AUA Speaker/Faculty Guidelines for Industry Event Participation

AUA Speaker/Faculty Guidelines for Industry Event Participation

Key AUA Leadership is not permitted to participate in industry-sponsored programs of any kind.

Key leadership includes the AUA Board of Directors, Chair of Education, Chair of Global Initiatives, Editor of The Journal of Urology®, Chair of Publications, Chair of Public Policy Council, Chair of Science & Quality Council, Chair of Coding and Reimbursement Committee, Chair of Practice Guidelines Committee, and Chair of Judicial and Ethics Committee.

Plenary Session participants may not speak at an industry exhibit booth, Industry Scientific Update Program*, or Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program** during the official days of the Annual Meeting. A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable.

Plenary Session participants are allowed to present data at AUA press conferences at the Annual Meeting.

Select AUA CME program moderators, directors, chairs, and OE faculty (see attached list of included AUA programs) may not speak at an industry exhibit booth or at an Industry Scientific Update program*. A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable

Presentations may be made at Official AUA Non-CME Industry Programs**, provided the following criteria are met:

  1. Proper disclosure of any relationship the presenter has with the supporting company
  2. The presentation is original and not duplicated during the official AUA Annual Meeting
  3. The presentation is based on scientific principles that are generally accepted as valid by the urology profession

Podium Presenters, Poster Presenters, Abstract Authors and Abstract Co-Authors may speak at an industry exhibit booth and Official AUA Non-CME Industry Programs**(provided these presentations conform to a. – c. as referenced above). A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable.

Speaker/
Faculty Role

May Give a Live Presentation at an Exhibit Booth in the Science & Technology Hall

May Appear in a Pre-taped Video at
an Exhibit Booth

May Give a Live Presentation at an Industry Scientific
Update Program
*

May Give a Live Presentation at an Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program **

Key AUA Leadership

NO

NO

NO

NO

Plenary Session Presenter/Moderator/Participant

NO

YES

NO

NO

Poster/Podium/Video Session Moderator

NO

YES

YES

YES

Instructional Course/Hands-on Course Director or Faculty

NO

YES

NO

YES

Forum Chair or Director

NO

YES

NO

YES

Live Surgery Surgeon/Moderator

NO

YES

NO

YES

Primary Care Update Course Director/Faculty

NO

YES

NO

YES

Poster/Podium Session Presenter

YES

YES

YES

YES

Abstract Author or Co-Author

YES

YES

YES

YES


Definitions

*Industry Scientific Update: A non-official, non-CME industry program held in conjuction with the AUA Annual Meeting. These programs are invitation only, are limited in the number of participants, and are not promoted by AUA as part of the non-CME educational programming.
**Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program: Includes Industry Clinical Update Theater and Evening programs, Skills Workshops, and any other non-CME industry supported programming (except Industry Scientific Updates).

Reviewed and Approved by AUA Secretary and AUA Chair, Office of Education, 7/23/2016
Program List Updated 11/3/16


2017 Annual Meeting CME Program List for Speaker/Faculty Guidelines
(Last Updated 10/24/2016)

Covered AUA CME Programs include:

Plenary Sessions: Plenary Primetime and Plenary Next Frontier

Moderated Poster Sessions

Podium Sessions

Video Sessions

Courses

  • Instructional Courses
  • Hands-on Courses (HO)

Forums

  1. Basic Sciences Symposium (BSS): "Function and Dysfunction of Stem Cells, Regeneration, and Repair in Urology"
  2. Clinical Controversies in Men's Health
  3. Funding Opporutunities and Grantwriting Guidance for Early Career Investigators Workshop
  4. Health Policy
  5. History of Urology Forum
  6. International Prostate Forum
  7. Research Forum, "Early Career Investigators Showcase"
  8. Urologic Oncology Research Symposium
  9. Urologic Care for the Advanced Practice Provider
  10. Urology Upate 2017: For Primary Care and Advanced Practice Providers

The following programs are exempt from the Speaker/Faculty Guidelines:

  1. Residents Forum
  2. Residents Bowl
  3. National Chief Resident Debate
  4. Young Urologist Forum
  5. Subspecialty Society Programs
  6. Practice Management Conference