American Urological Association

American Urological Association

American Urological Association
Abbreviation AUA
Formation 1902
Purpose To promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy.
Headquarters Linthicum, MD
Location
  • United States
Membership
18,000+
President
Dennis A. Pessis, MD, FACS
Website .org.auanetwww

The American Urological Association (AUA) is a professional association in the United States for urology professionals. It has its headquarters at the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History in Maryland.

Contents

  • Awards 1
  • Publications 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Awards

  • Hugh Hampton Young Award. Presented annually to an individual for outstanding contributions to the study of genitourinary tract disease. This award is sponsored by Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc.
  • Ramon Guiteras Award. Awarded annually to an individual who is deemed to have made outstanding contributions to the art and science of urology. This award is sponsored by Bard Urological Division.
  • Distinguished Contribution Award. Presented annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science and practice of urology, including but not limited to, contributions made in a sub-specialty area, for military career service, or for humanitarian efforts.

Publications

The AUA publishes The Journal of Urology.

See also

External links

  • American Urological Association official website
  • American Urological Association Foundation official website
  • William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History official website