Intern Academy Virtual Didactic Series (2023)

July 5, 2023 to September 20, 2023

This highly engaging series is under the direction of Course Directors, Gina Badalato, MD and Lindsay Hampson, MD 

The Virtual Didactic Series will feature high yield weekly topics every Wednesday from July 5 - September 20, 2023.  Each session will feature interactive and case-based content with "take-home" clinical pearls of wisdom.  Participants will engage with course Faculty and each other live on Swapcard. If you can't attend live, you will be able to access the content on-demand at your convenience. Also included is an exclusive and dynamic Intern Academy virtual community to post discussions, answer questions, share resources, and engage with colleagues!

Designed to be informative and interactive, the program has been designed with the following goals:

  • Provide a standardized and foundational course for early career residents to introduce them to urology.
  • Provide a course that complements the efforts of individual residency programs.
  • Deliver a uniform curriculum to ensure baseline proficiency to improve patient safety.
  • Provide an opportunity for early career residents to begin networking with peers.

Note: For Programs unable to send their Residents to the 2023 Hands-on Skills Training, if you purchase the Virtual Didactic Series Only your residents will get first priority registration for the 2024 Hands-on Skills Training next June 2024!

Registration Fees

AUA Members save 25%!  For more information on membership benefits, visit   

Early Bird Registration- On or before April 28, 2023 to save 25%

Virtual Didactic Series Pricing:

Membership Category

Early Bird Registration

On or Before April 28, 2023

Standard Registration

On or After April 29, 2023


Target Audience

  • Early Career Urology Residents

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the Intern Academy Virtual Didactic Series, participants will be able to:

  1. Increase fund of knowledge about foundational and applied urology topics that will improve patient care and allow participants to excel as interns.
  2. Recognize the characteristics and habits of successful interns and residents.
  3. Identify opportunities to network and build community with their peers.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 12.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/05/2023 - 8:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/20/2023 - 9:00pm EDT





July 5, 2023

What Makes a Good Intern?

July 12, 2023

Gross Hematuria Management & Urethral Catheterization

July 19, 2023

Infections – Fournier’s, Complicated UTI’s/Pyelo

July 26, 2023

Priapism & Penile Fracture

August 2, 2023

Optimizing Outcomes in Urological Surgery; Preoperative Care  

August 9, 2023

Pediatric Emergencies

August 16, 2023


August 23, 2023

OAB and Urodynamics

August 30, 2023

BPH - Medications and Surgical Options

September 6, 2023

Stones - Medical and Surgical Options

September 13, 2023

Evaluation of Elevated PSA

September 20, 2023

What You Wish You Knew - Pearls of Wisdom




This course will be held live virtually every Wednesday from 8-9 pm ET starting July 5, 2023 and ending in September 20, 2023. On-demand didactics will be made available on each Thursday following the live event. Access instructions will be provided as the date nears. 

Faculty disclosures will be posted here prior to the start of the course.


PDF icon Education Council Disclosures_2022.pdf


PDF icon COI Review Work Group Disclosures_2023_0.pdf


AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


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


The American Urological Association (AUA) designates this Other activity (live activities and enduring materials) for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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™.


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.


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.


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


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.

Available Credit

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


Please login or register to take this course.

AUA Members save 25%! 

For more information on membership benefits, visit


Virtual Didactic Series Pricing:

Membership Category

Early Bird Registration

On or Before April 28, 2023

Standard Registration

On or After April 29, 2023




AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel any portion of this activity if a minimum enrollment is not reached before May 7, 2023. If AUA Education & Research cancels any portion of this activity, notification will be sent by May 14, 2023.

Live Courses: 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.

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



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 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 or Maureen E. Cones, Esq., AUA General Counsel, at 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.