The AUA Curriculum for Medical Students: Current Resources and Developments
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Purpose of Review
To summarize the advancements and offerings of the American Urological Association’s (AUA) Medical Student Education Committee (MSEC).
The AUA MSEC is focused on advocating for urologic education in medical schools by promoting core principles and practices in urology. The origins of the MSEC go back to 2008. With comprehensive support from the AUA Office of Education, the MSEC continues to refine and expand the resources available for medical students through the AUA Medical Student Curriculum website.
The AUA Medical Student Curriculum website offers a repository of resources for medical students. This information is meant to serve as a foundational curriculum for undergraduate medical student education in urology.
KeywordsMedical education Medical student Urology Didactics Curriculum
American Urological Association
Medical Student Education Committee
Massive open online course
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Seth A. Cohen declares no potential conflicts of interest.
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- 5.•• American Urological Association: Medical Students Curriculum 2019. Available from: https://www.auanet.org/education/auauniversity/education-and-career-resources/for-medical-students. Accessed 1 Sept 2019. The link to the AUA Medical Student Curriculum website provides an abundance of resources for medical student education in urology.