The Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Urologists (TAPASU) is an organization of urologists
of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. It is the first state association of urologists in India. TAPASU provides
education through fellowship and sharing of scientific knowledge and technical expertise. TAPASU’s goal
is to represent all urologists practicing in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
numbering more than 700 and thereby enhance the quality of urological care provided by its members to the
people of this region.
TAPASU aims to be a premier professional association in India and represent the interests of practicing urologists and affiliated scientists of the region. It endeavours to form an active liaison between the Association of Southern Urologists as well as the other neighbouring state associations of urologists to promote education and training for mutual benefit. Promoting training for young urologists from India by awarding scholarships and recoginising research work, works of excellence in academics and clinical urology by the urologists in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry with awards. The Association conducts an annual conference and CMEs for helping urologists update their knowledge and improve the quality of care to the patients. Asociation seeks to advocate the interest of the urologists of the region as well the interest of the patients needing urological care with policy makers and also to interact with other related professional associations such as the IMA for coordinated action in areas of mutual interest.