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AUA Leadership Program Information

Applications for the 2025-2026 Leadership Class will Open in August 2024

Program Details

ELIGIBILITY: American Board of Urology (ABU) (or equivalent) certified urologists, 15 years or less out of training, who have demonstrated leadership skills and an interest in developing these skills to serve their Sections and the AUA as future volunteer leaders. Participants must also be Active members of the AUA and the AUA Section where they live and practice.

New for 2023: To meet the tremendous interest in the AUA Leadership Program, the AUA has expanded the number of available spots provided to each Section.

Up to four individuals from each of the following AUA Sections are chosen to participate in the program: Western, North Central, South Central and Southeastern; and up to three individuals from each of the following AUA Sections will be chosen to participate in the program: New York, New England, Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are submitted through the AUA’s online portal. The application requires an essay (500 words or less) on why you should be selected for the Leadership Program, your most recent headshot, as well as a current Curriculum Vitae. Applicants are also required to provide two references (AUA members in good standing of the AUA who can attest to leadership abilities, reside within the geographical Section and will be providing letters of recommendation on the applicant’s behalf.) Once submitted, applications are forwarded to the applicants Section for review and selection.

PROGRAM: As the most venerated and longstanding of AUA’s leadership initiatives, the AUA Leadership Program is designed for urologists who have demonstrated leadership skills within organized medicine and who wish to further develop these skills to become the AUA leaders of tomorrow. This highly competitive program selects applicants from each AUA Section to participate in the year-long program that includes a leadership training weekend, group projects with mentors, participation in the Annual Urology Advocacy Summit, networking events at the AUA Annual Meeting, and more. View the 2023-2024 program schedule.

If you have further questions, please contact Jordan Malloy at or 410-689-4083.