American Urological Association
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.
|Purpose||To promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy.|
|Dennis A. Pessis, MD, FACS|
AUA works with many international organizations, representing urologists from across the world. These groups offer full or half day sessions, covering a variety of topics, during the annual meeting.
- Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU) - provides sessions in Spanish
- Arab Association of Urology (AAU)
- World Chinese Urological Society (WCUS) - founded in 2006
- Indian American Urological Association (IAUA)
- Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
- Hungarian Urological Association (HUA)
- Polish Urological Association (PTU)
- Sociedad Argentina de Urologia (SAU)
- British Association of Urological Surgeons
- Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ)
- Japanese Urological Association (JUA) - founded in 1912
- Association Francaise d' Urologie (AFU)
- International Russian-Speaking Urological Society (iRUS) - founded by Dr. Lev Elterman
- Egyptian Urological Society (EUA) - founded by Prof. Mahmoud Badr in 1947
- Pan African Urological Surgeons Association (PAUSA)
- Caribbean Urological Association (CURA)
- Philippine Urological Association (PUA)
- Societa' Italiana Di Urologia (SIU)
- 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 contributions made in a sub-specialty area, for military career service, or for humanitarian efforts.
The AUA publishes The Journal of Urology.