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The AUA is committed to supporting urologic research through education, advocacy and funding. These three pillars support the overall research mission to increase and maintain the urology physician-scientist and researcher workforce to catalyze the advancement of clinical practice and reduce the burden of urologic disease.

The Latest in Urology Research

Congratulations 2018 Rising Stars in Urology Research Awardees

Timothy Daskivich, MD and Alexander W. Pastuszak, MD, PhD are the newest recipients of the Urology Care Foundation Rising Stars in Urology Research Award. This award provides salary support to urologists who have successfully competed for major career development awards. Their exciting new research is expected to advance both prostate cancer and pediatric urology care.   Find out how

AUA Hosts Webinar on DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Funding

The AUA recently partnered with Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)'s program manager to host an informational webinar on applying for research funding through the Kidney Cancer Research Program. This webinar is a valuable tool for anyone seeking support for kidney cancer research.   View the webinar

2018 AUA Annual Census Is Now Open

The AUA Annual Census is a specialty-wide survey of all members in the urology community across the globe. This critical survey will provide important information on urology workforce and practice to clinicians, policymakers, patients, payers and the general public. Participating in the AUA Annual Census, which takes approximately 10 minutes, will help promote our specialty and inform policy.   Take the census

AUA 2017 Census Report Now Available

The AUA recently released its 2017 Annual Census report, The State of the Urology Workforce and Practice in the United States. The AUA Census remains a novel and robust data source that explores the urologic profession and reports both cross-sectional variations and trends.   Access the census



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AUA Investigator

AUA Investigator, a quarterly digital newsletter, features the latest news and information impacting the urologic research community, including urologic research events, resources, funding opportunities, grant writing, advocacy, training and faculty opportunities and more.   Subscribe today

AUA Statistical Services

The AUA offers comprehensive professional data analysis to urologists and urology practices, other researchers and government and industry groups.   Learn more

Physician Scientist Residency Training Award Competition

Fourth-year medical students and recent medical school graduates with a passion for urology and research are invited to apply to the new Physician Scientist Residency Training Award. Letters of intent are due Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. ET.   Apply now


EUREKA! is AUA's research news & funding digest distributed regularly to include the latest urology research news and funding opportunities.   View issues