Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

UROLOGY CARE FOUNDATION INC, The official foundation of the AUA

  • Linthicum, MD
  • www.UrologyHealth.org

Mission Statement

The Urology Care Foundation is the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation - and the official foundation of the American Urological Association. We partner with physicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, families and the public to support and improve the prevention, detection and treatment of urological diseases through research and education.

Main Programs

  1. Education & Outreach
  2. Research
Service Areas

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International

The Urology Care Foundation serves patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers, working across the United States and abroad.

ruling year

2006

Executive Director

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Mr. Michael Sheppard

Keywords

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urology, urology health, urology research, Patient education, prostate heath, bladder health, kidney health

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EIN

20-3210212

 Number

7656677516

Physical Address

1000 Corporate Blvd 217

Linthicum, MD 21090

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines N.E.C. (G99)

Medical Specialty Research (H90)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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The Urology Care Foundation is committed to advancing urology research and education. We work with researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to improve patients’ lives. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association (AUA) and was formerly known as the AUA Foundation.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Education & Outreach

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Program 2

Research

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Service Areas

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International

The Urology Care Foundation serves patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers, working across the United States and abroad.

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Financials

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UROLOGY CARE FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

UROLOGY CARE FOUNDATION INC, The official foundation of the AUA

Leadership

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Executive Director

Mr. Michael Sheppard

BIO

Mr. Sheppard is a business professional with over 20 years of corporate leadership experience. As the Executive Director of the American Urological Association (AUA) he is responsible for AUA's three corporate entities. In his 14 years with the AUA, Mr. Sheppard has held several executive level positions, including Director of Finance and Information Systems, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Executive Director. Prior to joining the AUA, Mr. Sheppard served in senior level business positions at USF&G Realty Advisors, Inc. as a Real Estate Portfolio Controller, and C.W. Amos and Company, LLC as a Senior Independent Public Auditor. In addition, Mr. Sheppard is a retiree of the U.S. Naval Reserves Service. He has numerous professional affiliations, including memberships with the American Society of Association Executives, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, the Institute of Management Accountants Association, Specialty Societies CEO Coalition and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Sheppard received his MBA from Loyola College's Sellinger School. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Association Executive. Mr. Sheppard is the recipient of several awards, including many military honors. He has written a number of published articles and participates on several committees for medical-related organizations.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Richard Memo

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?