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Sunday, March 18, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Registration and Breakfast
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome and Orientation

Julian Robinson, MD

Updates in Clinical Obstetrics / Program Director: Dr. Robinson

8:00am to 8:40am Difficult Deliveries

Julian Robinson, MD

8:40am to 9:20am New Developments in QA and Critical Care

Katherine Economy, MD

9:20am to 9:40am Panel Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Errol Norwitz, MD, PhD

10:40am to 11:20am An Update in Autoimmune PD and Hematological Disorders in Pregnancy

Nicole Smith, MD

11:20am to 11:40am Panel Discussion
11:40am to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm Twist, Tie, Transfuse or Take Out

Daniela Carusi, MD, MSc

1:40pm to 1:50pm Questions and Discussion
1:50pm to 2:30pm A Logical Approach to a History of Preterm Delivery or the Finding of a Short Cervix

Thomas McElrath, MD, PhD

2:30pm to 2:40pm Questions and Discussion
2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break (refreshments provided)

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS I

2:55pm to 3:55pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS I

Year after year, participants report that the interactive faculty-led workshops offered throughout this program have advanced their understanding of how to approach the complex and challenging issues seen in their day-to-day practice. With a mix of case-based, problem-solving and discussion-based learning, these engaging workshops provide important clinical insights. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and cases to these highly interactive forums.

1A Hypertension: A New Take on an Old Topic
Katherine Economy, MD
1B How to Interpret Cord Gases
Errol Norwitz, MD, PhD
1C Environmental Exposures in Pregnancy
Thomas McElrath, MD, PhD
1D Cervical Ripening
Sarah Little, MD
1E Integrating Mental Health into the Busy Office Setting
Nicole Smith, MD

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS II

4:00pm to 5:00pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS II

2A Hypertension: A New Take on an Old Topic 
Katherine Economy, MD
2B How to Interpret Cord Gases
Errol Norwitz, MD, PhD
2C Environmental Exposures in Pregnancy
Thomas McElrath, MD, PhD
2D Cervical Ripening
Sarah Little, MD
2E Integrating Mental Health into the Busy Office Setting 
Nicole Smith, MD

Monday, March 19, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Breakfast
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD, PhD

Updates in Maternal-Fetal Medicine /Program Director: Dr. Wilkins-Haug

8:00am to 8:40am What We Now Know about Zika during Pregnancy

Catherine Brown, DVM, MD, MSc

8:40am to 9:20am Aneuploidy Screening: What Test for Which Person?

Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD, PhD

9:20am to 9:40am Panel Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am Fetal Growth Restriction: Advances in Detection, Management and Clinical Outcome

Lisa Dunn-Albanese, MD

10:40am to 11:20am Prenatal Care for Women with Increased BMI

Chloe Zera, MD

11:20am to 11:40am Panel Discussion
11:40am to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm First Trimester Ultrasound: How Its Role Is Changing

Lynn Simpson, MD

1:40pm to 2:20pm Prediction and Prevention of Stillbirth: Updates on Risk Factors, Recurrence and Surveillance

Yael Hoffman-Sage, MD

2:20pm to 2:40pm Panel Discussion
2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break (refreshments provided)

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS III

2:55pm to 3:55pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS III

3A Managing Patient and Family Expectations for Expanded Genetic Carrier Screening
Rosemary Reiss, MD
3B Is There Still a Role for “Soft Markers” on 2nd Trimester Ultrasound?
Lynn Simpson, MD
3C Obstetric Concerns for Infectious Diseases besides Zika: Listeria, Parvo, CMV and Others
Khady Diouf, MD
3D Obstetric Care for the Older Mother: What to Consider beyond Aneuploidy?
Sarah Little, MD
3E Common Ultrasound Anomalies and Best Practices for Starting the Diagnostic Workup
Kathryn Gray, MD, PhD

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS IV

4:00pm to 5:00pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS IV

4A Managing Patient and Family Expectations for Expanded Genetic Carrier Screening 
Rosemary Reiss, MD
4B Is There Still a Role for “Soft Markers” on 2nd Trimester Ultrasound? 
Lynn Simpson, MD
4C Obstetric Concerns for Infectious Diseases besides Zika: Listeria, Parvo, CMV and Others
Khady Diouf, MD
4D Obstetric Care for the Older Mother: What to Consider Beyond Aneuploidy? 
Sarah Little, MD
4E Common Ultrasound Anomalies and Best Practices for Starting the Diagnostic Workup
Kathryn Gray, MD, PhD

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Registration and Continental Breakfast with the Faculty
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

Jon Einarsson, MD, MPH

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery / Program Director: Dr. Einarsson

8:00am to 8:40am The State of the Art in Office Procedures (including Hysteroscopy)

Gary Frishman, MD

8:40am to 8:50am Questions and Discussion
8:50am to 9:30am Laparoscopic Surgery in Surgically Challenging Patients

Mobolaji Ajao, MD

9:30am to 9:40am Questions and Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am Laparoscopic Complications: How to Avoid Them. How to Manage Them.

Jon Einarsson, MD, MPH

10:40am to 10:50am Questions and Discussion

Urogynecology / Program Director: Dr. Minassian

10:50am to 11:30am Overactive Bladder: Comprehensive Treatment Updates

Tanaz Ferzandi, MD

11:30am to 11:40am Questions and Discussion
11:40am to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm Updates for Vaginal Hysterectomy

Vatché Minassian, MD, MPH

1:40pm to 1:50pm Questions and Discussion
1:50pm to 2:30pm Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: How to Optimize Diagnosis, Management, Prevention

Jeannine Miranne, MD

2:30pm to 2:40pm Questions and Discussion
2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break (refreshments provided)

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS V

2:55pm to 3:55pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS V

5A Hysteroscopy: Tips and Tricks
Gary Frishman, MD
5B Tissue Extraction: Methods and Alternatives
Sarah Cohen, MD
5C Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Tips and Tricks
Jon Einarsson, MD, MPH
5D Pessaries
Tanaz Ferzandi, MD
5E Diagnosis and Management of Urogynecologic Complications
Vatché Minassian, MD, MPH
5F Repair of 3rd- and 4th-Degree Lacerations
Jeannine Miranne, MD

 

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VI

4:00pm to 5:00pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VI

6A Hysteroscopy: Tips and Tricks
Gary Frishman, MD
6B Tissue Extraction: Methods and Alternatives
Sarah Cohen, MD
6C Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Tips and Tricks
Jon Einarsson, MD, MPH
6D Pessaries
Tanaz Ferzandi, MD
6E Diagnosis and Management of Urogynecologic Complications
Vatché Minassian, MD, MPH
6F Repair of 3rd- and 4th-Degree Lacerations
Jeannine Miranne, MD

 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Breakfast with the Faculty
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

Michael Muto, MD

Gynecologic Oncology in the General Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Program Director: Dr. Muto

8:00am to 9:20am A Common-Sense Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Neoplasia

Sarah Feldman, MD and Neil Horowitz, MD

9:20am to 9:40am Panel Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am From Conduit to Co-conspirator: The Fallopian Tube and "Ovarian" Cancer

Kevin Elias, MD

10:40am to 10:50am Questions and Discussion
10:50am to 11:30am The Modern Surgical (and Medical) Management of Endometrial Cancer

Michael Worley, MD

11:30am to 11:40am Questions and Discussion
11:40am to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm The Generalist and the Adnexal Mass: Observe, Operate or Opt Out

Michael Muto, MD

1:40pm to 1:50pm Questions and Discussion
1:50pm to 2:30pm Ovarian Cancer: From Basics to Breakthroughs

Peter Schwartz, MD

2:30pm to 2:40pm Questions and Discussion
2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VII

