Residents’ podcast: MIMIC Study

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Part of the BURST/BJUI Podcast Series BJUI - BJU International · Residents' podcast: MIMIC Study Mr Chuanyu Gao is a Core Surgical Trainee in KSS Deanery. He graduated from UCL Medical School and obtained his iBSc in Surgical Sciences before completing his Academic Foundation Years in East of England Foundation School. Chuanyu first became involved with BURST on the MIMIC Study as an international site coordinator and has been part of the BURST committee ever since.  Factors associated…

Long live the BJUI

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How time flies! It seems like only yesterday that I was appointed the 10th Editor‐in‐Chief of a 90‐year old major surgical journal. We assembled a dynamic team with a clear, modern vision and strategy. As we say goodbye, it is time to reflect fondly on our achievements. The most read surgical journal on the web? Of the many ways to measure this, one is the number of downloads of BJUI articles from our publisher Wiley Online Library. This has increased steadily every year, reaching…

BJUI journal prizes

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Every year the BJUI awards three prizes to trainee urologists who have played a significant role in contributing to the work published in the journal. The prizes go towards travel costs enabling the trainees to visit international conferences. In 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic leading to the cancellation of many of these conferences, the usual prize-giving ceremonies have not taken place so here we are introducing you to the prize winners and their work. We hope they will be able to spend…

Four seasons – Summer 2020’s top reviewer

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Summer 2020's top reviewer is Houston Thompson This month, BJUI continues the Four Seasons Peer Reviewer Award recognising the hard work and dedication of our peer reviewers. Each quarter the Editor and Editorial Team select an individual peer reviewer whose reviews over the last 3 months have stood out for their quality and timeliness. The Summer 2020 crown goes to Houston Thompson R. Houston Thompson, MD, completed his Urology Residency at Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2007 followed by…

Coming out of lockdown safely – A view from China

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How our lives have changed. Over two months ago we published a popular blog on the effect of COVID-19 on our surgical practice (https://www.bjuinternational.com/bjui-blog/covid-19-and-urology/). In many ways it informed us as to what to do during challenging times to keep our patients safe. As we gradually take careful steps out of lockdown, our minds are focused on the most important of all words - SAFETY.  While every nation will have differences and nuances, the principles of learning from each…

Coming out of lockdown safely – A view from Germany

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How our lives have changed. Over two months ago we published a popular blog on the effect of COVID-19 on our surgical practice (https://www.bjuinternational.com/bjui-blog/covid-19-and-urology/). In many ways it informed us as to what to do during challenging times to keep our patients safe. As we gradually take careful steps out of lockdown, our minds are focused on the most important of all words - SAFETY.  While every nation will have differences and nuances, the principles of learning from…

Coming out of lockdown safely – A view from New Zealand

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How our lives have changed. Over two months ago we published a popular blog on the effect of COVID-19 on our surgical practice (https://www.bjuinternational.com/bjui-blog/covid-19-and-urology/). In many ways it informed us as to what to do during challenging times to keep our patients safe. As we gradually take careful steps out of lockdown, our minds are focused on the most important of all words - SAFETY.  While every nation will have differences and nuances, the principles of learning from…

Coming out of lockdown safely – A view from Italy

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How our lives have changed. Over two months ago we published a popular blog on the effect of COVID-19 on our surgical practice (https://www.bjuinternational.com/bjui-blog/covid-19-and-urology/). In many ways it informed us as to what to do during challenging times to keep our patients safe. As we gradually take careful steps out of lockdown, our minds are focused on the most important of all words - SAFETY.  While every nation will have differences and nuances, the principles of learning from…
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