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SUO YUO Webinar Series — Session VII

December 21, 2020
Virtual Event

All sessions are listed in Eastern time

  • 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Building Competence as a Leader
    Speaker: J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS

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Speaker Biography
J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS

Dr. J. Brantley Thrasher is Professor Emeritus and former Chairman of the Department of Urology and Co-Director of Operative Services at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. A native of South Carolina, he completed his Medical Degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, an internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C., and his urology residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado. He subsequently completed a urologic oncology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

He is the Past-President of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Society of Urology Chairpersons and Program Directors, the Society of Urologic Oncology, and a previous member of the Residency Review Committee for Urology. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the AUA in 2015, for 15 years of service to academic and organized urology, and was also awarded the Distinguished Service award from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), in 2017. He is currently Executive Secretary of the Society of Academic Urologists and the Executive Director of the American Board of Urology.

In addition to giving over 400 presentations at local, national, and international meetings, he has written over 200 manuscripts, book chapters, and monographs in the field of urology. He currently serves as Coordinating Editor for Practical Reviews in Urology, an Associate Editor for the book, “The 5-Minute Urology Consult;” and as an Editorial Consultant for Urology Times.