Annual Review Course (2022)

Austin, TX US
June 10, 2022 to June 12, 2022

The AUA will abide by and follow all CDC guidelines, as well as state, local and federal regulations. Please check the "Venue" tab for additional guidance.

For your convenience and to meet your educational needs, the AUA Annual Review Course offers your choice of course format.  The Live Course Only option includes in-person attendance in Austin, TX with live presentations, audience interaction, Q&A, practice questions, a networking reception and wellness classes.  The Webcast Only option includes on-demand access to presentations on/after June 15.  This course does not offer a live stream option.


For the ABU Qualifying (Part 1) Examination, residents need to possess basic urologic knowledge and an understanding of current American Urological Association practice guidelines. To fulfill this need, the AUA developed this course to disseminate current urologic knowledge and successfully prepare residents for the ABU examination. This course is also of interest to practicing urologists as well as others, including allied health professionals, looking for a thorough review of basic urologic topics.


Attendees can choose between three options:

  1. Live Course Only
  2. Bundle the Live Course Only + Webcast Upgrade - Most Popular Option!*
  3. Webcast Only
  4. Printed Syllabus*

*The printed syllabus is an optional add-on available to Live Course Only registrants and is not included with either the Live Course Only, or Webcast Upgrade purchases. The printed syllabus may only be purchased in conjunction with the Live Course product.

The Live Course also includes some new exciting features:

  • Lunch with the Experts (by sign up)

  • A Saturday Evening Non-CME Networking Reception Supported by Photocure

  • Daily Instructor Led Wellness Enhancements 6-6:30 AM including Yoga, Meditation and Stretching

Select our most popular option and bundle the Live Course Only AND Webcast Upgrade for access to the webcasts following the live event. 


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Non-Member Resident/Allied$790$150$635

*Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (Applies to Webcast Only and Webcast Upgrade registrants)  

**The Annual Review Course Syllabus is a separate and optional add-on and available only to Live Course registrants. A limited supply will be available onsite at an increased charge.

Target Audience

  • Residents
  • Urologists

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply basic, generally accepted urological practices for effective, high-quality patient care.
  2. Demonstrate core knowledge of urology necessary for American Board of Urology (ABU) Qualifying (Part 1) Examination.
  3. Utilize AUA Guidelines for appropriate patient evaluation and management.
Course summary
Course opens: 
12/13/2021
Course expires: 
06/12/2025
Event starts: 
06/10/2022 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/12/2022 - 5:00pm EDT
Price:
$1,435.00
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Annual Review Course

June 10–12, 2022

Scientific Program

Friday, June 10, 2022
6:30 a.m.Regristration/Breakfast
7:15 a.m.Introdution
Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS and Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH
ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY 
7:30 a.m.Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Embryology
UROLITHIASIS
9:15 a.m.Sara L. Best, MD
  • Epidemiology, Pathophysiology
  • Evaluation and Medical Management
10:30 a.m.Break
UROLITHIASIS (cont.)
10:30 a.m.Sara L. Best, MD
  • Surgical Management of Stone Disease
ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
11:15 a.m.Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS TBD
  • Physiology of Erection, Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction
  • Evaluation and Management of Erectile Dysfunction
  • Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Priapism
  • Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Peyronie’s Disease
12:15 p.m.Lunch
GU RADIOLOGY
1:15 p.m.Vinay Prabhu, MD
  • Basics of MR, CT, US, VCUG
  • Solid and Cystic Renal Masses (CT and MR)
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Prostate MRI
  • Adrenal Imaging
  • Scrotal Imaging
  • Retroperitoneal Tumors
  • Radiation Basic Principles
PEDIATRIC UROLOGY
2:30 p.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD
Congenital Urinary Tract Abnormalities
  • UPJ Obstruction, UVJ Obstruction (megaureter)
  • Ureteroceles
  • Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Posterior Urethral Valves
  • Prune Belly Syndrome
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
3:15 p.m.Bruce J. Schlomer, MD
Pediatric Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Disorders
  • Voiding Dysfunction and Neurogenic Bladder
  • Developmental Anomalies of the Bladder
  • Urinary Tract Infection and Secondary Reflux
  • Management of Neurogenic and Non-Neurogenic Bladder
  • Pediatric Metabolic Stones
4:00 p.m.Break
4:15 p.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD
Disorders of the Genitalia/Scrotum
  • Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
  • Hypospadias
  • Undescended Testicle
4:45 p.m.Bruce J. Schlomer, MD
Pediatric Urology Oncology
  • Wilms' Tumor and Other Renal Tumors
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Testis Tumors
5:15 p.m.Pediatric Review Questions
Andrew J. Kirsch, MD and Bruce J. Schlomer, MD
5:45 p.m.Meeting Adjourns
Saturday, June 11, 2022
6:30 a.m.Breakfast
INFERTILITY
7:00 a.m.Sarah C. Vij, MD
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology of Male Reproduction
  • Evaluation of the Infertile Male
  • Treatment of the Infertile Male (Surgical and Non-surgical)
  • Hypogonadism
  • Testosterone Replacement
TESTICULAR TUMORS
8:30 a.m.Tim Masterson, MD
Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging and Imaging (including the Role of Markers and CIS)
  • Treatment of Seminoma
  • Treatment of Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (including Controversy Regarding Stage A Management, Risk Factors for Recurrence, Algorithms for Stages A,B, and C)
9:45 a.m.Break
BLADDER CANCER
10:00 a.m.Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS
  • Epidemiology, Anatomy, Diagnosis and Imaging
  • Treatment of NMIBC/ Superficial Disease Management
10:45 a.m.Angela M. Smith, MD, MS, FACS
  • Staging and Risk Stratification of Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
  • Multidisciplinary Treatment including Radical Cystectomy, Lymphadenectomy, Peri-Operative Chemotherapy and Chemoradiation Therapy
  • Metabolic Derangements that Occur with Diversions
  • Other Bladder Sparing Treatments
  • Treatment of Metaststic Disease
12:05 p.m.Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS & Angela M. Smith, MD, MS, FACS
Bladder Cancer Review Questions

