Li-Ming Su, M.D.
Secretary General

Participation in a society committee is a valuable opportunity for members to enhance their leadership skills, engage with the community, and help guide the society's progress. The Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and committee members collaborate to organize various educational activities and initiatives for the Endourology Society. These include website and social media development, fellowship program evaluation, awards selection, podcast and webcast production, the WCET Conference, and many more.



Committee Application Process

If you want to be considered for one of our committees (listed below), please download and complete the application. Available Committee positions are listed to the right. In 250 words or less, explain why you are interested in a particular Endourological Society committee and what experience you have, that makes you well-suited to participate in this important service role. In addition to the completed application, please include your curriculum vitae for review. Applications are due by July 21st, 2023, and should be sent to Michele Paoli at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee selects recipients of the Karl Storz Lifetime Achievement Award, the "Arthur Award," and the Ralph Clayman "Mentor Award" approximately three to six months before the WCET meeting.

Member
Itay M. Sabler, Dr
2023-2026
Israel

Member
Olivier Traxer, M.D.
2020-2023

Member
Ashok Kumar Hemal, M.D.
2021-2024
United States

Member
Kelly Healy, MD
2021-2024
United States

Member
Madhu S Agrawal, Professor
2022-2025
India

Ex-Officio Member
Li-Ming Su, M.D., FRCS(Glasg)
United States

* The awards committee chair is expected to present a 3 minute overview of the meaning of the award and why the person receiving the award has been selected by the committee. The awardee should know that they have 4-5 minutes to acknowledge their former mentors and to provide the audience with perhaps some words of wisdom with regard to their career, their highlights, etc.

Data Committee

The Data Committee will consist of 6 members including the Chair. The Secretary General and Treasurer will serve ex-officio members of the committee.

Chair
Timothy Averch, MD
2019-2023
United States

Member
Charles Scales, M.D.
2022-2026
United States

Member
Necole Streeper, M.D.
2021-2025
United States

Member
Mordechai Duvdevani, M.D.
2021-2025
Israel

Member
D. Duane Baldwin, M.D.
2021-2025
United States

Member
Senthil Nathan, MBBS, MS, FRCS (Edin), FEBU
2022-2026
United Kingdom

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The role of the Diversity Committee is to examine and identify ways in which to increase diversity and inclusivity within the Society.

Chair
Michelle Semins, M.D.
2021-2025
United States

Member
Nadya York, Staff urologist
2023-2027
New Zealand

Member
Marianne Brehmer, PhD
2021-2024
Sweden

Member
Kymora Scotland, MD, PhD
2021-2024
United States

Member
Sara Best, M.D.
2021-2025
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Li-Ming Su, M.D., FRCS(Glasg)
United States

Education Committee

The Education Committee is charged with strategically leading the Society in creating comprehensive and innovative educational initiatives for Society members, learners and urologists worldwide.

Director of Education
Brian Matlaga, M.D, M.P.H.

Associate Director of Education
Bradley Schwartz, DO, FACS
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Li-Ming Su, M.D., FRCS(Glasg)
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Chandru Sundaram, MD
United States

Member
Smita De, M.D., Ph.D.
2021-2024
United States

Member
David Duchene, M.D., FACS
2021-2024
United States

Member
Matthew Bultitude, FRCS(Urol)
2022-2025
United Kingdom

Member
Ravindra Sabnis, MD, MD
2023-2026
India

Member
Clinton Bahler, M.D.
2022-2025

Member
Nazih Khater, MD, FACS
2023-2026
United States

Fellowship Committee

The Fellowship Committee consists of 8 members, including the Chair.

Chair
Thomas Chi, M.D.
2021-2024

Co-Chair
Jeffrey Cadeddu, M.D.
United States

Member
Ahmed Ghazi, MD, MHPE, FEBU
2022-2025
United States

Member
Zeph Okeke, M.D.
2021-2024
United States

Member
Monish Aron, M.D.
2021-2024
United States

Member
David Lifshitz, Proffesor
2023-2026
Israel

Member
Arvind Ganpule, M.D.
2021-2024
India

Member
Amy Krambeck, M.D.
2021-2024
United States

History Committee

The History committee shall of consist of 6 members of the Society. The Historian (Chair), a Past President, 1 board representative and 3 at large members. The Secretary General and Treasurer will serve as ex-officio members of the Committee.

Chair
Glenn Preminger, M.D.
2021-2024
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Li-Ming Su, M.D., FRCS(Glasg)
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Brian Duty, M.D., M.B.A.
United States


Sutchin Patel, M.D.
2021-2026
United States


Hassan Razvi, M.D.
2021-2026
Canada


Michael YC Wong, M.D. FRCS
2021-2025
Singapore


Abhay Rane, OBE FRCS(Urology)
2021-2025
United Kingdom


Ali Riza Kural, M.D.
2022-2025
Turkey

Membership Committee

The Member Committee is tasked with developing and implementing a membership marketing strategy and tactics aimed at recruiting and retaining members.

Chair
Eduardo Mazzucchi, M.D.
2020-2024
Brazil

Member
nianzeng Xing, Professor
2023-2027
China

Member
Wilson Molina, Jr., M.D.
2020-2024
United States

Member
Kunjie Wang, M.D.
2022-2025

Member
Yasser Farahat, M.D.
2020-2024
United Arab Emirates

Member
Fernando Kim, Professor
2023-2027
United States

Member
Jodi Antonelli, M.D.
2020-2024
United States

Research Committee

The Research Committee helps members of the Endourological Society facilitate and improve high quality and impactful research in the area of minimally invasive surgery in the genitourinary system.

Chair
Ben Chew, M.D.
2020-2025
Canada


Thomas Tailly, M.D., PhD
2020-2024
Belgium


Benjamin Canales, M.D., MPH
2020-2023
United States


Kristina Penniston, M.D.
2020-2023
United States


Charles Scales, M.D.
2020-2023
United States


Craig Rogers, M.D.
2020-2024
United States


Jihad Kaouk, M.D.
2020-2024
United States


Bhaskar Somani, M.D.
2020-2025
United Kingdom

Social Media Committee

The purpose of the Social Media Committee is to manage the Endourology Society’s social media presence within the guidelines approved by the Board of Directors. The Social Media Committee will be accountable to the Board of Directors through the Chair of the Committee.

Chair
Kevin Koo, M.D.
2021-2026
United States

Member
Silvia Proietti, M.D.
2021-2025
Italy

Member
Deepak Agarwal, Assistant Professor
2022-2026
United States

Member
Roger Sur, MD
2022-2024
United States

Member
Esteban Emiliani, M.D.
2022-2026
Spain

Member
R. Daron Smith, M.D.
2021-2025
United Kingdom

Member
Joseph Hon Ming Wong, M.D.
2022-2024
Hong Kong (SAR)

Member
Sung Yong Cho, M.D.
2022-2024
Korea, South

Website Committee

The Website Committee is responsible for maintaining the Endourology Society’s website (www.endourology.org), including managing and organizing content and providing vision and direction for the Society's many educational initiatives.

Chair
Brian Duty, M.D., M.B.A.
2021-2024
United States

Member
Thomas Tailly, M.D., PhD
2021-2024
Belgium

Member
Tara Morgan, M.D.
2022-2025
United States

Member
Ardalanejaz Ahmad Ahmad, MD
2022-2025
United States

Treasurer
Chandru Sundaram, MD
Ex Officio
United States

Director of Education
Brian Matlaga, M.D, M.P.H.
Ex Officio

World Endo Committee (as of 10/2015)

The World of Endo Committee coordinates the global mission of the endo urology society in providing direct care to those in need and enhance technical education of the providers in underserved areas in LMIC.

Ex-Officio Member
Li-Ming Su, M.D., FRCS(Glasg)
United States

Ex-Officio Member
Chandru Sundaram, MD
United States

Standing Member
Raju Thomas, M.D.
2015-2018
United States

Standing Member
Ralph Clayman, MD

United States

Member
Jitendra Amlani, M.D.
2022-2026
United States

Member
Ian Metzler, Assistant Professor
2023-2027
United States

Chair
Kymora Scotland, MD, PhD
2021-2025
United States

Member
Rajiv Singal, Associate Professor
2023-2027
Canada

Young Endourology Committee

The role of the Young Endo Committee is to raise awareness and address the various challenges and opportunities related to developing an early successful clinical and research practice in the field of endourology and minimally invasive surgery through networking and collaboration across our international society membership.

Co-Chair
Necole Streeper, M.D.
2022-2025
United States

Co-Chair
Etienne Xavier Keller, MD
2022-2025
Switzerland


Jared Winoker, M.D.
2022-2026
United States


Nicholas Kavoussi, M.D.
2022-2024
United States


Jason Joseph, M.D.
2022-2025
United States

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee assists the Treasurer in providing oversight and strategic direction for the Endourological Society’s Finances.

Chair, Treasurer
Chandru Sundaram, MD
2014-2019
United States

Member
Nicole Miller, M.D.
2022-2025

Member
Norberto Bernardo, M.D.
2023-2027

Member
Evangelos Liatsikos, M.D., PhD
2021-2024
Greece

3 year term. Treasure will serve as Chair.