FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Mission Statement

To promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy.

Boundaries – New York Section

The American Urological Association is comprised of eight Sections including the New York Section.  Each Section is autonomous, separate and distinct geographically.  They are chartered by the AUA and are independently incorporated.
New York Section comprises the southeastern part of the State of New York, including Long Island, and the northern part of the State of New Jersey.

The northern boundary shall be a line starting from the junction of the eastern line of the State of New York with the east west State lines of the States of Vermont and Massachusetts, and extending southwest across the State of New York to a point 42 degrees North and 75 degrees West near the New York Pennsylvania State line.

The southern boundary, in the State of New Jersey, shall be a straight line at about 40.5 degrees North, which is north of and does not include the City of Trenton. This boundary line shall extend east and west from 40.5 degrees North to the east and west State boundaries of the State of New Jersey.

Memberships Benefits


  • Outstanding meetings and state-of-the-art scientific programs
  • Annual Chief Resident’s Debate
  • Annual Resident Essay Meeting/Ferdinand C. Valentine Medalist Dinner
  • Access to online “Members Only Section”
  • New York Section membership directory

Requirements for Active Membership are as follows:

  • Possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the state of the applicant’s residence
  • Practice in the geographical boundaries of the New York Section
  • Possession of an M.D. or D.O. Degree and completion of an accredited urology residency.
  • Limitation of practice to the specialty of Urology
  • Certification by the American Board of Urology (ABU)
  • Recommendation for membership by two (2) voting members of the AUA

Requirements for Associate Membership are the same as Active Membership, except for Board Certification

  • Candidate members eligible for Fast Track Associate Status: Associate membership will be offered to all Candidate members who have passed the qualifying examination (Part I) of the American Board of Urology
  • Non-Members eligible for Associate Status: Associate Membership is available to non-member urologists who are practicing with the geographic boundaries of the Section but are not certified by the American Board of Urology

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