 

12:35 p.m.Lunch
PROSTATE CANCER
1:35 p.m.Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS
  • Diagnosis and Screen, Staging, Imaging (including PSA Screening Controversies)
  • Treatment of Localized Cancer (U.S. Stages A and B), Watchful Waiting, Radiation, Interstitial Irradiation, Surgery, Cryosurgery and Hormonal Therapy
  • Treatment of Advanced Cancer (U.S. Stages C and D) and Treatment of Radiation Failure
  • DVT Prophylaxis
PENILE AND URETHRAL CANCER
2:45 p.m.Robert G. Uzzo, MD
  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnosis and Staging
  • Imaging and Treatment 
3:30 p.m.Break
RENAL AND URETERAL TUMORS
3:45 p.m.Robert G. Uzzo, MD
  • Epidemiology, Anatomy, Diagnosis and Imaging (Including Evaluation of Renal Masses)
  • Treatment of Localized Disease (including Role of Partial Nephrectomy)
  • Treatment of Metastatic Disease
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
5:00 p.m.Meeting Adjourns
Sunday, June 12, 2022
6:30 a.m.Registration/Breakfast
UROLOGIC TRAUMA
7:00 a.m.Jay Simhan, MD
  • Renal and Ureteral Trauma: Evaluation and Management
  • Bladder and Urethral Trauma: Evaluation and Management
  • Genital Trauma: Evaluation and Management
  • Urethral Stricture Disease
FEMALE UROLOGY, URODYNAMICS AND NEUROUROLOGY
8:00 a.m.Anne Cameron, MD
  • Neurology
9:00 a.m.Break
9:15 a.m.Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
  • Overactive Bladder/Urgency Incontinence
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Vaginal Masses/Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Fistula
ADRENAL
10:30 a.m.Anne Cameron, MD and Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
Urodynamics Tracing Review
11:00 a.m.Steven J. Shichman, MD
  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Imaging (including Cushings, Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Cancer and the Incidentally Found Adrenal Mass
  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Imaging (including Cushings, Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Cancer and the Incidentally Found Adrenal Mass)
11:45 a.m.Lunch
LAPAROSCOPY
12:45 p.m.Steven J. Shichman, MD
Physiology and Complications
INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
1:15 p.m.Anne Cameron, MD
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, AIDS and others)
URINARY TRACT INFECTION
2:00 p.m.Michel A. Pontari, MD
3:00 p.m.Break
RENAL MEDICINE
3:15 p.m.Nick G. Cowan, MD
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Renal Vascular Disease
3:55 p.m.Necole M. Streeper
  • Renal Physiology (including Fluid and Electrolytes)
BPH
4:45 p.m.Michel A. Pontari, MD
  • Evaluation
  • Medical Management
  • Surgical Management
5:20 p.m.Meeting Adjourns
Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
United States

For live course and live course + webcast upgrade registrants- see below hotel information. For webcast only registrants, your purchase is for virtual access to this course only.


