Welcome the 2020 MUS Resident Research Competition. 

This event is designed to support urology residents in their research, training and practice.  It also provides practicing urologists with a wide array of research results performed in southeast Michigan, exposing them to new techniques and strategies to implement into their own practice.


  9:05   Evaluating Practice Patterns Regarding Prostate Biopsies Performed in Elderly

            Patients:  A Review of a Statewide Collaborative – Brian Odom, MD

  9:10  Outcomes Following Immediate Versus Delayed Radical Prostatectomy:  Results

            From a Statewide Quality Improvement Collaborative:  Zubin Shetty, MD

  9:15  MR/US Fusion-Guided Prostate Biopsy Improves Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

            Detection for Biopsy-Naïve Patients Across Diverse Practice Settings – Brett Watson, MD

  9:20 Molecular Analysis of Prostate Cancer Reveals Distinct Gene Profiles in African American

and European American Men – Udit Singhal, MD



Discussion of abstracts 9:30 – 9:45

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  9:45  Factors Affecting Robotic Partial Converted to Radical Nephrectomy: A Retrospective

            Multi-Institutional Study in the Michigan Urologic Surgery Improvement

            Collaborative (MUSIC) – Michael Rudoff, MD

  9:50  Renal Mass Size and Presence of Synchronous Lung Metastasis at Time of Diagnosis:

            Implications for Chest Imaging – Marcus Jamil, MD

  9:55  Current Utilization of CT Urogram – Justin Schultz, DO

10:00  Reimbursement Incentive Associated with Decrease in Opioids Prescribed Following

            Robotic Radical Prostatectomy – Jacob Stephens, MD

10:05  Evaluation of Opioid Prescribing for Ureteroscopic Stone Procedures Before and After the

New Michigan Automated Prescription System Requirements – Justyn Blankenship, DO


Discussion of Abstracts: 10:10 – 10:25

10:45  Management of Prostate Cancer During COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspective From Urologists

and Radiation Oncologists in COVID Dense Metro Detroit – Peter Domenig, DO

 10:50  Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Urologic Consults in a Detroit Community Hospital –

Steven Allegro, MD

10:55  Telemedicine for Male-Infertility Saves Patients’ Time and Money, and is Feasible for

            First-Time Users – Alexander Zhu, DO

11:00  Utilization of Third Line Therapy in the Urologic Management of Patients with

            Multiple Sclerosis – Lee Baumgarten, MD

11:05  The Future is Female:  Urology Workforce Projection from 2020 to 2060 –

            Catherine Nam, MD


Discussion of Abstracts: 11:10 – 11:25

11:25  The Role for Concomitant Medical Therapy in the Urologic Management of Idiopathic

Retroperitoneal Fibrosis – Javier Santiago, MD

11:30  Bladder Capacity and Growth in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: A Novel Predictive Tool –

Mahir Maruf, MD

11:35  Cavernoscopy with Direct Vision Incision of Peyronie’s Plaque: A Novel Technique-

            Adam Peterson, DO


Discussion of Abstracts: 11:40 – 11:55

Meet the Moderators

John Stoffel

Dr. John Stoffel

Dr. Donald Bartkowski

Dr. Donald Bartkowski

About MUS

The purpose of the Michigan Urological Society (MUS) is to encourage the study and maintenance of the highest possible standards for urological education, research and practice.  We work to help support and educate urology residents and keep our members up-to-speed on new technology, research findings and regulatory items that affect you and your profession. 

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