Associations/Professional Organizations/Foundations

On this site you will find support and information you can use about urgency, leakage, or incontinence.

This site is maintained by the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD). It is a nonprofit education and research organization dedicated to informing, assisting, and supporting people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.

Founded in 1975, the Society has over 775 members from all over the world whose specialty fields include male reproduction, endocrinology, urology, anatomy, gynecology/obstetrics, biochemistry, animal science, molecular & cell biology, and reproductive technologies.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is a society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus. More than 1,000 of the Society's 2600+ members are certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), founded in 1979, is the premier society dedicated to research and education in urogynecology, and the detection, prevention and treatment of female lower urinary tract disorders and pelvic floor disorders.

The AUA aims to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy.

The American Urological Association Foundation (AUAF) is the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation—and the official foundation of the American Urological Association. They partner with physicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, families and the public to support and improve the prevention, detection and treatment of urological diseases.

The ACA is a multi-professional association open to all health and allied care professionals and to those who have a concern for the promotion of continence and the better management of incontinence.

Date and Location: September 12-15, 2017 at the Convention Centre, Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy.
Presented by: International Continence Society (ICS).

The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), is a non-profit education and research organization. Their mission is to inform, assist, and support people affected by gastrointestinal disorders.

The National Association for Continence (NAFC) is a national, private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders.