For 2014, the Youth section selected 24 fellows for participating in the Fellowship workshop at Kish Island, Iran during the 12th ACU. The eligibility criteria were (1) Qualified urologists, within 10 years of receiving their urology degree, (2) Member of their national urology association and (3) Fluent in English. SGD 1200 are provided to each fellow to cover their expenses for attending the 12th ACU in Kish Island. In addition, the fellows are provided discounted registration for attending the entire ACU. Of the 24 selected fellows, 16 final attended the event. In addition, delegates of the ACU who had not registered for the workshop also attended.

The 1-day workshop covered scientific study design, research, ethics and medical writing. The invited faculty for the workshop included Dr T Kimura, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Urology and Dr CW Fan, President Hong Kong Urological Association. The workshop was a success with in-depth one-on-one discussions on the topics.

UAA Youth Section Fellowship: Kish Island 2014
5th December, 2014

1030-1230: Session 1: Scientific study design
1030-1050: Introduction of fellows (Presentation by Osamu Ogawa-Secretary General)
1050-1120: Planning a study: study types and their uses (Takahiro Kimura, Japan)
1120-1150: Analysis and statistics (Rajeev Kumar, India)
1150-1230: Scientific misconduct (Rajeev Kumar, India)

1330-1500: Session 2: Improve your presentations
1330-1400: Critical appraisal (Takahiro Kimura, Japan)
1400-1430: How to chair a scientific session (Chi Wai Fan, Hong Kong)
1430-1500: Making an effective presentation (Rajeev Kumar, India)

1530-1700: Session 3: Abstract presentation with critique
6 selected abstracts, all fellows and faculty

Fellows 2014

Bhat, Gajanan

Consultant Urologist
General Hospital, Honavar, Karnataka, India

Ho, Brian Sze Ho

Resident Specialist Urology
Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

Islam, Waliul

Associate Professor of Urology
National Institute of Kidney Diseases & Urology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Kim, Bum Soo

Department of Urology
Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea

Kim, Soodong

Department of Urology
Dong-A University Medical Center, Busan, South Korea

Koo, Kyo Chul

Clinical Fellow
Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Lin, Tianxin

Professor/doctoral supervisor
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Guangzhou, PR China

Lui Shiong, Lee

Consultant, Department of Urology
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Maskey, Pukar

Associate Professor
Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan, Nepal

Mishra, Dilip Kumar

Assistant Professor
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India

Pandey, Praveen Kumar

Assistant Professor Urology
Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India

Quereshi, Abdul Hafeez

Senior Registrar
The Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Rao, Prasada Mojjada

Assistant Professor
NRI Institute of Medical Sciences,Visakhapattanam, India

Shrestha, Anil

Assistant Professor of Urology
National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal

Singh, Dig Vijay

Consultant Urologist
R.V. Multispecialty Hospital, Nawanshehr, India

Singh, Prabhjot

Assistant Professor
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India