AUA Inside Tract

Welcome to the AUA Inside Tract, an official podcast of the AUA. For episodes on clinical topics, we invite you to visit the AUAUniversity Podcast. For business and leadership focused episodes, visit the AUA Leadership & Business Podcast.

You can subscribe to the Inside Tract on iTunes and/or listen to recent episodes listed below:

Episode 229: Voices: The How and Why of Resident Participation

Episode 228: RCF Podcast: Matching Without a Home Residency

Episode 227: Voices: Diversity in Peer Review

Episode 226: Voices: Hispanic Heritage Month


Episodes 221 - 225

Episode 225: Voices: Dr. Down Below

Episode 224: Voices: Global Residents Leadership Retreat

Episode 223: Voices: FUTURE in Urology Recap #2

Episode 222: Voices: FUTURE in Urology Recap #1

Episode 221: Voices: DEI and the AUA Census


Episodes 216 - 220

Episode 220: Voices: The Evolution of the AUANews Celebrating Diversity Issue

Episode 219: Voices: Women in Urology

Episode 218: Voices: Pathway to Leadership

Episode 217: Voices: DEI initiatives and the Importance of Mentorship

Episode 216: Voices: Meet AUA’s Chief Diversity Officer


Episodes 211 - 215

Episode 215: Women in Urology Leadership

Episode 214: Meet the Subspecialties: Endourology/Robotics

Episode 213: Personal Finance Series Part One: Behavioral Finance for the Urologist

Episode 212: Meet the Subspecialties: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Episode 211: Meet the Subspecialties: Pediatric Urology

Episodes 206 - 210

Episode 210: Meet the Subspecialties: Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery

Episode 209: Meet the Subspecialities: Andrology & Male Infertility

Episode 208: Meet the Subspecialties: Urologic Oncology

Episode 207: AUA2022 Residents Forum: Grant Writing 101

Episode 206: AUA2022 Residents Forum: Beyond Wellness: Sustainable Solutions to Avoid Burnout

Episodes 201 - 205

Episode 205: Negotiating Skills 101 - Key Steps to Becoming a Good Negotiator

Episode 204: AUA2022 Residents Forum: Social Media Dos and Don'ts

Episode 203: The Psychology of Leadership

Episode 202: Medical Malpractice: What Every Urologist Needs to Know

Episode 201: Urology Residency Match: Preference Signaling and Other Insights into the Urology Match

Episodes 196 - 200

Episode 200: Relative Unit Value (RVU): Introduction & Importance in Both Reimbursements & Physician Compensation

Episode 199: Importance of Understanding the Language of Finance

Episode 198: Primer on Private Health Care Insurance in the United States

Episode 197: Primer on Government Insurance

Episode 196: Alternative Compensation Models, Partnership and Private Equity

Episodes 191 - 195

Episode 195: Transitioning Our Billing Process – An Interview with AUI’s Stephanie Herrick

Episode 194: Overview of Physician Compensation Models

Episode 193: Why The Business Aspects Of Urology And Healthy Financial Practices Are Absolutely Mandatory For Sustained High Quality Care Delivery

Episode 192: A Chat with 2021 Young Urologists of the Year Award Winner – Dr. Shenelle N. Wilson

Episode 191: Advancing Your Career: Strategies & Best Practices for Advanced Practice Providers in Urology

Episodes 186 - 190

Episode 190: Tips for Promoting Your Work in Urology Online with Dr. John Davis

Episode 189: AUA Advocacy Update for March 30, 2021

Episode 188: AUA Advocacy Update for March 24, 2021

Episode 187: AUA Advocacy Update for February 12, 2021

Episode 186: Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer Does Not Effect Risk of Infection with SARS-COV-2

Episode 185: AUA Advocacy Update for February 2, 2021

Episodes 181 - 185

Episode 185: Sip IT Intervention to Increase Fluid Intake for Stone Prevention

Episode 184: AUA Advocacy Update for January 26, 2021

Episode 183: Patient Reported Urinary Tract Infections Affect Quality of Life after Spinal Cord Injury

Episode 182: AUA Advocacy Update for January 19, 2021

Episode 181: AUA/ASRM Guidelines on Male Infertility Part 1 with Dr. Peter Schlegel

Episodes 176 - 180

Episode 180: AUA Advocacy Update for January 12, 2021

Episode 179: Humanitarians in Urology: Spotlight on Dr. Kurt McCammon

Episode 178: AUA Advocacy Update for January 5, 2021

Episode 177: Humanitarians in Urology: Spotlight on Dr. Suzette Sutherland

Episode 176:  Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Final Rules & Their Impact on Urology

