Friday, October 5, 2018

Session Time
Registration Open 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Session Time
Pre-Congress Early Morning Break  7:00 am - 8:15 am 
Registration Open 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room  7:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Nursing Mother Area 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Pre-Congress Courses Details 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-Congress Mid Morning Brea 10:00 am - 10:30 am 
Pre-Congress Course Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pre-Congress Afternoon Break  2:30 pm - 3:00 pm 
Fertility and Sterility Journal Club Global Live 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Session Time
Pre-Congress Early Morning Break  7:00 am - 8:15 am 
Registration Open 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room  7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
SREI Members' Retreat
 
$250 Fee - This course will focus on concrete, actionable techniques to keep clinical practice patterns current and implement quality control metrics to optimize patient care. These techniques can be applied to improve patient satisfaction and retention and grow your practice. This is a non-CME retreat for SREI members only.
8:00 am – 3:45 pm
Nursing Mother Area 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Pre-Congress Courses 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-Congress Mid Morning Break  10:00 am - 10:30 am 
Pre-Congress Course Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Poster Set-up 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pre-Congress Afternoon Break 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm 
Personal Finance for Physicians Workshop
Stuart S. Howards, M.D.
University of Virginia
 
$25 Fee - In this non-CME workshop, attendees will receive objective advice and education regarding personal finances (practice finances will not be covered). Topics will include the following: insurance, legal considerations, investments (general principles), retirement investments and planning, savings for college expenses, and estate planning.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, October 8, 2018

Session Time
Registration Open 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room  7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Opening Ceremony Continental Breakfast Ballroom - North Foyer 7:00 am – 7:45 am
Opening Ceremony 7:45 am - 8:30 am
Nursing Mothers Area  8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Plenary
David and Rosemary Adamson Lecture on Excellence in Reproductive Medicine:
Editing the Human Germline: So Near and Yet So Far
Endowed by Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc.

Eli Y. Adashi, M.D., M.S., C.P.E., F.A.C.O.G.
Brown University
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Poster Set-up 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Expo Hall Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Plenary
President's Guest Lecture:
Understanding Early Embryo Development
Endowed by a 1987 grant from Ortho Women's Health

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Break/Exhibits 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Scientific Congress Prize Paper Session 1 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Oral Abstract Sessions
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
MHPG Clinical Session
How Will Zika Affect Me and My Baby? Counseling Our Patients on a Growing Threat to Family Building

Kristen Chambliss, Ph.D.
Private Practice, Texas
Lauren Cohn, Ph.D.
Private Practice, Florida
11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Roundtables 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Break/Lunch/Exhibits/Expo Theater 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
How to Induce Enough Sperm Production to Make IVF/ICSI Possible and Improve Outcomes in Men Who Have Sperm
Marc Goldstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Weill Cornell Medicine, Brady Urologic Health Center
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
Molecular and Genetic Testing for the Selection of Embryos?
Dagan Wells, Ph.D.
University of Oxford, IVI RMA Global
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Resident Learning Session
Team-based Learning
 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Interactive Session
Emerging Issues in Embryo Donation: Professional Guidelines, Genetic “Suitability” Screening, and Reproductive Autonomy
PANEL DISCUSSION

Susan L. Crockin, J.D. (Chair)
Crockin Law & Policy Group, Georgetown University Law Center
Gina M. Davis, M.S, L.C.G.C.
Advocate Genetics
Gena Shepherd, M.S.
Oregon Reproductive Medicine
Craig R. Sweet, M.D.
Embryo Donation International, P.L.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Is Minimal Stimulation In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Superior to Standard IVF?
DEBATE

Murat Sonmezer, M.D. (Chair)
Ankara University School of Medicine
Ozgur Oktem, M.D.
Koç Universitesi
Bulent Gulekli, M.D.
Dokuz Eylul University
Semra Kahraman, M.D.
Istanbul Memorial Hospital Turkey
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session 
Let's Update the Data—Cost of Vasectomy Reversal vs Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE) and In Vitro
Fertilization
DEBATE

Paul J. Turek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.S.M. (Chair)
The Turek Clinics
Mark Sigman, M.D.
Brown University and Lifespan Urology
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session 
Automation, Operation Efficiency, and Workflow Optimization in Laboratory Technology
PANEL DISCUSSION

