ACOS Urological Surgery
The objectives and purposes for which the Urological Discipline of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons is organized are - charitable, scientific and educational, and include the following:
- To encourage research, experiments, investigations and analyze diseases, abnormalities and other conditions of the genitourinary tract, their treatments and corrections, and to make the results known to physicians and the public.
- To develop, and assist in developing, scientific methods for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of such diseases and to make the results known to physicians and the public.
- To benefit the general public by encouraging the study and maintaining the highest possible standards of education, practice, research and competency in urological practice.
- To promote the publication of, and encourage contributions to, medical and scientific literature pertaining to urology.
- To plan and provide a program of urological subjects and a panel of speakers for the annual meeting of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and any other educational meetings throughout the year.
- To encourage research projects in the field of Genito-Urinary diseases.
- To encourage and promote training opportunities for those persons interested in becoming residents and trainees to Urology and Urological Surgery.
- To stimulate interest in creating or developing a division of urology in osteopathic hospitals throughout the United States.
- To suggest and establish a criteria of study of urology and urological surgery in osteopathic schools and colleges throughout the United States.
- To establish an organization as authorized by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and to preserve the overall objectives, ideals and functions of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.