Episodes 171 - 175

Episode 175: AUA News Highlights: Healthy Men Should Undergo Baseline PSA Testing with Dr. Jim Hu

Episode 174: An Unexpected and Expedited Transition to Virtual Residency Interviews and Recruitment

Episode 173: AUA Advocacy Update for December 15, 2020

Episode 172: AUANews Highlights: Telemedicine is Good for Patients and Providers in Sexual Medicine

Episode 171: AUA Advocacy Update for December 8, 2020

Episodes 166 - 170

Episode 170: Top Ten Tips for Getting Published with Jennifer Regala

Episode 169: AUA Advocacy Update for December 1, 2020 

Episode 168:  Urology’s Role in Environmental Stewardship with Dr. Sunil Patel

Episode 167:  AUA Advocacy Update for November 24, 2020 

Episode 166: Navigating My Career: Lessons Learned and Best Practices from an Early-Career Urologist with Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH

Episodes 161 - 165

Episode 165: Urologists Advocating to Advance Clinical Research

Episode 164: 2020 Young Urologists Forum Live - Q&A

Episode 163:  Advocacy Update: 2020 Election Highlights

Episode 162: Humanitarians in Urology: Spotlight on Dr. Mitchell Humphreys

Episode 161: AUA Advocacy Update for November 3, 2020

Episodes 156 - 160

Episode 160: Practicing in a Competitive Marketplace Advice for Young Urologists with Dr. Art Rastinehad 

Episode 159: Urologists on Capitol Hill: A Primer and Review of Federal Legislative Priorities

Episode 158: Humanitarians in Urology: Spotlight on Dr. Jessica DeLong

Episode 157: AUA Advocacy Update for October 20, 2020

Episode 156: AUANews Highlights: Male Infertility Take Home Messages  

Episodes 151 - 155

Episode 155:  Telemedicine: Expanding Services in a Pandemic

Episode 154:  AUANews Highlights: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Take Home Messages  

Episode 153: AUA Advocacy Update for October 6, 2020

Episode 152: Early Career Job Change Advice for Young Urologists with Dr. Kirsten Greene

Episode 151: Interstate Medical Licensure Compact with Dr. Eugene Rhee

Episodes 146 - 150

Episode 150: AUANews Highlights: Female Urology and Urinary Incontinence Take Home Messages

Episode 149: Coalition Spotlight: Friends of the Prostate Cancer Care Community

Episode 148: COVID-19 and Male Reproductive Health with Dr. Stanton Honig

Episode 147: AUA Advocacy Update for September 15, 2020

Episode 146: Transitioning from Residency to Practice: Applying for the Position with Dr. Jay Simhan

Episodes 141 - 145

Episode 145: AUA Advocacy: The Role of a PAC with Dr. Thomas Rechtschaffen 

Episode 144: AUA Advocacy Update for September 1, 2020

Episode 143: Financial Wellness for Young Urologists with Dr. David Canes

Episode 142:  Advocacy in Action: Looking Ahead to the AUA Summit

Episode 141: 2020 Young Urologists of the Year Award with Dr. Elizabeth Malm-Buatsi

Episodes 136 - 140

Episode 140:  AUA Advocacy Update for August 18, 2020

Episode 139: An Insider’s Guide to AUA’s Residents and Fellows Committee

Episode 138: Advocacy 101: AUA Federal Advocacy Priorities

Episode 137: Earning an MBA as a Urologist with Dr. Brian McNeil

Episode 136:  AUA Advocacy Update for August 4, 2020

Episodes 131 - 135

Episode 135: 2020 AUA Residents and Fellows Committee Essay Contest with Dr. Meghan Cooper

Episode 134: Patient Advocacy Spotlight with John Fortin

Episode 133: Personal Finance Advice for Healthcare Providers

Episode 132: AUA Advocacy Update for July 21, 2020

Episode 131: AQUA Registry – An Insider’s View by Dr. Ronald Suh

Episodes 126 - 130

Episode 130: Urologists & Advocacy 101: The Elusive Art of Advocacy

Episode 129: 2020 Young Urologists of the Year Award

Episode 128: AUA Advocacy Update for July 7, 2020

Episode 127: Burnout in Urology: Lessons Learned with Dr. Eugene Cone

Episode 126: Urology Coding Advice: Organizing Resources

Episodes 121 - 125

Episode 125:  2020 AUA Residents and Fellows Committee Teaching Award Winner

Episode 124: Urology Coding Advice: National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)

Episode 123:  Humanitarian Missions and Service Opportunities in Urology

Episode 122: AUA Advocacy Update for June 16, 2020

Episode 121: Transitioning from Residency to Fellowship in Urology

Episodes 116 - 120

Episode 120: Voices in Urology: COVID-19 and Urology Residencies with Dr. Raj Pruthi

Episode 119: Elective Surgery: Using the New ACS Readiness Checklist with Dr. Chris Gonzalez

Episode 118: My Experience as an AUA Assistant Secretary with Dr. Sam Chang

Episode 117: AUA Advocacy Update for June 2, 2020

Episode 116: New Studies Highlight Key Kidney Stone Risk Factors

Episodes 111 - 115

Episode 115: Can Deep Learning Algorithms Diagnose and Grade Prostate Cancer?

