27th Annual Perspectives in Urology: Point Counterpoint

Scottsdale, AZ US
November 9, 2018 to November 11, 2018

The 27th Annual Perspectives in Urology: Point Counterpoint will bring together leading experts in urology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology to discuss and debate the latest topics in men’s health, general urology, and genitourinary cancers.

Topical lectures • Pro/con debates • Interesting-case presentations Interactive panel discussions • Interactive audience response technology



Target Audience

This activity is designed for and will benefit urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and management of urologic diseases.

Learning Objectives

This educational initiative aims to reach primary care physicians, urologists, urologic oncologists, and nurses. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

• Discuss best practices for management of urologic conditions like LUTS, ED, nocturia, prostatitis, and incontinence for improved patient care.
• Identify the impact of testosterone on men’s health and the impact of ADT on quality of life.
• Assess the expanded use of biomarkers to detect for bladder and prostate cancer.
• Evaluate the recent advancements in therapeutic layering and drug sequencing in treating prostate cancer, especially in the M0 space.
• Appraise the role of immunotherapy and checkpoint inhibition in treating genitourinary cancers.

Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Marc Weathersby
Phone Number: 
+1 (434) 817-2000
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 17.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/09/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/11/2018 - 11:59pm


Friday, November 9, 2018


7:00 AM –   8:00 AM           Registration – Grande Ballroom Foyer


7:00 AM –   4:30 PM           Exhibits Open - Grande Ballroom            


7:00 AM –   8:00 AM           Industry Breakfast Symposium– Grande Ballroom


8:00 AM –   8:10 AM           Welcome and Introduction

                                                         E. David Crawford, MD


8:10 AM – 12:45 PM           SESSION I: GENERAL UROLOGY

                                                         Raoul S. Concepcion, MD – Moderator


1:00 PM -   4:00 PM           SESSION II:  BLADDER CANCER 

                                                        Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC - Moderator


Saturday, November 10, 2018


7:00 AM -   5:30 PM           Exhibits Open - Grande Ballroom



7:00 AM -   8:00 AM          Industry Breakfast Symposium - Grande Ballroom 



                                                       Erik P. Castle, MD - Moderator



                                                       Philip J. Koo, MD - Moderator


Sunday, November 11, 2018


7:00 AM - 10:30 AM            Exhibits Open - Grande Ballroom


7:00 AM -   8:00 AM            Industry - Supported Breakfast - Grande Ballroom



                                                         Daniel P. Petrylak, MD - Moderator 


The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States
+1 (800) 832-2025

Room Reservations
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

The conference hotel room block rate is $199 per night for suites. To reserve rooms in this group rate, attendees will be sent the code to prove they are with the room block when they register for the conference. The number to call for room reservations is 1-800-832-2025.

NOTE: There is a bellman gratuity of $4 per person per ride (each way), and the maid gratuity is $2 per room per night.

If you have any difficulties reserving your room, please contact acollier@cjp.com or mweathersby@cjp.com or call 434-989-9664.

Requests for registration refunds must be in writing and received by at least 30 business days before the activity begins. Requests received after the refund deadline will not be processed. Cancellations are subject to a $100 administrative fee deducted from the registration fee paid to cover guarantees and other expenses. Requests should be emailed to acollier@cjp.com.  The organizer reserves the right to cancel activities, not less than 10 business days before the scheduled date, if extenuating circumstances make it necessary. Registrants will be notified at the contact number indicated on the registration form, followed by written notification. If an activity is canceled, the organizer’s liability is limited to the registration fee paid. Note: If payment is made by check, a social security number is required to process the refund.

It is the policy of the Medical College of Wisconsin to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities.  In accordance with this policy, the MCW identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of the activity. Conflicts are resolved by MCW to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

The employees of CJP Medical Communications have no financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure provided on-stie.

Program Chair:

E. David Crawford, MD

Professor of Surgery, Urology and Radiation Oncology

E. David Crawford Endowed Chair in Urologic Oncology

University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine

Aurora, CO




Alan H. Bryce, MD

Medical Director of the Genomic Oncology Clinic

Mayo Clinic

Scottsdale, AZ


Sigrid Carlsson, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Attending Epidemiologist

Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Associate Professor of Experimental Urology

Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University

Gothenburg, Sweden


Erik P. Castle, MD

Associate Professor of Urology

Director, Desert Mountain Care Prostate Cancer Research Fund

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ


John Chang, MD


Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Phoenix, AZ


Raoul S. Concepcion, MD

Urology Associates

Nashville, TN


Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC

Chairman and Professor


Donald D. Albers Endowed Chair in Urology

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Norman, OK


Steven E. Finkelstein, MD

Advanced Urology Institute

Panama City Beach. FL


Phillip J. Koo, MD

Division Chief of Diagnostic Imaging

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Phoenix, AZ                          


Daniel P. Petrylak, MD 


Signal Transduction Research ProgramYale Cancer Center

New Haven, CT


Matt T. Rosenberg, MD

Medical Director

Mid-Michigan Health Centers

Jackson, MI


Ronald F. Tutrone, Jr., MD, FACS, CPI

Chief, Division of Urology

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Medical Director, Chesapeake Urology Associates

Owings Mills, MD


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Carden Jennings Publishing.  The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited with commendation by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 17.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Available Credit

  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 17.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

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