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Call for Volunteers

Members interested in serving in a volunteer position should complete the application during our annual Call for Volunteers process which occurs in the spring (May). Throughout the year, AUGS may make additional opportunities available, at which time a Call for Volunteers will be issued. 

Application Process

Prior to applying, please review:

  • AUGS’ Conflict of Interest Policy and ensure your disclosures are up to date in your membership profile
  • Your membership status to ensure your dues are paid in full
     

PFD Week Program Committee - Nurse Representative

The PFD Week Program Committee is charged with maintaining and enhancing PFD Week, AUGS’ annual meeting, to ensure it is the leading meeting for health care professionals interested in FPMRS education. The Committee is charged with developing programming that maximizes the attendee experience and focuses on the latest scientific and surgical advances in the field.

AUGS is seeking a nurse representative to serve a 1-year term on the PFD Week Program Committee.   

Interested individuals should complete the application form which includes:

  • A narrative biosketch (no CVs) highlighting experiences and background
  • Current and/or past involvement or activities with AUGS
  • Interest statement

Deadline to Apply: January 21, 2022 

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PFD Research Foundation: Grant Reviewers

The main role of a grant reviewer is to evaluate and score grant applicants who are carrying out the mission of the grant program. Grant Reviewers work closely with the PFD Research Foundation Grants Committee Chair and/or Vice Chair and abide by following regulations:

  • Diligently serve as a reviewer for the assigned grant cycle
  • Effectively provide feedback and input on the applicant assigned
  • Actively participate on communications and conference call as needed
  • Assure adherence to the Conflict of Interest Policy

Grant Reviewers must be able to meet the grant review deadlines. The grant review process runs from March 14 – May 20. 

Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2022

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Urogynecology Research Agenda Volunteers

The AUGS Scientific Committee has been charged by the AUGS Board of Directors to develop a Research Agenda that identifies the research gaps, future directions, and research priorities in the field of urogynecology. This document will be used to increase research activity and funding, identify areas of healthcare disparity, foster multidisciplinary research interactions, and improve translational research for overall better patient care. The Research Agenda will include these topic areas:

• Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
• Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)
• Defecatory Dysfunction
• Pain: Bladder Pain Syndrome, Myofascial Pelvic Pain
• Sexual Health in relation to pelvic floor disorders
• Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

We are currently seeking AUGS volunteers to work with the Scientific Committee on this new charge. We are looking for 3-5 members for each of the six topics. Specifically, we hope to find members with established interest and expertise in the identified topic areas. Estimated time commitment for volunteers includes: 

• regular communication via email
• monthly conference calls
• completion of assignments
• 10-12 months of commitment

Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2022

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