and has begun his training on MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsies.


Kristen McAlpine, MD

Kristen McAlpine, MD
University of Ottawa
Graduation Date: June 2020

Kristen is a PGY4 at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. She graduated medical school from Queen's University and is originally from Markham, Ontario. During residency, she has developed a passion for clinical research and is currently working with the team in Ottawa on projects investigating patient decision aids in urology as well as venous thromboprophylaxis peri-operatively. Kristen will be pursuing a fellowship in Urologic Oncology upon graduation from residency.


Jeffrey Spencer, MD

Jeffrey Spencer, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Graduation Date: June 2019

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Jeffrey Spencer graduated University at Buffalo School of Medicine in 2014. Over the last five years, Dr. Spencer has had the privilege of training in Syracuse and will be starting his practice in Rochester, NY after graduation.


Michael W. Witthaus, MD

Michael W. Witthaus, MD
University of Rochester
Graduation Date: June 2021

Dr. Michael W. Witthaus was born and raised in the Saint Paul area of Minnesota. He completed his undergraduate degree at Minnesota State University, Mankato prior to receiving his post-baccalaureate research award fellowship at NIH. He then earned his medical degree at Boston University. During his time in Boston, he developed his urology interest under the instruction of Drs. Lori Lerner and Richard K. Babayan. He is currently in his research year as a urology resident at the University of Rochester. He will graduate in 2021 and has interest in pursuing Genitourinary Reconstruction Fellowship after residency.


Todd Samuel Yecies, MD

Todd Samuel Yecies, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Graduation Date: June 2020

Todd Yecies is a PGY-5 Urology resident at UPMC. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University, where he majored in Biology. His research focus includes the identification and management of risks due to ionizing radiation in the treatment of urologic diseases.

South Central – Studdering Priapism

Jerrod Heermans, MD

Jerrod Heermans, MD
University of Nebraska
Graduation Date: June 2020

Born and raised in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, Jerrod Heermans studied business in undergrad and received a BBA from Texas Tech University. He then completed his medical degree at the University of North Dakota and was lucky enough to match into urology at UNMC in Omaha, Nebraska.


Ly N.T. Hoang, MD

Ly N.T. Hoang, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Graduation Date: June 2020

Dr. Ly Hoang is a fourth-year resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where she also received her medical degree in 2014. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Rice University in 2011 with a minor in Global Health Technology, her inspiration to pursue an academic career in global surgery and reconstructive urology. Her interests include cozying on the sofa with a good book, exploring small alley art galleries with her fiancée, and making garage prototypes of her various ideas. Awards include the Rodney Appell Travelling Preceptorship and Hilda and Hershel Rich Endowment.


Jeffrey Marks, MD

Jeffrey Marks, MD
University of Colorado
Graduation Date: June 2021

Born and raised in Kansas City, Dr. Marks attended Mizzou for undergrad and medical school and has lived in Denver for the last four years with his fiancée, Andrea and their dog, Chewbacca. His hobbies outside of work include skiing, traveling and the Kansas City Chiefs.


Tiago Cesar Mierzwa, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Tiago Cesar Mierzwa, MD
Hospital Nossa Senhora das Graças
Graduation Date: 2019

Tiego Cesar Mierzwa grew up in a small city in Brazil and completed his general surgery residency in Cascavel, Brazil. Upon completion, he moved to Curitiba in the south of Brazil for urology residency. His primary areas of interest includes andrology and endourology. Outside the hospital, Dr. Mierzwa enjoys outdoor activities with his wife and is excited to represent the Brazilian Urology Society at the 2019 AUA Residents Bowl.


Jorge Rivera Mirabal, MD

Jorge Rivera Mirabal, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Graduation Date: June 2021

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Jorge Rivera Mirabal is a third-year urology resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His professional interests include andrology, infertility and general urology. Hobbies include hanging out with his co-residents for happy hour, appreciating the diverse Houston food scene and watching Houston Rockets and Astros games. He also enjoys flying back to the island to visit his family and relaxing at many of its wonderful beaches.


Woodson Smelser, MD

Woodson Smelser, MD
University of Kansas
Graduation Date: June 2021

Dr. Smelser is a PGY-4 Resident at the University of Kansas Medical Center with an interest in urologic oncology. He is married to another physician and has one daughter. He grew up on a family farm in rural Missouri and enjoys the outdoors and fly fishing in his spare time.


Pascual Armando Cortés Raygoza, MD

Pascual Armando Cortés Raygoza, MD
Hospital General Manuel Gea Gonzalez
Graduation Date: February 2020

Pascual Cortes is currently enrolled in the fourth-year urology program of General Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez, where he is conducting research on early detection of prostate cancer and the use of new technologies. He is interested in pursuing a PhD in endourology, oncology or robotics. Pascual has published several articles in the Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia journal and presented papers and abstracts at AUA South Central Section meetings. During his free time, he likes to play video games and watch TV shows.

Southeastern – Rod Squad

Ayman Ali, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Ayman Ali, MD
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute

Dr. Ayman Ali completed his medical studies in 2010 with honors. As a top student, he was offered residency at the Theodor Bilharz Research Institute (TBRI), where he trained through 2016 and is currently a clinical assistant researcher focused on minimally invasive urological surgery and renal transplantation surgery. He completed a clinical fellowship in laparoscopic and robotic urology from Heidelberg University in 2018, and passed section one FRCS urology UK in 2018. He also acquired a Total Quality Management diploma for Healthcare (TQM-HC) from the American University in Cairo in 2012.


