The American Urological Association (AUA) has presented Demetrius H. Bagley, MD, with its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for visionary leadership and education in ureteroscopy and minimally invasive surgical techniques for the upper urinary tract. Dr. Bagley is The Nathan Lewis Hatfield Professor of Urology and Professor of Radiology, Department of Urology at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. The award was presented at the 2014 AUA Annual Meeting held recently in Orlando, Florida.
The AUA’s Lifetime Achievement Award is given to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to advance the mission and goals of the American Urological Association. “Dr. Bagley has inspired his colleagues with his vision and creativity. He has moved the field forward by bringing minimally invasive techniques such as ureteroscopy to the forefront of daily urologic care,” said Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS, Chair of the Department of Urology at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals.
Dr. Bagley received his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. His first faculty appointment in Urology was at the University of Chicago, and he has been at Jefferson Medical College since 1983. ■