Dean E. Morbeck, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., M.B.A. (Chair)
Fertility Associates of New Zealand
David H. McCulloh, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
New York University School of Medicine
Jason E. Swain, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
CCRM
Rebecca Holmes, D.Phil., H.C.L.D.
CCRM Boston
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session 
Managing Fertility in Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Without Oocyte Donors
PANEL DISCUSSION

James H. Segars, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. (Chair)
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Robert W. Rebar, M.D.
Western Michigan University
Elizabeth A. McGee, M.D.
University of Vermont
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Chromosomal Mosaicism Detected by Preimplantation Genetic Testing in Blastocyst Biopsy: Transfer or Not?
PANEL DISCUSSION

Anver Kuliev, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Reproductive Genetic Innovations
Alan Handyside, Ph.D.
Illumina
David Cram, Ph.D.
Berry Genomics
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
In Vitro Gametes
PANEL DISCUSSION

Charles A. Easley, Ph.D. (Chair)
University of Georgia
Mitinori Saitou, M.D., Ph.D.
Kyoto University
Gerald P. Schatten, Ph.D.
Magee-Womens Research Institute
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Reproductive Surgery Skills of Graduating Fellows Are Declining and They Matter
PANEL DISCUSSION

John C. Petrozza, M.D. (Chair)
Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center
Bala Bhagavath, M.B.B.S.
University of Rochester Medical, Center-Strong Memorial Hospital
Eric A. Widra, M.D.
Shady Grove Fertility Center
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Clinical Issues in Fertility Preservation
PANEL DISCUSSION

James F. Smith, M.D., M.S. (Chair)
University of California, San Francisco
H. Irene Su, M.D., M.S.C.E.
University of California, San Diego
Molly B. Moravek, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Akanksha Mehta, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Understanding the Patient Experience
PANEL DISCUSSION

Sara Mooney, B.A. (Chair)
Seattle Reproductive Medicine
Lisa Duran, R.N.
Stanford Children’s Health
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
MHPG Clinical Session
Hands on the Steering Wheel: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Reproductive Medicine
Lindsay Childress-Beatty, J.D., Ph.D.
American Psychological Association
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Plenary
SRS Lecture: Reproductive Surgery: Roots, Basics, and Future
Endowed by a 1999 grant from Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Liselotte Mettler, M.D., Ph.D.
University Clinic of Schleswig Holstein
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Keynote
SSR Exchange Keynote Lecture
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Break/Exhibits 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Symposium
KY Cha and PSRM Symposium: Germline and Mitochondrial Gene Therapy
Supported by the Asia-Pacific Biomedical Research Foundation

Kyle E. Orwig, Ph.D. (Chair)
University of Pittsburgh
Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Eli Y. Adashi, M.D., M.S., C.P.E., F.A.C.O.G.
Brown University
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
International Guidelines to Improve Health Outcomes in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Joop S. E. Laven, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Erasmus Medical Centre
Kathleen M. Hoeger, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Rochester
Michael F. Costello, M.B.B.S., M.Med.
University of New South Wales, Australia
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Early Detection of Endometriosis Is Key for Better Long-term Outcomes in Adolescent Endometriosis
Samantha M. Pfeifer, M.D. (Chair)
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Marc R. Laufer, M.D.
Harvard University
Pamela Stratton, M.D.
Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Fertility to Fatherhood: A Gay Man's Experience

Jeanette R. Tomasino, M.S., R.N.C. (Chair)
Northwell Center for Human Reproduction
Linda D. Applegarth, Ed.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Susan L. Crockin, J.D. Crockin
Law & Policy Group, Georgetown University Law Center
Mark P. Leondires, M.D.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
From Egg to Embryo: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives of Human Assisted Reproductive Technologies
T. Arthur Chang, Ph.D., H.C.L.D. (Chair)
University of Texas Health Science Center
David F. Albertini, Ph.D.
The Center for Human Reproduction
Catherine Racowsky, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Paolo F. Rinaudo, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Management of Menopausal Hot Flashes: Hormonal and Nonhormonal Therapy
Satu Kuokkanen, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Global Fertility and Genetics
Nanette F. Santoro, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Waljit S. Dhillo, Ph.D., M.B.B.S.
Imperial College London
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
ESHRE Symposium: The Relevance of Embryo Research
Lucy Frith, Ph.D. (Chair)
University of Liverpool
Heidi Mertes, Ph.D.
Bioethics Institute Ghent University
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
MEFS Symposium: The Art and Science of What Embryo(s) to Transfer: Fresh or Frozen, Cleavage or Blastocyst, Preimplantation Genetic Testing or Not
Suheil J. Muasher, M.D. (Chair)
Duke University
Marcelle I. Cedars, M.D.
University of California San Francisco Center for Reproductive Health
Jason M. Franasiak, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., H.C.L.D./A.L.D., A.B.B.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
ALMER Symposium: Preservación de la fertilidad por causas sociales y médicas
Newton Busso, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Projeto Alfa
Alvaro Petracco, M.D.
Fertilitat Centro de Medicina Reprodutiva
Pasquale Patrizio, M.D.
Yale University IVF Program
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Access to Infertility Care: Challenges and Potential Solutions
James F. Smith, M.D., M.S. (Chair)
University of California, San Francisco
Tammy Sun
Carrot
Erin Kramer, B.A.
ASRM
Barbara Collura
RESOLVE
Joyce Reinecke, J.D.
Private Practice, California
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
FDA Symposium: Reproductive HCT/P Donor Eligibility and Compliance Update for Reproductive HCT/P Establishments

Simone P.Porter, M.D., M.P.H. (Chair)
FDA Center for Biologic Evaluation and Research
Ping He, M.D.
FDA Center for Biologic Evaluation and Research
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm 
Symposium 
Controversies and Consensus on Nutrition and Reproductive Health 

Sunni Mumford, Ph.D. (Chair)
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Alex J. Polotsky, M.D., M.S.
University of Colorado, Denver
Jorge Chavarro, M.D., Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm 
Video Session 1 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Session Time
9th ASRM Annual 5K Run & Walk  6:00 am - 8:00 am
Poster Abstract Session and Continental Breakfast  6:30 am - 8:00 am
Women's Council Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Registration Open 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room  7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Nursing Mothers Area  8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Pre-Plenary Special Presentation
Historical Perspectives
8:00 am - 8:30 am 
Plenary
Herbert H. Thomas Lecture
Human Trafficking: Recognizing and Responding to Victims in Healthcare

Endowed by a 1992 grant from EMD Serono, Inc.
Holly Austin Gibbs
Dignity Health, Human Trafficking Response Program, Patient Care Services
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Expo Hall Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Plenary
Camran Nezhat, M.D. Lectureship in Innovations in Medicine Lecture
Human Implantation and Placentation: The Trophoblast Epigenome in Development and Disease
Endowed by a 2011 Gift from Camran Nezhat, M.D. Dr. Camran Nezhat pioneered techniques of video-assisted endoscopic surgery, which revolutionized modern-day surgery. He along with his brothers, Drs. Farr and Ceana Nezhat, performed some of the most advanced procedures with these techniques for the first time, thus opening the vistas for endoscopic surgeons all over the world.
Susan J. Fisher, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Break/Exhibits 10:00 am - 10:45am
Telesurgery
J. Preston Parry, M.D., M.P.H. (Chair)
Positive Steps Fertility, Parryscope Fertility 
10:45 am - 12:15 pm 
Scientific Congress Prize Paper Session 2 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Oral Abstract Sessions
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Break/Lunch/Exhibits 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Roundtables  12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
Fertility and Sterility: Challenge the Editors
Craig S. Niederberger, M.D.
Co-Editor-in-Chief
Antonio Pellicer, M.D.
Co-Editor-in-Chief
Kurt T. Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Video and New Media Editor
Mark Z. Sigman, M.D.
Editorial Editor 
Anne Z. Steiner, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Editor
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
How to Fund Your Research – Learn from the Experts!
Karen M. Berkowitz, M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine
Kelle H. Moley, M.D.
Washington University
Nanette F. Santoro, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Daniel A. Dumesic, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
How to Make and Select Healthy Embryos in Order to Maximize Pregnancy Outcomes 

David K. Gardner, Ph.D.
University of Melbourne
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm 
Resident Learning Session
Case Discussions
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 
Interactive Session
How to Improve Pregnancy Rates in Asians, Blacks, and Other Ethnic Groups
PANEL DISCUSSION

