b'THE SIU: BRINGING UROLOGISTS TOGETHER, AGAINDear Friends and Colleagues,Our mission is to bring urologists togetherThe continuation of the successful and, over the past year, we have had theWebinar 360 seriesprivilege to see this in action, as membersSeveral free and exciting virtual eGrand from around the world have made use ofRounds hosted on SIU AcademySIUs platforms, programmes, and tools to help elevate patient care. Development of the SIU Academy Residents Corner, an educational The SIU was proud to host its annualtraining programme designed Congress in Dubai this past November:specifically for urology trainees the only international in person meeting in urology in 2021. Organizing an internationalIn a time when collaboration has never event of this magnitude during a pandemicbeen so important, the SIU was pleased is no easy feat, and it required an enormousto partner with the World Bladder Cancer amount of careful planning and cooperation.Patient Coalition (WBCPC), the outcome We were honoured to safely welcomeof which resulted in collaboration on urologists and healthcare professionals educational programmes and initiatives from around the world to enjoy state-of- aimed at advancing bladder cancer patient the-art programming and networkingcare. Additionally, the SIU continued to foster opportunities. its relationships with national associations and group members, ensuring a truly With the support of our members,international view of urological issuescolleagues, group members, and industryand concerns.partners, we have served the communityin 2021 in several ways:The SIU community is stronger than ever A full year of SIUJ publications, with sixbefore and headed toward an even brighter issues published online and two specialfuture because of you: our members, supplementspartners, and fellow board and committee members who work diligently to improve Two virtual Bench-to-Bedside meetings,urological care worldwide. hosted for free on the SIU Academy andcovering genitourinary cancers andWe look forward to an exciting year ahead.mens healthSANJAY B. KULKARNI JEAN DE LA ROSETTEIndiaSIU President, 2019-2021 TurkeySIU General Secretary4 A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 2 1'