Northeastern Section/Moderator: Ronald P. Kaufman, Jr., MD
Speaker: Igor Galay, MD
Speaker: Daniel Swerdloff, MD
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Evening Grand Reception at the National Postal Museum(2 Massachusetts Avenue NE)
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Dine with subject matter experts and discuss key advocacy priorities
8:00 – 8:15 a.m.
General Session - Intersex Advocacy Update 2019
Societies for Pediatric Urology
Speaker: Lane Palmer, MD
8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
General Session - Collaborative Approaches to Overcome Workplace Challengers in Urology
The Society of Women in Urology
Speaker: Dolores J. Lamb, PhD
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
General Session - Member of Congress (Invited)
9:00 – 9:40 a.m.
General Session - Policy, Partisanship and Advocacy: How to Make the Most of Your Capitol Hill Visit
Speaker: Rep. Jason Altmire (D-PA-4), 2007-2013
9:40 – 10:00 a.m.
Last Minute Instructions for Hill/Agency Visits
Meet Hill guides
Depart for meetings
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Capitol Hill or Agency Visits
Boxed lunches to be provided on Capitol Hill from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
7:45 – 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast (cont.) – Training Needs in Urology
Urological Association of Physician Assistants
Speaker: James R. Kovarik III, MS, PA-C, President, UAPA
8:00 – 8:40 a.m.
**General Session - Veterans Healthcare in Urology**
Moderator: Jeremy Shelton, MD, Chair, AUA VA Health Workgroup
Urological Society for American Veterans
Speaker: Jeffrey Jones, MD
Veterans Prostate Cancer Awarenes
Speaker: Mike Crosby, Founder, VPCA
Guest Speaker: Member of Congress (Invited)
8:40 – 9:40 a.m.
**General Session - America's Wounded Warriors: How Urologists Can Support Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rehabilitation, and Access to Care**
Moderators: Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD, President, SMSNA and Ira D. Sharlip, MD, Chair, SMSNA Legislative Affairs Committee
North Central Section - Impact of Health Policy on Access to Infertility Care in Military Personnel and Civilians
Sexual Medicine Society of North America - Urological Management of a Wounded Warrior & Genital Allotransplantation in a Wounded Warrior: Advances in Regenerative Medicine for Urotrauma
Speaker: Col. Robert Dean, MD, U.S. Army Medical Corps
Speakers: U.S. Army Sgt. (Ret.) and Mrs. Aaron Causey
Arthur Burnett, MD
9:40 – 9:50 a.m.
9:50 – 10:50 a.m.
**General Session - Current Urologic Workforce Issues**
Endourological Society - Telemedicine
Speaker: Matthew Gettman, MD
New England Section - Unionization of Health Care Workers
Society of Academic Urologists - Graduate Medical Education
Society of Urologic Oncology - Factors of Gaps in Care
Speaker: Steven L. Chang, MD, MS
10:50 – 11:20 a.m.
**General Session - Prescription Drug Price Negotiation**
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction
Speaker: Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
Speaker: Nitya Abraham, MD
11:20 – 11:50 a.m.
**General Session - Alternative Payment Methods/Value-Based Payments**
Moderator: Tom Rechtschaffen, MD, Chair, AUA Legislative Affairs Committee
American Association of Clinical Urologists
Speaker: Robert Dowling, MD
Speaker: C.J. Stimson, MD, JD
11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, Chair, AUA Public Policy Council
Advocacy Summit Adjourns
Boxed lunches served for outgoing attendees
**Denotes session is eligible for CME credits.
Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The American Urological Association desginates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.