77th Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA (2019)
FROM THE PRESIDENT
Welcome to the 77th Anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual meeting! We are delighted to announce that this meeting will provide unparalleled excellence in quality scientific abstracts and presentations and holds several “firsts” for the MA-AUA meeting to provide exciting new material. The MA-AUA meeting is the premier scientific conference, recognized for its high-quality annual meeting consisting of data-driven presentations, research and clinically pertinent information to assist the practitioner with providing the best care for their patients. I would like to thank my colleagues of the MA-AUA Board of Directors who worked tirelessly on so many fronts for the MA-AUA this year and our wonderfully dedicated administration who continue to astonish Let’s celebrate and hear about the latest and greatest advancements while embracing the exciting field of urologic care!
Adam P. Klausner, MD
President of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING CHAIR
Dear Urology practitioners, Members-in-Training, and Allied Health Partners,
Welcome to the 77th annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA! We are so excited to have you here to celebrate the latest in urology technology, science, practice and people!
This year’s meeting is really something special. President Adam Klausner and I have been working all year to bring you the latest findings in urology research and devices. We are delighted to have Drs. Toby Chai, Peter Pinto, Jill Buckley, Kurt McCammon and others presenting groundbreaking research along with new courses in the program, such as the AUA course of choice, “Winning the Battle against Burnout: The Secrets to Resilience & the Work-Life Balance”, at the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Section Annual Meeting that will be held on October 24-26, 2019 in Pocono Manor, PA. We are honored to have pioneers in the field to share their thoughts and experiences that have shaped our practices and the treatment urology patients speaking on many different topics from benign and cancerous diseases.
We can’t wait to welcome our young specialists and hear how they are moving and shaping the field as we all move forward. We welcome more friends from around the world in a standalone pediatric session, as well as many international presentations throughout the program.
We hope you all enjoy the sunshine, water park, ziplining and many other activities at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in the Pocono Manor, PA provides for you and your family. We are so happy to see you!
J. Tyler Roseman II, MD
MA-AUA Annual Meeting Chair
- Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants)
- Non-Urologist (MD or DO)
- Medical Student
- Practice Manager
After attending this meeting, participants will be able to:
- Discuss new minimally invasive technologies for the surgical management of urologic conditions.
- Review AUA/SUFU guidelines and case scenarios pertaining to the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) and male urinary incontinence.
- Describe the latest developments in testis cancer and post-prostatectomy incontinence by reviewing recently released AUA Guidelines.
- Explain the factors associated with physician burnout and discuss how to maintain physician wellness.
- Describe the challenges in reconstructive urology.
- Discuss the advances in genitourinary oncology.
- Review conditions and trends in pediatric urology.
AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
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 Mid-Atlantic 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 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve 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.
Resolution of Identified Conflict of Interest: All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution 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 resolve conflict of interest:
- Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor, and/or Education Conflict of Interest Review Work Group or its subgroup.
- Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
- Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
- Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
- Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
- Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
- Divestiture of the relationship by faculty
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.
AUA PARTICIPANT INFORMATION & POLICIES
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.
- 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 19.00 Non-Physician Participation