To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.
$205 single/double occupancy. Make your reservation online or call 800-233-1234. Reference the Hyatt Regency Austin and the AUA Annual Review Course when making your reservation to receive the special group rate.

Cut-off Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Once the AUA group block is full, which may be prior to the cut-off date, the AUA is unable to guarantee rooms at this rate or at this hotel.

Check-in: 4 p.m.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

 

TOURISM

There is never a dull moment in Austin, and Hyatt Regency Austin is close to everything. Take advantage of the Lady Bird Lake location situated along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, perfect for an evening run or biking with Austin’s B-cycles. Head over to 6th Street attractions, Rainey street entertainment and do some shopping down South Congress Street. There are endless dining options to enjoy in Austin with excellent barbecue, Tex-Mex and food trucks. 

Travel

AUA COVID-19 Safety Policies

The AUA will abide by and follow all CDC guidelines, as well as state, local and federal regulations. We will continue to update this page, so please check back for news and additional guidance.

The AUA will institute a COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Result Entry Protocol for the Annual Review Course on June 10-12, 2022.

In practice, this means all AUA attendees, faculty, vendors and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide negative test results taken 72-hours or less from the time of entry in order to gain access to the event. There is no higher priority for the AUA than delivering a safe and successful course, and we believe this is the safest approach for the well-being of our audience.

On-site Safety Measures

We thank you in advance for adhering to all safety protocols during the Annual Review Course. The following measures will be in place to support a safe environment for all AUA attendees, faculty, vendors and staff:

Health and Safety

  • Hyatt Regency Austin has implemented a number of safety protocols to stop the spread of COVID-19. All Hyatt hotels have undergone the GBAC STARTM cleanliness and training accreditation process through the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) and have a trained Hygiene & Wellbeing Leader or team at all locations, responsible for their hotel adhering to new operational protocols and training. For more information, visit Hyatt’s Safety First, Wellbeing Always .
  • It is recommended that attendees, faculty, vendors and staff report any COVID-19 related symptoms or possible exposure concern to AUA staff.

    Helpful Resources

    For more information and resources, we encourage you to visit the following resources:

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Guide
    Austin Coronavirus Information Page

    Texas Department of Health

     

     

    Education Council Disclosures

    PDF iconEducation Council Disclosures 2021

    COI Review Work Group Disclosures

    PDF iconCOI Review Work Group Disclosures 2021

    AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

    All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

    Course Director(s)

    Howard Goldman, MD, FACS

    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Laborie;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with allergan;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with Direx;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with urovant;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with NewUro;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with sacramed;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Bluewind;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Boston Scientific;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Medtronic;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with vensica;.

    Kristen Scarpato, MD,FACS,MPH

    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Oncology)) with Photocure;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with CxBladder;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Optum;.
    Faculty(s)

    Sara Best, MD

    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Specialty Not Specified)) with American Urological Association;.

    Nicholas Cowan, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    Andrew Kirsch, MD

    has a financial relationship (Owner (Pediatrics)) with Global Continence LLC;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Pediatrics)) with Palette Life Science;.
    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Robotic Surgery)) with Intuitive Surgical;.

    Timothy Masterson, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    Akanksha Mehta, MD

    has a financial relationship (Other (Male Infertility)) with Posterity Health;.

    Anne Pelletier Cameron, MD

    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with Wellspect;.
    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with Axonics;.

    Michel Pontari, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    Vinay Prabhu, MD, MS

    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with Abbvie;.
    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with Moderna;.
    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with Sanofi;.
    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with QIAGEN;.

    Jay Raman, MD, FACS

    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Oncology)) with United Medical Systems, Inc.;.
    has a financial relationship (Investment Interest (Endourology/Stone Disease)) with American Kidney Stone Management;.

    Bruce Schlomer, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    Steven Shichman, MD

    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Robotic Surgery)) with Johnson & Johnson;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Robotic Surgery)) with Medtronic;.

    Jay Simhan, MD

    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Specialty Not Specified)) with Coloplast;.
    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Specialty Not Specified)) with Boston Scientific ;.

    Angela Smith, MD, MS

    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Ambu;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Merck;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Urogen;.

    Necole Streeper, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    Robert Uzzo, MD, MBA

    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with GSK;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Argos;.
    has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (General Urology)) with Janssen;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with UroGen Pharma;.
    has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Amgen;.

