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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 04, 2014

Contact:
Christine Frey, AUA
410-999-7091, Cfrey@auanet.org

EDITORS OF UROLOGY PRACTICE JOURNAL ANNOUNCED BY THE AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Linthicum, MD, March 4,2014 – The American Urological Association (AUA) is pleased to announce the editors of its forthcoming journal, Urology Practice. Urology Practice, a new official journal of the AUA is set to launch next month andwill focus on the clinical trends, challenges and practice applications in the four areas of Business, Health Policy, Patient Care and the Specialty.

Information for use in everyday practice will be provided to the urologic community via articles on the business and clinical practice of urology, urology health policy issues, urology education and training, as well as content for urology care team members. The editorial team responsible for leading the direction of Urology Practice includes:

Editor
Carl A. Olsson, MD, FACS
Chief Medical Officer of Integrated Medical Professionals, North Hill, NY 

Associate Editor
J. Stephen Jones, MD, FACS, MBA
Vice President of Cleveland Clinic Regional Medical Operations, Professor and Horvitz/Miller Distinguished Chair in Urological Oncology, Cleveland, OH

Section Editor – Business of Urology
Steven W. Siegel, MD
Metropolitan Urologic Specialists, P.A., St. Paul, MN

Section Editor – Health Policy
Eugene Rhee, MD
Chief of Urologic Surgery at Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA

Section Editor – Patient Care
Kathleen Kobashi, MD, FACS
Head, Section of Urology and Renal Transplantation
Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Section Editor – the Specialty
John B. Forrest, MD, FACS
Urologic Specialists of Oklahoma, Inc., Tulsa, OK

Please contact AUA Communications at 410-689-3932 for more information about the Urology Practice Journal editorial team or to schedule an interview.

About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 20,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.

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