As the leading worldwide organization for urologists and their patients, the American Urological Association (AUA) is committed to maintaining transparency in its relationships. This endeavor is of paramount importance among AUA's internal structures, member segments, Association leaders and policy makers, and extends to external relationships with related medical organizations and industry. Collaboration with other corporations is critical to supporting and providing top-notch programming and products to the urologic community. We are committed to maintaining high ethical standards at all stages of these partnerships to minimize actual or perceived conflicts of interest.
As a charter signatory to the Council of Medical Specialty Societies' Code for Interactions with Companies, we take our commitment to transparency very seriously, and maintain a number key policies and protocols to support these efforts, including:
For more information, or for specific disclosure reports, please contact commaff@AUAnet.org.
Other policies available include: