North Central Section of the AUA, Inc. North Central Section of the AUA, Inc.

 

NCS Membership Information

Membership Benefits

As a North Central Section member, you are among the ranks of the finest specialists in the world, and you can expect to receive extraordinary benefits available only to NCS members. Some of these benefits include:

  • Outstanding meetings and state-of-the-art scientific programs
  • North Central Section membership directory
  • Access to online members only section
  • Significantly reduced meeting registration fees
  • Networking opportunities

Membership Requirements

Active Membership

  • Possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the State, Province, or Country of the applicant's residence.
  • Practice in the geographical boundaries of the North Central Section.
  • Possession of an M.D. or D.O. Degree and completion of an accredited urology residency.
  • Limitation of practice to the specialty of Urology.
  • Certification by the American Board of Urology (ABU), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in Canada or the Quebec Board of Urology or the certifying Board of Urology in the country where practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section.
  • Recommendation for membership by two (2) voting members of the section, except if certified within the last 24 months (as per item e in this section).
  • Letter of recommendation from the Chief of Urology, Medical Director, or Chair of the Credentials Committee at the hospital(s) where the applicant has privileges.

Associate Membership

  • Possession of an unlimited license to practice medicine and surgery in the State, Province, or Country of the applicant's residence.
  • Practice in the geographical boundaries of the North Central Section.
  • Possession of an M.D. or D.O. Degree and completion of an accredited urology residency.
  • Limitation of practice to the specialty of Urology.
  • Recommendation for membership by two (2) voting members of the section, except if certified within the last 24 months (as per item e in this section).
  • Letter of recommendation from the Chief of Urology, Medical Director, or Chair of the Credentials Committee at the hospital(s) where the applicant has privileges.
  • Candidate members eligible for Fast Track Associate Status: Associate membership will be offered to all Candidate members who have passed the qualifying examination (Part I) of the American Board of Urology.
  • Non-Members eligible for Associate Status: Associate Membership is available to non-member urologists who are practicing within the geographic boundaries of the Section but are not certified by the American Board of Urology.

Applicants for Active or Associate Membership in the AUA must be certified by the American Board of Urology, Inc., the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada, the Quebec Board of Urology, or the certifying board for urology in the foreign country where the applicant is practicing.