WHO: American Board of Urology (ABU) (or equivalent) certified urologists, 15 years or less out of training, and have demonstrated leadership skills and an interest in developing these skills to serve their Sections and the AUA as future volunteer leaders. They must also be Active members of the AUA and the AUA Section where they live and practice.
Three individuals from each of the following AUA Sections will be chosen to participate in the program: Western, North Central, South Central and Southeastern; and two individuals from each of the following AUA Sections will be chosen to participate in the program: New York, New England, Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic.
WHAT: Applications for the 2016 – 2017 AUA Leadership Program will be received at the AUA and then sent to the applicant's Section for review and selection. The program provides the opportunity for younger members to polish their leadership skills, take advantage of networking opportunities and get better acquainted with all the AUA has to offer. The program requires a commitment of in-person meetings, as well as participation in conference calls with mentors. The program's kickoff weekend at AUA Headquarters during the summer of 2016 will be packed with excellent speakers; networking opportunities with peers, mentors and other VIPs; and time for the class to get to know one another. All expenses will be paid by the AUA and the Sections. The graduation ceremony will be held at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.
WHEN: Applications will be accepted through Monday, November 30, 2015. Selected participants will be announced at the 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, where there will be a social event for program participants to get to know one another and meet alumni from previous leadership program classes. A leadership skills training event will be held at AUA Headquarters during the summer of 2016.
If you have further questions, please contact Florence Freeman at ffreeman@AUAnet.org or