Membership of the Society is open to those who are or have been engaged in the practice of Urology or who take a special interest in Urology.
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USANZ offers the following range of Membership categories:
i. are Full Members of USANZ; and
ii. have, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, rendered distinguished service to USANZ and the practice or urology.
i. are registered medical practitioners who practice exclusively the specialty of urology;
ii. are resident in Australia or New Zealand; and
iii. hold the diploma of Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology ((FRACS) Urology).
1. are registered medical practitioners;
ii. resident in Australia or New Zealand; and
iii. have been formally accepted into the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) specialty training program leading to the diploma of Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology FRACS (Urol), and have not yet been awarded that diploma.
Persons who fulfil the criteria for trainee membership automatically become Trainee Members as at the date they are formally accepted into the RACS specialty training program in Urology.
i. are practising urologists;
ii. are full members of another recognised Urological Association in a country other than Australia or New Zealand; and
iii. have an interest in urology in Australasia.
Associate Urological Member
i. are registered medical practitioners;
ii. resident in Australia or New Zealand;
iii. do not fulfill the criteria for Full Membership but who, in the opinion of the Board of the Directors, have a recognised qualification or qualifications in urology; and
iv. have a medical practice which is at least two-thirds in the field of urology or who, at the time they retired (regardless of whether they maintain registration as a medical practitioner), has a medical practice which was at least two-thirds in the field of urology.
Note: International Medical Graduates (IMGs) will typically be placed in the Associate Urological Member category.
i. residents in Australia or New Zealand;
ii. who are, or who were at the time of their retirement:
(A) scientists who do not practice urology but who are actively interested in some phase or aspect of urology; or
(B) registered medical practitioners who are a member of an approved non-urological medical society in Australia or New Zealand and who have an interest in continuing education in urology.
Persons who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, have made a distinguished contribution to urology or USANZ.