Good news for coalition opposing SB201 (Intersex)

Faced with a broad coalition of pediatric and urological societies, plus powerful patient testimony and CUA/CMA opposition, the committee hearing SB201 on April 1 asked Sen. Weiner to work out a compromise version with the groups opposed.  As a result, Sen. Scott Weiner has tabled SB201 until next year.  The bill is expected to be…

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CUA Synopsis: AUA Advocacy Summit Summary 2019

By CUA Secretary, Dr. John Lam By Dr. John Lam, CUA Secretary The following is a comprehensive summary of the Annual Advocacy Summit hosted by the AUA from March 4-6, 2019. Dear Members: I attended this 3-day conference along with fellow California urologists, Drs. Peter Bretan, Hyung Kim, Eugene Rhee, Ira Sharlip, Jeremy Shelton, Aaron…

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2016 Young Leadership Circle Award Announced

The CUA is pleased to announce that the it has chosen Dr. Jonathan Berger for the 2016 CUA Young Leadership Circle Award. Dr. Berger is a senior resident in the Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego who is  interested in becoming engaged in advocacy and in pursuing leadership roles within the urology community.…

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