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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

2021 Research Scholar Awardees Announced

Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards support future research leaders and ensure they receive the necessary training and guidance for a successful research career. To date, the program has invested over $25 million to support over 600 Research Scholars, most of whom have remained in committed research career tracks. Meet this year’s awardees!   Learn More

New Program to Support Underrepresented Residents in Urology

The Leadership in Education, Achievement and Diversity (LEAD) Program is a new initiative designed to support urology residents from racial and ethnic backgrounds underrepresented in urologic research. Three residents per year will be selected to conduct mentored research training, engage in AUA research education opportunities and be championed through networking events as they develop successful research careers and improve urology patient care.   Learn More

Now Accepting Applications for the Physician Scientist Residency Training Award

Medical students in their senior year and recent medical school graduates who have a passion for urology and research are invited to apply for the Urology Care Foundation Physician Scientist Residency Training Award (PSRTA). The PSRTA Trainee will complete a three-year, research-intensive training program embedded within urology residency at an approved PSRTA Program Site, and will receive $75,000 per year during the three-year research period.   Learn More

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AUA Investigator

AUA Investigator, a bi-monthly 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

Research Funding Opportunities

In an effort to connect more urology researchers with funding opportunities, the AUA now hosts Requests for Applications (RFAs) from federal agencies, urology sub-specialty societies, and foundations.   View Open RFAs


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