Urology Events at UCLA

The UCLA Department of Urology sponsors, attends, and/or participates in numerous urological events during the course of every year. The list below details upcoming events in which UCLA staff will be involved. Some of the events are open to the public, while others are highly specialized seminars designed to enhance the knowledge of trained physicians and surgeons. When available, the event description will conclude with a link to websites devoted especially to the specific event.


Past Events

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47th Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. This course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM


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46th Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist.


Comprehensive Medical Care for Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Patients

UCLA CME Live Course - February 8, 2020

The UCLA Gender Health Program presents an up-to-date, comprehensive and in-depth compendium of gender-affirming medical care. This course will feature sessions on gender-sensitive cultural awareness, behavioral health care, primary care, and medical and surgical gender-affirming interventions. All topics will be presented by members of the integrated, multidisciplinary UCLA Gender Health Program, to help providers from varied disciplines care for this population in a sensitive and effective manner. The program will be delivered in topic-specific sessions, each followed by a brief question and answer opportunity. Breaks for networking and informal discussion will be scheduled throughout the day.

This course is targeted toward anyone interested in in-depth exposure to medical care for this population, including physicians (in practice and in training) and allied health professionals in primary care, endocrinology, plastic surgery, urology, obstetrics/gynecology, as well as mental health professionals, social workers and nurses, and students of all above disciplines.

The seminar will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in the Tampkin Auditorium at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles. For course details > and registration >


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45th Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist.



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44th Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist.


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43rd Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology

This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist.


42nd Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist.

  • March 2-5, 2017
  • The Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey
  • Marina del Rey, CA
  • This course is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • For information on other UCLA CME courses, please visit www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/event-description

MRI, Targeted Biopsy, Intervention and Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Management: A Paradigm Shift in Detection, Grading, Staging, Reporting, Biopsy and Treatment

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The 3rd Annual UCLA Prostate MRI program is a unique one-and-a-half-day course which will provide a comprehensive overview of the utility of multiparametric MR imaging for prostate cancer diagnosis. The program will discuss all relevant MR imaging parameters for prostate cancer (T2, perfusion, diffusion and spectroscopy) as well as new standardized MR reporting algorithms for prostate cancer. In conjunction with the UCLA Departments of Urology, Pathology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology and other world renowned speakers, the program will review application of MR imaging in surgical planning for robotic prostatectomy, prostate biopsy planning, active surveillance and radiation planning.


Annual Prostate Cancer Research Symposium

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3rd Annual Prostate Cancer Research Symposium

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Auditorium of the California NanoSystems Institute
  • University of California, Los Angeles.

The symposium will focus on the most pressing and challenging issues in prostate cancer research, addressing topics that range from the molecular mechanisms that underlie the disease to various translational approaches. The Symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required.


41st Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in female pelvic medicine and reconstruction, stress urinary incontinence, medical and surgical treatment strategies for overactive bladder, pelvic pain disorders in men and women, management of renal and ureteral stones, men’s health issues including testosterone deficiency and Peyronie’s disease, surgical therapies and technologies for BPH, urologic oncology (including kidney, prostate, bladder, imaging and ablative therapies), biomarkers for cancer detection and management, MRI fusion biopsy of the prostate, castrate resistant prostate cancer, emerging therapies for urologic malignancies, robotic surgical procedures, urologic infections, and practice management including ICD-10 coding.

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, California
  • March 03-06, 2016

The Evolving Role of MRI in Prostate Cancer Management: Detection, Staging, Surveillance, Follow Up, and Reporting

The October 25, 2014 course has been combined with the February 7, 2015 course. Prostate cancer is the second most common solid organ malignancy diagnosed in men. Unlike other solid organ malignancies, the challenge in prostate cancer is to confidently identify men with moderate and high grade cancers who would most benefit from aggressive therapy.


40th Annual UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology Conference

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in male voiding dysfunction, incontinence, BPH, female urology, overactive bladder, management of renal and ureteral stones, endourology, robotics, urologic oncology (including kidney, prostate, bladder, imaging and ablative therapies), impotence, infertility, Peyronie's disease, urologic surgery techniques and managing complications, and pediatric urology.

The conference emphasizes interaction between participants and faculty and allows ample time for case presentations and group discussions, ensuring an outstanding educational experience for attendees.

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, California
  • March 12, 2015 to March 15, 2015

UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in urologic trauma, prosthetic surgery, female urology, reconstructive and urethral stricture surgery, overactive bladder, incontinence, management of renal stones, endourology, robotics, urologic oncology (including kidney, prostate, bladder, testis cancer, imaging and ablative therapies), varicocele management, infertility, hypogonadism, Peyronie’s disease, urologic surgery techniques and managing complications, and pediatric urology.

