Congratulations to the Inaugural class of the 2021 Executive Leadership Program

      The 2020-2021 LUGPA Executive
Leadership Program cohort with
Program Chair Dave Albala
L-R: Arash Rafiei, Aaron Berger,
Jessica DeLong, Dave Albala,
Jennifer Hammock (Not pictured:
Michael Johnson)

LUGPA would like to congratulate the inaugural cohort of the LUGPA Executive Leadership Program on their completion of the year-long comprehensive development course. Please join us as we recognize the inaugural class, whose curriculum culminated in a final project highlighting the skills and competencies learned in the program. In case you missed the presentations at the 2021 LUGPA Annual Meeting or wish to view them again, the recordings are available to view below.

Arash Rafiei, MD, Advanced Urology Institute, compared top performing providers in his group to young urologists in their care centers and have analyzed their differences, providing information to those young physicians to improve their productivity and their top line revenue. Click here to see his presentation.

Jennifer Hammock, MHA, Urology Specialists of Georgia, examined the implementation and financial burdens and benefits for the initial start-up of an in-office dispensary. Click here to watch her presentation.

 Michael Johnson, MD, Oregon Urology Institute, utilized bladder cancer documentation standardization to answer the question, “Can complex care be standardized across multiple providers?​” Click here to see his presentation

Jessica DeLong, MD, FACS, Urology of Virginia, discusses the benefits of the Executive Leadership Program on her professional development and how it has benefitted her ambulatory surgery center in terms of cost control, quality improvement, and standardization. Click here to see her presentation.

Aaron Berger, MD, Associated Urological Specialists, LLC, set up benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive bladder treatment pathways for his practice and utilized analytics software and patient engagement to improve the consistency of care in these disease states. Click here to watch his presentation

 For more information on the LUGPA Executive Leadership Program, including selection criteria and how to apply for the program, please contact LUGPA ([email protected]).