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The AUA is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology and works on behalf of its members and their patients. The AUA's advocacy efforts are varied to ensure that the interests of our members are made known to a wide array of decision makers. Whether we are contacting lawmakers on Capitol Hill or federal officials in government agencies, we are supporting and advocating for the practice of urology.

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House Includes Screening Language in Appropriations Bill

On May 7, in its report to the Fiscal Year 2020 Departments of Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, the House Appropriations Committee included language encouraging the National Cancer Institute to increase its investment in research for prostate cancer screening in high-risk populations. The inclusion of this language is in direct response to ongoing advocacy by the AUA and other groups and meetings held during the 2019 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit.   Read More

2019 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit a Success!

The 2019 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit brought together nearly 250 urologists, advanced practice providers, researchers, and patient advocates to advocate for key urologic issues in Washington, DC. This episode of the AUA’s “Inside Tract” podcast takes an in-depth look at the Summit and the impact made by urologists on Capitol Hill.   Watch Now

FDA Supplement and Drug Recalls

The AUA strives to regularly notify its members about pertinent FDA alerts and recalls including medical devices, drugs and supplements in the AUA Policy & Advocacy Brief blog and on AUANet.org.   Learn more

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AUA Policy & Advocacy Brief

The AUA Policy & Advocacy Brief blog, hosted on Urology Place, features the latest news and information related to urology advocacy and practice management.   Read the blog

Become a Urology Advocate

Member involvement is critical to advocacy. Get involved and get the tools and information you need to join your fellow urologists and urologic professionals in advocating for change.   View action alerts

Advocacy Priorities

The AUA is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology and works on behalf of its members and their patients. AUA's legislative priorities include preserving access to appropriate prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening, promoting medical liability reform and promoting urology/cancer research funding.   Learn more

Are You Choosing Wisely?

Access the AUA’s List of 15 Things Physicians and Patients Should Question, as well as additional resources developed as part of our participation in the Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation.   Learn more