28th Annual Innovations in Urologic Practice

September 20-22, 2024
Inn and Spa at Loretto  •  Santa Fe, New Mexico

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The 28th Annual Innovations in Urologic Practice conference will provide a detailed review and commentary on multiple genitourinary and urologic diseases. Among the featured oncological topics are a description of bladder cancer and immunotherapies, as well as upper tract cancer and prostate cancer management, including state-of-the-art imaging, focal therapy, and MRI. Experts will also discuss new tools and techniques for nephrectomy and treating advanced renal cell carcinoma. In terms of general urological approaches, conference sessions will educate attendees on pelvic reconstruction and trauma, men’s health topics like male infertility and sexual dysfunction, and ways to diagnose and treat infections in the urology patient.


Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH

Professor and F. Brantley Scott Chair in Urology
Scott Department of Urology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas


Michael Coburn, MD, FACS

Michael Coburn, MD, FACS

Professor and Chairman, Scott Department of Urology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas


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Inn and Spa at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Welcome to the Inn and Spa at Loretto, a boutique, luxury Santa Fe hotel that celebrates the authentic Southwestern style and culture of New Mexico. Iconic adobe architecture reminiscent of the famed Taos Pueblo welcomes you. Featuring 136 well-appointed suites and guest rooms, including a Penthouse suite, an award-winning spa, casual fine dining, and a year-round heated garden pool, as well as many unique onsite galleries and boutiques. Located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, just one block from the historic Plaza and Canyon Road, the Inn and Spa at Loretto is approximately 9 miles from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport and 68 miles from the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport.

Step into traditions and discover why Santa Fe was named #3 City in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure World’s Best, #2 City in the U.S. by 2020 Conde’ Nast Travelers Reader Choice Awards, and #3 by Ovation Travel Group as the “22 Best Place to Travel in 2022.” Guests are within walking distance of world-class restaurants, shopping venues, and local attractions such as the Santa Fe Plaza, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, and the Palace of the Governors.

Visit the adjacent Loretto Chapel of Santa Fe featuring the miraculous staircase that has mystified visitors from around the world for centuries, explore the historic Santa Fe Plaza with its world-class museums, boutiques, galleries, and cuisine, or immerse yourself in the great outdoors on one of the area’s many hiking, biking, and skiing trails.

Attire is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the educational activities.

To make hotel reservations for this conference, you MUST first complete a registration for the conference using the link below:

Your registration confirmation email will contain a link to the group hotel block, enabling you to make a room reservation.

$329.00 plus taxes and fees

Pueblo King
Sleeps 2 | 1 King
Our Pueblo King Guest room has one king bed, working window, armchair, and desk.

Pueblo Double
Sleeps 2 | 2 Double
Our Pueblo Doubles Guest room has two double beds, working window, armchair, and desk.

Terraza Double
Sleeps 4 | 2 Double
Our Terraza Double Guest room with balcony access. Room has armchair and desk.

The Innovations room block will be held until the reservation cut-off date of Friday, August 16, 2024. After Friday, August 16, 2024, all sleeping rooms not reserved with individual guest names and guarantees will be released to general inventory for sale. The Hotel will continue to accept reservations after Friday, August 16, 2024, on a space-available and rate-available basis only. 

Please note: The Hotel maintains a twenty-four-hour (24-hour) cancellation policy for individual guest room reservations.




Located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, just one block from the historic Plaza and Canyon Road, the Inn and Spa at Loretto is approximately 9 miles from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport and 68 miles from the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport.

Directions from Santa Fe Airport: Driving from Santa Fe Municipal Airport: Drive out of Santa Fe Airport onto Airport Road. Turn left onto NM 599 North. Continue approximately 10 miles. Take the Santa Fe Exit (Highway 284/84) to the right. Move to the left lane. Exit “Downtown-Plaza” which will be Guadalupe Street.

Directions from Albuquerque Airport: Exit Albuquerque International Sunport and follow signs for I-25 North to Santa Fe. Continue on I-25 North for approximately 63 miles. Exit Old Pecos Trail (Exit 284). Keep right on Old Pecos.  Two miles down Old Pecos Trail will turn into Old Santa Fe Trail.  Pass West Alameda Street.  Our Santa Fe inn will be on the right side immediately following West Alameda Street.

Trains & Rail: The New Mexico Rail Runner train connects Albuquerque to Santa Fe. The trip from the Albuquerque’s downtown to the Santa Fe depot downtown is approximately 90 minutes. Amtrak arrives daily from Chicago and Los Angeles in the town of Lamy, only 20 minutes from Santa Fe. The Inn and Spa at Loretto can arrange shuttle service on request.

