Western Section AUA
91st Annual Meeting
October 25-29, 2015
Renaissance Indian Wells

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October 25-29, 2015

Indian Wells, California

Pre-Registration Now Closed – Please register onsite!


Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Set against the Santa Rosa Mountains at the foothills of Palm Springs’ Coachella Valley, the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa is the ideal sized venue for our meeting with all the services and amenities you expect in an oasis of modern luxury. Enjoy the fully equipped fitness center, nourishing treatments at Spa Esmeralda, championship golf, tennis, lawn sports, and massive sand beach pool. Relax in large, well appointed guest rooms and soak-up stunning desert sunsets. This family-friendly resort features Camp Oasis, a kids’ activities day camp, bike rentals and kids pool. Capturing the essence of chic California style, enjoy the good vibes of the resort’s stunning decór, atrium lobby lounge with free Wi-Fi, fun sushi bar, wood fired pizza bistro, cocktail lounge – all designed to make your meeting experience productive and memorable.

Welcome to the 2015 WSAUA in Indian Wells, California. October is the perfect time to take advantage of the beautiful weather in the desert. While you are here, try to take some time to enjoy the Living Desert, Palm Springs Art Museum, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, local mountain hikes or just relax and enjoy golf, tennis, or a massage. The Coachella Valley offers activities for everyone. The area is also known for world class shopping and great restaurants. We hope you enjoy your desert visit.

Michael and Lori Sanford, Arrangements Chairs


All Urology Professionals Welcome…
The Western Section of the American Urological Association invites all AUA members and urology professionals around the world to join us in Indian Wells, California for one of Urology’s top meetings. With over 300 urologists and 50 allied health attendees expected, the WSAUA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of urology professionals in the Western U.S. We provide the most cost-effective use of your time by combining superb value, top quality and relevant CME in a relaxing and collegial meeting environment. Families and Spouses are welcome at the Western Section!

Who Should Attend?
Urologists • Urology Residents and Fellows • Allied Health Professionals • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Office Managers • Medical Assistants • Doctors of Osteopathy • Industry Partners

Arrangements Committee
Program committee
  • Mike Sanford, M.D., Chairman
  • Lance Walsh, M.D., Golf
  • Pedram Ilbeigi, D.O., Sports
  • Timothy Brand, M.D., Advisor
  • Harcharan Gill, M.D., Advisor
  • Linda Kaufman, Spouse Hospitality
  • Lori Sanford, Spouse Hospitality
  • Joseph C. Presti, Jr., MD, Oakland, CA, Chairman(Posters)
  • Theresa Koppie, MD, (OHSU), (DVD/Blad.Uret.)
  • Maurice Garcia, MD, (UCSF) (Peds/Sex Med)
  • Craig Comiter, MD (Stanford), (Pelv. Floor)
  • Erik Castle, MD (MAYO), (Prostate)
  • Blake Hamilton, MD (UTAH), (Kid/Lap, Calc)
  • John M. Barry, M.D. (OHSU), Portland, OR(Round Table)
  • John C. Prince, M.D., (LLUMC), Santa Ana, CA (Round Table)

Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or need any assistance at (714) 550-9155, gro.a1618346266uasw@1618346266ofni1618346266.

Headquarters Hotel
Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44-400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, California 92210 USA

Important Dates

October 5
Hotel Reservations Cut-Off

October 10
Pre-Registration Deadline

Exhibiting Companies

American Med. Systems
American Urological Assoc.
Astellas Pharma, US
Bayer HealthCare
BK Medical/Analogic Ultrasound
Boston Scientific
California Cancer Regisrty- Eureka
Care Cloud
Care Credit
Cell Surgical Network
Cogentix Medical
Cook Medical
CR Bard

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