Special Interest Groups
AUGS Special Interest Groups (SIGs) serve as the primary vehicle for developing a sense of community around designated areas of interest, as well as providing focused education. Current AUGS SIGs include:
Advanced Practice, Physical Therapy and Allied Health
The purpose of the Basic Science SIG is to engage members and serve as the primary vehicle for developing a sense of community among Basic Science members. The SIG will accomplish this by utilizing the SIG online community and creating basic science focused educational content at annual meetings.
Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Chair: Adam S. Holzberg, DO, FACOG
The purpose of the EMR SIG is to promote communal efforts and enhance shared resources in the development and advancement of the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in the field of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.
The purpose of the Fellows SIG is to engage the Fellow members of AUGS by providing educational and leadership opportunities. The goal of the SIG is to create an environment for success for physicians in training. This is accomplished through the online community, the virtual fellows’ forum and educational content at annual meetings.
Fellowship Program Directors
The purpose of the Fellowship Program Director SIG is to create an opportunity for collaboration among members serving as the Fellowship Program Director at their institution. The SIG will address the specific interests of Fellowship Program Directors through relevant educational content at the Annual Meetings and idea sharing through the online community listserv.
The purpose of the Global Health SIG is to disseminate information regarding global health opportunities for FPMRS; to provide a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences in global health, while promoting ethical and responsible participation in global health endeavors; to encourage and facilitate research and scholarly work regarding global health experiences in FPMRS, providing possibilities for collaboration; and to exchange ideas regarding incorporating and facilitating global health experience for physicians in training.
Mesh/Graft Use in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery