Department of Urology Records, 1969-2019

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery. Division of Urology.
Abstract:
The Duke Department of Urology is a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. The department's mission is to advance urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exception urologic care for all patients. Duke Urology is recognized worldwide for expertise in the areas of general urology, prostate cancer and prostatic diseases, male sexual health, urinary tract stone management through the Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, reconstructive urology, urinary incontinence, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, and pediatric urology. Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.
Extent:
6 Linear Feet (4 cartons) and 298 MB
Collection ID:
AR.0161

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Scope and content:

Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.

Biographical / historical:

The Duke Department of Urology is a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. The department's mission is to advance urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exception urologic care for all patients. Duke Urology is recognized worldwide for expertise in the areas of general urology, prostate cancer and prostatic diseases, male sexual health, urinary tract stone management through the Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, reconstructive urology, urinary incontinence, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, and pediatric urology.

On July 1, 2023 the Division of Urology, under the Department of Surgery, was elevated to department status. Elevation from division to department signals the growth and independence of the division, enhancing awareness and recognition nationally and aiding in the ability to recruit faculty in the specialty.

Division of Urology Chiefs

  • Dr. Edwin P. Alyea, MD (founded the Division of Urology), 1930-1963
  • Dr. James F. Glenn, MD, 1963-1980
  • Dr. David F. Paulson, MD, 1980-2003
  • Dr. Judd W. Moul, MD, 2004-2011
  • Dr. Glenn M. Preminger, MD, 2011-2021
  • Dr. Gary J. Faerber, MD, 2021-2023


Department of Urology Chair: Dr. Gary J. Faerber, MD (interim), 2023-present

Acquisition information:
Accession A2019.058 (transferred by Robin Phillips, July 2019)
Processing information:

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: July 2019

Arrangement:
This collection is organized in the following series: Accession A2019.058, 1969-2019; Digital Files, 2011-2015.
Rules or conventions:
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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).

Terms of access:

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred citation:

[Identification of item], Department of Urology, Duke University Medical Center Archives.