Guidelines and Position Statements

    The AUGS Guidelines and Statements Committee develops and disseminates guidelines, committee opinions, and position statements that promote the highest quality patient care in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

    All documents are published in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). Information is also disseminated to the urogynecologic community and made publically available on the AUGS website,

    If you have a recommendation for a future topic, please submit your topic with a justification to and the Guidelines and Statements Committee will take it into consideration.

    Clinical Practice Guidelines

    Aims to guide decisions and criteria regarding the diagnosis, management, and treatment for specific clinical circumstances.  

    Committee Opinions and Practice Bulletins

    Represents an assessment of emerging issues in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and are reviewed regularly for accuracy. 

    Position Statements

    Focuses on key issues affecting the field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

    Guidelines Repository 
    A resource for members searching for relevant guidelines for their clinical practice.

    FPMRS Recommendations via the Choosing Wisely Campaign
    AUGS is pleased to announce the release of FPMRS recommendations via the Choosing Wisely® Campaign, an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation (ABIM).

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