As a premier worldwide organization for the urologic community, the AUA is committed to maintaining transparency in its relationships. It is required that prior to participating in AUA activities, individuals make full disclosures for themselves, their family and/or business partner of relationships, business transactions, leadership positions, presentations or publications related to healthcare or AUA activities. All relevant relationships for the last 12 months should be disclosed.
Disclosures should be recorded for the following AUA or AUA-sponsored activites:
- Course faculty, presenters, reviewers or planners
- Committee appointments
- Section meeting faculty/presenters and planners
- Sub-specialty society meeting faculty/presenters and planners
- AUA Office of Education authors/editors
- Annual Meeting course faculty and planners
- Annual Meeting plenary presenters and planners
Note: Disclosure records for manuscript submission for The Journal of Urology® and Annual Meeting abstracts are recorded though a separate submission process.
- Online COI Disclosure Program Instructions [pdf]
- AUA Principles, Policies and Procedures for Managing Conflicts of Interest
- AUA Code of Ethics
- Council of Medical Specialty Societies' Code for Interactions with Companies [pdf]
- CMS Open Payments
For more information about AUA's Disclosures contact the Committee & Society Affairs Department at CommAff@AUAnet.org or by phone at 410-689-3926.