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    CMS Announces Plans for the Quality Payment Program in 2017: We Will Get to Pick Our Pace
    Blog: President's Perspective (2015-2016) | Posted By: Douglass S. Hale, M.D. | Released: September 9, 2016, 10:02 am

    Last night CMS released a long awaited announcement concerning MACRA reporting requirements beginning in January of 2017.

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    Meet the New Board Members!
    Blog: President's Perspective (2015-2016) | Posted By: Douglass S. Hale, M.D. | Released: August 10, 2016, 8:53 am

    The results of the 2016 AUGS Board Ballot have been finalized and I am pleased to announce Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff has been elected Vice President. Drs. Jeffrey Clemons and Jennifer Wu have been elected to serve as Directors-at-Large. Their terms begin at the conclusion of PFD Week 2016.

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    Board Votes to Move 2017 Meeting Out of North Carolina
    Blog: President's Perspective (2015-2016) | Posted By: Douglass S. Hale, M.D. | Released: July 20, 2016, 10:49 am

    The Board of Directors had their summer meeting this past weekend in Baltimore; we have four in person meetings each year.  The purpose of the Board meetings is to work with our Councils, Committees, and Executive Director to ensure the future of our Society is strong and financially sound.

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    Organizations Lend their Support to Mid-urethral Slings
    Blog: President's Perspective (2015-2016) | Posted By: Douglass S. Hale, M.D. | Released: June 23, 2016, 12:04 pm

    Over the past six months, I have received numerous emails from members inquiring about what AUGS is doing to protect the mid-urethral sling as a treatment option for their patients.

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    It’s Time for You to Get Involved - Call for Volunteers and Board Nominations Now Open
    Blog: President's Perspective (2015-2016) | Posted By: Douglass S. Hale, M.D. | Released: May 26, 2016, 10:30 am

    It is that time of year for our annual call for volunteers which includes accepting nominations for the Board of Directors.  I encourage all members to consider volunteering to serve on one of our many committees or the Board.

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