2014 Edgar Burns and Gilbert Tomskey Visiting Professorship of Urology


The 3-day lectureship was designed to complement emerging areas of urology within the LSU/Ochsner residency program. The visiting professorship will focus on the management of renal calculi and urinary incontinence/neurogenic bladder. UPJ obstruction, upper tract urothelial cancer, pelvic pain, and testosterone replacement therapy will also be discussed.

Hotel Information

The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans
123 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 648-1200 or (800) WALDORF

We have reserved a block of rooms for registrants at the special rate of $229 for a single or double. To make your hotel reservations, call The Roosevelt Hotel at (504) 648-1200 or (800) WALDORF and mention the "Edgar Burns Visiting Professorship of Urology Symposium–Ochsner Clinic Foundation"  

Please note that the special rate will be available until December 17, 2013, after which reservations will be on a space-available basis.

We recommend that you make your hotel reservations early.

Registration Information

The registration fee of $250 includes all educational materials, continental breakfasts, and refreshments. Deadline for the receipt of registration form and fee is Friday, January 10, 2014. If we do not receive your registration prior to this date, we cannot guarantee sufficient course materials.
A list of participants will not be provided at the conference.

A banquet will follow the course on Friday, January 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m at Galatoire's Restaurant. There is an additional fee of $75 per person to attend this banquet.


Visiting Professors

Brent Hollenbeck, MD

Director, Center for Urologic Health Research

University of Michigan

Andrew Stephenson

Section Head, Urologic Oncology

Cleveland Clinic 

 Program Schedule


The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: Refunds will not be issued after any conference has begun. For refunds to be made in advance of a conference please contact ktschirn@ochsner.org. All refunds must be made 24 hrs. in advance of the specified conference in order to be able to process accordingly. Please be aware that all refunds are subject to cancellation charges which vary dependent upon the specified conference.


January 16-18, 2014


Roosevelt Hotel