National Meetings

Specialty Networks National Conferences

Details: The Specialty Networks National Conference brings the leading Urology and Gastroenterology groups together to learn about the latest market trends, therapies & technologies to bring actionable insights back to their groups. Time is taken to learn from Keynote Speakers, industry partners, and practice leaders to motivate you and your teams. 
Target Audience: Everyone!
Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • Spring 2023: April 13-15, 2023  |  Omni Boston Hotel at Seaport, Boston, MA
  • Fall 2023: September 28-30, 2023 |  Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Denver, CO

Contact: Katie O’Donnell;

Specialty Networks Executive Summits

Details: Twice a year, Specialty Networks Executive Summits will gather progressive and vocal members to share wisdom on current trends, new clinical and economic initiatives, and future opportunities. The program agenda is built with ample networking time, small group sessions, and presentations by network leaders.
Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • Summer 2023: July 27-29, 2023  |  Le Meridien, Charlotte, NC

Contact: Katie O’Donnell;

Specialty Networks & LUGPA Cancer Academies

Details: Hosted by Specialty Networks and LUGPA, the Prostate Cancer Academy and Bladder & Kidney Cancer Academy will bring together members who have an active interest in increasing the quality and scope of care for Prostate Cancer and Bladder / Kidney Cancer patients in their practices.
Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • Prostate Cancer Academy 2023: May 18-20, 2023  |  The Westin Irving at Las Colinas, Dallas, TX
  • Bladder & Kidney Cancer Academy 2023: November 16-18, 2023  |  Location TBD

Contact: Katie O’Donnell;


Role Specific Meetings

Advanced Practice Provider Summits

Details: Advanced Practice Providers have become a critical part of Urology patient care and practice efficiency. Urology practices are relying ever more heavily on APPs with nearly 2000 Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) within the UroGPO network. APP Summits gather PAs and NPs from multiple practices across the US to review APP integration models, sub-specialization, onboarding programs, incentives and scheduling in order to bring best practice back home. National experts join the event for modular education on diagnostics, therapies and technical knowledge on leveraging the full functionality of the PPS platform. 

Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • March 31, 2023  |  Chicago, IL
  • April 1, 2023  |  Chicago, IL
  • May 4, 2023  |  Boston, MA
  • May 5, 2023  |  Boston, MA
  • October: Central (Date/Location Coming Soon)

Contact: Lauren Zeh;

Patient Navigation & Clinical Solutions Meetings

Details: Patient Navigation has changed how care is delivered in Urology practices. Practices become more efficient, retain more patients, and positively affect patient outcomes. Patient Navigation and Clinical Solutions meetings gather the operational team members from multiple practices and roles to review best practices and share operational wisdom for successfully running prostate cancer programs. National experts join the event for modular education on diagnostics, therapies, and technical knowledge on leveraging the full functionality of the PPS platform.

Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • March 29, 2023  |  Chicago, IL
  • March 30, 2023  |  Chicago, IL
  • April 27, 2023  |  Nashville, TN
  • April 28, 2023  |  Nashville, TN
  • June 22, 2023  |  Boston, MA
  • June 23, 2023  |  Boston, MA
  • August 24, 2023  |  Denver, CO
  • August 25, 2023  |  Denver, CO
  • October 26, 2023  |  Dallas, TX
  • October 27, 2023  |  Dallas, TX

Contact: Lauren Zeh;

In-Office Dispensing and Pharmacy Meeting

Details: In-Office Dispensing and Pharmacy meetings gather new and tenured staff together to review and discuss best practices and operational tips for incorporating an IOD/pharmacy into their APCC. An effective dispensing operation is a critical portion of practice success and desirable patient care. These meetings provide an opportunity for manufacturers to present operational information, network, and impact several accounts in one event. The current focus of these meetings is on GU cancers. Presentation slots are available to industry partners in variable time allotments. One program will be hosted in each selected location with unique member practices each day. An open networking reception and group dinners are held at the end of the first day so that both members are in attendance.

Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • April 26, 2023  |  Nashville, TN


Practice/Region Specific Meetings

Member Advanced Practice Provider Summits

Details: Independent Urology practices are relying ever more heavily on Advanced Practice Providers to deliver patient care. Nearly 2,000 Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) are part of the UroGPO network. APPs are critical members of successful disease state programs, and are champions of protocol adherence. During the APP Summits, meeting time is allocated to foundational education on relevant disease states and therapies, APP integration models, and data systems. Networking and open dialogue between attendees, peers, and manufacturer sponsors is also a core goal of the meeting. Each meeting will be kicked off with a networking reception and group dinners.

Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • Urology San Antonio: March 31 – April 1, 2023  | Omni La Mansión del Rio, San Antonio, TX
  • First Urology: May 11–12, 2023  |  The Seelbach Hilton, Louisville, KY
  • Arkansas Urology: May 12–13, 2023  |  Little Rock Marriott, Little Rock, AR
  • Minnesota Urology: June 2–3, 2023  |  W Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
  • Georgia Urology: September 8–9, 2023  |  Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, Alpharetta, GA
  • Urology Centers of Alabama: October 13–14, 2023  |  Westin Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Contact: Lauren Zeh;

Member Summits

Details: Specialty Networks members continue to grow their practices and tackle exciting new initiatives. In partnership with select groups, Specialty Networks will host practice-specific Summits locally with the goal of offering consistent education across all practice providers and staff. In most cases, all providers are strongly encouraged to attend. Agendas will be customized to the needs of each practice.

Upcoming Dates & Locations: 

  • United Urology Group: May 5–7, 2023  |  Denver, CO
  • Unio Health: October 5–7, 2023  |  Torrance, CA


Webinar Series

PPS Analytics Webinar Series

Details: Join the PPS Analytics team for a live webinar on the second Friday of every month. This call is hosted by the PPS Clinical Analyst team and is intended for all current PPS Analytics members who would like to stay up to date on new and improved PPS portal functionality. Live Q&A will be provided throughout the call with the PPS experts. Specialty Networks members who are not current PPS users are also encouraged to join to learn more about the platform.
Target Audience: Patient / Nurse Navigators, Urology Nurses, Administrators, Pharmacy/IOD Techs, Clinical Analysts, Clinical Managers, Clinic & Operational Support Staff, MAs.

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Specialty Networks Membership Monthly Webinar

Details: Join the Specialty Networks Membership Team for a monthly webinar on the resources and offerings available for your practice. This call will include a full membership update on new trends in the specialty, contract offering updates and announcements, contract and services spotlights, and a monthly member impact story. This call is a great opportunity to get in front of your member development representative and learn more about what Specialty Networks has to offer.

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UroGPO In-Office Dispensing Monthly Webinar

Details: Join the Specialty Network In-Office Dispensing (IOD) team for a monthly call on the fourth Friday of every month. This webinar is designed for all IOD members to join and learn from the experts about any new updates or information as it relates to dispensing. Live Q&A will be offered throughout the call should you have any questions for the IOD team.

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Specialty Networks Sponsored Events

  • AUA 
  • LUGPA Annual Meeting