Department of Urology


June 30, 2020

Congratulating the 2020 Graduating UW Urology Chief Residents and Fellows

The department of Urology would like to congratulate our departing Chief Residents and Fellows for AY 2020-2021: Chief Residents – Tony Chen, Jessica Dai and Chino Okoro Fellows – Akash Kapadia (Andrology), Ian Metzler (Endourology), Yaw Nyame (Urologic Oncology), Alexander Skokan (Genitourinary Reconstruction (GURS), and Katie Canalichio (Pediatric Urology). It is usually customary for faculty…

May 6, 2019

Dr. Richard Pelman Launches Podcast – “The Original Guide to Men’s Health”

NEW PODCAST in 2019 “The Original Guide to Men’s Health” Have you listened?  We’re launched. iTUNES iPhone, podcast app Search: The Original Guide to Men’s Health Push subscribe!

April 19, 2019

Julian Ansell MD – Rest in Peace

Dear Colleagues, It is with sadness that I inform you that Dr. Ansell, our founding Chair, passed away on April 2nd 2019. Julian will be remembered for his tireless dedication to patients, trainees, and research. An inspiration to a generation of urologists at UW, he embodied the academic surgeon who put the patient ahead of…

March 13, 2019

Dr. Robert Sweet Receives Achievement in Medical Technology Gold Award for WISH and CREST

Encapsulation of article by Seattle Business Magazine, photo by Hayley Young UW Urology’s Dr. Robert Sweet recently received the Seattle Business Magazine’s Gold Award for Achievement in Medical Technology. The award recognizes Dr. Sweet’s contributions to the field of healthcare simulation.  Dr. Sweet, Executive Director of WAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) and the Center for Research…

January 23, 2019

Jessica Green Nominated for 2019 UW Individual Distinguished Staff Award

We are pleased to announce that Jessica Green has been nominated for a 2019 UW Individual Distinguished Staff Award. Jessica has served as the Education Program Manager for the UW Department of Urology for over 5 years. Distinguished Staff Award nominations were submitted by current UW faculty, staff and students between October 8 – November 30, 2018….

December 11, 2018

2018 UW Urology Holiday Party

This year’s UW Urology Holiday Party took place on Friday, December 7 at Omega Ouzeri in Seattle’s Capital Hill neighborhood. The annual event provided an opportunity for department faculty, residents, fellows and staff to join in celebrating of a successful year for the UW Urology.

November 30, 2018

Join the MoDawgs on Saturday, 12/1 at 10 a.m. for Movember Hike at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point

Want to hike with the MoDawgs on December 1 (10:00 a.m.) at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point? Step 1 Join the MoDawgs Movember team page: Join MoDawgs Step 2 Attend the team building hiking activity at 10 a.m. on December 1st at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point

November 16, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Wright Speaks about Ongoing Studies Linking Healthy BMI with Prostate Cancer Treatment and Outcomes

Dr. Wright spoke to a full audience on November 15 from 5-6 p.m. at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The topic of his talk was Obesity and Prostate Cancer: an update on local trials. A brief overview of data showing the increase of obesity prevalence over recent decades provided a baseline for understanding the link…

November 9, 2018

MHCC Co-Chairs Recognized for Contribution to GENTLeMEN Study

Loch Anderson and Allyn Perkins, co-chairs of UW Urology’s Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC), were recognized in an article by UW Medicine for their contribution toward the GENTLeMEN study, which is lead by oncologist Bruce Montgomery, M.D. This study assesses whether men with metastatic prostate cancer have DNA repair deficiencies. Loch and Allyn believe in the science…

November 1, 2018

Welcome to Movember!

Movember is upon us and the University of Washington Men’s Health Campaign Council encourages you to get involved in fundraising efforts this month toward improving Men’s Health. One such effort is a giving program called Sunday Fundraise, held by Flatstick Pub. With the Movember Foundation being the November giving recipient, a portion of the proceeds of each pint sold…

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