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Leadership in Education, Achievement and Diversity (LEAD) Program

Established in 2021, the Leadership in Education, Achievement and Diversity (LEAD) Program supports urology residents from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in urologic research. These residents will conduct mentored research, engage in AUA research education opportunities and be championed through networking events as they develop successful research careers and better serve the urology patient community.

Program participants will have access to:

The 2023 competition is now closed. Information on the 2024 competition will be available in the fall. Please contact for more information.

View the 2024 Program Announcement and Application Agreement forms below:

2024 LEAD Program Announcement [pdf]
2024 LEAD Proposal Agreement Form [pdf]

The LEAD Program is sponsored by Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc.

Researcher Profiles

View the current LEAD Program Awardees