An Invitation to Participate from the Program Chairman
Joseph Presti, M.D.
Abstract Deadline: June 10, 2015
Notification of abstract acceptance in late July
Deadline for PowerPoint Files & Video’s: Sept. 10, 2015
All program participants must register for the Annual Meeting
Dress code: Business Casual – jacket and tie optional
• Submit Abstract Now – closed
• File Upload – closed
• Award Opportunities
• General Submission Instructions
• Call for Papers Printable Brochure
• Disclosure Form
This year the 91st Annual Meeting will be held at Indian Wells, California (near Palm Desert) at the Renaissance Indian Wells Hotel.
We are now accepting abstract submissions for the following topics: Bladder/Urethra, Calculi, Neurourology, Kidney, Pediatrics, Sexual Medicine, Incontinence/Pelvic Floor, Prostate, Testis, Ureter, How I Do it, History and Health Policy.
You may present your paper in one of the following formats: Podium or Poster, Poster Only, Round Table, Essay Contest, or Digital Video. We have improved our online submission process, making it easier and more streamlined.
Are you interested in health policy issues? If yes, submit a health policy / practice management related essay for award consideration and presentation during the Health Policy Forum – see details here.
We are also accepting applicants who are interested in future leadership roles for a $2,000 travel award to the Joint advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. in March every year. Contact us if you wish to be considered.
The Program Committee will be meeting in July and notification of your submission acceptance will be sent in late July. Please be sure to register for the meeting and book your hotel room as soon as possible.
For WSAUA Residents: Become a part of one of urology’s greatest traditions! We offer very low meeting registration which includes many meals and social events, (a $1700 value). Plus we offer a discounted registration for your spouse/guest which also includes spouse hospitality and social events. Our meetings are always family friendly – see policies here. This is our way of welcoming you to the Western Section! In addition, scholarship awards are given to defer travel costs to one resident per each training facility in the Western Section (to be selected by the program chief). The amount is $500 except when the meeting is in Hawaii in which case it is $1000.
For Physicians and Residents and Young Urologists:
In addition to an extensive array of award opportunities, if you are not a member and wish to join, your first meeting registration is free with your membership dues!
Didactic learning from our experts: Our comprehensive Postgraduate Review & Examination Preparation Courses (PREP-C) will be offered to help you study for the In-Service Exam for re-certification and the Board Review Exam. Also, great for an overall urology didactical review.
Enjoy a wide variety of content and styles: Offered are Poster Sessions, Exam Prep Courses, Practice Management Workshops, Health Policy Forum, Debates, Panels, Discussions, Interactive Sessions, our Video Surgi-Session, Expert Lectures, Tricks of the Trade, Commercial Exhibits, Industry Symposium, Recreational Activities, the Round Table Program, the Resident’s Bowl, and lots of time for networking with friends, speakers and industry innovators.
Your Benefit: In a convenient and beautiful location you can present to the largest urology meeting in the western U.S. , gain recognition by your peers, win awards, network & socialize with friends and colleagues, engage with industry experts, update your skills, learn new practice tools and innovations, prepare for new health policy changes, hear what’s in and what’s not, what the experts are saying….and build lasting relationships with the best urology professionals in the west.
We look forward to your participation, and just call us if you have a question or need help at 714.550.9155.