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2019 Research Scholar Award Competition Opens this Month
June 22, 2018
Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards provide $40,000 per year for one- or two-year mentored research training for clinical and postdoctoral fellows or early-career faculty. Sponsoring institutions provide additional funds and ensure that the scholar receives the necessary research support to successfully complete the study.

The Representation of Women in Urological Leadership
June 5, 2018
While urology has historically been a male dominated field, the number of female urologists is increasing. In 2015 women made up 7.7% of practicing urologists and 17.1% of urologists younger than age 45 years. In the medical field overall females have been markedly underrepresented in leadership positions. We assess the current prevalence of women in urological leadership roles.

SWIU signs on to AUA letter providing comments and feedback on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF)
May 30, 2018
“Final Recommendation Statement: Prostate Cancer Screening"

Historic Plaque To Be Unveiled
May 14, 2018
New York — On May 14th, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation will commemorate the life and work of Elizabeth Blackwell and the founding of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children at 58 Bleecker Street with the unveiling of a historic plaque.

Achieving Gender Equity in Physician Compensation and Career Advancement: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians
April 24, 2018
Women comprise more than one third of the active physician workforce, an estimated 46% of all physicians-in-training, and more than half of all medical students in the United States.

Speed Mentoring at the 7th Annual Clinical Mentoring Conference
April 19, 2018
Mentoring is a central goal of SWIU, and as the organization has grown in recent years, the breadth and depth of interests and experiences of SWIU members has become more apparent.

“Advancing the Careers of Women in Urology,” 2018 AUA Advocacy Summit Presentation by Dolores J. Lamb, PhD
April 17, 2018
“Advancing the Careers of Women in Urology,” 2018 AUA Advocacy Summit Presentation by Dolores J. Lamb, PhD

AUA Announces New Positions To Support Global Strategy
February 27, 2018
AUA Announces New Global Strategy PositionsRead More

Hadley M. Wood, MD, FACS Wins YFA Advocacy and Issues Workgroup Essay Contest
September 30, 2017
KUDOS: Dr. Wood Wins ACS Young Fellows Essay ContestRead “The Immortality of John”

Jean L. Fourcroy, Founding Member of SWIU, 1930 – 2016
November 8, 2016
Jean L. Fourcroy, Founding Member of SWIU, 1930 – 2016Obituary   Remembrance