Are you curious about getting involved in AUA advocacy activities, but not quite sure where to start? Our new 2020 “Advocacy 101” series gives you the information you need to become informed and get involved in all areas of advocacy.
Urologists on Capitol Hill: A Primer and Review of Federal Legislative Priorities
July 28, 2020, 6 p.m. EDT
Join AUA Legislative Affairs Committee Chair Dr. Mark Fallick and guests as they present the AUA’s current federal legislative priorities, share important information about active legislation in Congress and explain how the urology community can help advance change in Washington, DC.
Urologists and Congressional Work: The Role of a PAC
August 25, 2020, 6 p.m. EDT
In Washington, DC, political action committees – like AUAPAC – play an important role in the political process. AUAPAC Chair Dr. Thomas Rechtschaffen will lead this discussion about AUAPAC, how it raises the house of urology's profile and fosters relationships with members of Congress both in the nation’s capital and in their home districts.
Urologists Working in the State Capitol: A Primer & Review of State Legislative Priorities
September 22, 2020, 6 p.m. EDT
The famous saying – “all politics is local” – rings true, and this important session led by the AUA’s State Advocacy Committee will tell you how. Learn about the AUA’s state-level priorities and hear from active state advocates who work on behalf of urologists and the patients they treat.
Urologists Advocating to Advance Clinical Research
October 27, 2020, 6 p.m. EDT
Join the AUA’s incoming Research Council Chair Dr. Steve Kaplan to learn about the AUA’s research advocacy initiatives, which are designed to protect and secure federal funding for urologic research. Panelists will address grassroots advocacy strategies and outreach efforts to lawmakers at the local and national level.
Urologists Working to Develop and Advocate for Coding
November 24, 2020, 6 p.m. EDT
Payment policy is an important issue for all urology practices in all settings. The AUA plays an important role in the reimbursement process, from the development and review of billing codes to engaging regulators on payment rules. How does AUA advocacy for payment policy impact you? What role can you play? This session, led by AUA Coding & Reimbursement Committee Chair Dr. Jonathan Rubenstein, tells you how.