Celebrating “U”rology:
15 years of Advancing Independent Practice

Register for the meeting and book your room now. Hotel rooms are going fast!
LUGPA's discounted room rates are only available until October 2.

Join us November 2-4, 2023, for the LUGPA 2023 Annual Meeting, at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, Florida to learn, exchange ideas and to celebrate LUGPA’s 15 years of commitment to advancing independent urology. This year’s Annual Meeting is LUGPA’s most important event - with three days of education and networking available for our constituents: urologists, advanced practice providers, administrators, managers, and healthcare industry supporters.


Our premiere event begins on Thursday, November 2, with a customized full day of programming on practice management and a half-day of continuing medical education on state-of-the-art topics in patient care for independent practices. At our Thursday Practice Administrators Meeting  practice administrators will have an exclusive opportunity to attend a program from the Disney Institute on the topic of employee engagement. Finally, working groups to discuss important topics will be offered for research directors and coordinators, and lab managers and directors. The day will conclude with a Networking Reception.

On Friday, November 3, the meeting will open with remarks from Program Committee Chair Jeffrey Spier, MD, and an update from LUGPA President Evan Goldfischer, MD, followed by keynote speaker Ross Bernstein’s presentation, “The Champion’s Code”. After the keynote presentation, Donna E. Shalala will present "Healthcare Policy Analysis" then join LUGPA’s  Health Policy and Political Affairs team to discuss critical regulatory and advocacy issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to select from four breakout sessions on topics of:


Click on the photo above to take a video tour of the venue.

  • Developing a Culture of Leadership: Optimizing your LUGPA Group
  • Anatomy of a Legal Claim,
  • Building Synergy: The Advanced Practice Provider’s Role in Optimizing Urologic Care,
  • LUGPA Practice Benchmarking-Deep Dive.

In addition, a special session on Empowering Women in Urology will be offered. Our healthcare industry supporters will also be available in the exhibit hall throughout the program to answer questions and to network during the Welcome Reception that will close the day.

The meeting will resume on Saturday morning, November 4,  with keynote presenter, the internet humorist Dr. Glaucomflecken, AKA Dr. Will Flanary, who will enlighten us with his experience as a patient and becoming an advocate for patients. After the keynote presentation, and to conclude the program, several breakout sessions will be offered on important topics of

  • Physician Burnout/Resiliency,
  • LUGPA Forward Session: Using Social Media Effectively,
  • Highlights of the LUGPA Executive Leadership Program,
  • Artificial Intelligence in Urology.

We are excited for you to participate and help us celebrate LUGPA’s 15th anniversary at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. 

Be sure to check with your practice admin or key physician leader
to see if you have a discount code to use!


Book your hotel room ASAP as rooms are filling up quickly.
LUGPA's discounted room rates are only available until October 2.
If you plan to extend your stay before or after the meeting,
we highly recommend doing so now before rooms are sold out!

Use the hashtag #LUGPA2023 on social media

to share your excitement about the upcoming meeting!

Contact Shemika Nichols at [email protected].




Read a recap of LUGPA's 2022 Annual Meeting here.  

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the next LUGPA Annual Meeting?

Contact Rachel Rusch at (312) 890-3167 or [email protected].   

Presentations from past LUGPA Annual Meetings are available here [login required]. 

View all LUGPA upcoming events here.