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Amie Kawasaki

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology
3192, Durham, NC 27710
5324 McFarland Drive, Suite 310, Durham, NC 27707

Teaching Activities


Formal teaching:  
  • FPMRS Fellowship Assistant Program Director
  • Clinical teaching of residents and fellows at Patterson Place and Navaho Urogynecology Clinic
  • Surgical teaching of residents and fellows at Duke North, Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital
  • Duke Professional Development Coaching Program - 2021-present
  • Mock oral board session for graduated fellows - 2013-2019
  • Primary Care Leadership Track faculty mentor - (2015-16; 2018-19)

Course Instruction:
  • Duke Fellowship Vivarium - 2023
  • Dule OBGYN Resident Perineal Laceration Simulation Lab - 2022-present
  • North Carolina Regional FPMRS Fellows' Surgical Simulation Program - 2021-present
  • Guest lecturer for Perinatal Resources, Cleveland, OH - annual CME / board review course - (2014 to 2017)
Local Presentations:

Female pelvic health & urogynecology.  Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, December 2012

Common urogynecological issues. Duke Primary Care, Durham, NC, August 2014

Urogynecology:  What do we do and who can we help.  Duke Practice Managers Meeting.  Raleigh, NC, October 2013

Graft augmentation for surgery.  Duke FPMRS Fellows Lecture Series, Duke University, January 2015

Pregnancy and urinary Incontinence. Duke MFM Fellows Lecture Series, Duke University, January 2016

Urogynecology: Procedures and the evidence. Duke Urology Resident Lecture Series, Duke University, March 2018

Anorectal manometry. Duke FPMRS Fellows Lecture Series, Duke University, October 2018

Pelvic Organ Prolapse – A review.
  Duke Urology Resident Core Curriculum Lecture Series, Duke University, July 2021.

Local Lecture Series:

FPMRS Clinical nursing education series:  Urodynamics protocol,  Common Urogynecologic Surgeries, Overactive bladder review, Stress urinary incontinence review, Common Urogyn surgeries.  Postoperative emergenciesClinical nursing education series, Duke Urogynecology, 2019 – present.

National Presentations / Lectures:

Robotic sacrocolpopexy assistant in live surgical presentation.  World Robotic Gynecology Congress IV, Orlando, FL, March 2012

Urodynamics:  Fetal heart monitor is to obstetrics as urodynamics is to urogynecology.  F. Bayard Carter Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists 2012 Annual Clinical Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 2012

Pelvic anatomy cadaveric lab faculty.  1st Annual Collaborative Symposium in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.  Coral Gables, FL, January 2013

Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS). 13th Annual Female Pelvic Floor Disorders Conference.  Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 2013

Robotic sacrocolpopexy.  13th Annual Female Pelvic Floor Disorders Conference.  Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 2013

Surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence.  AUGS Allied Health Management of Incontinence and Prolapse for the Allied Health Professional:  A Multidisciplinary Model.  34th Annual Scientific Meeting American Urogynecologic Society.  Las Vegas, NV, October 2013

Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence.  23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Perinatal Resources.  Florida & Ohio locations.  2014, 2015 & 2017

Surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.  23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Perinatal Resources.  Florida & Ohio locations.  2014, 2015 & 2017

Anal incontinence.  23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Perinatal Resources.  Florida & Ohio locations.  2014, 2015 & 2017

When "Gotta Go" is an understatement:  The overactive bladder.  Stronger Together Conference, Raleigh, NC, April 2015

Stress Urinary Incontinence and Urodynamics.  Laborie Education Course.  Online.  August 2021

Management of Incontinence.  Women’s Health Conference – Across the Lifespan Live Webinar.  Online webinar.  October 2021.

Urodynamic Protocol from a Urogynecology Perspective.  Laborie Education Course.  Online.  January 2022

Grand Rounds:

Clinical evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse.  Emory University Dept OBGYN, Atlanta, GA, June 2009

Urodynamics 101.  Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Dept OBGYN, Fayetteville, NC, June 2010

Urodynamics: Urogynecology :: Fetal Heart Monitor : MFM.  Duke University Dept OBGYN, Durham, NC, May 2012

Urogynecology for the colorectal surgeon.  Cleveland Clinic Florida Dept Colorectal Surgery, Weston, FL, March 2013

Vaginal mesh mayhem.  Alamance Hospital Dept OBGYN, Alamance, NC, May 2014

Urogynecology: Common procedures and the evidence. Wake Med Dept OBGYN, Raleigh, NC, June 2014

Fecal incontinence. Duke University OBGYN Grand Rounds, May 2015

Urinary tract injury in benign gynecology.  Wake Med Grand Rounds, July 2016

Operative urogynecology for the Physical Therapist.  NC Pelvic Health Physical Therapists Grand Rounds, February 2016

Urogynecology: Procedures and the evidence. Wake Med Grand Rounds, November 2017

Urogynecology:  Ultrasound imaging of the Pelvic Floor.  Wake Medicine Grand Rounds, November 2020

Common Urogynecologic Problems in Primary Care.  Duke Primary Care Grand Rounds, November 2020

Fecal incontinence. Wake Med OBGYN Grand Rounds, July 2022