NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Journal of Urology ®, the official journal of the American Urological Association (AUA), has won the 2012 ASAE Gold Circle Award (Peer-Reviewed Journal category).
Michael Sheppard, CPA, CAE, Executive Director, AUA comments, "Earlier this year, the AUA nominated The Journal of Urology® for an ASAE Gold Circle Award (Peer-Reviewed Journal category). The Gold Circle Awards are presented annually by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)- the largest, and the only international organization serving the association community, representing more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners across 10,000 organizations. The Gold Circle Awards honor extraordinary communication efforts across nine categories. The Peer-Reviewed Journal category judged nominees on clarity, completeness of author guidelines, writing style/quality and peer-review process."
"We commend the AUA and The Journal's Editors, Editorial Board, and Publications Team led by Mrs. Deborah Polly on this well-deserved award," comments Glen P. Campbell, Executive Vice President, STM (Scientific, Technical, and Medical) Journals at Elsevier, Publisher of The Journal of Urology®. "It recognizes The Journal for accomplishing two critical goals: publishing outstanding research in the specialty of urology while at the same time meeting the clinical and information needs of all AUA members."
About The Journal of Urology®
Established in 1917, The Journal of Urology® is the official journal of the American Urological Association. It is the most widely read and highly cited journal in the field. It brings to its readership all the clinically relevant information needed to stay at the forefront of this dynamic field. This top-ranking journal presents investigative studies on critical areas of research and practice, survey articles providing short condensations of the best and most important urology literature worldwide and practice-oriented reports on interesting clinical observations. The Journal of Urology ® is among the Special Library Association (SLA)'s Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine, the 100 Most Influential Journals in Biology & Medicine over the last 100 Years as voted by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association.
About the American Urological Association
Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is the pre-eminent professional organization for urologists, with more than 15,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients, including UrologyHealth.org, an award-winning on-line patient education resource, and the American Urological Association Foundation, Inc.
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