AUA Summit - Agenda

Agenda

Annual Urology Advocacy Summit
March 16-18, 2020
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Monday, March 16, 2020

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

  • Distribution of Capitol Hill meeting schedules
    • Soapbox Consulting
  • Review of Leave Behinds
11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

Welcome Address

  • John Lynch, MD, President, AUA
  • Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, Chair, AUA Public Policy Council
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

General Session – Keynote Speaker/Luncheon

  • Margaret Brennan, Host of CBS' Face the Nation
12:30 – 1:20 p.m.

General Session – Medical Fraud in Men's Healthcare [Agency meeting topic]

  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
1:20 – 1:35 p.m.

Networking Break

1:35 – 2:20 p.m.

General Session – Urologic Workforce (discuss rural workforce bill) [Hill "ask"]

  • AUA Workforce Workgroup
  • Society of Academic Urologists
  • North Central Section
  • The Society of Women in Urology
2:20 – 3:05 p.m.

General Session – Prostate Cancer Care (discuss USPSTF reform bill and clinical pathways prostate cancer VA bill) [Hill "ask"]

  • Prostate Health Education Network
  • Malecare
  • R. Frank Jones Urological Society
  • Urological Society for American Veterans
3:05 – 3:40 p.m.

General Session – Research Advocacy

  • Endourological Society
  • The Society for Basic Urologic Research
  • Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction
3:40 – 4:10 p.m.

General Session – Regulatory Relief (prior authorization) [Hill "ask"]

  • South Central Section
    • Speaker:  Nathan Bradley, MD
  • Southeastern Section
4:10 – 4:30 p.m.

Networking Break

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1A – Telemedicine

  • New York Section
  • Society for Urologic Nurses and Associates

Concurrent Session 1B – Prescription Drug Shortages

  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
5:00 p.m.

Conference Adjourns

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Evening Grand Reception at National Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Avenue Northwest)

  • Casual business attire
  • Buses depart from the front of hotel
  • Loading begins at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

AUAPAC Breakfast with Guest Speaker

  • Platinum, Gold, Silver members invited ($500+ urologists or $100+ residents/fellows)
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session – State Advocacy (panel discussion on hot-button issues)

  • AUA State Advocacy Committee
  • New England Section
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • Mid-Atlantic Section
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.

General Session – Advocacy "NUDGE" Theory

  • Northeastern Section
  • National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Last Minute Instructions for Hill/Agency Visits

  • Meet Hill guides
  • Depart for meetings
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill or Agency Visits

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Congressional Reception

  • Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill (Thornton Room, 11th Floor)
  • Business Attire

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.

General Session – Practice Predicament: What's on the Menu?

  • Western Section
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

General Session – Transgenderism

  • Societies for Pediatric Urology
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

General Session – Intersex Update

  • Societies for Pediatric Urology
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

General Session – Infertility

  • Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
  • Mid-Atlantic Section
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
10:00 – 10:10 a.m.

Networking Break

10:10 – 10:50 a.m.

General Session – Medicare Part B/D Reform

  • LUGPA
10:50 – 11:20 a.m.

General Session – AUA Consensus Statement on APPs

  • AUA Consensus Statement Workgroup
  • Urological Association of Physician Assistants
11:20 – 11:50 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress

1150 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  • Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, Chair, AUA Public Policy Council
12:00 p.m.

Advocacy Summit Adjourns