Research Scientist Membership

Research Scientists, Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, and Non-Practicing MDs

2023 Membership Dues: $203

The AUA provides support to urology researchers of all backgrounds, including MDs and PhDs engaged in basic, translational and clinical research across the spectrum of urologic diseases. Whether you are conducting research or want to stay up-to-date on the latest breakthroughs, membership in the AUA provides the tools and resources to support your professional mission.

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Research Scientist Membership Benefits

Research Funding for the Entire Spectrum of Urologic Research

Research Scientist members are eligible for funding awards provided through both the AUA and the Urology Care Foundation, which has provided nearly $30 million to advance the careers of over 750 investigators since 1975.

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Investigator Resources

Take advantage of a variety of grant writing and funding opportunity workshops, dynamic research conferences and other resources. 

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Discounted AUA Annual Meeting Registration

In addition to its robust scientific and course program, the AUA Annual Meeting also features an array of research events each year.

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Relevant News, Journals & Information

Enjoy complimentary access to Urology Practice®, companion to The Journal of Urology®, and online publications like AUANews and AUA NetNews. Research Scientist members are also eligible for a significantly discounted subscription to The Journal of Urology®.

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Research Scientist Membership Eligibility and Requirements

Eligible applicants for Research Scientist Membership must be:

  • an independent investigator with a PhD or equivalent degree or
  • a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or
  • a non-practicing MD and/or related professional

who has demonstrated achievements in the field of urology through research or has made substantial contributions to urologic research in an administrative capacity.

A copy of your Curriculum Vitae (typed or printed clearly in English) and a $50 application fee is required as part of the application.