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Monday, Oct 30

Androgen Excess

RTM01
Patient-centered Care for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Emily Jungheim, M.D.
Washington University

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTM02
Diminished Ovarian Reserve and Assisted Reproductive Technology
Orhan Bukulmez, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

RTM03
Strategies to Minimize the Monitoring Burden of Assisted Reproductive Technology
Kathleen Doody, M.D.
Center for Assisted Reproduction

RTM04
Maximizing Reproductive Potential
Eric Surrey, M.D.
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

Chinese Reproductive Medicine

RTM05
In Vitro Fertilization Patients with Premature Ovarian Failure
Zi-Jiang Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Shandong University

Complementary & Integrative Medicine

RTM06
Incorporating Integrative Medicine into Your Reproductive Practice
Peter G. Harvey, L.Ac., M.S.O.M., F.A.B.O.R.M.
Eastern Healing

Contraception

RTM07
Tackling Difficult Intrauterine Device Removals
Ghazaleh Moayedi, D.O.
University of Hawaii

Early Pregnancy

RTM08
Progesterone Support in Early Pregnancy
Vicki Schnell, M.D.
Center of Reproductive Medicine

Education Modalities

RTM09
Winning the Teaching Game: How to Give Interactive and Engaging Lectures
Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D.
University of Miami

Endometriosis

RTM10
Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women Trying to Conceive
Rebecca Flyckt, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic

Environment and Reproduction

RTM11
Interactions between Environmental Chemicals and Diet in Human Fertility
Jorge E. Chavarro, M.D., D.Sc.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Fertility Preservation

RTM12
Update on Culturing Human Spermatogonial Stem Cells for Oncofertility
James Hotaling, M.D.
University of Utah

RTM13
Fertility Preservation in Men
Puneet Masson, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Fibroids

RTM14
New Medical Treatments for Uterine Fibroids
William H. Catherino, M.D., Ph.D.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Science

Genetic Counseling

RTM15
How to Handle "New Genetic Information" Regarding Gamete Donors
Amy Vance, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Bay Area Genetic Counseling

Health Disparities

RTM16
Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulators for Fertility Preservation in Patients with Uterine Fibroids
Ayman Al-Hendy, M.D., Ph.D.
Augusta University

Imaging

RTM17
Ultrasound Screening and Baseline Assessment in Infertility
Amanda Skillern, M.D.
RMA of Texas, University of Texas, Dell Medical School

LGBTQ

RTM18
Exploring the Psychosocial and Legal Aspects of LGBTQ Family Building: A Primer for the Medical, Legal, and Mental Health Practitioner
Kim Bergman, Ph.D.
Growing Generations

Legal

RTM19
Embryo Disputes: Legal Uses of Consents and Contracts
Melissa Brisman, J.D.
Melissa B. Brisman, Esq., LLC., Reproductive Possibilities, LLC.

RTM20
Legal Updates on Third-party Reproduction
Heather Ross, J.D.
Ross & Zuckerman, LLP

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTM21
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) Outcomes and Sperm Source
Joseph P. Alukal, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine

RTM22
Effect of Environment, Diet, and Lifestyle on Sperm Parameters
Michael L. Eisenberg, M.D.
Stanford University

RTM23
Paternal Age: Are There Limits for Assisted Reproductive Technology?
Thomas J. Walsh, M.D.
University of Washington

Menopause & Ovarian Insufficiency

RTM24
Approach to the Patient with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Who Wants to Conceive with Her Own Eggs
Mindy S. Christianson, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Mental Health

RTM25
Infertility to Adoption
Carolyn N. Berger, L.C.S.W.
Private Practice, Westchester & NYC

RTM26
Intended Parents and Third-party Arrangements from China: What Donors, Surrogates, and Intended Parents Need to Know
Elaine R. Gordon, Ph.D.
Santa Monica/UCLA Hospital

Nurses

RTM27
How to Hold onto Your Newbies: Improving Nurse Retention
Danielle L. Burke, B.S.N., R.N. RMA of New Jersey

RTM28
The Utilization of Advanced Practice Providers in a Reproductive Medicine Practice
Shana M. Perman, P.A.-C.
Shady Grove Fertility

Nutrition

RTM29
Translating Nutrition Research into Clinical Advice
Christina E. Boots, M.D.
Northwestern University

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

RTM30
Workup When Euploid Blastocysts Fail to Implant
Eric J. Forman, M.D.
RMA of New Jersey

RTM31
Toward Comprehensive Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Svetlana Rechitsky, Ph.D.
Reproductive Genetic Innovations

Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology

RTM32
Stem Cell Therapy for Urinary Incontinence
Margot Damaser, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTM33
Noninvasive Embryo Selection
Charles Bormann, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

RTM34
Quality Control/Quality Assurance in the Era of Freeze-all Cycles
Alison Coates, Ph.D. 
Oregon Reproductive Medicine

RTM35
Streamlining Workflow in the In Vitro Fertilization Lab
Dawn A. Kelk, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
Yale University

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTM36
What Tests to Include in Expanded Carrier Screening
William J. Butler, M.D.
Mercer University School of Medicine, Navicent Health

RTM37
Miscarriage Chromosome Testing: Pearls for Practice
Mary D. Stephenson, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Illinois at Chicago

Reproductive Immunology

RTM38
How to Manage Repeated Implantation Failure
Joanne Kwak-Kim, M.D., M.P.H.
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Reproductive Managers

RTM39
Simplified IT Solutions Every Fertility Center Can't Live Without
Bob Huff
RMA of Texas

RTM40
Patient Engagement and Managing Patient Concerns
Colin Thomas, M.H.A.
Columbia University Center for Women's Reproductive Care  

Reproductive Surgery

RTM41
Adenomyosis: Surgical Correction
Keith Isaacson, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

RTM42
Vasectomy Reversal: Tips and Tricks
Sheldon Marks, M.D.
International Center for Vasectomy Reversal

RTM43
Management of Severe Symptomatic Endometriosis
Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
Nezhat Medical Center

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTM44
Screening Genético en Todos los Casos?
Marcelo J. Barrionuevo, M.D.
IVF Florida Reproductive Associates

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTM45
Ovarian Aging and Fertility Preservation in Women with BRCA Mutations and Breast Cancer
Kutluk Oktay, M.D., Ph.D.
New York Medical College

Tuesday, Oct 31

Access to Care

RTT01
Disparities in Access to Fertility Services
Paula Amato, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University

Androgen Excess

RTT02
Dietary Interventions in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Marla E. Lujan, Ph.D.
Cornell University

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTT03
Laboratory Quality Assurance: Using Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) Outcomes to Troubleshoot Your Own Outcomes
Marybeth Gerrity, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Reproductive Biology Resources, Inc.

RTT04
Is There a Role for Assisted Reproductive Technology in Treating Recurrent Pregnancy Loss?
William H. Kutteh, M.D., H.C.L.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

RTT05
Fertility Preservation
Amber Cooper, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Centers for Reproductive Medicine and Wellness

Chinese Reproductive Medicine

RTT06
Oocyte Cryopreservation
Huai L. Feng, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
New York-Presbyterian Health System Affiliate Weill Cornell Medical College

Complementary & Integrative Medicine

RTT07
Pre-pregnancy Preparation
Lee Hullender Rubin, D.A.O.M., L.Ac., F.A.B.O.R.M.
Portland Acupuncture Studio

Contraception

RTT08
Manual Vacuum Aspiration in an Outpatient Setting
Steven Gay, M.D.
Emory University

Early Pregnancy

RTT09
Cytokine Levels in Predicting Early In Vitro Fertilization Pregnancy Outcome
Steven D. Spandorfer, M.D.
Cornell University

Endometriosis

RTT10
Endometriosis, Antimüllerian Hormone, and Assisted Reproductive Technology
Linnea Goodman, M.D.
RMA New Jersey

Environment and Reproduction

RTT11
The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Perspective and In Vitro Fertilization
Paolo Rinaudo, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Fertility Preservation

RTT12
Fertility Preservation in Children: Oncology and Beyond
Leslie A. Appiah, M.D.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine  

Fibroids

RTT13
Obstetric Complications of Uterine Fibroids
Bradley S. Hurst, M.D.
Carolinas HealthCare System

Genetic Counseling

RTT14
What Can Preimplantation Genetic Screening Really Tell Us about Embryo Mosaicism?
Alleigh Hebner, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Stanford University IVF/ART Program

Health Disparities

RTT15
Ethnic Disparities and Assisted Reproductive Technology Outcome
Fady Sharara, M.D.
Virginia Center for Reproductive Medicine

Imaging

RTT16
Ultrasound Evaluation of Uterine Septum: When Are Patients Surgical Candidates?
Laura Detti, M.D.
University of Tennessee at Memphis

Indian Reproductive Medicine

RTT17
Premature Progesterone Rise: Its Significance
Manish Banker, M.D.
Nova IVI Fertility

LGBTQ

RTT18
How to Be an LGBTQ-friendly Fertility Medical Practice
Samuel C. Pang, M.D.
IVF New England

Legal

RTT19
Compassionate Transfer of Embryos: Patient Requests and Provider Duties
Judith Daar, J.D.
Whittier Law School

RTT20
Legal Issues Specific to Fertility Preservation
Nidhi Desai, J.D.
Desai & Miller

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTT21
Management of the Cryptozoospemic/Azoospermic Patient
Martin N. Kathrins, M.D.
Brigham & Women's Hospital

RTT22
When to Consider Donor Sperm in the Setting of Severe Male Factor
Robert M. Coward, M.D.
University of North Carolina

RTT23
Oncofertility (Including Prepubertal Banking Options and Use of Sperm Post Cancer Treatment)
Daniel H. Williams, M.D.
University of Wisconsin

Menopause and Ovarian Insufficiency

RTT24
Fragile X Premutation: Premature Ovarian Insufficiency and Beyond
Satu Kuokkanen, M.D., Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mental Health

RTT25
Is Telemental Health an Appropriate Tool to Work with When It Comes to Helping Create Families?
Lauren Berman, Ph.D.
Fertility Psychology Center of Atlanta

RTT26
Getting Off the Fertility Roller Coaster: How to Help Patients Make the Decision to End Treatment
Ariadna Cymet-Lanski, Psy.D.
Fertility Centers of Illinois

Nurses

RTT27
(Donor) Age Is Only a Number: A Comparison of Oocyte Donors
Susan Welgos, R.N.
RMA of New Jersey

RTT28
Incorporating Integrative Medicine into Your Reproductive Endocrinology Practice
Meike L. Uhler, M.D.
Oregon Reproductive Medicine

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

RTT29
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Adolescents
Xiomara M. Santos, M.D.
Orlando Health

Physician-Scientists

RTT30
Being a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Academician Today: Opportunities and Challenges
Zaher O. Merhi, M.D.
NYU School of Medicine

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

RTT31
New Developments in Preimplantation 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Testing
Dagan Wells, Ph.D.
Oxford University

Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology

RTT32
Stem Cell Therapy in Asherman Syndrome
Carlos Simón, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Valencia, INCLIVA; Igenomix

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTT33
On Which Patients Is Preimplantation Genetic Screening Best Used?
G. David Ball, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine

RTT34
Embryo Culture Medium
Rebecca Krisher, Ph.D.
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine

RTT35
Frozen-thawed Eggs: How Do They Compare to Fresh Donor and Nondonor Egg Cycles?
Michael Lee, M.S.
Fertility Solutions

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTT36
Preimplantation Genetic Screening: Methods and Indications
David P. Cohen, M.D.
Institute for Human Reproduction

RTT37
When to Use Clomiphene and When to Use Letrozole
Richard S. Legro, M.D.
Pennsylvania State University

RTT38
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) Forum
Craig R. Sweet, M.D.
Embryo Donation International, P.C.

Reproductive Managers

RTT39
Compensation Structures for Partner, Employer, and Contracted Physicians
Matt Richardson, M.B.A.
Reproductive Partners Medical Group

RTT40
Top Five Risk Management Issues in a Fertility Practice
Lisa A. Rinehart, J.D., R.N.
LegalCare Consulting, Inc.

Reproductive Surgery

RTT41
Klinefelter Syndrome
Kelly Chiles, M.D.
George Washington University

RTT42
Hysteroscopic Treatment of Asherman Syndrome: Surgical Pearls
Steven R. Lindheim, M.D.
Wright State University

RTT43
Endometriosis: When to Operate
Salli Tazuke, M.D.
CCRM San Francisco

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTT44
Selección Espermática: Necesidad o Moda?
Pedro Cuapio-Padilla, M.S.
Hisparep (Mexico) Clinic of Assisted Reproduction, Spanish Hospital

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTT45
Management of Refractory Endometriosis
Serdar Bulun, M.D.
Northwestern University

Wednesday, Nov 1

Access to Care

RTW01
Access to Care for Male Fertility Patients
Ajay Nangia, M.B.B.S.
University of Kansas Medical Center

Androgen Excess

RTW02
Adjunctive Therapies for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Rebecca S. Usadi, M.D.
Carolinas Healthcare System

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTW03
In Vitro Fertilization Strategies for Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Angeline N. Beltsos, M.D.
Vios Fertility Institute

RTW04
Home Ultrasound Monitoring for Assisted Reproductive Technology
Jan Gerris, M.D., Ph.D.
Ghent University Hospital

RTW05
Implementation of Intravaginal Embryo Culture Systems
Martin T. Langley, B.S.
Center for Assisted Reproduction  

Early Pregnancy

RTW06
Pathologic Evaluation of Early and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Harvey J. Kliman, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine

Fertility Preservation

RTW07
Fertility: Preservation: Maximizing Outreach and Patient Resources for Your Program
Janet M. Bouknight, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Alabama Fertility Specialists

Genetic Counseling

RTW08
Implementing an Expanded Carrier Screening Program in Fertility Clinics
Andria Besser, M.Sc.
NYU Langone Fertility Center

Legal

RTW09
Access to Care: Military Benefits and Financing Strategies
Margaret E. Swain, J.D., R.N.
Law Office of Margaret E. Swain

RTW10
Writing Policies Regarding Disposing of Abandoned Embryos
Richard B. Vaughn, J.D.
International Fertility Law Group Inc.

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTW11
Testosterone Replacement/Male Rejuvenation and Impacts on Fertility
Kathleen Hwang, M.D.
The Alpert Medical School of Brown University

RTW12
Methods of Surgical Sperm Extraction and Implications for Success
Mary K. Samplaski, M.D.
University of Southern California

RTW13
Medical Management of Male Infertility
Landon W. Trost, M.D.
Mayo Clinic

Mental Health

RTW14
A Rabbi, a Priest, and a Therapist Walk Into a Fertility Clinic: Integrating Spirituality in the Emotional Support of Fertility Patients
Silvia Schneider Fox, Psy.D.
Fertility Resilience

RTW15
Using the TIP TOP Program to Help Children Conceived through Ovum and Sperm Donation Manage the Disclosure of Their Genetic Information
Lisa Schuman, L.C.S.W.
RMA of Connecticut

Nurses


RTW16
When Your Egg Donor Returns to Your Clinic as an Infertility Patient
Karen Hammond, D.N.P., N.P.
Alabama Fertility Specialists

RTW17
Initiating Research and Quality Improvement Projects to Improve Patient Care
Eleanor Stevenson, Ph.D., R.N.
Duke University School of Nursing

Nutrition


RTW18
Nutrition and…the Endometrium
Patricia Jimenez, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis


RTW19
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Workflow and Communication among the In Vitro Fertilization Lab, Preimplantation Genetic Testing Lab, and Clinicians
T. Arthur Chang, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center

RTW20
Mosaicism in Preimplantation 24-chromosome Aneuploidy Testing
Carmen Rubio, Ph.D.
Igenomix

Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology


RTW21
Using Stem Cell Models to Examine Environmental Exposure Impacts on Fertility and Developmental Origins of Human Disease
Charles A. Easley, Ph.D.
University of Georgia

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTW22
Clinical Utility of Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

RTW23
Patient Safety in the In Vitro Fertilization Lab
Anthony Anderson, D.Sc.
RMA Texas

RTW24
Oocyte Vitrifiction: Techniques and Quality Control/Quality Assurance
Wayne Caswell, B.S.
Donor Egg Bank

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTW25
When to Operate on Fibroids for Fertility
Bala Bhagavath, M.B.B.S.
Strong Fertility Center, University of Rochester Medical Center

RTW26
Emergency Ovulation Induction for Fertility Preservation
Larisa Gavrilova-Jordan, M.D.
Augusta University

RTW27
Clinical Significance of Diminished Ovarian Reserve
David B. Seifer, M.D.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Reproductive Managers

RTW28
How Digital Media and Mobile Are Changing the Way Patients Interact with Your Practice
Griffin Jones, B.A.
Fertility Bridge  

RTW29
Staff Engagement
Hayley Rothblum
Arizona Associates for Reproductive Health

Reproductive Surgery

RTW30
How to Get a Large Fibroid Out of a Small Incision
Stephanie J. Estes, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Penn State Health

RTW31
Laparoscopic Myomectomy for the Reproductive Surgeon: When and How
Anthony Imudia, M.D.
University of South Florida

RTW32
Indications for Varicocele Repair
Cigdem Tanrikut, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTW33
La Donación de Gametos en Mexico: Cuándo y a Quién. (Gamete donation in México: When and to Whom)
Silvio Cuneo-Pareto, M.D.
CONCIBE Reproducción Assistida, Mexcio City

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTW34
Mitochondria and Reproduction: Possibilities for Testing and Treatment
Emre Seli, M.D.
Yale University