Membership Categories

Active Membership

Requirements for Active Membership are as follows:

  1. Possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the State, Province, or Country of the applicant's residence.
  2. Practice in the geographical boundaries of the Southeastern Section.
  3. Possession of an M.D. or D.O. Degree and completion of an accredited urology residency.
  4. Limitation of practice to the specialty of Urology.
  5. Certification by the American Board of Urology (ABU), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in Canada or the Quebec Board of Urology or the certifying Board of Urology in the country where practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section.
  6. Recommendation for membership by two (2) voting members of the AUA, except if certified within the last 24 months (as per item e in this section).
  7. Letter of recommendation from the Chief of Urology, Medical Director, or Chair of the Credentials Committee at the hospital(s) where the applicant has privileges.

Associate Membership

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

  1. 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.
  2. Non-Members eligible for Associate Status: Associate Membership is available to non-member urologists who are practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section but are not certified by the American Board of Urology.

Applicants for Active Membership in the AUA must be certified by the American Board of Urology, Inc., the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada, the Quebec Board of Urology, or the certifying board for urology in the foreign country where the applicant is practicing.

Allied Health

This section is for our non-physician providers, including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Urologic nursing personnel, and Urologic technicians.

Our goal is to provide a liason between practicing urologists and education requirements of non-practicing physicians (NPP) to optimize patient care.