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  • Menefee

    Supporting You During COVID-19

    Apr 03, 2020 04:06 PM

    While I understand your inboxes are at capacity with COVID-19 emails, I want to virtually check-in with all of you. Borrowing the words of others, this truly is the ‘crisis of our time,’ and the enormity of the stress, both personally and professionally, has been unparalleled. My thoughts go out to everyone, especially to those members of our society and beyond, who is at the front lines of this pandemic.

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  • Menefee

    PFD Week 2020 Vancouver

    Feb 20, 2020 01:16 PM

    As many of you are preparing your abstracts for PFD Week 2020, I wanted to update everyone on a few changes to the annual meeting structure. In an effort to be responsive to attendee and member feedback on the annual meeting, the Board created a task force to take a closer look at how we could retain the meeting’s excellent reputation, while allowing for new ideas and concepts to ensure the meeting continues to be our flagship event each year.

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  • Menefee

    Announcing the AUGS Innovation Lectureship Award

    Jan 06, 2020 03:53 PM

    Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and looking forward to a great 2020 for our society. It is with excitement that I announce on behalf of the AUGS Board the inaugural AUGS Innovation Lectureship at PFD Week 2020 in Vancouver. Looking toward our future, this award is intended to honor members of the society and national/global community at large who have made major innovative contributions to the field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

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  • Menefee

    Looking Towards 2020

    It is with great pleasure that I write my first President’s Perspective. First, I want to thank everyone for contributing to the successful AUGS/IUGA Joint Scientific Meeting in Nashville. This meeting was our largest to date, with 2,237 in attendance.

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  • Cundiff__5b1_5d2018

    State of the Society

    Oct 17, 2019 10:32 AM

    As I complete my Presidency of AUGS, I would like to bring to you a summary of the State of the Society. 2019 has been a busy year with many developments that impact our specialty but are outside of our direct control.

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  • Cundiff__5b1_5d2018

    AUGS Creates a Patient Advisory Group

    Aug 02, 2019 01:18 PM

    The American Urogynecologic Society was founded to serve the needs of medical professionals serving women who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. Patients have always been at the center of AUGS' mission, but have not been directly involved in the conversation.

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  • Cundiff__5b1_5d2018

    AUGS Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses

    Jun 06, 2019 10:50 AM

    In recent months many members of AUGS have been frustrated by misinformation related to surgical technologies and materials that creates fear and anxiety in our patients. Media reports are often superficial and polarizing. For example, coverage of FDA decisions often fails to distinguish between transvaginal mesh for prolapse, and other forms of pelvic mesh (such as slings or sacrocolpopexy mesh). Even more alarming are those who employ misinformation and fear to seek personal profit.

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  • Cundiff__5b1_5d2018

    Call for Volunteers and Board Nominations

    May 22, 2019 10:57 AM

    Have you ever thought about volunteering to help AUGS? It is that time of year for our annual Call for Volunteers and Board Nominations, so maybe you should.

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