Urology program directors to form new group

Chicago-Members of the Society of University Urologists have agreed tocreate a new group consisting of U.S.-based urology program directors. Thenew, yet-unnamed organization will have both fund-raising and task-orientedresponsibilities, including assisting programs with new competency requirements,said Robert Flanigan, MD, professor and chairman of the department of urologyat Loyola University, Maywood, IL, who will serve as president of the group.Other officers will include Marc Cohen, MD, of the Medical College ofGeorgia in Augusta; and Michael Koch, MD, of Indiana University, Indianapolis.