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H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative Fellowship Program

The American Urological Association is proud to launch the H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative Fellowship Program. This unique program is designed to prepare and educate urology residents and fellows in the legislative aspect of health policy.

About H. Logan Holtgrewe

H. Logan Holtgrewe, MD, FACS, has held many leadership positions within urology including the Presidency of the American Urological Association (AUA) in 1992 and 1993 and President of the American Board of Urology in 1998 and 1999. He served on the AUA Advisory Committee on Urology to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD and as Chairman on the Economics of the World Health Organization's Consultations on Prostatic Diseases. In addition to his clinical activities within urology, he was instrumental in the creation of the AUA clinical practice guidelines program. Dr. Holtgrewe maintains a special interest in socioeconomic issues of urological health care delivery and served as Chairman of the AUA's Health Policy Council from 1992 – 2001.

Dr. Holtgrewe was involved in the field of urology for over forty years as a practicing urologist in Annapolis, Maryland and as an activist in urological health care issues. Dr. Holtgrewe's focus of interest was benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and wrote many papers and presented many lectures on the treatment of BPH. Dr. Holtgrewe retired from private practice in 1999. However, he currently serves as a part-time Professor of Urology at The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, in Baltimore, MD and was a member of the search committee to fill the vacancy of Department of Urology Chair left by Dr. Patrick Walsh.

Nancy Ann Min DeParle, Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services, appointed Dr. Holtgrewe to the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee Medical and Surgical Procedures Panel in 1999. Dr. Holtgrewe received the American Urological Association Ramon Guiteras Medal in June 2001, an honor awarded to an individual who is deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to the art and science of Urology and in 2004 received the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Holtgrewe is an avid model-maker creating both aviation and railroad models. Several hundred of Dr. Holtgrewe's World War I and World War II airplane models are on display at The Museum of Flight at Boeing Field in Seattle, WA. Dr. Holtgrewe also enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography. Dr. Holtgrewe lives with his wife, Virginia, in Severna Park, MD.

Who is Eligible?

The program is open to all AUA residents in their research year, fellows, and first year post-graduates. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a strong interest or aptitude for health policy issues and legislation. If a resident, the Fellow's Resident Director must sign-off on and verify that the Fellow will be available for the travel and time allotted for the program.

Program Highlights

Applications are now being accepted for the H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative Fellowship Program

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