Dr. Martha K. Terris, Witherington Distinguished Chair in Urology and chief of the Section of Urology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been selected as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Urology.
Terris will serve a six-year term on the 12-member board, one of 24 medical specialty boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties that assess qualifications and grant board certification to physician specialists and subspecialists. The American Board of Urology also works to improve and promote the study of urologic care.
Terris, who also directs the Urology Residency Training Program at MCG and Augusta University Health, was selected to represent the Society of Academic Urologists, which was created in 2016 with the consolidation of the Society of University Urologists and Society of Urology Chairpersons and Program Directors.
As a new trustee, Terris also has been selected as an examiner for the 2017 Certifying Examination, an oral exam that is the final step before urologists are board certified in their specialty. The Oral Exams will take place in February in Dallas, Texas.
Terris, who joined the MCG faculty in 2002, is a member of the Residency Review Committee for Urology, a past president and Executive Committee member of the Society of Urology Chairpersons and Program Directors and a past president-elect and Executive Committee member of the Society of University Urologists. She has served on the American Urological Association Annual Meeting Program Committee since 2003.
She is on the editorial boards of the journals Urology and Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases and urology section editor for eMedicine.com.