100% of AACU resources are committed to protecting the interests of your patients and practice.
Our society exists to preserve and promote the professional autonomy and financial viability of each of our members.
✅ Advocate for the best interests of patients and urologists
✅ Advance suitable laws and regulations affecting the future of urology
✅ Coach urologists on effective communications strategies
✅ Urge government officials to adopt appropriate health policies
The AACU is the only national organization of urologists whose main focus is health policy. The AACU exists to preserve and promote the professional autonomy and financial viability of each of our members 100% of AACU resources are committed to protecting the interests of your patients and practice. Become a member today and join almost 4,000 colleagues.
✅ Complimentary or reduced registration for AACU conferences and events.
✅ Subscriptions to AACU and the News, a weekly news round-up, and the AACU Sentinel, a newsletter published three times per year.
✅ Access to the Physician Value Exchange platform which provides urology specific compensation market intelligence.
✅ Swift and aggressive mobilization on state and federal issues that affect the practice of urology.
✅ Action Alerts that facilitate communication with State Legislators, Governors, Members of Congress and Executive Agency Staff.
✅ Policy updates to promote a greater understanding of complex public policy processes.
✅ AACUweb.org featuring breaking news affecting urology and the medical community at-large.
✅ The AACU State Advocacy Network allowing urologists to learn from campaigns launched across the country.
✅ Dedicated AACU staff leveraging extensive lobbying, grassroots mobilization, and relationship-building experience.
The American Association of Clinical Urologists shall consist of urologists who practice their profession in the United States of America and its territorial dependencies or urologists who are citizens of other countries and who hold membership in the American Urological Association or one of its sections.
Membership categories are as follows:
✅ Active Membership: Active membership in this Association shall be restricted to physicians specializing in the practice of Urology.
✅ Senior Membership: Senior membership may be conferred upon Active Members who retire from practice.
✅ Candidate Membership: Candidate membership shall consist of:
- Residents serving full-time in an approved Residency Program in Urology and who have been recommended by the Chief of this training program.
- Physicians in practice or research or teaching for no longer than 3 years.
✅ Affiliate Membership: Affiliate Membership shall consist of:
- Physicians in related fields of medicine and science who cannot qualify for Active or Candidate Membership.
- Non-physicians who, by their professional or personal accomplishments have contributed significantly to medicine in general or the specialty of urology in particular.
✅ Allied Membership: Allied Membership in this Association shall consist of nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is related to the practice of Urology.