Presented by subspecialty societies and geared towards the specialist ob-gyn, these sessions provide applicable research and valuable information on what ob-gyns can do before referring. This is an outstanding opportunity to collaborate and learn. Hot topics, current trends.

Sessions are available on Fri., Sat., and Sun of meeting. For more information including dates and times of sessions, see p. 83 of Final Program. Registrants may consult  Online Planner.

Joint Sessions are between ACOG and these organizations:

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG)
  • North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (NASPOG)
  • Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGO)
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)
  • The Society for Academic Specialists in Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  • The Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH)
  • Society for Family Planning (SFP)
  • Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS)

Adolescent Hot Topics–Female Athlete Triad: A Joint ACOG/NASPAG Session
Mary E. Romano, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Nichole Tyson, MD Kaiser Permanente, Roseville, CA
Paula J Adams Hillard, MD Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Controversies in Maternal-Fetal Medicine: A Joint ACOG/SMFM Session
Sean C. Blackwell, MD, The University of Texa Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX
Jerrie S. Refuerzo, MD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX
Judette Louis, MD, MPH, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Joseph R. Biggio, Jr., MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

The Educational Impact of Ob-Gyn Hospitalists: A Joint ACOG/SOGH Session
Catherine S. Stika, MD, Northwestern, Chicago, IL
Jennifer R. Butler, MD, Huntington Beach, CA
Ngozi U. Wexler, MD, MPH Lothian, MD

Evidence Based Updates for the Gynecologic Surgeon–Anatomy, Techniques, and Outcomes:
A Joint ACOG/SGS Session
Rajiv Gala, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Jefferson, LA
Marlene M. Corton, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Michael D. Moen, MD, Lisle, IL
Peter L. Rosenblatt, MD Cambridge, IL

Family Planning Update for the Comprehensive Ob-Gyn: A Joint ACOG/SFP Session
Nikki Zite, MD, MPH, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Rachel B. Rapkin, MD, MPH Tampa, FL
Sarah Prager, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Gynecologic Surgery: Tips, Tricks and Oops! A Joint ACOG/SGO Session
Farr Nezhat, MD, FACS Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Fidel Valea, MD, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
Melissa K. Frey, MD Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Office Hysteroscopy: Tips from Masters for a Roadmap to Success:
A Joint ACOG/AAGL Session
Gary Frishman, MD, Women & Infants; Brown University, Providence, RI
Ted L. Anderson, MD, PhDVanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Daniel R. Grow, MD, Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, Farmington, CT

Practical Pelvic Floor Pearls for the Generalist on Managing Birth, Prolapse and Incontinence:
A Joint ACOG/AUGS Session
John O. DeLancey, MD, University of Michigan,Ann Arbor, MI
Rebecca G. Rogers, MD, Dell Medical School, Austin, TX
Charles W. Nager, MD, San Diego, CA

Practical Psychosocial Pearls for the Women’s Health Provider:
A Joint ACOG/NASPOG Session
Neill Epperson, MD, New Haven, CT
Shari I. Lusskin, MD, New York, NY
Men-Jean Lee, MD, University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI

Topics in Reproductive Medicine for the Specialist: A Joint ACOG/ASRM Session
Richard J. Paulson, MD, MS Los Angeles, CA
Paula Amato, MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Thomas M. Price, MD, Duke University,  Durham, NC

The Well Woman Exam—What Does the Evidence Show Should Be Done?
A Joint ACOG/SASGOG Session
Mary S. Dolan, MD, MPH Atlanta, GA
David Chelmow, MD, VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA
Hope Ricciotti, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Alan G. Waxman, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, RI
Kimberly Gecsi, MD, University MacDonald Women’s Hospital/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

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