AUA Summit - Agenda

Agenda

The 2022 AUA Summit agenda is tentative and subject to change. We will continue to update it as sessions and speakers are finalized.

Monday, March 14

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Orientation for First Time Attendees/Residents/Fellows/Young Urologists

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Packet Pick Up and Registration

10:30 – 11:20 a.m.

General Orientation for All Attendees

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

Welcome Address

  • Raju Thomas, MD, FACS, FRCS, MHA, President, AUA
  • Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair, AUA Public Policy Council

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

General Session – Keynote Speaker/Luncheon

  • Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News

12:30 – 1:20 p.m.

General Session – Physician Payment (Congressional Leave Behind)

1:20 – 1:35 p.m.

Networking Break

1:35 – 2:20 p.m.

General Session – Deceptive and Fraudulent Marketing in Urology

2:20 – 3:05 p.m.

General Session – Growing the Specialty Physician Workforce (Congressional Leave Behind)

  • Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act (S. 834/H.R 2256)
  • Specialty Physicians Advancing Rural Care Act (H.R. 944)

3:05 – 3:40 p.m.

General Session – Preserving Telehealth (Congressional Leave Behind)

3:40 – 4:10 p.m.

General Session – Research Advocacy (Congressional Leave Behind)

  • DIVERSE Trials Act (S. 2706/H.R. 5030)

4:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Networking Break

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1A – Urology and Veterans Care

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1B – The Power of Advocacy: Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows

5:00 p.m.

Conference Adjourns

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Evening Grand Reception

Tuesday, March 15

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress/Agency Official

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session – TBD

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Last Minute Instructions for Hill/Agency Visits

10:00 am – 5:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill or Agency Visits

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Congressional Reception

Wednesday, March 16

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

AUAPAC Breakfast with Guest Speaker (TBD)

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress/Agency Official

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress/Agency Official

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session – State Advocacy Update
(Scope of Practice, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, other hot-button issues in 2022)

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

General Session – CPT/RUC 101 and Why It Matters

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.

Networking Break

10:40 – 11:20 a.m.

General Session – Utilization Management Tools: Barriers to Care

  • Prior Authorization
  • Step-Therapy

11:20 – 11:50 a.m.

General Session – Top Takeaways and AUAPAC

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks – Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair, AUA Public Policy Chair

12:00 p.m.

AUA Summit Adjourns