2:55pm to 3:55pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VII

7A Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions
Colleen Feltmate, MD
7B At the Cutting Edge of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Ross Berkowitz, MD
7C Pap Smear Updates: Bring Your Tough Cases for Expert Review
Sarah Feldman, MD
7D Gynecologic Oncology: Bring Your Cases for Expert Review
Neil Horowitz, MD
7E “My mother had ovarian cancer. Should I be worried?” Important Lessons
Michael Muto, MD

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VIII

4:00pm to 5:00pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS VIII

8A Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions
Colleen Feltmate, MD
8B At the Cutting Edge of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease 
Ross Berkowitz, MD
8C Pap Smear Updates: Bring Your Tough Cases for Expert Review
Sarah Feldman, MD
8D Gynecologic Oncology: Bring Your Cases for Expert Review 
Neil Horowitz, MD
8E “My mother had ovarian cancer. Should I be worried?” Important Lessons 
Michael Muto, MD

Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

Mark Hornstein, MD

Infertility / Program Director: Dr. Hornstein

8:00am to 8:40am Important Updates for the Basic Infertility Workup

Rachel Ashby, MD

8:40am to 8:50am Questions and Discussion
8:50am to 9:30am Navigating Expanded Options for Ovulation Induction

Elizabeth Ginsburg, MD

9:30am to 9:40am Questions and Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am The Role of IVF in Contemporary Practice

Janis Fox, MD

10:40am to 10:50am Questions and Discussion
10:50am to 11:30am Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Updates, Best Practices and Guidance

Zev Williams, MD

11:30am to 11:40am Questions and Discussion
11:40am to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm Hyperandrogenism/Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Best Practices for Evaluation and Treatment

Robert Barbieri, MD

1:40pm to 1:50pm Questions and Discussion
1:50pm to 2:30pm How to Achieve Better Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Congenital Anomalies of the Reproductive Tract

Marc Laufer, MD

2:30pm to 2:40pm Questions and Discussion
2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee Break (refreshments provided)

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS IX

2:55pm to 3:55pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS IX

9A Management of Menopause
Kathryn Martin, MD
9B Sexual Dysfunction in Women
Jan Shifren, MD
9C Cases in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Robert Barbieri, MD
9D Cases in Adolescent Gynecology
Marc Laufer, MD
9E Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Zev Williams, MD, PhD

INTERACTIVE CASE-BASED AND PROBLEM-SOLVING CLINICAL WORKSHOPS X

4:00pm to 5:00pm CLINICAL WORKSHOPS X

10A Management of Menopause
Kathryn Martin, MD
10B Sexual Dysfunction in Women
Jan Shifren, MD
10C Reproductive Care of the LGBT Patient
Elizabeth Ginsberg, MD
10D Cases in Reproductive Endocrinology
Frances Hayes, MD
10E Fibroids
Serene Srouji, MD

Friday, March 23, 2018
7:00am to 7:55am Breakfast
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

Mark Hornstein, MD

Menopause and Reproductive Endocrinology / Program Director: Dr. Hornstein

8:00am to 8:40am Recommendations for the Management of Menopausal Symptoms

Jan Shifren, MD

8:00am to 9:20am Menopausal Hormone Therapy in 2018: What Are the Risks?

Kathryn Martin, MD

9:20am to 9:40am Panel Discussion
9:40am to 10:00am Coffee Break (refreshments provided)
10:00am to 10:40am Contraception Update

Alisa Goldberg, MD

10:40am to 10:50am Questions and Discussion
10:50am to 11:30am Treating Endometriosis and Associated Pelvic Pain

Mark Hornstein, MD

11:30am to 11:40am Questions and Discussion
11:40am to 12:20pm Better Ways to Treat Abnormal Bleeding

Antonio Gargiulo, MD

12:20pm to 12:30pm Questions and Discussion

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the course.