American Urological Association

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Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association (AUA) is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology and has more than 18,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it fosters the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and formulation of health policy. Participating in Choosing Wisely® affirms the AUA’s belief of providing the finest care possible while adhering to the highest standards of medicine. Through our well-regarded guidelines process and burgeoning measure development, the AUA strives to instruct urologists and other health care providers on the proper way to provide urologic care. Choosing Wisely is another venue to share this philosophy with both health care professionals and patients.