Torie C. Plowden, M.D., M.P.H. (Chair)
National Institutes of Health
Carolina M. Sueldo, M.D., M.S.
IVF Florida Reproductive Associates
LaTasha B. Craig, M.D.
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Valerie L. Baker, M.D.
Stanford University IVF/ART Program
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
There Is No Such Thing as Anonymous: A Panel Discussion Regarding Gamete Donation
PANEL DISCUSSION

Deborah Mecerod, R.N. (Chair)
Reproductive Biology Associates
Melanie H. Mikkelsen, M.S.W.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine
Charles A. Sims, M.D.
California Cryobank
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Breakthroughs and Controversies in Gamete and Embryo Biology and CRISPR Research
PANEL DISCUSSION

Rebecca L. Krisher, Ph.D. (Chair)
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine
Paula Amato, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Elpida Fragouli, Ph.D.
IVI RMA Global
Francesca E. Duncan, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Family Planning Fellows Showcase: Emerging Research in Contraception
PANEL DISCUSSION

Diana Crabtree Sokol, M.D. (Chair)
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Robyn Schickler, M.D.
University of Southern California
Aaron Lazorwitz, M.D.
University of Colorado
Sarah Lindsay, M.D., M.S.
Boston University
Rebecca Taub, M.D.
University of Washington
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Integrating Nutrition and Complementary and Integrative Medicine into a Reproductive Practice
PANEL DISCUSSION

Peter G. Harvey, M.B.A. (Chair)
Eastern Healing
Christopher S. Sipe, M.D.
Fertility Centers of Illinois
Emily S. Jungheim, M.D., M.S.
Washington University School of Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Evaluation and Management of the Unexpected Pregnancy in Reproductive Medicine
PANEL DISCUSSION

Michael J. Heard, M.D. (Chair)
The Heard Institute
Kurt T. Barnhart, M.D., M.S.C.E.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Patient Consent and Embryos: Are Patients Ever Truly Informed?
PANEL DISCUSSION

Heather E. Ross, J.D. (Chair)
Ross & Zuckerman, LLP
John S. Rinehart, J.D., M.D., Ph.D.
Rinehart Center for Reproductive Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
The Role of Genetics and Mitochondria in Aging Oocytes
PANEL DISCUSSION

Jacques Cohen, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Chair)
A.R.T. Institute of Washington, Inc
Andrea Jurisicova, Ph.D.
Mount Sinai Hospital, Lunenfeld- Tanenbaum Research Institute
Amber R. Cooper, M.D., M.S.C.I., F.A.C.O.G.
Vios Fertility Institute St. Louis, St. Louis University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Stump the Audience: Unusual Cases in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
CASE PRESENTATIONS

Staci E. Pollack, M.D. (Chair)
Montefiore's Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Health
Serena H. Chan, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Holly R. Hoefgen, M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
MHPG Clinical Session
Pitfalls, Challenges, and Opportunities with Psychosocial Research

Andrea M. Braverman, Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Plenary
AUA Bruce Stewart Memorial Lecture:
The Power of One: Novel Perspectives of Single-cell Technologies in Gametogenesis
Supported by a grant from the American Urological Association

Sue S. Hammoud, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm 
Keynote
Contraception Keynote Lecture: Haves and Have-Nots: Politics and Ethics in Assisted Reproductive Technology and Abortion

Katherine L. Watson, J.D.
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Break 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Symposium
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Symposium on ART
The Influence of Environmental Exposures on Pregnancy and Child Health
Endowed by a 2010 educational grant from EMD Serono, Inc.

Kaylon L. Bruner-Tran, Ph.D. (Chair)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Martha Susiarjo, Ph.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
Paolo Rinaudo, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Emergency Contraception

Katharine Simmons, M.D., M.P.H. (Chair)
Kaiser Jon Hennebold, Ph.D. Oregon National Primate Research Center
Kelly C. Cleland, M.P.A., M.P.H.
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Alison B. Edelman, M.D., M.P.H.
Oregon Health & Science University
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Role of Vitamin D in Optimizing Outcomes in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

David B. Seifer, M.D. (Chair)
Yale University School of Medicine
Zaher O. Merhi, M.D., H.C.L.D.
New York University School of Medicine
Lubna Pal, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.O.G., M.S.
Yale University
Samantha F. Butts, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Technological Advances in Fertility Preservation: From Spermatogonial Cell Transplants to Bioprosthetic Ovaries

Pasquale Patrizio, M.D. (Chair)
Yale University IVF Program
Monica M. Laronda, Ph.D.
Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Hanna Valli-Pulaski, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Communication and Interpretation of Preimplantation Genetic Testing Data and Counseling for Patients

Randal D. Robinson, M.D. (Chair)
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Dawn A. Kelk, Ph.D., H.C.L.D..
Yale Fertility Center
Eric A. Widra, M.D.
Shady Grove Fertility Center
Andria G. Besser, M.Sc., L.C.G.C.
New York University Langone Fertility Center
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
BRCA Mutations, DNA Repair, Reproductive Aging, and Fertility

Ertug Kovanci, M.D. (Chair)
Houston Fertility Specialists
Margareta Pisarska, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Kutluk Oktay, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
ISAR Symposium:
Controversy to Consensus in Assisted Reproductive Technology

Rishma Pai, M.D., F.I.C.O.G. (Chair)
Lilavati Hospital
Nandita Palshetkar, M.D., F.C.P.S., F.I.C.O.G.
The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Hrishikesh Pai, M.D., M.Sc.
Bloom IVF, Lilavati Hospital
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
SSR Symposium
Hallmarks of the Aging Egg: More Than Chromosomes and Mitochondria

Francesca E. Duncan, Ph.D. (Chair)
Northwestern University
Karen A. Schindler, Ph.D.
Rutgers University
Greg FitzHarris, Ph.D.
University of Montreal
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
AMMR Symposium:
Tópicos de vanguardia en endometriosis

Raymundo Preciado Ruiz, M.D. (Chair)
Asociación Mexicana de Medicina de la Reproducción (AMMR)
Victor Saul Vital-Reyes, M.D.
Hospital de Ginecologia y Obstetricia 3, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Ciudad de México
Antonio Manuel Garcia Luna Gonzalez Rubio, M.D.
Asociación Mexicana de Medicina de la Reproducción (AMMR)
Marcelino Hernandez-Valencia, M.D., Ph.D.
National Medical Center, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
Ranferi Gaona-Arreola, M.D.
Asociación Mexicana de Medicina de la Reproducción (AMMR)
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
World Health Organization (WHO) Symposium:
WHO in Infertility and Fertility Care

Thabo Matsaseng (Chair)
World Health Organization
Richard J. Paulson, M.D.
University of Southern California
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Symposium
Empathy and In Vitro Fertilization

Brad Senstra, B.S., M.H.A. (Chair)
Seattle Reproductive Medicine
Rita Gruber, B.A.
Gruber Group, LLC
Andrea M. Braverman, Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University
Maria M. Jackson, M.A., R.N.
Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Video Session 2 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Session Time
Poster Abstract Session and Continental Breakfast 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Registration Open 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room  7:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Nursing Mothers Area  8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Plenary
What Does Sex Have to do With It? Health and Well-being Across the Lifespan
Endowed by a 1992 grant from Astra-Zeneca

C. Neill Epperson, M.D.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Expo Hall Open 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
ASRM Members' Meeting & Congress Prize Presentation 8:45 am - 9:15 am
Plenary
Is Clinical Research Reproducible, Transparent, and Useful?
Endowed by a 1992 grant from Wyeth

John P. A. Ioannidis, M.D., D.Sc.
Stanford University School of Medicine
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Break/Exhibits/Expo Theater 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Oral Abstract Sessions 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
MHPG Clinical Session
Let’s Talk Shop: Can Psychological Testing Help Decision-making in Difficult Cases?

Claudia Pascale, Ph.D.
Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science
Mary Riddle, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Vickie Schafer, Ph.D.
Austin Psychology and Assessment Center
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Break/Lunch/Exhibits/Expo Theater 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Roundtables 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
Surgical Experience with Endometriosis in the Infertile Patient: Has the Paradigm Shifted?

Tommaso Falcone, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Expert Encounter
Mood and Memory: the Role of Gonadal and Stress Hormones

C. Neill Epperson, M.D.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Resident Learning Session: Simulation Demonstration and Didactics 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Surgical Tutorial
Pearls to Navigate Distorted Pelvic Anatomy During Surgery

Camran Nezhat, M.D. (Chair)
Camran Nezhat Institute
Togas Tulandi, M.D.
McGill University
Grace M. Janik, M.D.
Reproductive Specialty Center
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Opening Pandora's Box: Emerging Issues in Genetics
CASE PRESENTATIONS

Angela K. Lawson, Ph.D. (Chair)
Northwestern University
Lauri D. Black, M.S., C.G.C.
Pacific Reproductive Genetic Counseling
Joe Leigh Simpson, M.D.
Florida International University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Are Mitochondrial Treatments Effective in Recurrent In Vitro Fertilization Failures?
PANEL DISCUSSION

Kutluk Oktay, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Yale University School of Medicine
David L. Keefe, M.D.
NYU Langone Medical Center
Kelle H. Moley, M.D.
Washington University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Obesity and Lipids
PANEL DISCUSSION

Robert A. Wild, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.N.L.A., N.C.M.P. (Chair)
Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
Richard S. Legro, M.D.
Pennsylvania State University
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Genetics of Male Infertility: What We Know and What We Use
PANEL DISCUSSION

Dolores J. Lamb, Ph.D. (Chair)
Baylor College of Medicine
Robert D. Oates, M.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
The Age-old Question of Offering Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to Older Patients: Ethics and ART
DEBATE

Lisa A. Rinehart, J.D., R.N. (Chair)
LegalCare Consulting, Inc.
Margaret Swain, J.D., R.N.
Law Office of Margaret E. Swain
Tamara M. Tobias, N.P.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Debate: Do Natural Supplements Enhance Fertility?
DEBATE

Rebecca S. Usadi, M.D. (Chair)
Atrium Health
Vitaly Kushnir, M.D.
Center for Human Reproduction
Anne Z. Steiner, M.D., M.P.H.
University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Interactive Session
Endometrial and Systemic Immune Diagnostics
PANEL DISCUSSION

Raymond M. Anchan, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-hair)
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Aleks Stanic-Kostic, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-chair)
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Danny J. Schust, M.D.
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Joanne Kwak-Kim, M.D., M.P.H.
Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Keynote
Menopause Keynote Lecture
Sex and Cancer: What Every Reproductive Medicine Specialist Should Know

Stacy Tessler Lindau, M.D., M.A.P.P., F.A.C.O.G.
University of Chicago
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Break 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Symposium
ABOG Foundation - Kenneth J. Ryan Ethics Symposium:
Transferring Genetically Anomalous Embryos: Exploring Clinical and Ethical Uncertainties
Supported by a 2013 endowment from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ginny L. Ryan, M.D.
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Tyl H. Taylor, Ph.D.
Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte
Jamie K. Dokson, Sc.M., L.C.G.C.
Reproductive Biology Associates
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
A Two-way Mirror: Incoming Cross-border Reproductive Care

Elaine R. Gordon, Ph.D. (Chair)
University of California Los Angeles Hospital
Nidhi Desai, J.D.
Private Practice, Chicago
Guy E. Ringler, M.D.
California Fertility Partners
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Exploring the Psychosocial and Legal Aspects of Family Building for Transgender Patients

Jamie M. Joseph, Ph.D. (Chair)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Evaluation
Will Halm, J.D.
International Reproductive Law Group
Marjorie E. Dixon, M.D.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Treatment of Uterine Fibroids with Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulators in the Postmorcellation Era

Ayman Al-Hendy, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
University of Illinois at Chicago
S. Sony Singh, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., F.A.C.O.G.
University of Ottawa, Canada
Felice Petraglia, M.D.
University of Florence
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Correcting Gaps in Reproductive Health Disparities: Practical Information and Advice

Alicia Y. Christy, M.D. (Chair)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Eli Y. Adashi, M.D., M.S., C.P.E., F.A.C.O.G.
Brown University
Eve C. Feinberg, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Stem Cells: The Origins of Early Placentation/Emerging Ways to Study the Preclinical and Very Early Pregnancies

Danny J. Schust, M.D. (Chair)
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Ye Yuan, Ph.D.
CCRM
Sascha Drewlo, Ph.D.
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine Symposium:
Advanced Comprehension of Safety in Assisted Reproductive Technology

Deng Chengyan, M.D. (Co-chair)
Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine (CSRM)
Shen Huan, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-chair)
Peking University People's Hospital, Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine (CSRM)
Sun Yingpu, M.D.
Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine (CSRM)
Huang Guoning, M.D.
Chongqing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine (CSRM)
Ding Lijun, Ph.D.
The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium
Japan Society for Assisted Reproduction (JSAR) Symposium 
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm 
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