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

The Annual Review Course Webcast Upgrade gives you access to the webcasts. Conveniently watch or listen to content anytime, anywhere. Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. 

Registration Fees

Membership Category

Registration Fee

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


Target Audience

  • Residents
  • Urologists

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner 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 Part I of the American Board of Urology (ABU) qualifying examination and for the ABU Life Long Learning Knowledge Assessment.
  3. Utilize AUA Guidelines for appropriate patient evaluation and management.
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Annual Review Course- Live Virtual

December 3–5, 2020

Scientific Program

Self-Study On-Demand Modules:

Anatomy and Embryology (1.75 CME, 105 minutes)

Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS

  • Applied Anatomy
  • Embryology

Urinary Tract Infection (1.00 CME, 60 minutes)

Michel A. Pontari, MD

Interstitial Cystitis and Sexually Tansmitted Diseases (.75 CME, 45 minutes)

Daniel A. Shoskes, MD


Live Virtual Course  
Thursday, December 3, 2020  
All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)  
9:00 a.m.Introduction
Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS and Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH
Female Urology, Urodynamics and Neurourology  
9:10 a.m.Stephen R. Kraus, MD
  • Neurourology
10:10 a.m.Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
  • Overactive Bladder/Urgency Incontinence
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Vaginal Masses/Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Fistula
11:25 a.m.Stephen R. Kraus, MD and Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
Uroldynamics Tracing Review
12:00 p.m.Break  
12:30 p.m.Michel A. Pontari, MD
  • Evaluation
  • Medical Management
  • Surgical Management
Renal Medicine  
1:00 p.m.Daniel A. Shoskes, MD
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Renal Vascular Disease
  • Renal Physiology (including Fluid and Electrolytes)
2:30 p.m.Steven J. Shichman, MD
  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Imaging (including Cushings, Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Cancer and the Incidentally Found Adrenal Mass)
  • Management (including Pheochromocytoma, Cancer, Hyperaldosteronism, Incidentaloma and Metastatic Disease)
3:15 p.m.Break  
3:25 p.m.Steven J. Schichman, MD
Physiology and Complications
Erectile Dysfunction  
3:55 p.m.Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS
  • 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
Urologic Trauma  
4:55 p.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
5:55 p.m.Meeting Adjourns  
Friday, December 4, 2020  
All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST) 
9:00 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
10:30 a.m.Sara L. Best, MD
  • Epidemiology, Pathophysiology
  • Evaluation and Medical Management
Urolithiasis (cont.)  
11:30 a.m.Sara L. Best, MD
  • Surgical Management of Stone Disease
12:15 a.m.Break  
GU Radiology  
12:45 a.m.Nicole M. Hindman, 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  
2:00 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
2:45 p.m.Armando J. Lorenzo, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS
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
3:30 p.m.Break  
3:40 p.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD
Disorders of the Genitalia/Scrotum
  • Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
  • Hypospadias
  • Undescended Testicle
4:10 p.m.Armando J. Lorenzo, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS
Pediatric Urological Oncology
  • Wilms’ Tumor and Other Renal Tumors
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Testis Tumors
4:55 p.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD and Armando J. Lorenzo, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS
Pediatric Review Questions
5:10 p.m.Meeting Adjourns  
Saturday, December 5, 2020  
All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)  
Renal and Ureteral Tumors  
9:00 a.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
Prostate Cancer  
10:15 a.m.Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH
  • 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  
11:25 a.m.Robert G. Uzzo, MD
  • Epidemology
  • Diagnosis and Staging
  • Imaging and Treatment
12:10 p.m.Break  
Testicular Tumors  
12:50 p.m.Kristen R. Scarpato, 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)
Bladder Cancer  
2:05 p.m.Michael A. O'Donnell, MD
  • Epidemiology, Anatomy, Diagnosis and Imaging
  • Treatment of NMIBC/ Superficial Disease Managment
  • Bladder Cancer Test Questions
3:15 p.m.Break  
3:25 p.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 Metastatic Disease
  • Bladder Cancer Test Questions
4:55 p.m.Meeting Adjourns  


NOTE: This activity is a non-CME resource. CME is not awarded for this activity.  

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Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

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 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 refunds will be issued.  The AUA will not refund individual airline tickets or travel costs. The AUA will not refund hotel costs for arrangements made OUTSIDE of the AUA's Block or housing arrangements booked outside of the AUA Headquarter Hotel.

Printed syllabi will only be provided for a live in-person course.  In the event of a live virtual course, no printed syllabi will be shipped and a refund in the amount paid for the syllabus will be issued.

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 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

AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before October 29, 2020. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, registration fees will be refunded in full and notification will be sent by November 5, 2020.

Attendee 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 American Urological Association (AUA). 

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 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. 

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