What's New?

New fellowship in Kidney Transplant / Advanced MIS Fellowship

Accepting applications for July 2023 for the Royal College Accredited surgical fellowship in kidney transplantation and advanced MIS urology.  This is a 1- or 2-year program encompassing all surgical (living and deceased donation, recipient allograft placement, transplant reconstruction) and medical aspects of kidney transplantation.  


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New fellowship in Enhanced Community Urology

Humber River Hospital in Toronto, is pleased to offer for the first time, starting July 1, 2022, a one-year fellowship in ‘Enhanced Community Urology”.


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New job listing: Humber River Hospital

Humber River Hospital  is currently seeking a Full-time Urology Surgeon to join a large volume practice.  


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Updated: Prostate Cancer Drug Access Listing

CUA's Prostate Cancer Drug Access Listing was recently updated and is now posted on UROpedia Canada

Several provincial listing changes were included in this update.


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[New] CUA Award of Excellence in Education

This yearly award recognizes a Canadian urology resident and a Canadian practicing urologist who have significantly contributed and demonstrated excellence in the field of education. 

Do you know someone who shows:
• Exemplary teaching contributions at the undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional development or graduate levels
• Contributions to course and curriculum development, implementation and evaluation
• Development of educational innovations, including new educational technologies
• Contributions to educational scholarship
• Demonstration of leadership in education.


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Integration of TICE and VERITY-BCG(TM)

TO: Physicians Prescribing Treatment for Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC)

  • Until 2021, TICE BCG was the only strain available in Canada.
  • A second strain of BCG recently received conditional approval by Health Canada in 2021 and is available in the Canadian market: VERITY-BCGTM.
  • The past shortage of BCG is therefore resolved.

The Medical Advisory Board of Bladder Cancer Canada, with endorsement by the Canadian Urological Association (2021), has reviewed and support the following suggestions. Click "READ MORE" for full details. 

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Updated! CUA PSA Screening Pocket Guide


Now posted on CUA Guidelines page!

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CUA's New Silver Corporate Sponsor

Tolmar is a proud Silver Corporate Sponsor of CUA.



For more information about Tolmar, click here >

New grant!

New CUA-Tolmar Community Urologist CPD Grant

The objective of this new Grant Program is to support Community Urologists in scholarly initiatives that improve urological care in Canada, where Tolmar will provide $50,000 and the CUA will match the investment with another $50,000, for a total of $100,000. The grant is in line with the CUA strategic plan 2019-2024 to engage community urologists and further support their educational needs.


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AUA Award Winners 2021

Each year, the American Urological Association honors the contributions of physician researchers and educators to the field of medicine, the specialty of urology, and the AUA.

Hugh Hampton Young Award

Yves Fradet, MD

For outstanding mentorship, research, leadership and exemplary surgical care of patients with urologic cancers

Distinguished Contribution Award

Fred Saad, MD

For numerous significant contributions to the study and understanding of advanced prostate cancer

Victor A. Politano Award

Mary Ann Lynn Stothers, MD, MHSc

For excellence in advancing innovative methods for treating urinary incontinence throughout the world

Newly elected Honorary Member Award

J. Curtis Nickel, MD

For outstanding contributions as a urologic researcher and leadership on AUA Committees.

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Lupron Depot are Now Back in Stock

AbbVie is pleased to inform you that all formulations of LUPRON DEPOT are now available.  More importantly, the inventory shortage which affected the availability of LUPRON DEPOT has now been completely resolved. We do not foresee any future disruptions.

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An update on transvaginal mesh for CUA Members

Blayne Welk, Duane Hickling, Greg Bailly, Stephen Steele, Richard Baverstock, Jacques Corcos, Kevin Carlson



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