Dr. Jack M. Amie of Brunswick recently took office as the 78th president of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association Inc. It’s the nation’s largest section of the American Urological Association, representing 2,400 physicians specializing in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of urological diseases.
Amie, a board-certified urologist with Glynn Urologists, P.C., assumed office at the conclusion of the 79th annual meeting in March in Hollywood, Florida.
Amie has been in the private practice of urology since 1976 and is affiliated with Southeast Georgia Health System, where he was the chief of surgery in 1982.
“My goal as president is to continue our specialty’s efforts in providing excellent urologic care to our patients,” Amie said. “The SESAUA must continue to provide first-class continuing medical education to urologists and to remain its chief advocate to the profession of urology.”
Born June 28, 1943, in Flint, Michigan, Amie attended Flint public schools and graduated from Flint Southwestern high school in 1961. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University with high honors. He also competed on the university’s cross-country and track teams, which won three Big 10 championships.
Amie received his medical degree from Wayne State University and completed his internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Florida in Jacksonville and his urology residency at the Medical College of Georgia.
Amie has a long, distinguishable career serving organized urology. He was a member of the SESAUA Board of Directors from 1993-2008 and served on its Health Policy Committee from 1996-2008. Amie also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Urological Association. He was its secretary-treasurer for four years and its president in 1988.
The Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association is an influential association and resource for urologists since its organization in 1932. For more information, call the SESAUA headquarters offices at 847-969-0248 or go to www.sesaua.org.