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Instructional Course

051IC - Common Problems in Pediatric Urology: What Every Urologist Should Know

Sunday, May 20
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: MCC WEST, 2008

This course will provide an overview of all common pediatric urologic problems stressing recent changes in management, cost-effective management and differentiating surgical from non-surgical problems.

Learning Objectives:

Richard C. Rink

Indiana University School of Medicine

Richard C. Rink, M.D., FAAP, FACS
Emeritus Professor, Pediatric urology
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. Rink,a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine completed his general surgical training at Emory University and his Urology Residency at Indiana University. He did his Pediatric Urology Fellowship at The Children’s Hospital, Boston, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Rink was Chief of the Pediatric Urology Department for 25 years (1989 to 2014) at Riley hosital for Children. He built an internationally recognized Pediatric Urology Department with one of the premier Pediatric Urology Fellowship Programs in the USA.

He is a member of nearly every prestigious national and international urologic society including AAGUS and SPUS, has held 3 national Presidencies: Chair of the Urology Section of the AAP, President of the American Association of Pediatric Urologists and President of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. . He has been repeatedly named by his peers one of “The Best Doctors in America” and “America’s Top Rated Physicians”. ”.

He is an internationally renowned surgeon. He has pioneered several operative techniques for children with DSD. He is the Surgical Director of The CARES Foundation Comprehensive Care Center for Children with CAH. One of only 4 Centers in the USA. He has 59 invited lectureships internationally, 110 invited lectureships in the USA and has been a Visiting Professor at 51 universities in the United States. He has authored 258 journal publications, 51 chapters and is a co-editor of a major pediatric urologic textbook.

He and Kanda have 34 year old twins. Andy is a physician / innovator and Stephanie works for the United States State Department. He has 3 grandchildren. Dr. Rink is an avid golfer.


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Mark P. Cain

Indiana University

Dr. Cain is currently Professor of Urology at Indiana University, and Chief of Pediatric Urology at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. The Pediatric Urology Division at Riley is recognized as one of the leading international centers for urinary tract reconstructive surgery in children. Dr. Cain has coauthored over 200 manuscripts and book chapters, the majority of these related to urinary tract reconstruction in children with Spina Bifida and neuropathic bladder. Dr. Cain's other area of clinical interest is in perinatal urology, and he has served as President of the International Society for Fetal Urology. He has been active in the Section of Urology for the American Academy of Pediatrics, serving as past Program Chair, as a member of the Executive Committee, and as Chair. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Society for Pediatric Urology. Dr. Cain is the senior consultant for pediatrics for the American Board of Urology exam committee , Chair of the Pediatric Urology subspecialty exam, and member of the ABU oral exam committee. He is currently the Assistant Editor for Pediatric Urology for the Journal of Urology. He has been active in international medicine, serving as one of the American Urological Association Traveling Fellows in 2002, and is past-chair of the AAP/ESPU Traveling Fellowship Committee. When not busy with his clinical practice or academic work, Dr. Cain enjoys traveling with his family, and fly-fishing on remote streams.


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