Episode 114: AUA Advocacy Update for May 19, 2020

Episode 113: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Virginia with Dr. Kurt McCammon

Episode 112: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Alabama with Dr. Lorie Fleck

Episode 111: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in India with Dr. Mallikarjuna Chiruvella

Episodes 106 - 110

Episode 110: Voices of Urology: Advanced Practice Providers Experiences with COVID-19

Episode 109: AUA Advocacy Update for May 5, 2020

Episode 108: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Colorado with Dr. Nicholas Cost

Episode 107: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Mexico with Dr. Carlos Martinez Arroyo

Episode 106: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Germany with Dr. Jens Rassweiler

Episodes 101 - 105

Episode 105: Voices of Urology: Experiences from a "COVID-19 Only" Hospital

Episode 104: Resuming Elective Surgeries: What Urologists Need to Know

Episode 103: Voices of Urology: Brazil's COVID-19 Experience with Dr. Luiz Otavio Torres

Episode 102: Urology Trainees on the Front Lines of COVID-19 in New York City

Episode 101: Voices of Urology: COVID-19 in Michigan with Dr. Brian Stork

Episodes 96 - 100

Episode 100: Voices of Urology: Preparing for the Pandemic with Dr. Arthur Tarantino

Episode 99: COVID-19 and Your Practice: What to Know about Liability

Episode 98: Voices of Urology: Lessons from the Front Lines of COVID-19

Episode 97: COVID-19's Impact on Italy and the Global Healthcare Community with Dr. Francesco Montorsi

Episode 96: What Urologists Should Know about the CARES Act

Episodes 91 - 95

Episode 95: Voices of Urology: COVID-19's Impact on Canada and the Global Healthcare Community

Episode 94: COVID-19 and Your Urology Practice: Balancing Patient Care and Business

Episode 93: Voices of Urology: Managing Cancer Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 92: COVID-19: Understanding HIPAA Relief Provisions for Telehealth

Episode 91: Voices of Urology: Managing Urologic Emergencies During the Pandemic

Episodes 86 - 90

Episode 90:  Managing Your Urology Practice through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 89: AUA Advocacy Update for March 24, 2020

Episode 88: Voices of Urology: Urologists' Experience with COVID-19

Episode 87:  COVID-19: Considerations for Elective Urologic Surgery with Dr. Chris Gonzalez

Episode 86: Getting your Practice Up and Running with Telemedicine with Dr. Eugene Rhee

Episodes 81 - 86

Episode 85: Coding for Virtual Visits with Dr. Jonathan Rubenstein

Episode 84:  Deciding What Type of Practice to Enter: Private Practice with Dr. Aaron C. Weinberg

Episode 83: AUA Advocacy Update for March 3, 2020

Episode 82: Looking Ahead to AUA2020: A Chat with AUA Secretary Dr. John Denstedt

Episode 81: Importance of the Office of Men's Health

Episodes 76 - 80

Episode 80: My Experience as an AUA Assistant Secretary with Dr. Angela Smith

Episode 79: AUA Advocacy Update for February 18, 2020

Episode 78: Looking Ahead to AUA2020: Young Urologist Meeting Highlights

Episode 77: Urology Coding Advice: Prostate Biopsies

Episode 76:  Working with Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in Urology

Episodes 71 - 75

Episode 75: AUA Advocacy Update for February 4, 2020

Episode 74: Urology Research in Private Practice with Dr. David Albala

Episode 73: Urology Coding Advice: How to Dissect an Operative Report

Episode 72: When Research Gets Personal

Episode 71: AUA Advocacy Update for January 21, 2020

Episodes 66 - 70

Episode 70: Sketching Life After Training with Dr. Eugene Rhee  

Episode 69: Urology Residency Match Day 2020

Episode 68: The Holtgrewe Fellowship Programs with Drs. Hans Arora and Daniel Frendl

Episode 67: Deciding What Type of Practice to Enter: Academic Institutions

Episode 66: AUA Advocacy Update for January 7, 2020

Episodes 61 - 65

Episode 65: Urology Residency Myths and Facts

Episode 64: The Importance of State-Level Advocacy with Dr. William Gee

Episode 63: My Experience as an AUA Assistant Secretary with Dr. Aseem Shukla

Episode 62: Transitioning from Residency to Practice: How to Find Jobs, the CV and Interviewing

