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UCI Urology’s Grandest Rounds is a novel re-interpretation of an institution's weekly grand rounds conference. Under the direction of Dr. Ralph Clayman, UCI Urology’s Grandest Rounds is now a uniquely global experience due to the introduction of lectures solely presented on ZOOM.

Grandest Rounds By The Numbers

Colleagues from 39 states and 54 countries have connected from the comfort of their home, office, or mobile device each week. Lectureships examine one of the 12 major topics in urology monthly.
In the 2022-2023 academic year, we secured lectures by world-renowned urologists in North America, in addition to our own UCI Urology faculty, fellows and residents covering a variety of topics.
Special features include:
"Life’s Legends Lectures" series focusing on aspects of career, life balance, and discovery, as experienced by some of our most well-known urologists.
Dr. Ian Thompson
Dr. David Bloom
Dr. Ralph Clayman
Dr. Alan Wein
Dr. Mani Menon
"Semi-live surgery" series in which expert surgeons show a complete single procedure from start to finish, commenting on the nuances and finer points of technique.
Dr. David Lee
Dr. John Denstedt
Dr. Jihad Kaouk

2022 Monthly Topics

Lecturers: Drs. Dan Rukstalis, Ross Moskowitz, Elliott Freudenburg, Jake Miller, Felix Chen
Lecturers: Drs. Jaime Landman, Jonathan Routh, Payal Kapur, Thomas Polascik, Brad Leibovich, Louis Kavoussi, Monty Pal, Roshan Patel, Ian Thompson
August Legends Lecture
8/29/2022 Legends Lecture: Life’s Lessons Learned
Dr. Ian Thompson | Texas Urology Group
Lecturers: Drs. Peter Humphrey, Michael O’Donnell, Jimmy Jiang, Edward Choi, Elliott Freudenburg
Lecturers: Drs. Faysal Yafi, Larry Lipshultz, Alex Jang, Rafael Carrion, Charlie Loeb, Jake Miller, David Bloom
October Legends Lecture
10/24/2022 Legends Lecture: Life’s Lessons Learned
Dr. David Bloom | University of Michigan Medicine
Lecturers: Drs. David Lee, Neha Vapiwala, Michael Liss, Declan Murphy, Thomas Ahlering, Jimmy Jiang, Charlie Loeb
Lecturers: Drs. John Denstedt, Steve Nakada, Navin Sabharwal, Perry Xu, Roger Sur, Ralph Clayman
November Semi-Live Surgery
11/7/2022 Semi-Live: Robotic Prostatectomy: Tips and Tricks from Start to Finish
Dr. David Lee | UCI Urology
December Semi-Live Surgery
12/5/2022 Semi-Live: PCNL: Tips and Tricks from Start to Finish
Dr. John Denstedt | St. Joseph’s Health Care
December Legends Lecture
12/19/2022 Life’s Lessons Learned: A 50 Year Urologic Perspective
Dr. Ralph Clayman | UCI Urology

2023 Monthly Topics

Lecturers: Drs. Joao Pippi Salle, Andrew Kirsch, Luis Braga, Kai-Wen Chuang, Margarett Shnorhavorian, Alan Wein
Lecturers: Drs. Perry Xu, Robert Moldwin, Steve Lerman, Hannah Nam, Edward Choi
January Legends Lecture
1/30/2023 Life’s Lessons Learned
Dr. Alan Wein | Penn Medicine
Lecturers: Drs. Elias Wehbi, Howard Goldman, Gamal Ghoniem, Daniel Jiang, Alex Jang, Daniel Elliott, Felix Chen
Lecturers: Drs. John Pope, Jihad Kaouk, Daniel Jiang, John Mulhall, Michael Reff, David Canes, Pengbo Jiang
April Semi-Live Surgery
4/10/2023 Semi-Live: Robotic Adrenalectomy
Dr. Jihad Kaouk | Cleveland Clinic Urology
Lecturers: Drs. Ramy Hanna, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Mani Menon, Connie Rhee, Mark Jordan
Lecturers: Drs. Rama Jayanthi, J. Stuart Wolf, Jr., Tony Khoury, Navin Sabharwal, Chandru Sundaram
May Legends Lecture
5/15/2023 Legends Lecture: Life’s Lessons Learned
Dr. Mani Menon | Mount Sinai

Attendance and continuing medical education (CME) credits are logged and summary provided to participants at the end of each academic year. Lectures suitable for radiology CME are also highlighted.

We look forward to your participation.

Fast Facts

  • In 2017, UCI Urology Grandest Rounds was the first urology program in the United States to utilize ZOOM to increase educational outreach and access to learning.
  • 36 ZOOM guest lectures for the 2021 – 2022 ZOOM Grandest Rounds schedule (highlighted in green) from across North America.
  • 39+ lectures by our UCI world-renown faculty including members of our radiology, dermatology, pathology, infectious disease, and nephrology sections.
  • In 2021, UCI ZOOM Grandest Rounds had 4,276 total Medical Professional attendees.
  • In 2021, UCI ZOOM Grandest Rounds was live streamed in 51 countries and 41 states.

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In 2021, UCI ZOOOM Grandest Rounds
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