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Monday, Oct 8

Access to Care

RTM01
Increasing Access to Infertility Care Services - Innovative Approaches Worldwide

Sheryl van der Poel, Ph.D.
Population Council, WHO (retired)

Androgen Excess

RTM02
Role of Sick Fat in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Daniel A. Dumesic, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTM03
Recent Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology for Women with Severe Diminished Ovarian Reserve

Vitaly A. Kushnir, M.D.
Center for Human Reproduction

RTM04
Pros and Cons of Frozen-thaw versus Fresh Assisted Reproductive Technology Programs

Tarun Jain, M.D.
Northwestern University

RTM05
Serum Progesterone Elevation during Assisted Reproductive Technology: When to Freeze All

Erkan Buyuk, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health

Early Pregnancy

RTM06
Comparing ASRM and ESHRE Guidelines for RPL Evaluation and Treatment

Kristin A. Bendikson, M.D.
University of Southern California Fertility

Environment and Reproduction

RTM07
Organ-on-Chip Technology to Assess Environmental Influences on Reproductive Success

Kevin G. Osteen, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fertility Preservation

RTM08
Legal Concerns in Fertility Preservation

Nidhi Desai, J.D.
Private Practice, Chicago

Fibroids

RTM09
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Fibroids

Lauren A. Wise, M.Sc., Sc.D.
Boston University School of Public Health

Genetic Counseling

RTM10
Genetic Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling for Embryo Donation

Gina M. Davis, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Advocate Genetics

Health Disparaties

RTM11
Novel Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

Ayman Al-Hendy, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago

Imaging

RTM12
Using Ultrasound to Predict Endometrial Receptivity and Implantation

Sandra M. Bello, M.D.
Houston Fertility Institute

Legal

RTM13
Language Matters: Legal Implications of Drafting Your Own ART Consents

Susan L. Crockin, J.D.
Georgetown University

RTM14
To Test or Not Test? Liability in Genetic Screening and PGT (New Case Law)

Michelle Keyes, J.D.
Reproductive Law Center, LLP

LGBTQ

RTM15
LGBTQ Family Building: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Mark P. Leondires, M.D.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTM16
Does the Semen Analysis Mean Anything?

Mark Sigman, M.D.
Brown University and Lifespan Urology

RTM17
Treatment of Hypogonadism in Male Infertility

Craig S. Niederberger, M.D.
University of Illinois Hospital

Menopause and Ovarian Insufficiency

RTM18
Management of the Cancer Survivor with Ovarian Insufficiency

Mindy S. Christianson, M.D.
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Mental Health

RTM19
Constructing Healthy Relationships: When Donors and Recipients Meet

Ariadna Cymet-Lanski, Psy.D.
Private Practice

RTM20
The Link between Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Monica Ashton, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
The Healing Group

Nurses

RTM21
The Millenial Nurse

Jennifer M. Wood, B.S.N., A.A.S.
Shady Grove Fertility Center

RTM22
Why Your Patients Overeat and Strategies to Use to Combat This

Monica E. Moore, M.S.N., R.N.C.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

Physician-Scientists

RTM23
How to Do Research Using Publicly Available Databases and Biorepositories

Zaher O. Merhi, M.D., H.C.L.D.
New York University School of Medicine

Preimplantation Genetic Testing

RTM24
Is It Realistic to Perform PGT for Single-gene Disorders and 24-chromosome Aneuploidy Testing in a Single Test

Svetlana Rechitsky, Ph.D.
Reproductive Genetic Innovations

RTM25
Cost-effectiveness of Preimplantation Genetic Testing

Eric J. Forman, M.D., H.C.L.D.
Columbia Univeristy

Regenerative Medicine/Stem-cell Biology

RTM26
In Vitro Oogenesis and Prosthetic Ovaries

Monica M. Laronda, Ph.D.
Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTM27
Oocyte Vitrification: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting

Andrew D. Dorfmann, M.S.
Genetics & IVF Institute

RTM28
Choosing the Best Fit: Assessing Technological Solutions for the IVF Laboratory

T. Arthur Chang, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., E.L.D., C.C.
University of Texas Health Science Center

RTM29
Fertility Treatment for Non-traditional Patients: Addressing the Unique Challenges of a Growing Patient Population

Abraham D. Botes, E.L.D., B.Sc.
Oregon Health and Science University, Fertility Consultants

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTM30
Lifestyle Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: What Works?

Rebecca S. Usadi, M.D.
Atrium Health

RTM31
Thyroid Function, Infertility, and Micarriage: Making Sense of the Guidelines

Jennifer L. Eaton, M.D.
Duke Fertility Center

RTM32
Food, Exercise, and Fertility

Ashley M. Eskew, M.D.
Washington University

Reproductive Managers

RTM33
What Patients Are Saying about You Online, and How to Engage with Them

Griffin Jones, B.A.
Fertility Bridge

RTM34
Leadership Style and Employee Engagement

Jessica Medvedich, M.B.A., B.S.N., R.N., N.E.-B.C.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey

Reproductive Surgery

RTM35
Cesarean Scar Isthmocele: Indications for Repair and Surgical Options

Steven R. Lindheim, M.D.
Wright State University Integrated OB/GYN Residency Program

RTM36
Management of Endometriosis and Effect on Ovarian Reserve

Elizabeth A. Pritts, M.D.
Wisconsin Fertility Institute

RTM37
Pearls on Office Sperm Retrieval

Ajay K. Nangia, M.B.B.S.
University of Kansas Health System

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTM38
El Papel Actual de la Cirugía en Medicina Reproductiva

J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, M.D.
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTM39
Recent Approaches to Cryopreservation of Oocytes and Ovarian Tissue

Ali Eroglu, Ph.D.
Medical College of Georgia

 

Tuesday, Oct 9

Androgen Excess

RTT01
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Lipids and CVD Risk

Robert A. Wild, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.N.L.A., N.C.M.P.
Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTT02
Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Managed Care Perspective (Most Applicable to Practices in U.S.)

Alexander M. Dlugi, M.D., M.B.A.
Optum

RTT03
Polyps and Fibroids: When to Remove pior to Assisted Reproductive Technology

Pinar H. Kodaman, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University

RTT04
Fertility Preservation for Transgender Adolescents: Options, Timing, and Patient Attitudes

Amanda N. Kallen, M.D.
Yale University IVF Program

Complementary and Integrative Medicine

RTT05
Integrative Medicine in Pelvic Pain Management

Olarik Musigavong, M.D.
Abhaibhubehjr Hospital

Contraception

RTT06
Management of Pregnancy of Unknown Location

Diana Crabtree Sokol, M.D.
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Educational Modalities

RTT07
Being an Effective Teaching Facilitator in a Clinical Setting

Shruthi Mahalingaiah, M.D.
Boston University School of Medicine

Early Pregnancy

RTT08
The Role of Endometritis in Evaluation and Treatment of RPL

Dana McQueen, M.D.
Northwestern University

Endometriosis

RTT09
Diet and Pelvic Pain

Sunni Mumford, Ph.D.
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Environment and Reproduction

RTT10
Using Animal Models to Examine Transgenerational Consequences of Environmental Exposures

Kaylon L. Bruner-Tran, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fertility Preservation

RTT11
Maximize Egg-freezing Program Success: Laboratory Issues

Christine Allen, M.S., Ph.D. (TS ABB)
EliteIVF

Genetic Counseling

RTT12
Common Misconceptions Patients Have about PGT-A

Michelle Strecker, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Invitae

Health Disparaties

RTT13
Disparities in Access to Reproductive Health Care

Alicia Y. Christy, M.D.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Legal

RTT14
When Assisted Reproductive Technology Parties Live Across State Lines: Navigating Medical and Legal Issues

Shoshana Kunin-Leavitt, J.D.
Kunin Law Group

RTT15
Does Anonymity Exist in Third-party Reproduction?

Amani T. Hanson, J.D., M.B.A.
Vorzimer Masserman Fertility and Family Law Center

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTT16
Orchalgia: Management Options

Daniel H. Williams, IV, M.D.
University of Wisconsin

RTT17
The Intersection of Sex and Gender

Robert E. Brannigan, M.D.
Northwestern University

Mental Health

RTT18
CBT for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Benefits, Limitations, and Alternatives

Danielle A. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Private Practice, New York

RTT19
Demystifying Gestational Surrogacy

Sharon L. Lamothe,
LaMothe Services, LLC, Family Inceptions International

Nurses

RTT20
The Role of the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in REI Practice

Lauren M. Nervi, N.P.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey

RTT21
What Do Nursing Graduate Students Know about Fertility and Fertility Preservation?

Eleanor L. Stevenson, Ph.D., R.N.
Duke University School of Nursing

Nutrition

RTT22
Fat for Fertility: Is the Type of Fat Important?

Malgorzata Skaznik-Wikiel, M.D.
University of Colorado at Denver

Physician-Scientists

RTT23
Tips, Tricks, and Pearls for Education in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Krista J. Childress, M.D.
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Emory University/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Preimplantation Genetic Testing

RTT24
Optimal Workflow for Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy

T. Arthur Chang, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center

RTT25
Randomized Control Trials on Reproductive Impact of 24-chromosome Aneuploidy Testing

Carmen Rubio Lluesa, Ph.D.
Igenomix

Regenerative Medicine/Stem-cell Biology

RTT26
Modeling Paternal Transgenerational Health Concerns in a Dish

Charles Easley, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, College of Public Health

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTT27
The Effects of OTC Medications on Semen Parameters

Kathleen E. Tucker, Ph.D., M.A., B.S.
Certified Senior Clinical Embryologist

RTT28
Electronic Witnessing in the IVF lab: To Err Is Human

George Heywood,
Matcher Technologies, Ltd.

RTT29
Understanding and Interpreting Embryonic Mosaicism

Gary L. Harton, Ph.D.
Igenomix

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTT30
Stair-step Ovulation Induction and Challenging Cases

Bradley S. Hurst, M.D.
Carolinas Helath Care

RTT31
Müllerian Anomalies

William D. Schlaff, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College

RTT32
Career Transition: How to Navigate Moving Practices

Eve C. Feinberg, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Reproductive Immunology

RTT33
Immunology of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

S. Zev Williams, M.D., Ph.D.
Columbia University

Reproductive Managers

RTT34
The Patient Financial Consult

Lena Mignon, B.A.

RTT35
Elective Egg Freezing

Brad Senstra, B.S., M.H.A.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Surgery

RTT36
Management of Cesarean Scar Defects

Samantha M. Pfeifer, M.D.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

RTT37
Varicocele Repair in the Azoospermic Male

Cigdem Tanrikut, M.D.
Shady Grove Fertility

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTT38
Indicaciones para los Estudios Genéticos de Pre-Implantación para Aneuploidia

Carlos Salazar-Lopez Ortiz, M.D.
Hospital Espanol

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTT39
Individualized Approach to Ovarian Stimulation and IVF

Hakan Yarali, M.D.

 

Wednesday, Oct 10

Access to Care

RTW01
Infertility Is a Disease: Potential Impact of the AMA Resolution on Access to Care

Julia V. Johnson, M.D.
University of Massaschusetts Medical School

Androgen Excess

RTW02
Use of the New Anti-diabetes Medications (GLP-1 Agonists, SGLT-2 Inhibitors, DPP-4 Inhibitors) in the Treatment of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Karen E. Elkind-HIrsch, Ph.D.
Woman's Hospital, Louisiana

Assisted Reproductive Technology

RTW03
Assisted Reproductive Technology and LGBTQ Family Building

Jacqueline N. Gutmann, M.D.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia

RTW04
Improving Eggs: Controversy and Clinical Reality

Henry E. Malter, Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
Fertility Center of the Carolinas

RTW05
Frozen Eggs from an Egg Bank versus Fresh Donor Eggs

Michael A. Lee, M.S., T.S., E.L.D.
Fertility Solutions, P.C. and Massachusetts Fertility Center, L.L.C.

Complementary and Integrative Medicine

RTW06
Improve Patient Experience and Prevent Dropout in REI Practice

Carmelo Sgarlata, M.D.
Oregon Reproductive Medicine

Early Pregnancy

RTW07
Environmental Toxins and Miscarriage

Lora K. Shahine, M.D.
Pacific Northwest Fertility and IVF Specialists

Endometriosis

RTW08
Pesticides and Reproductive Health

Jorge E. Chavarro, M.D., Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health

Fertility Preservation

RTW09
Optimizing the Clinical Management of Frozen Eggs

Ilan Tur-Kaspa, M.D.
Institute for Human Reproduction

Fibroids

RTW10
Mastering Myomectomy Techniques

Andrea Tinelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Vito Fazzi Hospital, Italy and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia

Genetic Counseling

RTW11
Incorporating Genetic Counseling Services into Your Fertility Clinic

Andria G. Besser, M.Sc., C.G.C.
New York University, Langone Fertility Center

Imaging

RTW12
Maximizing Success with Insemination Using Ultrasound

Michael J. Heard, M.D.
The Heard Clinic Indian Reproductive Medicine

RTW13
Medical Management in Reproductive-age Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Ameet Patki, M.D., D.N.B., F.R.C.O.G.
Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction

Legal

RTW14
Sell, Buy, or Merge: Preparing Your Practice for Change

Richard M. Yanofsky, J.D., M.B.A.
Holland and Knight LLP

RTW15
When Patients Sue: Tips for Successfully Navigating a Lawsuit

Lisa A. Rinehart, J.D., R.N.
LegalCare Consulting

LGBTQ

RTW16
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

Male Reproduction and Urology

RTW17
Fertility Preservation

Kathleen Hwang, M.D.
The Alpert Medical School of Brown University

RTW18
Advanced Sperm Testing

Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Mental Health

RTW19
Starting or Maintaining a Support Group

Joan Manheimer, Ph.D.

RTW20
Exploring the Role of Religion in Decision Making and Infertility

Jennifer Gamper Meenan, R.N., B.S.N., L.C.S.W.

Nurses

RTW21
Empowering the IVF Nurse: How We Can Help Our Nurses to Most Effectively Manage Complex Patients

Margaret Daneyko, R.N., B.S.N.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

RTW22
Third-party Nursing: Unique Challenges of the Recipient Patient Population and How to Best Coordinate Their Care

Meghan Pierce, B.S.N.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey

RTW23
Lifestyle Interventions for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Need for Evidence-Based Guidelines

Marla Lujan, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Cornell University

Preimplantation Genetic Testing

RTW24
Variation of Mosaicism Rates in Different Programs: Possible Causes and Need for Standardization

Kangpu Xu, Ph.D., M.Sc., H.C.L.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

RTW25
Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy (PGT-A) in Low, Normal and Hyper Responders

Semra Kahraman, M.D.
Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Turkey

Regenerative Medicine/Stem-cell Biology

RTW26
Artificial Gametes

Carlos Simón, M.D., Ph.D.
Valencia University, Igenomix

Reproductive Biology and Technology

RTW27
The ABCs of HVAC Design, Purpose, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting: What is Above those Ceiling Tiles in My Lab?

Kathryn C. Worrilow, Ph.D.
LifeAire Systems, LLC

RTW28
Using a QA Dashboard to Monitor Key Performance Indicators in the IVF Lab

Sangita K. Jindal, Ph.D.
Montefiore Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health

RTW29
Logistics of Off-site Lab Directing: Maintaining the Balance

Matthew "Tex" D. VerMilyea, Ph.D.
Ovation Fertility - Austin

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

RTW30
Do Natural Supplements Enhance Fertility?

Anne Z. Steiner, M.D., M.P.H.
University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill

RTW31
Abnormal Endometrium and Infertility

Lusine Aghajanova, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

RTW32
Chronic Endometritis: What We Do and Do Not Know

Thomas M. Price, M.D.
Duke Fertility Center

Reproductive Managers

RTW33
Managing Multiple Clinic Locations

Blake Welch, M.B.A.
Chicago IVF

RTW34
Employee Recognition

Sara Mooney, B.A.
Seattle Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Surgery

RTW35
Uterine Preservation Surgery for Infertile Patients with Adenomyosis

Mohamed Bedaiwy, M.D., Ph.D.
The University of British Columbia

RTW36
Unusual Uterine and Vaginal Anomalies

Joseph E. Findley, M.D.
University of Vermont

RTW37
Master Tips on Vasoepididymostomy

Sheldon Marks, M.D.
International Center for Vasectomy Reversal

Spanish Reproductive Medicine

RTW38
Preservación de la Fertilidad por Razones Sociales

Ranferi Gaona-Arreola, M.D.

Turkish Reproductive Medicine

RTW39
GnRH Agonist Trigger and Cryo-all Strategy Versus Fresh Transfer in IVF Cycles

Recai Pabuccu, M.D.
Centrum Klinik