The California Urological Association is a political and socioeconomic organization whose purpose is to actively represent and integrate urologists into the current healthcare delivery system by means of communication and representation to similar organizations and to maintain the highest quality of urologic care.
The CUA was founded and incorporated in 1986. The total membership is currently 475, representing approximately 52% of the State's board certified urologists. The membership of the CUA consists of urologists practicing in California who support the objectives and purposes of the Association.
The major objectives and purposes of the CUA shall be to preserve and protect present and future Urological care for the people of California by addressing the following socioeconomic issues:
- Quality of care
- Access to care
- Medical progress, development, implementation and economic support
of new technology
In addition, the association may address any issue not specifically listed which is of importance to the membership. No part of any income shall ever inure to the benefit of any private member or individual.