The CUA is pleased to announce that the American Association of Clinical Urologists has selected Rep. Ted Lieu with its Distinguished Leadership Award. Ted W. Lieu is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing California’s 33rd congressional district since 2015.
The AACU Distinguished Leadership Award annually recognizes elected officials and executive-level policymakers who promote the interests of urology patients in state government. In sponsoring the nomination, California Urological Association President David Benjamin, MD, highlighted Rep. Lieu’s commitment to public service and leadership on issues that impact the urologic community. The AACU Board of Directors was particularly impressed with his support for integrated patient-centered care while serving as chair of the California Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee.
We anticipate that Rep. Lieu will accept this award in person at the 8th Annual AACU State Society Network Advocacy Conference, scheduled for Sept. 18-19, 2015, in suburban Chicago, Ill.
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