Dr. Thrasher discusses COVID-19's impact on the ABU, telemedicine, research

Apr 28, 2020

J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, executive director of the American Board of Urology, spoke with Urology Times about what the ABU is doing to reduce the burden on urologists and their practice.

The COVID-19 pandemic presents myriad challenges for urologists, including the implementation of telemedicine, protecting staff and patients, and the postponement of elective procedures. The pandemic’s effect is felt even in the area of recertification. On April 2, J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, executive director of the American Board of Urology, spoke with Urology Times about what the ABU is doing to reduce the burden on urologists and their practice.

 

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