Member Benefits

Established in 1946, the Texas Urological Society is the primary statewide professional organization dedicated to the practice of urology for Texas physicians. TUS provides a strong resource for education, networking, leadership, and advocacy specifically targeted to urologists and the practice of urology.

With more than 400 members, the Texas Urological Society is the respected voice of Texas urologists. Regulatory agencies, such as HCFA, Medicare, and state and national medical associations, contact the Texas Urological Society for input on rulemaking and issues pertinent to the practice of urology. TUS is the avenue to have your voice heard.

TUS sponsors and holds an annual meeting that offers high-quality, up-to-date continuing medical education (CME) programs on a variety of clinical, scientific, practice management, and other related medical topics. This conference offers reasonably priced CME credit, networking opportunities, an exhibition featuring the latest urologic products and medical services, and updates on TUS's activities. Each meeting offers enjoyable social functions that provide opportunities to get to know your fellow urology specialists.

Why Should You Join TUS?

  • Receive timely information electronically through the TUS monthly newsletter,which provides important news on medical and legislative issues affecting urology.
  • Receive significant discounts to attend the annual meeting.
  • Earn CME hours needed to renew your medical license, including the one hour of ethics required by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • View the latest products and services for urologists at the annual exhibition during the annual meeting.
  • Utilize job placement services through the newsletter and Web site.
  • Gain representation locally and nationally on important socioeconomic and legislative issues affecting urology.
  • Receive access to the online membership directory to help you keep in touch with colleagues from around the state.
  • Access the TUS Web site for up-to-date information.
  • Network with other urologists to develop collegial relationships with other colleagues.

Membership Types

Active Member  ($280 Per Year)
All physicians who have satisfactorily completed an approved residency in urology or its equivalent and are actively engaged in the practice of urology in the state of Texas are automatically eligible for active membership.
Active Membership Application Form
Associate Member  (No Annual Dues)
Associate membership is restricted to: (1) a urologist in training who cannot fulfill the requirements for active membership at the time of application, but who would potentially become eligible for active membership upon completion of training; (2) scientists, physicians in research, and teachers interested in contributing to the science of urology. Physicians who become associate members while in a urology residency training program must request elevation to active status within one year following the completion of such residency or forfeit their membership.
Associate Membership Application Form
Corresponding Member  ($140 Per Year)
Corresponding membership shall be limited to urologists who are non-residents of Texas. Corresponding members may not vote or hold office in the society.
Corresponding Membership Application Form
Allied Health Professions Member  ($140 Per Year)
Allied Health Professions members include Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Administrative Personnel (Office Managers, Group CFO's, Group CEO's, etc) all of whom are involved in urology health care delivery. Allied Health Professions members may attend the annual meeting, participate in CME activities and participate in the Education Committee.
Senior Member  (No Annual Dues)
Senior membership is restricted to active members in good standing who have reached the age of 60 years and are no longer in active practice.
Honorary Member 
(No Annual Dues)
Honorary membership is restricted to those individuals who have supported materially and significantly the practice of urology in this state and who are approved unanimously by the executive committee for election to this classification of membership. Individuals need not be physicians actively engaged in the practice of urology. Honorary members shall enjoy the privileges of membership except that of voting and holding elective office.