AUGS-IUGA Joint EditorialIn Pursuit of Patient-Centered Innovation The Role of Professional OrganizationsThakar, Ranee MB, BS, MD, FRCOG*; Cundiff, Geoffrey W. MD, FACOG, FRCSC†Author Information From the *Croydon University, London, United Kingdom †Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This report is being published concurrently in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and in International Urogynecology Journal. The report is identical except for minor stylistic and spelling differences in keeping with each journal’s style. Citations from any of the two journals can be used when citing this article. Correspondence: Geoffrey W. Cundiff, MD, FACOG, FRCSC, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia Vancouver, 1125 Howe St, 9th Floor, Vancouver, Canada BC V6Z 1H2. E-mail: email@example.com. The authors have declared they have no conflicts of interest. R.T. is president and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Urogynecological Association. G.W.C. was president and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Urogynecologic Society. Neither R.T. nor G.W.C. has financial or other relationships that constitute a conflict of interest. Presented at the second joint AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting, the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of AUGS and the 44th Annual Meeting of IUGA. This was a co-presentation by both authors on September 25, 2019 at the joint meeting in Nashville, TH. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery: February 2020 - Volume 26 - Issue 2 - p 81-85 doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000842 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.