Preserving the Practice of Urology in California Since 1986

Responsive to Members

CUA acts as a "watch-dog" vigilantly watching out against attacks on our our freedom to practice and fighting burdensome regulations.

CUA has teamed up with Zero Prostate Cancer to support prostate cancer awareness and patient care.

November is Urological Health Month

Use our poster to convey a positive message of appreciation for Urologists and staff during the month of November.

The Power of U

Volunteer driven and led, the CUA works actively on behalf of its Members!

My Patient Rights Expands to Help More Patients in Need


CUA urges Congress to Eliminate IPAB

April 26, 2013

1 Joins with 500 other organizations in voicing concern Click link to view article

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Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

March 11, 2013

1 Article by author Steven Brill published in Time Magazine Click link to view article

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In Memoriam, Ronald F. Gilbert, MD

February 19, 2013

1 CUA President eulogizes Dr. Ron Gilbert at SDUS meeting. January 30, 2013, San Diego Urological Society Meeting – CUA…

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2012 Young Leadership Circle

February 7, 2013

1 Ja-Hong Kim, M.D. awarded scholarship to attend Joint Advocacy Conference  CUA President, Dr. Eugene Rhee, has selected Ja-Hong Kim,…

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CUA Update Meeting

February 5, 2013

1 Sunday, May 5 in San Diego All interested urologists are invited to attend: “Activity Updates, Legislative Briefing and Open…

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Los Cerritos News publishes CUA Position

January 24, 2013

Fiscal Cliff Threaten California Patient Care Los Cerritos News 1 Letters: Fiscal Cliff Threaten California Patient Care     Click…

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Eugene Y. Rhee, MD, MBA, Named 2013-2014 Gallagher Health Policy Scholar

December 20, 2012|NE2HPBrief1486&WT.mc_id=NetNews12489 1     Click link to view article

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CUA Position Statement on Reform of Medicare Part D

November 21, 2012 1 Click link to view article

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CUA Provides Critical Expert Testimony on Proton Beam Therapy for Prostate Cancer

October 19, 2012

CTAF Meeting, Oct. 17, 2012 1 Dear Colleagues, On Wednesday, October 17,  the California Technology Assessment Forum ( heard written…

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CUA Rapid Response Team Effective on the Use of Mesh in Pelvic Surgery

October 15, 2012

Disapproval of CMA Resolution 105-12 1 As some of you likely know by now, the CMA did not support this…

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CUA President, Dr. Peter Bretan, taking the podium as newly installed CMA President, on Sat., 10/26/19, Anaheim, CA. The energy and vibe was positively amazing!

"Physicians must lead the fight to take back our profession from administrators and bureaucrats." -- PB

CUA is proud to announce that it's President, Dr. Peter Bretan, Jr., is now also the President of the California Medical Assn. This is a major historical event of which the entire urology community should own and celebrate!

Need X-ray License Renewal Credits?
The CUA will again offer the opportunity to obtain CEU credits for CA fluoroscopy license renewal at no additional charge by attending specific sessions while at the Western Section Annual Meeting in Monterey.

CUA Annual Membership Meeting
Special presentation by CUA/CMA President, Dr. Peter Bretan
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 11:00 am
DeAnza Blrm, Portola Hotel, Monterey, CA
(held concurrently with the Western Section AUA)
All urologists and guests are invited to attend.

RSVP for the Oct.17 documentary #SilentKiller which highlights the unbalanced system of care for #AfricanAmerican men and provides a great resource for experts to create policies to improve diagnosis and treatment. @zerocancer

Docs Complain to Congress About Prior Authorization Hurdles
Physicians say the costs of gaining prior authorization can be 'financially devastating' for small practices.

Misdiagnosis, rising out-of-pocket costs, and access to care in rural areas are just some of the challenges faced by Californians living with #rarediseases. Thanks to @CalRARE + #CARareDiseaseCaucus for raising awareness around these challenges.

Some #MediCal patients drive hundreds of miles to seek care from specialty providers, study reveals. Vulnerable patients should have similar access to care as other Californians. @JimWoodAD2 - we urge you to call for a hearing. @Sacbee_news

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