Awards & Lectures

The Ballenger Memorial Lecture

Dr. Edgar Ballenger was the Southeastern Section president in 1935 and president of the AUA in 1939. The Annual Ballenger Memorial Lectureship was established after his death in 1946 and serves as our major scientific presentation.

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The Ambrose-Reed Lecture

Dr. Samuel Ambrose was the Southeastern Section president in 1975, and in 1981 became the first chairman of the AUA Public Relations Committee, later to be called the Socioeconomic Committee. Dr. Mason who served as president formed this committee, which later became the Health Policy Council. Dr. Josiah Reed was the Southeastern Section president in 1992, and chairman of the AUA Socioeconomic Committee in 1986. This award honors these two pioneers in the field of health policy.

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The Presidential Lecture

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The Gee-Dineen Health Policy Forum

The Gee-Dineen Health Policy Forum will examine the impact of Government health policy, physician payment reform and the interaction between quality patient care and the pressures of trying to practice medicine amid ever increasing government regulation.


The Montague Boyd Prize Essay Contest

Dr. Montague Boyd was the founder of the Southeastern Section, and he served as president in 1933 and 1934. The prize was established in 1967 and is given to a resident, fellow, or urologist in private practice less than ten years.

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The T. Leon Howard Imaging Conference

Dr. T. Leon Howard was president of the South Central Section in 1932. He was a founding trustee of the American Board of Urology in 1934 and AUA president in 1941. He became an honorary member of the Southeastern Section in 1947.

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The Distinguished Member Recognition Award

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The Resident Humanitarian Award

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