WOMAN UROLOGIST—THE JOURNEY Kristene E Whitmore Professor Surgery/Urology, FPMRS Chair Surgery/Urology, FPMRS Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA What Do These Creatures Have in Common?? Clinical Practice Education Research The Complete Urologist = Ultimate Career Fulfillment DO NOT DARE TELL ME NO!! Sports College Medical School Residency Practice Academics Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute Character Building = Achieving the Dream Medical School Surgical Rotations Note taking service Exclusion from Secret Societies Dinners Study sessions Mentorship Fitting in = Creativity Residency/Fellowship General Surgery/ Vascular Surgery Acceptance into Urology Research in Tumor Immunology Mentor Shlomo Raz You Can Do This = Future Survival Residency Fall Outs Male locker room rounds Lunch at the UCLA campus Longest and the most difficult on calls Case Distribution Sacred Societies Overcome Adversity = Preparation for Success Starting Practice/Academics Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA Assistant to full Professor University of PA: Assistant and Associate Professor Drexel University College of Medicine: Professor of Surgery/Urology, and OB/GYN Chair of Urology and FPMRS Persistence and Resiliency = Productivity Clinical Practice The Operating Room Surfer girl Value of great training Patient Outcomes Scheduling Office Patients Filled in 3 months Good Training = Success in the Operating Room, Office, and Hospital Welcome to Academics/Organizations AUGS BOD AUGS Foundation Chair AUA Committees SWIU President A Flavor of Leadership = Satisfaction The Kids Cooper Fellowship—20002008 DUCOM Fellowship—20092015 Students and residents from PCOM, Cooper, DUCOM, elective proctorships. Teaching produces Potential Leaders = Academic Educational Productivity Public Education Medical Director- St. Elsewhere Overcoming Bladder Disorders—Welcome to the Media Interstitial Cystitis Association National Association for Continence The Simon Foundation Women’s Health Foundation Public Education = Educated Patients with Increased Access to Care Professional Education Grand Rounds Academic Meetings—Regional, National, International Insurers, FDA Better Educated Providers = Better Patient Care Research Basic Science Clinical NIH AUGS ICA Independent Investigator Initiated Unfunded Research = Innovation Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute Urology, Gynecology, Women’ Health Practitioners Sexology and Counseling Physical Therapy Massage Therapy Nutrition Homeopathy Acupuncture Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy Multidisciplinary Approach to Pelvic Floor Disorders = Patient Satisfaction Center for Women’s Health Coordinate with Primary Care Add shared Services: Pilates and Yoga Mind Body Techniques Psychological—Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR Pain Management A Potential Dream Come True = 1 Stop Shop for Patients Center for Women’s Health Connect to other Specialists Plastic Surgery Rheumatology Allergy and Immunology Colorectal Surgery Gastroenterology * Pelvic Floor Disorder Care is Complete = Road to Additional Services to Achieve What Women Want What Do These Creatures Have in Common?? They’re both the BIGGEST, BADASS BITCHES in their kingdoms!!
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