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Active/Associate Membership

Practicing Urologists Within AUA Section Boundaries

2024 Membership Dues

United States and Canada: $589

Mexico and Central America: $349/$314/$278*

The prestige of belonging to the AUA is embedded in its long history as an established, trusted and transparent organization. As an Active or Associate member of the AUA, you can be assured that wherever you are in your career, the AUA has tools and opportunities to help you succeed. 

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Active/Associate Membership Benefits

Take advantage of high-quality continuing medical education (CME) for lifelong learning developed by eminent faculty both online and through live courses and meetings, including the AUA Annual Meeting.

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Enjoy complimentary online access to AUA’s family of publications, including Urology Practice®, AUANews, JU Open Plus and The Journal of Urology®, the official journal of the AUA and the most widely read and highly cited publication in the field. Members in the U.S. and Canada also receive a complimentary print subscription of The Journal as part of their membership.

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The AUA serves as a powerful voice when advocating on the federal, state and local levels of government to promote and preserve the interests of the specialty.

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From our leading evidence-based guidelines to our trustworthy research and robust data registry, members have access to an expansive library of clinical content at their fingertips.

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Whether you join a committee or council, or participate in the AUA Leadership Program or one of our exchange programs, the AUA offers Active and Associate members a variety of opportunities to develop professionally.

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Active and Associate members save hundreds on registration to AUA’s Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of urologists and urology health care professionals in the world.

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Active and Associate Membership Eligibility and Requirements

Eligible applicants for Active Membership must be a practicing urologist in the United States, Canada, Mexico or Central America who is:

  • in possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the state, province or country where they practice
  • in possession of a Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree (or United States Medical Licensure equivalent) and has completed a urology residency program accredited by ACGME (or equivalent accreditation organization) or the certifying board for urology in the country where practicing.
  • practicing solely in the specialty of urology.
  • certified by the American Board of Urology (ABU), American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS), or the certifying board for urology in the country where practicing.

A copy of your medical license and proof of board certification is required as part of the application. The AUA will reach out to the ABU to verify board certification. Individuals certified by another board entity will need to provide documentation directly to the AUA.

Associate Membership

  • Eligibility requirements for Associate membership are the same as Active membership, except for Board certification.

Note: Active and Associate members must also be members of their AUA Section. Upon completion of the AUA membership application, the application will be forwarded to the applicant’s Section of residence for processing. The Section will then reach out to the applicant for a separate Section dues payment (if applicable).

*dues for Active/Associate members in countries outside the U.S. and Canada (within AUA Section boundaries) are stratified according to the World Bank classification of country. View membership dues by country.