Montague L. Boyd Essay Competition

84th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA
March 18 - 21, 2020
The Roosevelt Hotel, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
New Orleans, LA


Completed manuscripts (together with all figures and legends in the format acceptable for publication in the Journal of Urology) should be submitted via email as a PDF to:
David F. Penson, MD, MPH
Chair, Montague L. Boyd Essay Competition
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

*Only one (1) manuscript may be submitted per resident.

Note: All manuscripts will be reviewed anonymously. Therefore, the first page of the manuscript must contain only the title of the study, and no author or contact information should be provided.

No information revealing the authors or submitting institution should be present in the manuscript, which will be sent to reviewers. Any manuscripts not submitted electronically or containing identifying information will not be considered for the competition.

Your email ​must include

  • Manuscript Title
  • Authors
  • Contact information

Finalists in the essay competition will be invited to present the results of their investigations at the upcoming SESAUA 2020 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Winners will be announced prior to the Annual Business Meeting. Prizes and plaques will be awarded following presentations during the meeting.


Manuscripts must be received via email by September 30, 2019.