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Western Section AUA  •  95th Annual Meeting

November 3-7, 2019 • Monterey, CA
Portola Hotel at Monterey Bay

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Urology Practice Success Clinic

Special pre-meeting clinic on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 2pm
For Urologists, Urology Practice Managers, PA/APP, Operations Staff - Click here for more info

Time for the Best Week in Urology!

All Urology Professionals Welcome


Western Section AUA’s Distinguished Member 2019
Ralph Clayman, MD

Western Section AUA is proud to announce that Dr. Ralph Clayman (Professor at UCI) will be honored at the Members Business Meeting in Monterey on Nov .6 for outstanding dedication and contributions to Urology. Click here for more about Dr. Clayman

 

All Urology Professionals Welcome

The Western Section of the American Urological Association invites all AUA members and Urology professionals around the world to join us in scenic Monterey, CA, for one of Urology’s top meetings. With over 350 Urologists and 50 allied health (APP/PA) attendees expected, the WSAUA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of Urologists & related professionals in the Western U.S. We provide the most cost-effective use of your time by combining comprehensive content, fun networking, expert speakers, top quality CME and an array of high quality social activity - all in a comfortable, convenient and collegial meeting environment. Families and Spouses are welcome at the Western Section! This is UROLOGY UPGRADED. Experience a higher level of learning, enjoyment and camaraderie -  we look forward to welcoming you!

Who Should Attend?
Urologists • Urology Residents and Fellows • Doctors of Osteopathy • Advanced Practice Providers • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Industry Partners • Office Managers • Allied Health Professionals

Getting to Monterey
Getting to the Monterey Peninsula and the Portola Hotel is easy. Fly directly into Monterey’s hassle-free airport (MRY) located just 10 minutes from the hotel. Airlines servicing the Monterey Regional Airport include American, United, Alaska, Allegiant, and US Airways, offering over 80 flights daily. Other travel options include flying into San Jose International Airport, a quick one-hour drive or San Francisco International Airport, a one and a half hour drive down the picturesque California coast. https://www.seemonterey.com/resources/getting-here/

Suggested Meeting Travel Dates:  Arrive Saturday, Nov. 2 & Depart Thursday, Nov. 7 after 2pm

Things to do: Click here for Monterey tourism information

Shuttle Service: The Portola Hotel does not have a hotel shuttle service; however, guests are encouraged to call the Monterey Shuttle Airbus or Yellow Cab Taxi service to and from the hotel. Shuttle service is available to the hotel from Monterey, San Francisco and San Jose airports

Weather:  The autumn season in Monterey is surprisingly mild, with occasional light rainfall and plenty of sunshine. Temperatures average around 68°F daytime and nights about 51°F so bring proper clothing.

Dress Code: Business casual. For exhibitors and presenters, resort style business attire. Resort cocktail attire at evening social events.

We welcome you!

President
Dr. Jeffrey Frankel (& Sophie)

Local Arrangements
Committee

Chair: Kathleen Kobashi, MD

Program committee

  • Chris Porter, MD, Chair (Virginia Mason Clinic) (Posters)
  • Anne Schuckman, MD (USC) (Testis/Bladder/Urethra)
  • Gary Chien, MD (Kaiser Los Angeles) (Video Sessions)
  • Jim Hotaling, MD (UTAH) (Peds/Sex Med)
  • David Ginsberg, MD (USC), (Pelvic Floor)
  • Tim Brand, MD (MADIGAN), (Prostate)
  • Tom Chi, MD (UCSF), (Kid/Lap, Calc)
  • Joe Presti, Jr., MD, (Kaiser Oak.) (GU Tumor/Res Bowl/Poster Winners)
  • Craig Comiter, MD (OHSU), (Round Table/How I do it)
  • Dean Hadley, MD, (LLUMC), (Round Table/How I do it)
  • Eugene Rhee, MD (Kaiser SoCal) (Health Policy/Data/Quality Improvement)
  • Joseph Sterbis, MD (Tripler) (PREP-Courses Director)
  • Lou Koncz, PA (Spokane, WA) (Advanced Practice Provider/Allied Health Program)

Thank you
2019 Exhibitors

AbbVie
Allergan, Inc.
AlloSource
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
American Urological Association
Antares Pharma
Astellas Pharma US
Astellas / Pfizer
Bayer
Blue Earth Diagnostics, Inc.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Coloplast
Cook Medical
Curry Health Network
Dendreon Pharmaceuticals LLC
Dornier MedTech America, Inc.
EDAP TMS
Endo Pharmaceuticals
Exosome Diagnostics
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
ForTec Medical
GE Healthcare
Genomic Health
Guerbet, LLC
HealthTronics, Inc.
Hitachi Healthcare
Inform Diagnostics
Janssen
Kaiser Permanente
KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.
LabCorp
Lapistrano
Laserent
Lumenis
MDxHealth
Medronic, Inc.
MicroGenDX
Mimic Technologies, Inc
Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Neoscope
Neotract Teleflex
NextMed
Olympus America Inc.
OPKO Health, Inc.
P4 Diagnostix
Pacific Edge Diagnostics
Pacific Litho
PathRight Medical
Photocure
Presbyterian Healthcare Services
PROCEPT BioRobotics
Retrophin
Richard Wolf Medical Instruments
Robin Healthcare
Siemens Healthineers
Stratify Genomics
Sun Pharmaceuticals
Tolmar
USC Urology
Zhuhai Pusen Medical Tech. Co., Ltd.

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