119th New York Section, AUA Annual Meeting (2023)

August 27, 2023 to September 2, 2023

The Annual Meeting of the New York Section of the American Urological Association, Inc. is designed to provide a forum for communicating to the members and guest physicians the developing state and the art of science of urological techniques, evaluation and procedures. The program will include original papers presenting new information addressing pertinent clinical topics. Point-counterpoint sessions on topical issues will allow for participants to openly discuss procedures and techniques. Moderators with encourage an active Q&A session with audience participation. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss presentations and address questions to the authors. At the completion of the Annual Meeting, participants should be able to apply this new information on research and techniques in their daily practice.

Target Audience

  • Urologists
  • Residents
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Researchers
  • Medical Students

Learning Objectives

After attending this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the latest techniques on surgical management of urologic malignancies, BPH, erectile dysfunction, ureteral strictures, kidney stones and urinary incontinence. 
  2. Explain how new techniques can enhance quality of care and improve patient outcomes.
  3. Implement evidence-based AUA guidelines, particularly new guidelines focused on localized prostate cancer, male infertility, treatment of kidney stones, urethral stricture disease, and management of urothelial carcinoma both lower and upper tract. 
  4. Discuss the importance of healthcare advocacy for improving our workforce and caring for our patients 
  5. Describe gender/racial inequalities in medicine/urology 
  6. Discuss resident recruitment and education to address the needs of the younger generation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/27/2023 - 6:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/02/2023 - 11:59pm EDT

Scientific Program


PDF icon 119thScientificProgram2023.pdf

Hotel Maria Cristina
Paseo Republica Argentina, 4
San Sebastian 20004

Planner, Faculty & Reviewer Disclosures


PDF icon Disclosures for the 119th NY Section Meeting.pdf

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.



Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Urological Association (AUA) and the New York Section of the AUA. The AUA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other Learners: The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Evidence Based Content: It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

AUA Disclosure Policy: All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider all financial relationships with any commercial interest (aka ineligible company) during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

Mitigation of Identified Conflict of Interest: All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to mitigate conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content by the AUA COI Review Work Group. 
  • Attestation that clinical recommendations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias.
  • Introduction of a debate format (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion with unbiased moderator
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty
  • Recusal from controlling relevant aspects of planning 
  • Selection of alternative faculty for specific topic

Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices: The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.



Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.


Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.00 Non-Physician Participation
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