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The Northeastern Section sends out electronic news updates to membership regularly. We welcome your input for future articles. Please email to submit an item for posting.

2021 Call for Abstracts

posted: January 14, 2021
Open: January 14, 2021Closes: April 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM(Central Time U.S. & Canada) Read More

NSAUA 2021 AUA Award Winners

posted: December 7, 2020
The Northeastern Section of the AUA is delighted to announce the winners of 2021 AUA Awards and extend our heartiest congratulations to the following members:Hugh Hampton Young AwardThe Hugh Hampton Young Award is presented annually to an... Read More

Message from the President

posted: October 30, 2020
Dear Friends and colleagues,It is my privilege to begin my term as the President of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association. As we move forward in these tumultuous times, let’s remember the victims of COVID-19 and the... Read More

AUA Announces Dr. D. Robert Siemens as Next Editor for The Journal of Urology®

posted: October 29, 2020
Baltimore, MD, October 29, 2020 — The American Urological Association (AUA) announced today D. Robert Siemens MD, FRCSC as the next editor of The Journal of Urology®, the AUA’s flagship peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Siemens will start... Read More

Welcome to the New Board Members

posted: October 29, 2020
Congratulations and welcome to our new board members who were elected on October 3.Julie Franc-Guimond, MD President-Elect CHU Sainte-Justine Montreal, QuebecJean V. Joseph, MD, MBA, FACS Representative at Large, United States University of... Read More

2020 Treasurer’s Update

posted: October 28, 2020
“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” — Paulo CoelhoFellow NSAUA Members,May I boldly submit that you are a brave bunch? After all, you continue to trust me with our Section’s money. Please know it... Read More

Thank You for Attending the 72nd Annual Meeting

posted: October 27, 2020
On behalf of the Northeastern Section Board of Directors and the 2020 Program Committee, we thank everyone who was able to attend the 72nd Virtual Annual Meeting on October 1 and 3, 2020. Like you, we are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. We... Read More

In Memory of Irwin N Frank, MD

posted: October 26, 2020
Submitted by Ron Rabinowitz, MD; AUA HistorianIrwin N. Frank, MD, Professor Emeritus of the University of Rochester Medical Center, President of the American Urological Association in 2001, and one of the most influential urologists in the past... Read More

We are pleased to announce the winner of the election to become the NSAUA nominee for the 2021 AUA President-Elect

posted: October 6, 2020
Dear NSAUA Members,As you know, the Northeastern Section recently conducted its first ever online election to choose our nominee to serve as the 2021 AUA President-Elect. This was a fair, transparent and open process.The Northeastern Section and... Read More

2020 Abstracts

posted: September 24, 2020
Despite everything that has transpired in 2020, NSAUA had a record number of abstract submissions for the 72nd Annual Meeting this year. These abstracts are now available to view in the September Issue of the Canadian Urological Association... View the Abstracts

2020 Abstracts to be Published in the September Issue of CUAJ

posted: August 27, 2020
Despite everything that has transpired in 2020, NSAUA had a record number of abstract submissions for the 72nd Annual Meeting this year. NSAUA will continue with plans to publish these abstracts in the September Issue of the Canadian Urological... Learn More About the CUAJ

Congratulations to Dr. Eric C. Kauffman!

posted: August 27, 2020
Dr. Eric C. Kauffman is the New York Representative on the Northeastern Section Board of Directors and on faculty at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Kauffman was recently awarded a highly competitive grant called an Idea... Read More

Do You Know a Giant in Urology

posted: February 17, 2020
The Section is borrowing the name “Erecting Giants: Medical Memoirs?” from the AUA, which featured this popular exhibit at its 2018 Annual Meeting. We held our own first “Giants Exhibit” at our 2019 meeting and had eight... Read More

NSAUA Resident Participants in the AUA Resident Bowl and AUA Great Debate

posted: February 14, 2020
The participants for the AUA Resident Bowl are:Jeffrey Law, MD — Western University Jeffrey Law was born in London, Canada. He loved the city so much that he decided to stay for his undergraduate education, medical school and now residency.... Read More

AUA 2020 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit

posted: February 13, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Vikas Bhatt, PGY3 at Albany Medical Center and Dr. Thomas Osinski, PGY4 at University of Rochester for being selected as the NSAUA grant recipients for the upcoming AUA 2020 Annual Urology Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC... Read More

In Memory of Datta G. Wagle, MD, FACS

posted: January 27, 2020
Datta G. Wagle, MD, FACS1936 – 2020 AUA President from 2010 – 2011On January 24, 2020, former AUA President Dr. Datta Wagle passed away at the age of 83.A strong contributor to the AUA, its Northeastern Section and the urology... Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Willie Underwood

posted: November 21, 2019
Dr. Willie Underwood was elected to the AMA Board of Trustees on June 11, 2019Dr. Willie Underwood was elected to the AMA Board of Trustees on June 11, 2019 In June, Dr. Willie Underwood was elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board... Read More

LGBTQ Health Needs Survey

posted: November 18, 2019
The Fracchia Research Fellow at Smith Institute of Urology in NY, working with Dr. Jessica Kreshover and PGY-5 Dr. Kevin Cwach is requesting your participation on a survey study. The aim of the study is to investigate exposure to LGBTQ health... Read More

Prostate Cancer Genetics Survey

posted: November 15, 2019
Drs. Stacy Loeb from New York University and Veda Giri from Thomas Jefferson University request your participation in an anonymous online survey on prostate cancer genetics, which will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. The purpose of this... Read More

AUA Census

posted: July 10, 2019
The American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Census is a specialty-wide survey of all members in the urology community across the globe. This critical survey will provide important information on urology workforce and practice to clinicians... Read More