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Continuing Medical Education in Urology


Educational conferences through the Division of Urology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM)  are accredited through the UCSOM Office of Continuing Medical Education.  The UCSOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine designates Urology Conferences as certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  (Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.)

Urology Grand Rounds are held on Monday mornings.  Beginning at 7:00 we join the Department of Surgery for Grand Rounds in the AIP2 Conference Center Auditorium.  At 8:00 a.m. we break out into Urology Specific Grand Rounds.  The Urology Specific Grand Rounds will usually be held in Room A of the AIP2 Conference Center. Occasionally, however, the conference will be held in a different location. Please check the conference schedule below for specific information.   Click for a map of the campus and parking areas.

The Urology Didactic Conference Schedule is available by clicking on the link below:

 2015 -2016 Urology Conference Schedule

Physicians who are interested in attending a conference(s), should register for individual sessions by clicking on the “Register Now” button below or by calling the UCSOM Division of Urology at 303-724-2712.  

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Participants are required to sign an attendance sheet for each conference he/she attends in order to receive CME credit.  Certificates of CME credit are available at the end of each academic year by submitting a completed CME Credit Request form and specified fee.  Click for a copy of the CME Credit Request Form.

February 5th, 2016 - Pediatric Urology Visiting Professor

Armando Lorenzo, MD, FRCSC

The Hospital for Sick Children

University of Toronto

Associate Professor, 

Department of Surgery / Urology

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Brief Biography

  • Attended the University of Panama School Of Medicine and earned his Medical Degree in 1994.
  • Completed Urology Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 2004 in Dallas, Texas.
  • From 2004 until 2006 was a fellow at The Hospital for Sick Children for the Urology Division.
  • Appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and joined the Division of Urology at The Hospital for Sick Children in 2006.
  • Received the American Urological Association Foundation Research Scholarship Award in 2005 under the mentorship of Dr. Darius Bagli.
  • Currently working towards completing a Master Degree in Clinical Epidemiology.

Clinical Activities

Dr. Armando Lorenzo’s clinical practice focuses on all aspects of Pediatric Urology. He has a particular interest in surgical management end-stage renal disease/renal transplantation, laparoscopy and minimal invasive procedures, issues related to future fertility potential in children, and pediatric oncology.

Academic Background

  • Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award
  • Annual Charles J. Robson Research Day, Basic Science Research Project, Second Prize
  • Family Advisory Committee Award

Research Interests

  • Clinical research and outcome analysis
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Research Activities on hypospadias and varicoceles in children
  • Current Research Projects: Management of Wilms Tumour, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Hypospadias Repair, and use of botulinum toxin in bladder dysfunction

External Funding

  • Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Fund
  • American Urological Association Foundation Research Scholarship Award

Publications

Snodgrass WT, Lorenzo AJ: Tubularized incised-plate urethroplast for proximal hypospadias. BJU Int. 2002: 89(1): pp 90-93.

Cook A, Lorenzo AJ, Salle JL, Bakhshi M, Cartwright LM, Bagli D, Farhat W, Khoury AE: Pediatric renal cell carcinoma: single institution 25-year case series and initial experience with partial nephrectomy. Journal of Urology 2006: 175 (4): pp 1456-60.

Lorenzo AJ, Karsli C, Halachmi S, Dolci M, Bissonette B, Farhat W: Hemodynamic cerebrovascular and respiratory effects of pediatric urological retroperitoneal laparoscopic surgery: A prospective study. Journal of Urology 2006: 175(4): pp 1461-5.

Lorenzo AJ, Barroso U, Pippi-Salle JL, Cook A, Grober E, Wallis MC, Bagli DJ, Khoury AE: What are the most powerful determinants endoscopic reflux correction? Multivariate analysis of a single institution experience over 6 years. Journal of Urology 2006: 176: pp 1851-1855.

Braga LH, Lorenzo AJ, Tatsuo ES, Silva IN, Pippi Salle JL: Prospective evaluation of feminizing genitoplasty using partial urogenital sinus mobilizationfor congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Journal of Urology 2006: 176(5): pp 2199-204

Lorenzo, AJ., Chait, PG., Wallis, MC., Raikhlin, A., Farhat, WA: Minimally invasive approach for the management of urinary and fecal incontinence in selected spina bifida patients. Urology 2007: 70 (3): pp 568-571.

Lorenzo, AJ., Wallis, C., Cook, A., Buffett-Fairen,A., Bozic, D., Bagli, SJ., Khoury, AE., Pippi Salle, JL: What is the Variability in Urodynamic Parameters with Position Change in Children? Analysis of a Prospectively Enrolled Cohort. The Journal of Urology 2007: 178(6): pp 2567-70.

Braga, LH., Lorenzo,AJ., Bagli, DJ., Khoury, AE., Pippi Salle, JL: Outcome analysis of isolated male epispadias: single center experience with 33 cases. Journal of Urology 2008: 179(3): pp 1107-12.

Braga, LH., Lorenzo, AJ., Bagli, DJ., Dave, S., Eeg, K., Farhat, WA.,Pippi Salle, JL., Khoury, AE: Ventral penile lengthening versus dorsal plication for severe ventral curvature in children with proximal hypospadias. Journal of Urology 2008: 180(4): pp 1743-47.

Dave, S., Lorenzo, AJ., Khoury, AE., Braga, LH., Skeldon, S., Suoub, M., Farhat, WA., Pippi Salle, JL., Bagli, DJ: Learning from the learning curve: Multivariable analysis of injected volume and other factors associated with successful endoscopic correction of vesicoureteric reflux using dextranomer/ hyaluronic acid copolymer. Journal of Urology 2008: 180(4): pp 1594-9.​​