Thanks to our 3 Resident Teams on their performance at the inaugural Resident's "Rock 'n Roll" Bowl. The Radical Prostates, Stoned Kidneys and Grateful Gonads. It was a tight contest but the Kidneys and Gonads won in an overtime tied score!

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Plan Now to Join with the Top Experts in the West for the Best Week in Urology

All Urology Professionals Welcome!

Western Section
American Urological Association
2017 Annual Meeting
August 6-10, 2017
Westin Bayshore Hotel
Vancouver, BC

PASSPORT REQUIRED: Please check your Passport Expiration Date

Program committee

  • Chris Porter, MD, Virg. Mason, Chairman (Posters)
  • Peter Black, MD, (UBC), (Videos/Bladder/Urethra)
  • Maurice Garcia, MD, (UCSF) (Peds/Sex Med)
  • David Ginsberg, MD (USC), (Pelvic Floor)
  • Erik Castle, MD (MAYO), (Prostate)
  • Blake Hamilton, MD (UTAH), (Kid/Lap, Calc)
  • Joseph C. Presti, Jr., MD, (Kaiser Oak.) (GU Tumor/Resident Bowl)
  • John M. Barry, M.D. (OHSU), Portland, OR(Round Table)
  • John C. Prince, M.D., (LLUMC), Santa Ana, CA (Round Table)

All Urology Professionals Welcome

The Western Section of the American Urological Association invites all AUA members and urology professionals around the world to join us in Vancouver, BC for one of Urology’s top meetings. We call it UROLOGY UPGRADED. With over 300 urologists and 30 allied health attendees expected, the WSAUA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of urology professionals in the Western U.S. We provide the most cost-effective use of your time by combining superb value, top quality and relevant CME in a relaxing and collegial meeting environment. Families and Spouses are welcome at the Western Section!

Who Should Attend?
Urologists • Urology Residents and Fellows • Allied Health Professionals • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Office Managers • Medical Assistants • Doctors of Osteopathy • Industry Partners
Dress Code:
For exhibitors and presenters, resort style business attire. Resort cocktail attire at evening social events.

President Dr. Robert Carlile and Gloria

Local Arrangements Committee

Peter Black, Chairman

Arrangements Chair: Dr. Peter Black and Carrie Black

Ben Chew
Alan So
Omar Nazif
Larry Goldenberg
Stephen Chinn

Spouse Hospitality
Carrie Black
Gloria Carlile
Gwen Chinn

George Kaplan, MD – Awarded Distinguished Member for 2017

Dr. Kaplan will be honored at the Member's Business Meeting in Vancouver on Wednesday, August 9. His outstanding dedication and contributions to Urology make him a worthy choice. Click here for a brief biography of his accomplishments.

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Live Music Every Night

This year we showcase some of the top Vancouver musicians throughout the week!


Things to Do in Vancouver

Maps and Guides


Thank You 2017 Exhibitors

Ambry Genetics
American Urological Association
Astellas Pharma US
Astellas Pharma US & Pfizer Oncology
Bard Medical
BK Ultrasound
Blue Earth Diagnostics
Boston Scientific
Cogentix Medical
Cook Medical
Dornier MedTech
Endo Pharmaceuticals
FusionRx Compounding
Genome Dx Biosciences
Genomic Health
Guerbet - Liebel Flarsheim
Janssen Biotech
Karl Storz
Kaweah Delta Health Care District
MDx Health
Mission Pharmacal
Myriad Genetic Laboratories
OPKO Health
Pacey Medtech Ltd.
Pacific Edge Diagnostics
Pacific Litho
Prometheus Laboratories
Richard Wolf Medical Inst
Siemens Healthineers
Tolmar Pharmaceuticals
United Medical Systems
Universal Hospital Services
University Compounding Pharmacy