AUA Summit - The Scope of Urology Newsletter - Winter 2022

The Scope of Urology Newsletter - Winter 2022

Annual Meeting History Exhibits through the Years

It has been TWO long years since the Didusch Center staged an in-person annual meeting history exhibit, but the Museum Team at AUA Headquarters has not stopped working on these educational displays. Before we introduce our 2022 and 2023 exhibits, join us in reviewing the nostalgic history of Didusch Center annual meeting exhibits.

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Bubonic Plague: The Black Death

The recent surge of omicron infections led me to dig into the 2008 exhibit on Plagues and Pestilence: The Voyage of Contagions, and I found myself asking, “Where are the nursery rhymes about COVID-19?”

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Electricity in Medicine

After moving to a new house and discovering that the wiring is all aluminum instead of copper (According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 50% of home fires happen in homes with aluminum wiring), I realized how little I know about electricity, despite working on the 2010 Current Medicine exhibit. Perhaps you too need a review on the history of electricity.

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2021 AUA Earl Nation Retrospectroscope Award

This award, presented to the best paper and virtual presentation from the 2021 History Forum, went to Dr. Adam K. Russon of Buffalo.

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Museum Guide

Interested in visiting the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History, but unable to make the trip to Maryland? We offer an online tour, and this written guide, so you can access an overview of museum exhibits from the comfort of your living room. If you do find yourself in the area, email to schedule a personal guided tour, offered Tuesdays through Thursdays between 8 am and 3 pm.

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Demetrius H. Bagley Jr., MD (1945 - 2022)

The AUA has learned from the Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University that Dr. Demetrius H. Bagley Jr. died on Monday, January 17, 2022.

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