The conference emphasizes interaction between participants and faculty and allows ample time for case presentations and group discussions, ensuring an outstanding educational experience for attendees. To download a brochure, register for the course or for additional information, please visit UCLA's Office of Continuing Medical Education.

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, California
  • March 6, 2014 to March 9, 2014

UCLA Department of Urology Presents:
Innovative Methods to Improve the Health of African-American Men

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UCLA Urology is bringing four of the leading minds in barbershop-based health outreach together for a half-day symposium to share the lessons they have learned in trust building, community interaction, and balancing research and outreach.

  • Working with communities is one of the most promising routes available to addressing the great inequalities seen in the burden of many diseases.
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 8 AM to 12 PM
  • Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
  • Email: [email protected]

Webinar: Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Chris Saigal

  • THURSDAY, April 18, 2013 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM, PST
  • Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer – Dr. Chris Saigal
  • Learn more about an alternative to invasive treatment for prostate cancer, which uses the latest imaging technology to manage this cancer safely.
  • Join the conversation on Twitter at @UCLAHealth with hashtag #UCLAMDChat

About Christopher Saigal, MD, MPH
Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Urology. Clinical practice, UCLA Westwood Campus. He is also on the staff of the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Saigal has had a longstanding clinical interest in urologic cancers and the surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. His research is focused on patient-centered decision support and quality of care for urologic conditions. UCLA Urology consistently ranks #3 in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals survey. View Webinars page >


Advances and Controversies in Surgical Management of Urologic Cancers with Live Surgery Broadcast

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  • This course will feature didactic lectures on key and evolving issues in the surgical management of genitourinary malignancies along with a broadcast of live surgical cases emphasizing demonstration of critical maneuvers.
  • Please visit UCLA's Office of Continuing Medical Education.
  • Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village, February 13, 2013
  • Fess Parker’s Doubletree Hotel & Resort, Santa Barbara, February 20, 2013
  • Manhattan Beach Marriott, Manhattan Beach, February 27, 2013

UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in female urology, reconstructive surgery, overactive bladder, incontinence, management of renal stones, endourology, laparoscopy and robotics, urologic oncology (including kidney, prostate, bladder, and ablative focal therapies), medical therapy for BPH, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, and pediatric urology.

The conference emphasizes interaction between participants and faculty and allows ample time for case presentations and group discussions, ensuring an outstanding educational experience for attendees. The goal of the conference is to provide attendees with new information that they can directly apply to their clinical urology practices. Please visit UCLA's Office of Continuing Medical Education.

  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Marina del Rey, California
  • March 07, 2013 to March 10, 2013

Free Health Seminar: "Insights Into Cancer" Series

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Surveillance vs. Treatment for Prostate Cancer

  • July 10, 2012
  • Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Ronald Reagan Medical Center
  • Auditorium, B Level, Room B130
  • 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
  • Free and Open to the Public
  • No reservations are required
  • For information, call (310) 794-6644
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CME Course: Image Guided Management of Prostate Cancer

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  • Saturday, June 16, 2012
  • 8:00am - 11:00am
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • Tamkin Auditorium
  • 757 Westwood Plaza
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095

The UCLA Department of Urology cordially invites you to a CME course on Advanced MRI Imaging and Prostate Cancer Management. Participants are provided a hands-on experience on a simulated patient, using state-of-the-art robotic surgical technology. This course will introduce the latest advances in MRI imaging of the prostate based on more than 7 years of experience at UCLA. In particular, this short seminar will cover the latest information on integration of MRI into clinical management of prostate cancer, with a focus on the use of imaging in robotic prostatectomies and the use of MRI imaging in ultrasound-guided targeted biopsies of prostate cancer. This course is targeted towards urologists. To download a brochure, register for the course or for additional information, please visit UCLA's Office of Continuing Medical Education, Attendance is by RSVP only by June 8, 2012.


UCLA State-of-the-Art Urology

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This course explores the most challenging management problems facing the practicing urologist. Distinguished faculty present current information and techniques in female urology, reconstructive surgery, overactive bladder, incontinence, management of renal stones, endourology, laparoscopy and robotics, urologic oncology (including kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and testicular cancer), medical and surgical therapy for BPH, testosterone replacement therapy, erectile dysfunction, and pediatric urology.

The conference emphasizes interaction between participants and faculty and allows ample time for case presentations and group discussions, ensuring an outstanding educational experience for attendees. To download a brochure, register for the course or for additional information, please visit UCLA's Office of Continuing Medical Education.

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, California
  • March 8, 2012 to March 11, 2012