American Urological Association - Mexico


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The AUA's Mexican Visiting Scholar program allows one urologist from Mexico to visit the United States, during which the scholar observes urologic surgeries/procedures, and attends clinics and staff activities. The scholar does not perform surgery or hands-on patient care. The program fosters the alliance between the AUA and Mexican Urology .

Program Schedule

This program allows one Mexican scholar to visit one U.S. host institution for a one-month period (in the spring), and an additional week to attend the AUA Annual Meeting (in spring 2017).

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the program, the candidate must:

  • be a urologist in Mexico and be a member of a local or national urological organization in his/her country
  • be a certified practicing urologist
  • be 45 years of age or younger (at time of application)
  • demonstrate competent command of the English language
  • be able to proactively assist in obtaining visa (as needed) and communicate consistently via email with AUA staff
  • be able to travel to the United States for up to 5 weeks

Application Process

The candidate must fill out an online application and submit electronic versions of the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal statement (300 words or less) describing how participation in the program will benefit him/her both personally and professionally
  • A letter of support from department chair (must be signed and on letterhead)

Applications for the 2017 Mexican Visiting Scholar Program are now closed.