    Sarah Vij, MD

    has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

    AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    ACCREDITATION: 

    The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    CREDIT DESIGNATION: 

    The American Urological Association designates this live and enduring activity for a maximum of 26.00 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 all financial relationships with any commercial interest 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.

     

     
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    • Attendees must purchase the Annual Review Course Live Course Only to purchase the printed syllabus.  
    • All syllabi will be picked up onsite at the registration desk.

    Early Bird Registration EXTENDED- On or before May 19, 2022 to save 25%

    Membership Category

    Live Course Only

    Webcast Upgrade*

    Webcast Only*

    Printed Syllabus**

    Now through May13, 2022

    Member$920$300$920$210
    Non-Member$1150$300$1150
    Member Resident/Allied$510$150$510
    Non-Member Resident/Allied$635$150$635

    Standard Registration- On or after May 20, 2022

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    Live Course Only

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    Printed Syllabus**

    Now through May 13, 2022

    Member$1150$300$920$210
    Non-Member$1435$300$1150
    Member Resident/Allied$635$150$510
    Non-Member Resident/Allied$790$150$635


    *Webcast will be available to view on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.

    **Attendees must purchase the Annual Review Course Live Course Only to purchase the printed syllabus. Pre-ordered syllabi will be picked up onsite at registration. A limited supply will be available for purchase onsite for those who would like a syllabus but did not pre-order.


    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course. In the event that the Live Course converts from live in-person to a live virtual course, all registrations will be converted to the live virtual course and no full refunds will be issued. The Cancellation Policy will apply. The AUA cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies or hotels.

    Syllabus: No syllabus refunds will be given after May13, 2022.

    Webcast: Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund.

    Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than to six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

    Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912.  Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

    AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before May 6, 2022. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by May 13, 2022.


    ATTENDEE INFORMATION & POLICIES

    AUA Anti-Harassment Policy: AUA Commitment: AUA is committed to providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the exchange of scientific ideas and is free of harassment and discrimination. All meeting participants are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect, follow venue rules, and alert AUA staff or security of any dangerous situations or anyone in distress.

    Reporting Harassment: It is the policy of the AUA that all meeting participants will enjoy an environment free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Harassing or offensive behavior by meeting participants will not be tolerated. If an individual experiences or witnesses harassment, he or she should contact Janet Skorepa, AUA EVP, at jskorepa@AUAnet.org or Diane Bieri, AUA General Counsel, at dbieri@AUAnet.org or use a venue phone and ask for security if he or she feels unsafe. All complaints will be treated seriously and responded to promptly.

    The AUA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing or revoking the registration of any individual, without refund, as long as such refusal is consistent with applicable law and AUA policy.

    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 American Urological Association (AUA).

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and 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 registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

    Audio, Video, 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 AUA.

    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, a written request should be submitted at least one month in advance. For additional assistance with your request please call 1-800-908-9414.


    AUA COVID-19 Safety Policies

    The AUA will abide by and follow all CDC guidelines, as well as state, local and federal regulations. We will continue to update this page, so please check back for news and additional guidance.

    The AUA will institute a COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Result Entry Protocol for the Annual Review Course on June 10-12, 2022.

    In practice, this means all AUA attendees, faculty, vendors and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide negative test results taken 72-hours or less from the time of entry in order to gain access to the event. There is no higher priority for the AUA than delivering a safe and successful course, and we believe this is the safest approach for the well-being of our audience.

    On-site Safety Measures

    We thank you in advance for adhering to all safety protocols during the Annual Review Course. The following measures will be in place to support a safe environment for all AUA attendees, faculty, vendors and staff:

    Health and Safety

    • Hyatt Regency Austin has implemented a number of safety protocols to stop the spread of COVID-19. All Hyatt hotels have undergone the GBAC STARTM cleanliness and training accreditation process through the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) and have a trained Hygiene & Wellbeing Leader or team at all locations, responsible for their hotel adhering to new operational protocols and training. For more information, visit Hyatt’s Safety First, Wellbeing Always .
    • It is recommended that attendees, faculty, vendors and staff report any COVID-19 related symptoms or possible exposure concern to AUA staff.

    Protective Masks

    • Face masks are required by all guests throughout the public areas of the Hotel, including lobbies, elevators, hallways and meeting/event space. Face mask regulations are dependent on the current regulations of Austin, TX.

    Staying Safe in Austin

    • All individuals, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask on planes, buses, trains and other forms of public transportation.

    Helpful Resources

    For more information and resources, we encourage you to visit the following resources:

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Guide
    Austin Coronavirus Information Page

    Texas Department of Health