American Urological Association Section Submission Request for One Course of Choice

The Following Information Applies for the 2020 Schedule

  • The AUA offers one Course of Choice along with one speaker (based on the speaker's availability) to each AUA Section for their 2020 Annual Meeting.
  • Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Course of Choice offering: An AUA Section may choose the APP course offering as their one Course of Choice for their 2020 Annual Meeting. The APP course offering consists of (4), 30-minute lectures with (2) speakers.
  • If any additional faculty are required for the selected course, the Section will be required to cover expenses for the additional faculty.
  • All Courses of Choice are supported by AUA and are intended for availability to all Section meetings attendees, and are to be designated as part of the Section's overall program. The Section may not charge a separate registration fee for the chosen course.
  • AUA should be acknowledged in all promotional materials presented to learners.


Approved expenses for the individual speaker(s) whose course has been chosen will be reimbursed directly upon submission of an expense report with original receipts. Please mail all original receipts to the following address:

American Urological Association
ATTN: Lora Dietrich/Office of Education
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090

Allowable expenses are as follows:

Non-Staff Transportation

  • Reimbursed based on 21-day advance coach airfare (with original receipt). Any fare exceeding $400 must be pre-approved by AUA prior to booking.
  • Extra costs for upgrades, travel agent/service fees, or ticket changes/charges after the purchase will not be reimbursed.
  • Fees for changes made to return flights from the meeting, due to inclement weather or other extenuating circumstances, will not be reimbursed without approval.
  • Hourly parking charges at your home airport garage will not be reimbursed. Please utilize long-term parking.

Non-Staff Lodging

  • Maximum one night of lodging reimbursed.
  • If two nights are required to deliver the presentation, contact AUA staff for approval. Two nights must not exceed $675.00.


  • Meals are reimbursed on travel and course days when meals are not provided by the Section at the following rates: maximum breakfast $25, lunch $35, dinner $65 (with original receipts).

Ground Transportation

  • Use of upgraded transportation such as limo, town car, UberSelect, UberBlack or the equivalent from another provider for ground transportation is not reimbursable unless it is the most economical method of transportation available.
  • Ground transportation to and from the meeting location airport will be reimbursed at the average roundtrip taxi cost.
  • Use of a taxi or other transportation to the home airport will be capped at the equivalent cost of mileage plus parking at the long-term rate for the duration of the trip.
  • Expenses in excess of the stated amount will not be covered by AUA. Personal expenses for discretionary items (fitness center, golf, tours, tennis, valet, movies, and other personal services) will not be reimbursed. Family and guest expenses are not reimbursed.


Instructional Course Offering: (1) Course Director – $1,500

APP Course Offering: (2) Faculty – $500/each

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Advanced Practice Provider/Allied Health

APP/Allied Health course option: (4) Clinically relevant lectures on the following topics:

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Penile Cancer

Faculty: Mary Dunn, MSN, RN, NP-C, OCN; Michael Woods, MD


059IC: AUA Guideline 2019: Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
Course Director: Jennifer T. Anger, MD


033IC: What General Urologists Can Do To Comprehensively Evaluate & Successfully Treat Male Infertility
Course Director: Mark Goldstein, MD

Oncology: Bladder

072IC: Management of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Practical Solutions for Common Problems
Course Director: Kamal Pohar, MD

Oncology: Prostate

013IC: Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer: Understanding Clinical Implications for Early Detection, Localized Disease & CRPC
Course Director: Todd Matthew Morgan, MD

065IC: Prostate Cancer Update
Course Director: William J. Catalona, MD


026IC: Dust or Bust: A Beginner's Guide to Modern Day Laser Lithotripsy Strategies for Ureteroscopy
Course Director: Khurshid R. Ghani, MD


031IC: Surgical & Medical Stone Guidelines Update: A Case-Based Approach
Course Director: Ojas Shah, MD

Select up to three courses in order of preference: