On Demand
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Presidential Inauguration and Convocation of New Fellows | NC13
Non-Clinical
On Demand
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Oncofertility: What You and Your Reproductive Aged Patients Need to Know After a Cancer Diagnosis | LR13
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Ten percent of individuals diagnosed with cancer are of reproductive age. Improvements in cancer therapy have enabled many younger individuals to survive, and future fertility and family building is of paramount concern for many cancer survivors. This session will address the reproductive aspects of women newly diagnosed with cancer.
Objectives:
• Define oncofertility care and describe the rationale for this emerging field.
• Outline various fertility preservation options for cancer survivors.
• Discuss the safety of future family building; obstetric considerations prior to pregnancy, fetal outcomes and impact on recurrence rates.
On Demand
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ACOG Business Meeting | NC14
Non-Clinical
On Demand
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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention After Pregnancy | CS14
Clinical Seminar
Description:
It is well-established that common pregnancy complications (i.e., hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, preterm birth, gestational diabetes) identify women at high-risk of premature cardiovascular diseases later in life. This seminar will provide interdisciplinary clinicians with practical, evidence-based clinical prevention strategies.
Objectives:
• Understand the impacts of pregnancy related disorders on a woman’s future cardiovascular health.
• Identify simple postpartum clinical management best practices to improve a woman’s future cardiovascular health.
• Describe models of care for postpartum follow-up including systems-based approaches.
On Demand
OB
The ABOG Educational Foundation Lectureship on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Severe Maternal Morbidity Indicators: Measuring, Monitoring, and Improving Care | COL17
Colloquia
Description:
This panel discussion will provide updates on rational for and implementation of as well as ongoing surveillance of severe maternal mortality indicators.
Objectives:
• Discuss history of severe maternal morbidity indicators.
• Provide understanding for common measurement errors
• Review ongoing surveillance strategies and incorporation in practice (PDSA) including warning systems, risk stratification, and protocols and care pathways.
• Discuss pros and cons of using SMM indicators in quality and peer review processes
On Demand
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Fasting, and Keto, and Vegan....Oh My! Evaluating the Evidence for Diet Trends to Optimize Treatment of Obesity | LR12
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Learn what the evidence actually shows about popular diet trends. We'll discuss the diets your patients ask about to enable concise and practical discussion in your busy office, and give them the tools they need to improve their health.
Objectives:
• Describe data regarding expected short and long term weight loss associated with popular diet trends.
• Prescribe diet modifications corresponding to popular diet trends and explain how to initiate these changes to patients.
• Monitor longer term patient progress with weight loss and establish a follow up plan.
On Demand
Pivoting from COVID-19: Policy Priorities for Medicaid, Mifepristone, and Violence Against Women | LB02
Late Breaking
On Demand
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The John and Marney Mathers Lecture: Understanding the Role of HRT in Women with or at Risk for Ovarian and Breast Cancers | COL16
Colloquia
On Demand
OB
What Every Hospital Can and Should Do to Prevent Maternal Mortality | CS13
Clinical Seminar
Description:
The Joint Commission released standards on July 1, 2020 to improve the quality and safety of care during pregnancy and postpartum. They also determined the highest impact areas including early recognition and timely treatment of postpartum hemorrhage and severe hypertension. There is no uniform approach for all hospitals regarding implementation of the recommendations.
Objectives:
• Review 2020 Joint Commission Provision of Care Treatment and Services standards for maternal safety.
• Identify and adapt tools and guidelines for management of postpartum hemorrhage for hospitals regardless of number of deliveries - from critical access hospitals to large academic medical centers.
• Identify and adapt tools and pathways for management of severe maternal hypertension/preeclampsia for hospitals regardless of number of deliveries - from critical access hospitals to large academic medical centers.
On Demand
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Moving Beyond the Bundle: Identifying Opportunities for Sustained Improvement in Maternal Health Outcomes | NC11
Patient Safety
Description:
Patient safety bundles are an established quality improvement methodology to improve and standardize care related to specific conditions. But what are the concepts beyond just the list of best-practice elements? Explore the ACOG-HRSA Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program that is seeking to impact maternal mortality and severe morbidity nationally and become familiar with the many tools and resources available to support you and your team’s efforts. The speakers will break down the often complex systems that provide the framework and structure necessary to move best-practice bundle elements from concept to reality. Learn how to overcome potential implementation challenges and gain an understanding of how to lead implementation efforts that result in sustained improvements in maternal health.
Objectives:
• Describe the purpose and goals of the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program.
• Distinguish between bundle element concepts and examples of successful bundle element concept application.
• Recognize the primary systems, tools, and resources available to support bundle implementation efforts.
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Practice Updates for the Busy Obstetrician–Gynecologist | CS12
Clinical Seminar
YP
Description:
Are you within 8 years of becoming an ACOG fellow? Then you are an ACOG Young Physician (YP)! Join us for three YP specific clinical seminars. These clinical seminars will provide high yield updates in the area of Gynecologic Oncology for the Ob/Gyn specialist, an introduction to Quality Improvement, and valuable information on how to create a personal fertility plan specific to Medical Students, Junior Fellows, and Young Physicians.

Fertility for Students, Junior Fellows & Young Physicians
Torie Plowden

Quality Improvement for Young Physicians
Susan Khalil

Gynecologic Oncology Up Date for Young Physicians
Jamie Lesnock
Objectives:
• Discuss the most recent updates in gynecologic oncology and implement any necessary changes to their patient counseling or work-up practices.
• Create a personal fertility plan and/or have the resources to begin this process.
• Define quality improvement and begin developing quality improvement activities.
On Demand
OB
The Edith Louise Potter Memorial: Marijuana Use in Pregnancy | COL15
Colloquia
On Demand
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Management of Breast Abscess | ST08
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
Breast abscesses in and outside of pregnancy can be managed by general obstetrician-gynecologists. In this session we will learn about medical and procedural management of breast abscesses, including aspiration and incision, and drainage. We will also discuss considerations for prevention and post-procedural follow-up.
Objectives:
• Work-up of breast infections, including abscess.
• Perform aspiration and incision and drainage of breast abscess.
• Understand post-procedural considerations following incision and drainage or aspiration of breast abscess.
On Demand
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Become an Ob-Gyn Advocate: ACOG's Advocacy, You, and Your Patients | NC05
Advocacy
Objectives:
• Understand the importance of empowering obstetrician-gynecologists to advocate for policies that strengthen the profession and improve the health and well-being of patients and ACOG's work in this area.
• Understand the role of obstetrician-gynecologists in shaping public understanding, conversation, and public policy Identify and understand strategies for becoming involved in advocacy on a local, state, or national level.
• Understand ACOG's current policy and advocacy priorities in its 2021 Commitment to Policy Action.
On Demand
OB
Maternal Suicide: Why is it the Leading Cause of Death for New Mothers? | LR10
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Death by self-harm (suicide or overdose) is the leading cause of death for women in the first year postpartum. What do we know about new mothers who die by suicide? What can ACOG's members do to address this public health challenge?
Objectives:
• Participants will be able to identify the leading cause of death for women in the first year following pregnancy.
• Participants will be able to identify appropriate maternal mental health screening tools and intervals.
• Participants will be able to describe how to address maternal mental health issues within their practice.
On Demand
OB
The Howard Taylor International Lecture: COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Global Research Response | COL14
Colloquia
Description:
How do we respond urgently to global health emergencies? Researchers from around the globe will discuss the rapid initiation of COVID-19 registries to provide critical data on obstetric and neonatal outcomes.
Objectives:
• Understand major global responses to data collection on COVID-19 during pregnancy.
• Describe key challenges for COVID-19 obstetric research.
• Understand critical future directions for COVID-19 research in women's health.
On Demand
The Many Faces Of Tranexamic Acid: Evidence and Utility for the Generalist Obstetrician-Gynecologist | ET11
Ed Talk
Objectives:
• Explore the uses of oral formulations of tranexamic acid in the management of heavy menstrual bleeding &/or abnormal uterine bleeding in an ambulatory setting.
• Understand the evidence supporting the use of intravenous tranexamic acid in operative gynecology, and explore the use of TXA for inpatient management of complex patients with non-obstetrical bleeding.
• Evaluate the evidence supporting use of intravenous tranexamic acid for obstetrical hemorrhage, risks and benefits, and explore ways to incorporate this medication into hospital protocols.
On Demand
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Describe strategies to minimize in-person interaction while providing evidence-based contraceptive care.
• Review contraceptive considerations for individuals with confirmed or suspected infection, including hospitalized patients.
• Apply clinical updates to existing practice strategies.
On Demand
Individualized Care of Patients At Increased Risk Of Gynecologic Cancer, A Case-Based Discussion - A Joint ACOG/SGO Session | SS10
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• describe indications for hormone replacement therapy in patients at risk of breast cancer
• distinguish between BRCA1 and BRCA2 in terms of timing of risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy
• manage risk of ovarian cancer in the setting of breast cancer
On Demand
Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria: What the Heck are the Guidelines for Female Patients?|Initial Treatment of Urgency Urinary Incontinence and Anticholinergics: The Good, the Bad and the Cognitive - A Joint ACOG/AUGS Session | SS05
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• To describe the potential success in treatment of urgency urinary incontinence with anticholinergic medications
• To state adverse outcomes associated with anticholinergic use
• To review the impact of anticholinergic medications on cognition
On Demand
Emerging Concepts on Viruses in Pregnancy - A Joint ACOG/SMFM Session | SS02
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Understand the literature on severe COVID-19 disease and pregnancy, implications for adverse maternal and obstetric outcomes
• Identify unique management considerations for pregnant patients with COVID-19
• Understand key differences in traditional and novel vaccine platforms and provide effective counseling regarding risks and benefits of mRNA vaccination in pregnancy
On Demand
Endometriosis in Adolescents: Diagnosis, management and current best practices - A Joint ACOG/NASPAG | SS06
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Describe the clinical presentation of endometriosis in adolescents and identify differences from classic adult symptoms
• Identify endometriosis lesions that are most commonly found during laparoscopy for adolescents
• Manage endometriosis in adolescents with appropriate hormonal therapies
On Demand
Endometriosis is a Systemic Disease and Interpretation of AMH Levels - A Joint ACOG/ASRM Session | SS01
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
On Demand
Techniques to Facilitate Difficult Cases, Rosanne Kho: Techniques to Avoid Compications and Advances in Simulation and Why Simulation is Important in Vaginal Hysterectomy - Joint ACOG/SGS Session | SS03
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Understand More about Vaginal Hysterectomy Simulation
• Understand Vaginal Hysterectomy Skills Development and Assessment
• Learn about Innovation in Teaching Vaginal Hysterectomy
On Demand
The Kathryn M. and Thomas F. Purdon, MD, Generalists Session: While You Were Slee(PPE)ing: Women's Health Updates Beyond the Pandemic's Priorities - A Joint ACOG/SASGOG Session | SS04
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Identify important Women’s Health clinical updates since late 2019
• Identify new practice guidelines and patient management tools that were released during the COVID19 pandemic.
• Utilize educational resources to facilitate Practice Based Learning
On Demand
What to expect when you’re expecting to be an OB/GYN Hospitalist - A Joint ACOG/SOGH Session | SS07
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
On Demand
Neuropelvelogy: Nerve -Sparing Resection of Parametrial Endometriosis - A Joint ACOG/AAGL Session | SS08
Subspecialty Collaborative Session
Objectives:
• Recall the Anatomy and Innervation of the Parametria
• Relate the anatomy to the symptoms reported by patients with “Parametrial Endometriosis”
• Discuss the role of LaNSURe Parametrectomy Technique on the surgical treatment of Parametrial Endometriosis
On Demand
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CREOG Presents: Physician Wellness 3: Cultural and Organizational Wellness  | NC09
Wellness
Objectives:
• Describe how organizational culture and efficiency of practice support physician wellness using the Stanford wellness model.
• Reflect on aspects of work that provide satisfaction and fulfillment for doctors.
• Practice using techniques to respond to mistreatment and microaggressions to create a positive environment for practice and learning.
On Demand
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Mobile Apps in Obstetrics and Gynecology: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | ET10
Ed Talk
Description:
Pregnancy and fertility apps are among the most popular health app downloads - with nearly 2,000 available. . App overload and inaccuracy, however, are major problems. In this brave new world of wearable devices and remote monitoring, we walk you through the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Objectives:
• Educate on the role of handheld devices and apps on increasing work productivity and enhancing patient care.
• Highlight examples of apps and remote monitoring in obstetrics and gynecology that call for special attention and caution.
• Identify ways apps and remote monitoring are already being used in clinical practice and where successes and best practices can be shared.
On Demand
OB
The Benson and Pamela Harer Seminar on History: Health Inequity in Black Women and the Origin of Perinatal Health Disparity | CS10
Clinical Seminar
Description:
Unethical reproductive practices on black women date back to slavery. Obstetrical quality has suffered since those times and impacted current disparity and health inequity in maternal health and outcomes.
Objectives:
• Describe the role sexual exploitation and reproductive manipulation played in producing a workforce financial gain during slavery.
• Describe why the unethical practices of government-sanctioned sterilization, eugenics violated reproductive justice and flaws in the Medicaid consent for sterilization in the US.
• Describe how obstetric care during slavery, through reconstruction and the 20th century created health disparities.
On Demand
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The Donald F. Richardson Memorial Lecture: Levels of Gynecologic Care Getting The Right Patient, The Right Surgery At The Right Place  | COL13
Colloquia
On Demand
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The Irvin M. Cushner Memorial Lecture: Controversies in Cell Free DNA Screening: From Simple to Complex | COL12
Colloquia
On Demand
Myriad Genetic Laboratories
Description:
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On Demand
Influence of Exercise Type on Maternal Blood Pressure Adaptation Throughout Pregnancy
Description:
District IV

Sarah E. Murphy, DO
Influence of Exercise Type on Maternal Blood Pressure Adaptation Throughout Pregnancy
2020-2021 Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award
On Demand
The Effect of Neighborhood Crime on Pregnancy Outcomes
Description:
District VII

Elizabeth Tarsi, MD
The Effect of Neighborhood Crime on Pregnancy Outcomes
2020-2021 Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award
On Demand
The Doctor Will See You Now: A Fireside Chat with Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA | CP02
Clinical Plenary
Description:
Dr. Murthy will join Dr. Amy Young for a fireside chat about his reprisal in the role of Surgeon General, combating misinformation in the era of COVID, the importance of physician wellness, and more.
On Demand
OB
Options for Management of Severe Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) | ET09
Ed Talk
Description:
Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) is associated with high maternal morbidity and mortality. A personalized approach to management may improve outcomes. This session will review options of immediate versus delayed hysterectomy and will prepare obstetricians to be members of multidisciplinary teams caring for patients with this challenging disorder.
Objectives:
• Compare the outcomes of immediate versus delayed hysterectomy as options for the personalized management of severe placenta accreta spectrum.
• Employ principles of pre-, peri-, intra-, and post-operative management of severe placenta accreta spectrum.
• Discuss future directions in research regarding the management of severe placenta accreta spectrum.
On Demand
OB
The Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnancy, and the Management of Infected Patients | CS09
Clinical Seminar
Description:
This seminar will aid physicians and obstetrical staff in providing care in the antepartum and intrapartum period for women with SARS-CoV-2 infection. It will focus on the safety of recommended treatments, accuracy and interpretation of testing, and personal protection recommendations in pregnancy.
Objectives:
• Assess and counsel women and families on the impact of coronavirus infection in the course of pregnancy. Understand the most current data on miscarriage and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
• List and interpret testing protocols for both patients and obstetrical staff. Testing protocols will be described and supporting data reviewed to aid the practitioner in guiding the patient.
• Conduct intrapartum management of a patient with SARS CoV-2 in labor. Understand federal and societal guidelines regarding treatment options, personal protection strategies, and maternal separation.
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Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis: Successful Management from Office to OR | ST07
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
An interactive case presentation, highlighting deep infiltrating endometriosis with tips and tricks for successful preparation and management from office to the operating room.
Objectives:
• Recognize different presentations of deep infiltrating endometriosis.
• Identify appropriate imaging studies for deep infiltrating endometriosis.
• Appreciate surgical techniques used for excision of deep infiltrating endometrisois.
Colloquia
On Demand
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Pellets, Creams, and Other FDA Non-Approved Approaches to Postmenopausal HRT | LR07
Lightning Rounds
Description:
The speaker will discuss origins of the bio-identical hormone movement followed by an evidence-based assessment of non-FDA pellets and creams. Available data on safety and efficacy will be analyzed. Finally, an ethical analysis of using non-FDA approved products will be undertaken using AMA guidelines and various society opinions.
Objectives:
• Summarize origins and evolution of the bio-identical hormone movement and how scientific data has been manipulated and misconstrued.
• Critically apprise claims made by proponents of compounded creams and pellets through the evidence based prism.
• Raise awareness of ethical, legal, and licensing issues associated with non-FDA approved hormone creams and pellets.
On Demand
OB
Practical Skills for Supporting Breastfeeding | LR08
Lightning Rounds
Description:
You don't need personal breastfeeding experience to help someone else do it successfully. Participants will learn to troubleshoot common breastfeeding concerns and learn the skills necessary to help new moms reach their breastfeeding goals.
Objectives:
• Help a mother position her newborn immediately after delivery to facilitate self-latch, and understand the importance of this step.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of an infant nursing at the breast, provide tips to improve milk transfer, and identify common causes of inadequate latch or painful breastfeeding.
• Recommend different categories of breast pumps to suit different needs, and teach patients why and how to use them successfully to reach short- and long-term goals.
On Demand
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Telehealth Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes in Obstetrics & Gynecology | CS08
Clinical Seminar
Description:
The COVID-19 pandemic response has accelerated adoption of telehealth in obstetrics and gynecology ahead of peer-reviewed research. We will present evidenced-based guidance from prior to the COVID-19 response, that is relevant and translatable to the
Objectives:
• Identify specific clinical scenarios where telehealth interventions can improve health outcomes in obstetrics and gynecology.
• Understand the various modalities of telehealth interventions and learn which have been studied with a systematic review, and which have primarily been studied with pilot or feasibility studies.
• Learn novel applications of telehealth during the the COVID-19 pandemic response where evidence is still emerging and expert guidance can provide direction on likely benefits and potential pitfalls.
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The Evolving Role of the Gynecologist in Women's Cancer Prevention and Survivorship | LR09
Lightning Rounds
Description:
By 2026 there will be more than 20 million cancer survivors in the US. Who will care for them? The session will highlight the components of previvorship and survivorship, and underscore the need for all healthcare professionals to be proficient in identifying cancer risk syndromes and managing issues facing cancer survivors.
Objectives:
• Identify hereditary cancer risk, be able to counsel appropriately and be comfortable sending for point of care testing.
• incorporate cancer risk assessment and appropriate screening and prevention into clinical practice.
• Manage the various and specific needs of cancer survivors throughout the reproductive lifespan- bone health, vasomotor symptoms and fertility.
On Demand
OB
ZIKA and COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Recent Infectious Disease Outbreaks | ET08
Ed Talk
Description:
Recent public health emergencies demonstrate how infectious disease outbreaks can substantially impact our lives and our clinical practice. This session will compare the lesson learned from Zika virus with those from SARS-COV-2. A critical analysis will be performed of these outbreaks to prepare obstetrician-gynecologists for the future.
Objectives:
• Demonstrate knowledge of key lessons learned for obstetrician gynecologists from the Zika virus outbreak.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the key lessons learned for obstetrician gynecologists from the SARS-COV-2 virus outbreak.
• Demonstrate knowledge of how an obstetrician gynecologist can prepare for a new infectious disease outbreak.
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Just Look!: Why Hysteroscopy Must Become a Vital Component of Your Office Practice | LR06
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This session will enable the general gynecologist to understand the importance of direct visualization of the endometrial cavity with office hysteroscopy. Vital images and videos will be utilized to delineate common and unusual intrauterine findings. Best practices for equipping the outpatient office will be discussed.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participant will be able to know the indications and contraindications of office hysteroscopy.
• Upon completion, participant will be able recognize most common endometrial and endocervical findings during office hysteroscopy.
• Upon completion, participant will be able list items on a safety checklist that must be adhered to before performing office hysteroscopy.
On Demand
OB
Climate Crisis: How COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes the Need For Obstetrician-Gynecologist Leadership | ET07
Ed Talk
Description:
The adverse health impacts of the climate crisis have increasingly focused on at-risk groups: pregnant women, the developing fetus, and those with racial health disparities. Experts from ACOG and FIGO, MFM specialists, and physician climate activists will explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has set the stage for physician leadership on climate change.
Objectives:
• Define the link between the climate crisis and adverse obstetric outcomes, particularly those related to High-Risk pregnancy conditions and racial health disparities.
• Describe the current recommendations from ACOG and FIGO on clinical counseling for toxic environmental exposures and reproductive health.
• Understand the role of physicians and women’s health providers as patient advocates related to the climate crisis, and identify examples of physician input into these legislative efforts.
On Demand
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Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing? Is This Good for My Patients? | COL10
Colloquia
Objectives:
• Describe the historical background of direct to consumer (DTC) genetic testing
• Identify the types of DTC genetic testing, and the implications of results
• Be able to interpret a DTC result and counsel/refer a patient for further risk assessment
On Demand
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Green Journal Peer Review: Improve your peer review prowess with tips from the Associate Editors of Obstetrics & Gynecology | NC08
Professional Development
Objectives:
• To describe the role of a reviewer in the manuscript evaluation process.
• To describe important components of a manuscript review that should be included in the comments to the authors and comments to the editor.
• To describe how to get started as a peer reviewer for obstetrics and gynecology journals.
On Demand
Cures Act & Information Blocking Rules  | LB01
Late Breaking
On Demand
OB
Management of the Impacted Fetal Head and Other Clinical Dilemmas During Cesarean Deliveries | ST06
Surgical Tutorial
Objectives:
• Review the evidence supporting delivery methods of the deeply impacted fetal head at cesarean.
• Demonstrate use of a variety of techniques and practical skills for deliver of a deeply impacted fetal head at cesarean.
• Review mnemonic for staff members to have in preparation for use during difficult fetal head extractions.
On Demand
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CREOG Presents: Physician Wellness 2: Professional Wellness  | NC07
Wellness
Objectives:
• ...review their own and others' job descriptions through the lens of the Job Demands-Resources Model (JD-R), analyzing the balance of demands and resources to improve satisfaction.
• Use an Eisenhower time management matrix to differentiate activities and reflect on time allocation.
• ...consider how intentional distribution of workload can support personal, team, and institutional purpose.
On Demand
OB
March of Dimes Annual Lecture: Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth | COL09
Colloquia
Description:
Preterm birth is among the most complex and important challenges in obstetrics. Despite decades of research and clinical advancement, approximately 1 in 10 babies in the United States is born prematurely. These babies account for approximately three-quarters of perinatal mortality and more than half of long-term neonatal morbidity, at significant social and economic cost. About half of preterm births follow spontaneous preterm labor, about a quarter follow preterm premature rupture of the membranes, and the remaining quarter of preterm births are intentional, medically indicated by maternal or fetal complications.
Objectives:
• Describe the risk factors, screening methods, and treatments for preventing spontaneous preterm birth.
• Review the evidence supporting their roles in clinical practice.
• Address evolving issues in the domain of PTB prevention
On Demand
OB
Operative Vaginal Delivery: Quo Vadis? | LR03
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This course will review the current state of operative vaginal delivery in the United States, the considerations one should make in choosing the optimal patient candidate, as well as strategies for optimizing outcome when the decision is made to perform an operative delivery.
Objectives:
• Highlight the role of operative delivery in the prevention of the first cesarean delivery.
• Identify criteria for the appropriate candidate for operative delivery and review specific techniques to optimize a successful outcome.
• Discuss training opportunities and barriers and their impact on the future of operative delivery.
On Demand
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Premature Ovarian Insufficiency: This is Not Your Mother’s Early Menopause | LR04
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) has significant health implications. It’s not simply early menopause. How do you best care for these patients?
Objectives:
• Describe the incidence and initial assessment of a woman with suspected premature ovarian insufficiency (POI).
• Discuss the health consequences of POI including bone health, cardiovascular risks, quality of life and reproductive impact.
• Outline systemic hormone therapy options to mitigate long term health consequences.
On Demand
OB
What’d I miss? What’s Hiding in the Four Chamber View | CS07
Clinical Seminar
ABOG
Description:
Scanning the fetal heart is the most challenging part of the routine fetal anatomic survey, and yet it’s critical to achieving the best perinatal outcomes. This program will focus on the four chamber view, guided by a checklist, emphasizing normal anatomy and mustn’t-miss features of (often subtle) abnormalities.
Objectives:
• Recall the recommended components of the basic fetal cardiac screening exam (Speaker will briefly review ACOG guidelines and 5 essential views).
• Recount the critical zones of the 4 chamber view according to a checklist (Speaker will show several examples of the 4 chamber view and demonstrate use of the checklist.)
• Recognize normal anatomy, normal variants and subtle (and not-so-subtle) abnormalities of the 4 chamber view.
On Demand
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Ready to Change: Tackling Implicit Bias to Decrease Disparities in Health Care | CS05
Clinical Seminar
Description:
This workshop is for those ready to go beyond facts and definitions. Through examples and vignettes, participants will learn how to recognize racism and bias in themselves and their colleagues, and tools and strategies to eliminate them. Participants leave equipped to create real change in themselves and their institutions.
Objectives:
• Give 3 - 5 examples of how implicit bias intersects with healthcare disparities.
• Apply one or two techniques for recognizing implicit bias.
• Identify three techniques to minimize or avoid the presence/effect of implicit bias.
On Demand
OB
Reproductive Implications of Adult Congenital Heart Disease | ET06
Ed Talk
Description:
Congenital heart disease surgery has come a long way. There are patients who underwent successful surgery as children, are not reproductive aged, and interested in having families of their own. With the right counseling and management, many can have safe and successful pregnancies.
Objectives:
• Understand prevalence of adult congenital heart disease (CHD) in reproductive aged women and the importance of the transition from pediatric to adult care related to reproductive health and contraception.
• Recognize the importance and understand the necessary content of preconception counseling in reproductive aged women with CHD.
• Discuss maternal and fetal complications with CHD based on pregnancy physiology, including contraindications to pregnancy.
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The John I. Brewer Memorial Lecture: Mutant and Proud! The Power of Knowledge for Cancer Prevention. Stories from 3 BRCA Positive Gynecologist | COL08
Colloquia
Description:
Session Proposal Abstract: Through the power of storytelling, hear three gynecologists' stories of discovering their genetic mutations and their journey following diagnosis from surviving to thriving. One physician was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34 with no family history and discovers the mutation. She struggles with premature menopause and the loss of her ovaries with no option for hormone therapy. The second physician is diagnosed with BRCA 1 as an obstetrician-gynecologist resident through cascade testing and navigated prophylactic mastectomy, interval salpingectomy and awaits oophorectomy. The third speaker was diagnosed with BRCA 2 mutation after completion of child bearing. She has completed prophylactic mastectomy and awaits salpingo-oophorectomy. She struggles with complications of her surgery and the impact of her BRCA status on her children.
Objectives:
• Describe the recommended preventative strategies a BRCA carrier should undergo.
• Explain the power of knowledge and why it benefits patients to know their genetic risks prior to cancer diagnosis.
• Empathize with their patients and counsel them through tough decision surrounding surgical options and fertility choices.
On Demand
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: How to Implement Recommendations to Improve Women's Health | CS06
Clinical Seminar
Description:
This session will review the US Preventive Services recommendation-making process and the recommendations relevant to women's health. Review how to implement recommendations into clinical care practice.
Objectives:
• Describe how the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) assesses and grades evidence.
• Explain specific recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
• Describe ways to implement USPSTF recommendations in clinical care practice.
On Demand
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Women's Health in the Courts: ACOG's Legal Advocacy | NC12
Advocacy
Objectives:
• Understand ACOG's role in advocating for the needs of obstetrician-gynecologists and their patients in federal and state courts throughout the United States and the role of individual obstetrician-gynecologists in legal advocacy.
• Identify current issues affecting access to and the provision of women's health moving through the courts.
• Understand recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions where ACOG has played a role and discuss what to expect in the coming year.
On Demand
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Straight Sticks vs. Robotic Surgery for Benign Indications | COL06
Colloquia
On Demand
OB
Colloquia
Objectives:
• Understand the composition of the Covid in Pregnancy Task Force
• Describe recent updates in management of Covid in Pregnancy
• Ask questions about management of Covid in pregnancy.
On Demand
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You and Your Patient: Resources to Enhance the Patient Experience  | NC04
Patient Education
Description:
ACOG has a multitude of patient education materials that focus not only on obstetric and gynecologic issues but also on other important medical conditions, such as cardiovascular disease. These resources can help guide your patient education efforts in the clinical setting as well as guide your patients’ self-education beyond the office. Dr. Cynthia Abraham and Dr. Shana Miles, incoming chair and vice chair of the Patient Education Review Panel, will present the new patient education website, new Digital Pamphlets Subscription, and new edition of the book Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month. They also will share the patient resources related to COVID-19 and review upcoming publications. Together, all of these resources can help your patients see ACOG as their go-to source for health information.
Objectives:
• Incorporate presented patient communication strategies
• How to implement resources during a visit.
• How to provide patients with access to resources outside of your office
On Demand
The Jim and Midge Breeden Lecture: A Conversation with CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH | CP01
Clinical Plenary
Description:
Dr. Walensky will join ACOG CEO Dr. Maureen Phipps for a conversation about a range of topics including the CDC’s latest COVID-19 response efforts, maternal mortality, racism as a public health threat, and more
On Demand
COVID-19 Simulation Emergent Cesarean Delivery
Description:
COVID-19 Simulation Emergent Cesarean Delivery
On Demand
Laparoscopic Abdominal Cerclage
Description:
Laparoscopic Abdominal Cerclage
On Demand
Laparoscopic Approach to the Obliterated Anterior Cul-de-sac
Description:
Laparoscopic Approach to the Obliterated Anterior Cul-de-sac
On Demand
Manual Vaginal Morcellation of a Large Hysterectomy Specimen within a Contained System
Description:
Manual Vaginal Morcellation of a Large Hysterectomy Specimen within a Contained System
On Demand
Robotic Uterosacral Ligament Suspension Tips and Tricks to a Successful Suspension
Description:
Robotic Uterosacral Ligament Suspension Tips and Tricks to a Successful Suspension
On Demand
Stroke In Pregnancy
Description:
Stroke In Pregnancy
On Demand
Surgical Management of a Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy of Advanced Gestation
Description:
Surgical Management of a Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy of Advanced Gestation
On Demand
Take Those Tubes! Resident Simulation of Salpingectomy at Cesarean Delivery
Description:
Take Those Tubes! Resident Simulation of Salpingectomy at Cesarean Delivery
On Demand
Vaginal Entry for Laparoscopic Surgery in a Patient with Hostile Abdomen
Description:
Vaginal Entry for Laparoscopic Surgery in a Patient with Hostile Abdomen
On Demand
Video Guided Pelvic Physical Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence
Description:
Video Guided Pelvic Physical Therapy for Stress Urinary Incontinence
On Demand
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ASCCP Risk-Based Management Consensus Guidelines: New Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Results | DD02
Deep Dive
Description:
This session will explain the scientific foundations and formative research underlying the 2019 ASCCP Risk-Based Management Consensus Guidelines for management of abnormal cervical cancer screening test results and cancer precursors, describe the recommendations themselves, and provide interactive demonstrations of the technology platforms availablefor use with patients.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participant will be able to understand new evidence underlying the risk-based paradigm for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test results.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to understand the process through which risk-thresholds were chosen to guide the clinical actions of expedited treatment, colposcopy, and short-interval follow up.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to easily apply the new guidelines to patients using tables, an interactive website, or an app.
On Demand
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Going Retro: Using Retroperitoneal Anatomy to Tackle the Large Uterus and Complex Pelvis | ST03
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
Through the use of slides, figures, and surgical videos, this tutorial will review pelvic sidewall anatomy and provide advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques to address challenging pelvic pathology and minimize conversion to laparotomy.
Objectives:
• Identify the uterine artery from its origin to facilitate difficult laparoscopic hysterectomies.
• Discuss surgical strategies utilizing the retroperitoneum to accomplish difficult pelvic surgery.
• Review techniques to successfully and safely address the difficult bladder flap.
On Demand
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Operative Hysteroscopy: Secrets to Improving Surgical Outcomes and Minimizing Complications | ST05
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
Operative hysteroscopy is an important tool in modern gynecology. Learn new techniques employed in the use of the operative resectoscope and tissue retrieval systems. Newer techniques will be demonstrated in treating the most common structural abnormalities encountered in gynecologic practice: uterine leiomyoma, endometrial polyps and retained products of conception.
Objectives:
• Understand the importance of pre-operative evaluation of the endometrial cavity.
• Safely remove intrauterine focal lesions such as uterine leiomyoma, endometrial polyps, retained products of conception and take targeted endometrial biopsies.
• Recognize and prevent intra-operative and post-operative complications.
On Demand
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Operative Vaginal Delivery Techniques: Management of Occiput Posterior, Transverse, Asynclitism and Other Challenging Presentations | ST04
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
Through the use of video, live model demonstrations and didactic learning, attendees will gain skills to better diagnose and manage difficult occiput posterior, transverse and asynclitic positions safely and effectively.
Objectives:
• Upon completion participant will be able to better recognize abnormal second stage of labor and when intervention is appropriate.
• Upon completion participant will be able to better diagnose OP, Transverse, and Asynclitic positions using Ultrasound and digital techniques.
• Upon completion participant will be able to choose the appropriate instruments to manage and achieve higher rates of successful vaginal delivery in the face of these challenging cases.
On Demand
OB
The Essentials of First-Trimester Ultrasound | DD01
Deep Dive
Description:
The course is geared towards the obstetrician-gynecologist specialist. It deals with the first and early second trimesters. At the end of the course participants will be able to recognize normal and abnormal ultrasound patterns, be able to determine amnionicity/chorionicity of multiple pregnancies and follow the new rules on viability.
Objectives:
• Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to determine amnionicity/chorionicity of multiple pregnancies.
• Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to list criteria for diagnosing pregnancy location.
• Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to recognize and enumerate the major anomalies that can be diagnosed in the very early gestation.
On Demand
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Benign and Malignant Breast Disease: What the Gynecologist Needs to Know | ET04
Ed Talk
Description:
As a gynecologist, you are in a unique position to guide your patients with breast cancer from diagnosis to survivorship. This must-see session consists of three parts: managing benign/pre-cancerous breast disease, relevant updates on breast cancer management, and your role in improving quality of life and sexual health after treatment.

Managing Breast Biopsy Results: When is Your Patient High-Risk?
Renee Thibodeau

Current Trends in the Management of Breast Cancer
Thais Fortes

Optimizing Your Patient's Survivorship: Post-treatment Risk Reduction and Maximizing Quality of Life
Kristin Rojas
Objectives:
• Feel comfortable managing common benign breast conditions such as breast pain and infections. Understand contemporary guidelines for breast cancer screening and understand risk assessment models and risk-reduction options.
• Be familiar with most recent updates in genetic testing. Appreciate recent trends in breast cancer treatment, including oncoplastic techniques and de-escalation of treatment.
• Acquire clinical pearls for managing sequelae of breast cancer treatment including sexual dysfunction and vasomotor symptoms using first-line therapies.
On Demand
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Breaking Down Payment – How Physicians are Reimbursed | NC10
Advocacy
Objectives:
• Understand ACOG's advocacy for reimbursement, payment, and coverage.
• Understand ways in which ACOG members have used data and evidence to create positive results for the profession and ACOG members.
• Learn about ACOG's success in 2020 in stopping and mitigating harmful cuts to obstetric and gynecologic care and what to expect moving forward.
On Demand
OB
Rightsizing Prenatal Care to Fit Patients’ Needs, Improve Equity, and Improve Maternity Care Value | CS03
Clinical Seminar
Description:
We will discuss approaches to rightsized prenatal care, such as reduced visit schedules and telemedicine. We will explore how to tailor prenatal care services using patients’ medical and social characteristics. Finally, we will review emerging evidence on rightsizing prenatal care to inform real-world practice.
Objectives:
• Summarize the evidence base for prenatal care delivery and prenatal care rightsizing (e.g. matching patients’ needs to delivered services), including approaches to rightsizing care: reduced visit schedules and telemedicine.
• Identify how patients’ medical and social characteristics can be used to tailor prenatal care delivery.
• Understand early wins and lessons learned from use of rightsized prenatal care approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic, and apply findings to implementing rightsized prenatal care in real-world practice.
On Demand
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Telehealth Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Best practices and COVID-19 updates | COL05
Colloquia
Objectives:
• Understand entirely virtual care-delivery models for obstetrician-gynecologists and fertility services and how COVID-19 waivers have accelerated patient.
• Describe how academic programs have remodeled their prenatal and postpartum with remote monitoring care including the use of telehealth with learners.
• List which COVID-19 waivers are governed by which federal agency and understand how these could impact the future of telehealth in the post-COVID landscape.
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Indications and Improvements for vNOTES (Vaginal Laparoscopic Surgery) | ST02
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
This surgical tutorial will offer video and discuss vaginal laparoscopic surgery in detail. It will provide the background required to consider adding vNOTES (Vaginal Natural Orifice TransEndoscopic Surgery) to your surgical capabilities in order to increase success and safety in the vaginal approach.
Objectives:
• Upon completion a participant will understand vNOTES and gain an appreciation to see if they wish to incorporate this approach into their surgical armamentarium.
• Participants will appreciate the limitations and risks involved while discussing the advantages of vaginal surgery.
• Understand how to sel-educate and access resources to proceed with vNOTES.
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Are U Bleeding? AUB in the Adolescent | ET03
Ed Talk
Description:
The session will address troubleshooting AUB in adolescents. Three pediatric and adolescent gynecologists will discuss the most common causes of AUB, both emergent and non-emergent, and include best therapies for management.

When to Worry
Janeen Arbuckle

Why to Worry
Kimberly Hoover

How to Manage
Kate Debiec
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participant will be able to recognize the most common causes of bleeding in the adolescent patient.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to describe and recognize emergent bleeding in the adolescent patient.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to deliver best therapies for bleeding in the adolescent patient both in non emergent and emergent settings.
On Demand
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CDC STI Treatment Guideline Update | CS02
Clinical Seminar
ABOG
Description:
This session will discuss the 2020 CDC STI Treatment Guidelines, providing a discussion of STI management in women.
Objectives:
• Describe the clinical management of sexually transmitted infections in women.
• Implement appropriate diagnostic testing and new treatment recommendations for gonorrhea, chlamydia, PID, and trichomonas.
• Employ comprehensive, evidence-based strategies to address increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and congenital syphilis.
On Demand
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Evaluation and Treatment of Dyspareunia | LR02
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Clinical presentations highlighting common and uncommon causes of dyspareunia with an emphasis on evaluation and treatment.
Objectives:
• Take a targeted history.
• Review key elements of the physical examination.
• Treat common causes of dyspareunia.
Clinical Seminar
Objectives:
• Discuss examples of current and past rural practice models: Data on rural hospitals, number of providers in type of practice, etc.
• Share particular types of current practice models or past practice models.
• Discuss opportunities and challenges in meeting rural health needs including training and recruitment Address questions and concerns about rural practice.
On Demand
OB
The Advanced Reproductive-Aged Patient: Considerations from preconception treatment to delivery | COL04
Colloquia
On Demand
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Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Elevated Risk of Gynecologic Cancer | CS01
Clinical Seminar
ABOG
Description:
After performing panel testing, your patient’s results are positive. What should you do next and when? This compact course will teach you the mutations that lead to elevated risk of gynecologic cancer, when to perform risk-reducing surgery, and how to prevent/treat the negative health consequences of early surgical menopause.
Objectives:
• Describe the risks associated with BRCA1/2, Lynch Syndrome, and the newer moderate penetrant genes.
• Discuss the current age recommendations for risk reducing surgery and rationale for salpingectomy trials.
• Review the health consequences after early surgical menopause and management options including bone density loss, risk of cardiovascular disease, and hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptom management.
On Demand
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No Spin, Just Science: The Role of the Expert Voice | NC02
Advocacy
Objectives:
• Examine the role of clinical experts in expanding access to evidence-based obstetrics and gynecologic practice.
• Identify strategies used by ACOG members to advocate for evidence-based health policies.
• List tools and resources available to help ACOG members amplify their expert voice.
On Demand
OB
The Connie and Harry Jonas, MD Clinical Seminar: Placenta Accreta Spectrum: What You Need to Know for 2021! Review and Summary of Recent Guidelines and Recommendations | COL03
Colloquia
Objectives:
• Review national trends for placenta accreta spectrum (PAS)
• Review national trends for placenta accreta spectrum (PAS)
• Emphasize the role of multidisciplinary care teams in the management of PAS
On Demand
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Optimizing the Use of Electrosurgical Devices in the Operating Room | ST01
Surgical Tutorial
Description:
Power sources are utilized by all gynecologic surgeons and play an important role in the advancement of surgical techniques and minimally invasive surgeries. Effective use of these modalities requires knowledge of energy sources and concepts of circuits to produce the desired effect while minimizing patient risk.
Objectives:
• Discuss the difference between electrocautery and electrosurgery.
• Describe appropriate settings and techniques using power sources to obtain optimal tissue effect.
• Review the potential for injury from lateral damage or surgical plume and how to avoid and manage complications.
On Demand
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Complex Cases in Second Trimester Abortion: The Clinical, The Ethical, The Legal | ET01
Ed Talk
Description:
Second-trimester abortion cases are often complex, involving the need for multidisciplinary expertise. This session led by MFM and Family Planning Specialists will utilize case studies to explore the clinical, ethical, and legal scenarios an obstetrician-gynecologist may encounter when offering comprehensive reproductive healthcare.

The Clinical
Jennifer Villavicencio

The Ethical
Martha Kole

The Legal
Clark Johnson
Objectives:
• Be more familiar with aspects of clinical and surgical care involved in complex second trimester abortion.
• Implement strategies to navigate the ethics of complex second trimester abortion.
• Describe various legal issues that impact provision of second trimester abortion care.
On Demand
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CREOG Presents: Physician Wellness 1: Personal Wellness  | NC01
Wellness
Objectives:
• Describe the domains of wellness.
• Complete an interactive exercise reflecting on satisfaction within different domains of wellness.
• Use principles of positive psychology to set SMART goals focused on important aspects of wellness.
• Participate in a gratitude practice and reflect on the role of gratitude in supporting wellness.
On Demand
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Pink Problems: GYN Issues in Breast Cancer Survivors | LR01
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Review best practices for managing gynecologic side effects of breast cancer treatment with a breast cancer survivor and fellow gynecologist. Assure gynecologists feel comfortable managing common side effects of breast cancer treatment and owning the management of sexual dysfunction and vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
Objectives:
• Effectively counsel their breast cancer patients on pros and cons of BSO in management of breast cancer.
• Recognize side effects of breast cancer treatments and empower gynecologists to ask breast cancer survivors about symptoms and side effects they are experiencing to include sexual dysfunction.
• Feel comfortable prescribing medications for sexual dysfunction and vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer survivors by exploring the various treatment options including risks and benefits of each treatment.
On Demand
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The Hale Lecture: Diversity and Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology - The Patient and The Provider - Care Delivery to Employment | COL01
Colloquia
On Demand
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The Morton and Diane Stenchever Lecture: Elective Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery | COL02
Colloquia
On Demand
Opening Ceremonies and President's Panel: Personalizing Care: A Way to the Future | PLN01
President’s Program
Description:
The Samuel A. Cosgrove Memorial Lecture: Let’s Get Personal – Clinicians Keeping Women Healthy Across Their Lifespan
Janine Austin Clayton

The Anna Marie D'Amico Lecture: Reducing HPV-Associated Cancers by Vaccination & Screening
Douglas Lowy
On Demand
OB
A Way Out of the Ethical Swamp: Beyond Autonomy, Beneficence, Nonmaleficence, and Justice | LR14
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Do ethically murky situations leave you tied in knots? This interactive lecture with a cased-based example, demonstrates a user-friendly tool that allows the learner to unravel interwoven and often competing ethical concerns, all while highlighting the crucial components to sound medical ethical practice.
Objectives:
• To recognize and fill gaps in resident/junior fellow education in the approach to ethical dilemmas.
• To have a basic understanding of various frameworks to address ethical issues.
• To describe and demonstrate the ease of use of the four topics model through case presentation.
On Demand
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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Effective Treatment Options to Improve Quality of Life | LR37
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is an extremely prevalent symptom with a major impact on the quality of life of affected women. This session will cover the FIGO classification system for symptoms and etiologies associated with AUB and the evidence on effectiveness of treatments.
Objectives:
• Describe the definitions of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) and the terminologies supported by FIGO and ACOG.
• Critically evaluate non-surgical therapies for AUB not caused by structural abnormalities or systemic diseases.
• Develop strategies for choosing the best treatment for patients in his/her practice.
On Demand
OB
Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy | LR15
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This presentation will focus on the clinical characteristics and defining features of acute fatty liver of pregnancy. A specific emphasis will be on the clinical approach to discern between other obstetric-related disorders, such as HELLP syndrome, and to review current management strategies.
Objectives:
• Describe the pathogenesis and subsequent multi-organ derangement due to AFLP.
• Characterize the clinical features of AFLP and to differentiate between HELLP syndrome.
• Anticipate recovery of laboratory analytes after delivery and be prepared for commonly encountered challenges in care.
On Demand
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Addressing Perinatal Mental Health Conditions in Obstetric Settings | DD03
Deep Dive
Description:
Perinatal mental health is a preventable cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care developed a safety bundle to address this issue. This session will provide tangible resources to help participants detect, assess, manage/refer and follow-up on perinatal depression and anxiety.
Objectives:
• The Patient Care Pathway to follow when addressing perinatal mental health conditions
• How to evaluate illness severity, including how to assess intrusive thoughts and risk of harm to self or others
• The risks of untreated perinatal mental health conditions and how to provide evidence-based therapy and medication treatment, as well as adjunctive interventions
• How to select, initiate, and adjust treatment as needed based on patient response
On Demand
OB
An Update on Hepatitis C in the United States | LR16
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Hepatitis C infections are increasing in the United States despite accurate diagnostic tests and highly effective curative treatment. This session will help the perinatal care provider understand the new hepatitis C screening guidelines and create a hepatitis C prevention program and linkage to care model in their own practice.
Objectives:
• Demonstrate knowledge about the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in the United States.
• Diagnosis hepatitis C in pregnancy, understand the importance of this diagnosis, and counsel their patients about further management.
• Apply lessons learned to develop their own perinatal hepatitis C prevention program and linkage to care model.
On Demand
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Caring for Teens & Women with PCOS | LR17
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of clinical pearls and evidence-based best practices for the office management of adolescent and adult women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Objectives:
• Summarize the most current international guidelines regarding diagnosis, evaluation and management for adolescent and adult women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
• Delineate strategies for overcoming barriers to care, challenging clinical cases and common pitfalls in the office-based management of PCOS.
• Employ an up-to-date, evidence-based, patient-centered approach to the gynecologic care of teens and women with PCOS.
On Demand
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Caring for Women Involved In The Criminal Justice System: The Role Of The Reproductive Health Clinician | LR18
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Did you know that one in four women in the US have a family member who is incarcerated? Join an engaging discussion of the ways reproductive health clinicians can improve the health of women involved in the criminal justice system.
Objectives:
• Describe national trends for women's incarceration and community supervision.
• Discuss health disparities that exist for women involved in the criminal justice system.
• Identify ways that reproductive health clinicians can improve the health of women involved in the criminal justice system.
On Demand
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Gyn Onc Surgery for the Ob-Gyn Specialists: What Can You Do and When To Call For Help | LR19
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This course will focus on surgical management of common gynecologic conditions and complications, which often result in gynecologic oncology consultation but can be managed by the obstetrician-gynecologist specialist.
Objectives:
• Understand surgical management of in-situ/micro-invasive disease of the lower genital tract.
• Understand surgical management of common complications: bowel/bladder injury and vaginal cuff dehiscence.
• Understand how to safely ablate endometriosis, surgically manage endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia and unexpected frozen section results.
On Demand
OB
Intrapartum Management of the Second Twin: A Hands-On Approach | LR20
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This interactive seminar will focus on a practical approach to facilitating a safe and successful vaginal twin birth with an emphasis on addressing challenges of delivering the second twin.
Objectives:
• Appraise the advantages and disadvantages of available options for delivery of the second twin.
• Anticipate the inherent challenges in the delivery of the second twin and describe strategies to address them.
• Incorporate techniques to facilitate a safe and successful twin vaginal birth into clinical practice.
On Demand
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Introduction to RF Myomas Ablation | LR21
Lightning Rounds
Description:
RF myoma ablation is a newer technology used to address symptomatic uterine fibroids in women interested in uterine conservation. This course will provide a background of the technologies involved and a review of the clinical studies regarding these technologies.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participants will be able to understand how RF myoma ablation works and which patients with fibroids are appropriate for RF myoma ablation.
• Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the difference between the two currently available RF myoma ablation technologies.
• Upon completion, participants will be able to start the process to become certified for performing RF myoma ablations.
On Demand
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Let’s Talk Sex: An Approach to Including Inclusivity In Your Office Practice | LR23
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Are you unsure of how to talk to your patients about their sexuality, gender identity and sexual preferences in the confines of an office visit? Would you like to improve your office inclusivity practices? Come learn how to maximize your sexual history taking and make patients feel safe.
Objectives:
• Use a positive, respectfully inclusive approach to gender systems, gender identity, and sexual preference by learning proper definitions of sexuality, sex, gender, sexual orientation, sex positive and define LGBTQIA.
• Explore their own sexuality and sexual biases by being able to describe the Genderbread model as evidenced by creating their own personal Genderbread self.
• Support a patient’s sexuality, sexual relationships, and pleasurable and safe sex experiences by learning how to take a complete and respectful sexual history.
On Demand
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Managing the Sexual Side Effects of Cancer Treatment: Help Your Patients Get Their (Sex) Life Back | LR24
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This session offers a step-by-step guide to managing sexual side effects of cancer treatment including not only dryness but vulvovaginal/urinary infections, dyspareunia, and low libido. This review of best practices will give you the tools to improve quality of life for your patients experiencing the spectrum of menopausal symptoms.
Objectives:
• Recognize quality-of-life consequences with improved female cancer outcomes including sexual health issues.
• Know how to screen and treat sexual health and other survivorship issues that arise during and after treatment.
• Be familiar with best practices for managing the most common sexual side effects in the context of preventing cancer recurrence or further morbidity.
On Demand
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Menopausal Hormone Therapy in Patients wor at Risk of Ovarian and Breast Cancers | LR25
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This session will provide an evidence-based review of the risks of breast and ovarian cancer associated with menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) as well as the risks and benefits of MHT for women at risk for, or with breast and ovarian cancer.
Objectives:
• Upon completion participants will be able to understand the risks associated with menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) of developing breast or ovarian cancer.
• Upon completion participants will be able to understand the risks and beneftis of MHT prescribing for women at risk for or with breast or ovarian cancer.
• Upon completion participants will be able to define patients at risk for or with breast or ovarian cancer for whom MHT may benefit health outcomes including quality of life.
On Demand
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Mifepristone – How and Why to Become a Certified Provider | LR26
Lightning Rounds
Description:
ACOG challenged the FDA requirement that mifepristone be dispensed directly from certified providers to patients, as it decreases access to evidence-based care for early pregnancy loss, induced abortion, and second trimester labor induction. This session demystifies the process for becoming a certified mifepristone provider, overcoming external barriers, and dispensing mifepristone.
Objectives:
• Understand the FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for mifepristone.
• Apply a step-by-step approach to becoming a certified mifepristone provider and identify next steps specific to each attendee’s practice.
• Anticipate and overcome systemic barriers to mifepristone provision that arise at the institutional, regulatory, and community levels specific to each attendee’s practice.
On Demand
OB
Obesity in Women’s Healthcare | LR27
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Obesity is a growing problem in America. What are the current trends of obesity in women’s health? What led to these trends and can we change the trajectory? Leave this session with a new mindset around the care of obese patients.
Objectives:
• Describe the current trends of obesity in America and review the risks of obesity in women’s health.
• Investigate potential causes of the obesity epidemic in Americ.a
• Propose means of expansion to provide improved and tailored care to women with obesity.
On Demand
OB
Lightning Rounds
Description:
The diagnosis of sepsis during pregnancy has remained elusive in part because many pregnant patients will meet criteria for sepsis based solely on their vital signs. Appropriate diagnosis of sepsis in pregnancy is paramount to initiate appropriate treatment and prevent morbidity and mortality.
Objectives:
• Describe the epidemiology, etiologies, and risk factors of maternal sepsis, including the impact on maternal morbidity and mortality.
• Demonstrate the current use of maternal early warning systems and other screening tools in the setting of maternal sepsis.
• Provide evidence-based care based on guidelines and best practices when treating a pregnant woman with sepsis.
On Demand
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Surgical Miscarriage Management in the Office: You Can Do It! | LR30
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Surgical early pregnancy loss (EPL) management in the office provides many advantages over management in the operating room. This session will provide an overview of the evidence and advantages of surgical EPL management in the office as well as in-depth strategies for instituting this service in multiple settings.
Objectives:
• Discuss epidemiology of miscarriage and current options for management.
• Understand advantages of providing surgical miscarriage management in the office.
• Review implementation needs and potential challenges to providing surgical miscarriage management in the office.
On Demand
OB
Syphilis Strikes Back: An Update on Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis in the United States | LR31
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Syphilis rates are increasing among pregnant people and their babies, resulting in adverse outcomes including stillbirth, infant death, prematurity, and birth defects. These impacts are preventable with timely diagnosis and treatment during pregnancy. Efforts are needed to increase testing, educate patients, and improve systematic approaches to care.
Objectives:
• Demonstrate knowledge about the epidemiology of congenital syphilis in the United States.
• Interpret syphilis test results, assign the proper syphilis stage, and demonstrate knowledge about the treatment of syphilis in pregnancy.
• Know the current guidelines for congenital syphilis prevention.
On Demand
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Telemedicine: A Practical Guide for Incorporation into Your Practice | LR32
Lightning Rounds
Description:
The COIVD-19 pandemic limited the ability of patients to access care in the office setting. Telehealth can be rapidly implemented in a private practice or residency program with a good technical and education plan.
Objectives:
• Describe some regulatory and payment systems issues related to telehealth.
• Give 4 examples of best practices for conducting a telehealth visit.
• List some barriers that patients and practices must address to use telehealth effectively.
On Demand
OB
The Empowerment Equation: Understanding Trauma Survivors and Facilitating Shared Decision Making | LR33
Lightning Rounds
Description:
This presentation will focus on understanding the trauma survivor (childhood maltreatment, adult violence, birth trauma) and establishing how critical it is for providers to understand a patient’s perspective and recognize how their trauma can impact their childbirth experience.
Objectives:
• Realize the widespread impact of childhood trauma.
• Recognize signs and symptoms of unresolved psychological trauma in pregnant patients and develop strategies to facilitate shared decision making to prevent re-traumatization and improve outcomes.
• Understand the consequences of a traumatic birth on the trauma survivor and her child.
On Demand
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The Way Forward: Utilizing Telehealth to Provide Preventive Services | LR34
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Join the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative’s (WPSI) Chair, Dr. Jeanne Conry, for a session on preventive services and leveraging telehealth modalities to ensure that women continue to receive care during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participant will be able to describe the methodology used to create the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) recommendations.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to demonstrate how to leverage telehealth modalities to provide preventive services during and post-COVID-19.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to describe how to access and use the WPSI Well-Woman Chart and associated resources.
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Using Your Platform for Racial Justice and Health Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology | LR35
Lightning Rounds
Description:
Systematic and institutional racism result in many of the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) patients face. The SDoH play a major role in numerous health disparities in our specialty and poorer outcomes. This session will discuss how we can use our individual platforms for health equity in obstetrics and gynecology.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, participant will be able to describe the impact of structural and institutional racism on obstetrical and gynecological outcomes.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to list steps that they, clinician or administrator, can take to advance and address better racial justice and health equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
• Upon completion, participant will be able to teach, use their platform and advocate why racial justice and health equity is important as we practice Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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Vaping and Pregnancy: The Reproductive Risks of Electronic Cigarette Use | LR36
Lightning Rounds
Description:
There has been an exponential rise in the use of electronic cigarettes since their introduction in 2003, particularly among youth. Obstetricians-gynecologists should be aware of the literature around their efficacy as a smoking cessation tool, understand potential health risks particularly in pregnancy, and be able to screen for use.
Objectives:
• Upon completion, the participant will understand the components of an electronic cigarette, how the nicotine delivery differs from conventional cigarettes, and the potential health risks of inhaling the e-ciagrette aerosol.
• Upon completion, the participant will be able to counsel patients about the limited efficacy of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation.
• Upon completion, the participant will be able to describe reproductive risks and unknowns related to electronic cigarette use.
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Biomarkers in Clinical Practice
Description:
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As clinicians, you use biomarkers every day in practice, which helps you guide patient care and decision-making that is specific to each individual. This product theater will discuss biomarkers in relation to preeclampsia and cervical cancer. (only 250 characters)
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Novartis Medical Affairs
Description:
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Watch Dr. Marina Magrey introduce axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), focusing on disease presentation and identification for an audience of OB-GYNs.
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New Guideline on Prenatal Screening: Implications for your Practice
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Jeffery T. Meltzer, MD MBA, Medical Director, Natera