Adam Baumgarten, MD

Adam Baumgarten, MD
University of South Florida
Graduation Date: June 2019

Adam Baumgarten is currently a PGY-5 at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He will be going to Dallas this upcoming July to complete a GURS fellowship under Dr. Allen Morey's mentorship and plans to pursue an academic job in the Southeast after completing fellowship.


Adnan Dervishi, MD

Adnan Dervishi, MD
University of Louisville
Graduation Date: June 2019

Dr. Dervishi is originally from Kosovo and moved to Nashville, TN in 1999 (he’d like to thank his junior resident Sam Rai, behind whom he sat during the in-service exam). Dr. Dervishi placed 1679th at the 2018 Urban Bourbon half marathon in Louisville with a time of 2hrs 18 min, 28 sec (without any training – the secret is a PB&J at the half-way mark). He's humble. He's the inventor of the "Dervishi Handshake" (he can show you, but will need you to sign a consent first). His interests include his wife, dogs, soccer, soccer, soccer, traveling, disk Golf, snowboarding, and difficult foleys.


Jorge Hernandez, MD

Jorge Hernandez, MD
Hospital Regional Rafael Hernandez
Graduation Date: June 2020

A native of Panama, Dr. Hernandez is the son and grandson of urologists. He completed medical school at the Universidad Latina de Panama and is currently chief resident at the Rafael Hernández Hospital in David, Chiriqui. He is honored to be the first resident from Panama to participate in the AUA Residents Bowl and represent his residency program and the Southeastern Section. His clinical interests include oncology and minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Hernandez is also a huge soccer fan.


Russell Libby, MD

Russell Libby, MD
Tulane University
Graduation Date: June 2020

Russell Libby is a native of Atlanta, GA. He received a BS in Economics at Vanderbilt University and graduated with the designation of an Honors College Scholar. He completed his MD at Baylor College of Medicine and is currently a resident in Urology at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is enjoying his time honing his skills in his specific interests of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery. He enjoys spending time with his two sons, Shaun and Nathan, as well as his wife Lauren and two dogs.


Jennifer Maggie Lovin, MD

Jennifer Maggie Lovin, MD
Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Graduation Date: June 2020

Jennifer (Maggie) Lovin is a PGY4 Urology Resident at LSU Health in Shreveport, Louisiana. A Georgia native, Maggie completed her undergraduate training at the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Spanish. She went on to study medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Maggie has a passion for volunteerism and recently returned from a pediatric urology workshop in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with IVUmed. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, gastronomy and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. Following completion of her residency program, she aspires to pursue a career in pediatric urology.


Jonathan Pavlinec, MD

Jonathan Pavlinec, MD
University of Florida
Graduation Date: June 2019

Jonathan Pavlinec is a current chief resident at the University of Florida. He is originally from Pompano Beach, FL, and attended medical school in Tampa, FL at USF Morsani College of Medicine. After graduation, he will remain at the University of Florida for the Endourology/MIS Fellowship with a focus in robotic surgery. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Allie, their one-year old daughter, Emery, and their two dogs.


Kaitlen Sicard Schexnayder, MD

Kaitlen Sicard Schexnayder, MD
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis
Graduation Date: June 2019

Dr. Schexnayder is from Hattiesburg, MS, and received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from LSU. She attended medical school at LSU-New Orleans School of Medicine and graduated in 2014. Upon completion of residency, she will join a private practice group with the Hattiesburg Clinic in Hattiesburg, MS. She is married (Jeff) and has a nine month old daughter, Caroline.

Western – Radical Prostates

Muhannad Alsyouf, MD

Muhannad Alsyouf, MD
Loma Linda
Graduation Date: June 2021

Muhannad Alsyouf is a fourth year urology resident training at Loma Linda University Health in California. His interests include pursuing further fellowship training in oncology, followed by an academic career in urology.


Nicholas Chakiryan, MD

Nicholas Chakiryan, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Graduation Date: July 2020

Nicholas Chakiryan is a PGY-4 Urology resident at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, with an anticipated graduation date of July 2020.


Allison Glass, MD

Allison Glass, MD
University of California, Davis
Graduation Date: June 2019

Allison Glass is a current PGY-6/chief resident at the University of California-Davis in Sacramento, CA. She plans to graduate residency June 2019.


Charis Kalogirou, MD
International Residents Bowl Participant

Charis Kalogirou, MD
University of Würzburg

Dr. Kalogirou graduated summa cum laude from the University of Würzburg in Germany and began his residency in the department of urology and pediatric urology at the University Medical Center in Würzburg under the direction of Prof. Hubertus Riedmiller and Prof. Hubert Kübler. Dr. Kalogirou also completed a research stipend of the German Society of Urology at Prof. Almut Schulze's lab of the Theodor-Boveri Institute in Würzburg, focusing on molecular uro-oncology with special emphasis on high-resolution metabolic profiling and genome engineering in various progression models of prostate cancer.


John Lindsey II, MD

John Lindsey II, MD
University of California, San Francisco


Darshan Patel, MD

Darshan Patel, MD
University of Utah
Graduation Date: June 2020

Darshan Patel is currently a fourth year resident in Urology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He completed medical school at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He will complete his residency training in 2020 and matriculate to a fellowship in Andrology and men's health after graduation.