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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.

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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

The Journal of Urology®

The Journal of Urology® is the official journal of the American Urological Association, Inc.® as well as the most widely read and highly cited publication in the field. The Journal of Urology® provides physicians with all the clinically relevant information necessary to stay at the forefront of this dynamic specialty. International members have free access to the journal.   Access the journal

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

Request for Applications: 2018 Rising Stars in Urology Research Award

The 2018 Urology Care Foundation Rising Stars in Urology Research Award competition is now open! Awards provide up to five years of supplemental salary support to urologists who have successfully competed for career development awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other major funding organizations.   Apply now


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