AUA Summit - Agenda

Agenda

The 2022 AUA Summit agenda is tentative and subject to change. We will continue to update it as sessions and speakers are finalized. Sessions eligible for CME are marked with an asterisk.

Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Monday, March 14

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

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

Welcome Address

  • Raju Thomas, MD, FACS, FRCS, MHA, President, AUA
  • Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair, AUA Public Policy Council

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

General Session – Keynote Speaker/Luncheon

  • Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News

12:30 – 12:50 p.m.

Networking Break

12:50 – 1:40 p.m.

General Session – Physician Payment (Congressional Leave Behind)**

1:40 – 2:25 p.m.

General Session – Deceptive and Fraudulent Marketing in Urology**

2:25 – 3:10 p.m.

General Session – Growing the Specialty Physician Workforce (Congressional Leave Behind)**

  • Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act (S. 834/H.R 2256)
  • Specialty Physicians Advancing Rural Care Act (H.R. 944)

3:10 – 3:25 p.m.

Networking Break

3:25 – 4:00 p.m.

General Session – Preserving Telehealth (Congressional Leave Behind)**

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

General Session – Research Advocacy (Congressional Leave Behind)**

  • DIVERSE Trials Act (S. 2706/H.R. 5030)

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

General Session – The Importance of Political Advocacy (AUAPAC)

5:00 p.m.

Conference Adjourns

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Evening Grand Reception

Tuesday, March 15

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session – The Power of Advocacy

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Last Minute Instructions for Hill/Agency Visits

10:00 am – 5:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill or Agency Visits

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Congressional Reception

Wednesday, March 16

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

AUAPAC Breakfast with Guest Speaker (TBD)

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast for General Attendees

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress (invited)

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

General Session – Member of Congress (invited)

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

General Session – State Advocacy Update
(Scope of Practice, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, other hot-button issues in 2022)**

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

General Session – CPT/RUC 101 and Why It Matters**

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.

Networking Break

10:40 – 11:20 a.m.

General Session – Utilization Management Tools: Barriers to Care**

  • Prior Authorization
  • Step-Therapy

11:20 – 11:50 a.m.

General Session – Top Takeaways and What’s Next?

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks – Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair, AUA Public Policy Chair

12:00 p.m.

AUA Summit Adjourns

**Denotes session approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.