The Section provides members with a great Annual Meeting each fall. Consider the quality of the academic institutions within the Section! The programming is useful to anyone in current practice, interesting to those no longer practicing, and educational for all. Earn approximately 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ over a three day period.
- Point-Counterpoint Debates
- Panel Discussions
- State-of-the-Art Lectures
- Periodic additional components (courses, allied health program, hands-on sessions)
- Sessions are held in intimate settings and afternoons are often free for leisure time. The meeting features a themed Fun Night and Banquet included in registration.
- The meeting is held within the section two out of every three years and at an enjoyable destination outside of the Section every three years.
Network of Experts
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As a Section member, avail yourself of opportunities to participate on Section committees and connect to the AUA. Participation on all levels builds leadership skills and members are encouraged to be involved.
Research and Clinical Scholarships
The Section provides awards for the annual Resident Research Prize presentations in basic and clinical science, a Young Investigator grant and reimbursements to resident programs to help offset travel costs to meetings.
Requirements for Active Membership are as follows:
- Possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the State, Province, or Country of the applicant's residence
- Practice in the geographical boundaries of the Northeastern Section.
- Possession of an MD or DO Degree (or United States Medical Licensure equivalent) and completion of an ACGME accredited urology residency or equivalent by the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada or the Quebec Board of Urology or the certifying Board for Urology in the country where practicing within the geographical boundaries of the Section.
- Limitation of practice to the specialty of Urology
- Certification by the American Board of Urology (ABU), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in Canada or the Quebec Board of Urology or the certifying Board of Urology in the country where practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section.
- Recommendation for membership by two (2) voting members of the AUA, except if certified within the last 24 months (as per item e in this section).
- Letter of recommendation from the Chief of Urology, Medical Director, or Chair of the Credentials Committee at the hospital(s) where the applicant has privileges (except if certified within the last 24 months).
Requirements for Associate Membership are the same as Active Membership, without the Board certification.
Residents enrolled in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited urology training program in the U.S. or Canada, and residents of Osteopathy enrolled in an AOA-approved urology residency training program are eligible for Candidate membership.
- Resident/Fellow members eligible for Fast Track Associate Status: Associate membership will be offered to all Resident/Fellow members who have passed the qualifying examination (Part I) of the American Board of Urology.
- Non-Members eligible for Associate Status: Associate Membership is available to non-member urologists who are practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section but are not certified by the American Board of Urology.
Application for Membership
Membership in the AUA requires sectional membership and vice versa.
Yearly Dues - $170
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