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October 1-3, 2020
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Airport Marriott

Agenda and registration details available at

Entering its fifth year, Prostate Cancer Academy is a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with the top thought leaders who play pivotal roles in advancing the treatment of prostate cancer. 

In addition to lectures and discussions on prostate cancer diagnosis and management, advanced monitoring and care options, novel pharmaceutical therapies, and surgical advancements, attendees will have exclusive opportunities to network with residents, fellows, and industry.

Advantages for LUGPA Members

  • Outstanding networking with urology residents eager to meet independent practice physicians. Our independent practices are looking for the best and brightest to recruit – we’ve put them in one room for you!
  • Round-trip airfare, two (2) nights’ lodging and on-site meals for the duration of the program are furnished for the first 50 LUGPA members to register – another outstanding value of your membership.

Health and Safety Precautions

The health and safety of BCA/PCA attendees, faculty, sponsors, and staff is of the utmost importance to us. We are actively working with the host hotel to ensure proper safety and sanitary conditions. To that end, the following safety precautions will be in place:

  • All participants will be asked to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.
  • The general session room will be arranged to maintain social distancing.
  • The general session room will be sanitized at the conclusion of the day, and attendees will be asked to sit in their same seats from the day before.
  • All food will be plated, there will be no buffet food service.
  • Hotel staff will be wearing masks, as well as gloves when serving food.
  • All meals and ancillary events outside of the general session will maintain social distancing.
  • Sleeping rooms will be fully cleaned and sanitized between guests. Housekeeping will not enter your room during your stay. Guests will be able to obtain additional towels or other items upon request only.

We are monitoring all local and CDC guidelines, and will make adjustments to these policies as necessary. For more information on Marriott’s Commitment to Clean, please feel free to visit their cleanliness site: https://clean.marriott.com/.

Registration disclaimer:

By registering, you acknowledge an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By traveling to/attending BCA/PCA, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold LUGPA or MedReviews, LLC; or any of their affiliates, or employees liable for any illness or injury.

Upon registering, you will be asked to agree to the following language:  

   I voluntarily agree to assume all risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with my participation in the program (“Claims”). On my behalf I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the MedReviews, LUGPA, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of MedReviews, LUGPA, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any program.


Program Co-Chairs

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS
Immediate Past President, LUGPA
Medical Director, Certified Physician Investigator
Carolina Urologic Research Center
Atlantic Urology Clinics
Myrtle Beach, SC
Herbert Lepor, MD
Professor, Department of Urology
Martin Spatz Chair, Department of Urology
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Pharmacology
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY






The 2019 Prostate Cancer Academy began on Thursday, September 19th and concluded at noon on Saturday, September 21st. LUGPA members can view highlights and presentations here.