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History and Culture

The nation’s oldest capital city experienced waves of migrations along the three trails that led here. Artists, chefs, wellness experts, and other creative dreamers all bring their culture, talents, and experience with them creating a unique blend of Anglo, Spanish and Native Cultures against a backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. The early Native American inhabitants called it “Dancing Ground of The Sun”; while the founding frontiersman at the turn of the 20th century referred to it as “The City Different.”

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River Rafting

The rivers in the region are famous, appealing to serious river rats seeking whitewater thrills as well as those who prefer to leisurely float along calm waters. Ride the legendary Rio Grande and the Rio Chama and you’ll experience unsurpassed beauty and a remarkable adventure. Local outfitters can accommodate all skill levels, from novice to expert.

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Mountain Biking

Santa Fe is rated One of America’s Top Mountain Bike Towns by USA Today and a Top Ten Mountain Biking Destination in North America by Singletracks.com. And with good reason. The surrounding mountains and public lands hold an endless variety of trail options with terrain for every skill level making Santa Fe a perfect stepping-off point for a cycling adventure. In addition, bicycle paths and trails for all types of riders are located in and around the city.

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Family Activities

Discover some of the best family-friendly experiences, classes, museums and recreation centers around Santa Feǃ Looking for an outdoor adventure? Santa Fe has skiing, hiking, biking trails, and plenty of outdoor parks for your little nature enthusiast. Enter a fantastic realm of stories and exploration at Meow Wolf, House of Eternal ReturnYour riders, rippers, and racers will have loads of fun at the Santa Fe Skate School. Cultivate your child’s sense of joy and discovery at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum

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Santa Fe is a hiker’s paradise. And you don’t have to travel far to find it. Just a few minutes away from bustling downtown lie acres of pristine wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here you’ll find miles of excellent trails to explore that range from easy to challenging. Trails for all types of hikers are located in and around the city.

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Shopping in Santa Fe takes you on an odyssey, into charming historic buildings filled with treasures handmade and hard to find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for fashion or furniture, cowboy boots or concho belts, salsa or silver and turquoise jewelry, you’ll find that and so much more. Uncover Santa Fe’s hidden treasures while shopping independent boutiques, flea markets, and the largest art markets in the country.

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Galleries and Visual Arts

Wander the halls of the New Mexico Museum of Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and Museum of contemporary Native Arts, or check out the more than 250 galleries concentrated on Canyon Road, downtown Lincoln Avenue, and Railyard District. For those unable to make decisions on vacation, make sure to do both!
Mill around the colorful galleries on the world-famous Canyon road where the art spills out into the yards and front porches with bronze sculptures of man and beast as well as moving sculptures fueled by the wind.

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Santa Fe is a food lover’s paradise. Innovative Southwestern fare created by award-winning chefs and hearty New Mexico dishes such as breakfast burritos and green chile stew is reason enough for Santa Fe to have earned a prominent place on the world’s culinary map. If you’re hungry for creative contemporary cuisine or Asian, French, Italian, Indian, or Middle Eastern cuisine, you’ll find them all here as well. Discover the legendary and innovative flavors of Santa Fe, including the local chile which isn’t an ingredient, but a way of life.

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Spa and Wellness

Santa Fe’s restorative powers are legendary. People have been traveling here for centuries to renew body, mind and spirit in the area’s high, dry climate, natural hot springs, sun-filled days, and endlessly starry nights. There’s no better place to find sanctuary for the soul. A virtual oasis in the high desert, Santa Fe offers a variety of spas staffed by master healers and bodyworkers. Choose from treatments utilizing ancient remedies of the Southwest or timeless traditions from Thailand, Indonesia, and other far-flung places.

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CME Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity will be planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Carden Jennings Publishing. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for healthcare teams.

This conference will be accredited by Medical Education Resources for an estimated 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 12 ANCC nursing contact hours, as well as 12 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits.


By registering for this conference, you agree to our standard Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions agreement, which is available online at: Conference Registration and Attendance Terms and Conditions.

Meeting organized by Grand Rounds in Urology, a division of Carden Jennings Publishing, Co., Ltd.

Jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Carden Jennings Publishing Co., Ltd.

Support Opportunities

To inquire about support opportunities, please contact:

Denise Castetter, Senior Director of Corporate Relations
Phone: 973-769-1020
Fax: 434-817-2020  dcastetter@cjp.com

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