Melissa Maisenbacher, MS, CGC Associate Director, Clinical Projects, Natera

With Practice Bulletin 226 supporting that NIPT should be offered to all pregnant patients, the differences between test offerings can be difficult to wade through. We’ll examine the advantages of available tests, along with the support services that can help expand testing to all of your patients. In addition, we’ll take a look at results from the groundbreaking SMART (SNP-based Microdeletion and Aneuploidy Registry Trial) study, the largest prospective NIPT study to date, and its potential impact on prenatal screening requirements and pregnancy management.

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CooperSurgical
Description:
Identifying the technical challenges and complications for both the baby and mother at the time of second-stage cesarean delivery and an introduction of a new cephalic elevation device to safely elevate the fetal head and facilitate delivery of the fetus at the time of C Section at full dilation.

CooperSurgical-ACOG Survey
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ConvaTec
Description:
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Risk Mitigation of Post-Operative Complications Following Cesarean Section - Discussion of advancement in SSI prevention protocols and new evidence/techniques for understanding the microbiome of the skin.

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Agile Therapeutics, Inc.
Description:
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This product theater will cover specific information about the efficacy, tolerability and safety of Twirla®, with focus on the results of the Phase 3 study, SECURE. In addition, the patch design and information on wearing the Twirla® patch will be explored in detail.

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AbbVie Medical Affairs
Description:
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People with symptomatic uterine fibroids experience burdensome symptoms that impact their quality of life. An informed dialogue between women with uterine fibroids and their healthcare providers is key to identifying the optimal therapy for lifting and alleviating the burden in each individual patient. This program underscores the value of shared decision-making, guided by the patient's current phase in life, history, preferences, and disease characteristics. Please join us for a discussion on current and emerging medical therapies for women with uterine fibroids, developing individualized treatment plans, and better understanding their journey.

Product Theater Evaluation