Episode 61: Advocacy Update for December 17, 2019

Episodes 56 - 60

Episode 60: Managing Difficult Cases and Physician Burnout in Urology with Dr. Amanda North 

Episode 59: Urology Coding Changes Coming In 2020 

Episode 58: Family and Work-Life Balance in Urology with Dr. Audrey Rhee 

Episode 57: AUA Advocacy Update for December 3, 2019

Episode 56: Peer-to-Peer Assistance and Managing Difficult Cases with Dr. Julie Riley

Episodes 51 - 55

Episode 55: AMA House of Delegates Meeting Recap

Episode 54: Transitioning from Residency to Practice: Deciding Where to Go

Episode 53: AUA Advocacy Update for November 19, 2019

Episode 52: Public Policy and Advocacy in Urology: A Primer for Residents

Episode 51: Advice for Providers on Telemedicine Billing

Episodes 46 - 50

Episode 50: Wellness, Burnout, and Sustaining Your Career in Urology

Episode 49: AUA Advocacy Update for November 5, 2019

Episode 48: The Urology Care Foundation with Dr. Sandy Siegel

Episode 47: Advocacy Q&A with Former U.S. Representative Dr. Phil Gingrey

Episode 46: Understanding Coding and Reimbursement

Episodes 41 - 45

Episode 45: Coding Q&A: Coding Changes for 2020

Episode 44:  Thriving in Your Practice

Episode 43: AUA Advocacy Update for October 15, 2019

Episode 42: Traditional Urology Practice Roundtable Discussion

Episode 41: Frequently Asked Questions about BCG Coding

Episodes 36 - 40

Episode 40: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Opportunities in Urology

Episode 39: AUA Advocacy Update for October 1, 2019

Episode 38: Guidance for Urology Residents on Writing, Reviewing and Revising Manuscripts

Episode 37: Coding, Reimbursement and Regulation Update for September 24, 2019

Episode 36: Urology Residents in the United States and Across the Globe

Episodes 31 - 35

Episode 35: AUA Advocacy Update for September 17, 2019

Episode 34: An Insider's Guide to Resident/Fellow Membership

Episode 33: AUA Advocacy Update for September 10, 2019

Episode 32: The AUA Leadership Program with Dr. Kathleen Kobashi

Episode 31: AUA Advocacy Update for September 3, 2019

Episodes 26 - 30

Episode 30: An Insider's Guide to Affiliate Membership

Episode 29: Coding, Reimbursement and Regulation Update for August 27, 2019

Episode 28: An Insider's Guide to Research Scientist Membership

Episode 27: AUA Advocacy Update for August 20, 2019

Episode 26: An Insider's Guide to Advanced Practice Provider Membership

Episodes 21 - 25 

Episode 25: Coding, Reimbursement and Regulation Update for August 13, 2019

Episode 24: Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Practicing: Q&A Discussion 

Episode 23: AUA Advocacy Update for August 6, 2019

Episode 22: Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Practicing with Dr. Nathan Grunewald

Episode 21: Residents and Fellows Committee Essay Contest

Episodes 16 - 20 

Episode 20: Proper Surgical Documentation for Urology 

Episode 19: Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Practicing with Dr. Damara Kaplan

Episode 18: AUA Advocacy Update for July 16, 2019

Episode 17: An Insider's Guide to Medical Student Membership

Episode 16: An Insider's Guide to International Residents-in-Training Membership

Episodes 11 - 15 

Episode 15:  An Insider's Guide to Active and Associate Membership 

Episode 14: The Physician Liaison in a Urology Practice

Episode 13: Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Practicing with Dr. Julie Riley

Episode 12: My Vision as AUA President with Dr. John Lynch

Episode 11: An Insider's Guide to International Membership

Episodes 6 - 10 

Episode 10: International Programs Exchange Program 

Episode 9: Enhancing Medication Compliance in the Urologic Practice 

Episode 8: AUA Residents and Fellows Committee Teaching Award 2019

Episode 7: AUA News Article Discussion: Relationship Wellness in Urology

Episode 6: Discussing the AUA Census, Urology Residents in the U.S. and Across the Globe

Episodes 1 - 5 

Episode 5: A Guide to New CPT Codes and Revisions for 2019

Episode 4: How Urology Residents Can Get the Most from AUA2019

Episode 3: 2019 AUA Summit Highlights

Episode 2: Urology Residency Match Day 2019

Episode 1:  Non-Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, Talking to Your Patients About Treatment with Dr. Alexander Kutikov