1 The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, FL Thursday, August 27- Sunday, August 30, Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society and Georgia Section ACOG 64th Annual Education Meeting Jointly Provided by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
2 Faculty Ronald A. Adams, MD Chief, Internal Medicine Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Shaker Heights, OH Darrell E. Baker, JD Baker & Whitt PLLC Memphis, TN Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA Surgeon General of the United States Newton, MA Linda D. Bradley, MD Professor of Surgery Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vice Chair Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH Paul S. Dale, MD Chief of Surgical Oncology Assistant Dean of Translational Research Navicent Health Mercer University School of Medicine Macon, GA Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD Associate Professor, Social Medicine Associate Director, Center for Bioethics UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC Michael S. Duchowny, MD Director, Neurology Training and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Miami Children s Hospital Prof. of Neurology and Pediatrics Univ. of Miami Miller Sch. of Medicine Clinical Professor, Dept.of Neurology Florida International Univ. College of Medicine, Miami, FL Brenda Fitzgerald, MD Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Health Kevin Gomez, MD Atlanta Perinatal Consultants Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH, MBA Emory University Dept. of Gyn/OB Assistant Professor, Family Planning and Reproductive Health Medical Director, Teen Clinic Director, The Jane Fonda Center Anne C. Patterson, MD President, Georgia OBGyn Society R. Brian Raybon, MD, FPMRS Urogynocology of Athens Athens, GA Cyril Span, MD Gynecologic Oncology Specialists of Atlanta Decatur, GA Maureen Whelihan, MD Elite Gyn Care of the Palm Beaches Greenacres, FL Adrienne D. Zertuche, MD, MPH Founder, Georgia Maternal and Infant Health Research Group (GMIHRG) Emory University-Dept of Gyn/OB Atanta, GA ACCME Accreditation The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AC- CME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. College Cognate Credit(s) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.
3 Thursday, August 27, 2015 HANDS ON LAB! Ultrasound Surgery Skills Simulations Live Models in the Sim Lab at 1:30 pm 10:00 am- 1:30 pm Physician Registration 10:30-1:30 pm GOGS Board of Directors Meeting 1:30 pm Annual Meeting Begins 1:30-5:00 pm Simulation Lab activities & Lectures: Kevin Gomez, MD; Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH, MBA; R.Brian Raybon, MD, FPMRS; Cyril Spann, MD Improve obstetrical ultrasound skills by using a combination of both simulation and hands on training with live models, demonstrate and improve surgical skills for OBGyns through use of hands on simulation, and practice hands on insertion of immediate postpartum LARC through training simulation model. Opening Reception for all Guests Thursday, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Ritz-Carlton Online Registration Available For convenient online registration, visit Registration will not be complete until your payment is processed by the Society office. You will be sent a confirmation Georgia OBGyn Society Annual Meeting Distinguished Service Award Donald Sherline, MD Donald M. Sherline, MD, served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgia Regents University from He served as President of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, an organization composed of all academic obstetrics and gynecology departments in the United States and Canada. Before joining MCG in 1982, Sherline was Director of Maternal and Fetal Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush-Presbyterian- St. Luke s Medical Center in Rush Medical College. He also served as Acting Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Sherline, a cum laude graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University, received his medical degree from Northwestern University and did postdoctoral study in obstetrical anesthesia at Case Western Reserve University. He was an examiner of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a consultant to the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also received the Alumni Achievement Award of Utica College. Join your collegues to honor Dr. Sherline at the Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday evening.
4 Friday, August 28, :00 7:55 am Breakfast for Physicians and Exhibitors Clinical Sessions 8:00 am Welcome: Anne Patterson, MD, President, GA OBGyn Society 8:10-9:00 am Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Work Up, Evaluation, and Medical Treatment Options Linda Bradley, MD More capably identify clinical presentations suggesting a diagnosis of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), perform appropriate differential diagnostic work-up to identify likely cause of AUB, and understand medical therapeutic options for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding. 9:05-9:50 am Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy Ronald Adams, MD Understand how to interpret thyroid function during pregnancy, identify and manage hypothyroidism during pregnancy, identify and manage hyperthyroidism during pregnancy. 9:55-10:45 am Making Strides in Women s Healthcare in Georgia Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, MD Review data on maternal child health for Georgia, discuss key state initiatives in improving women s healthcare, discuss opportunities for women s health partnerships between the public-private sectors, and provide direction on priorities for improvement. 10:45-11:30 am Break with exhibitors 11:35-12:05 pm Preventing Cesareans &Valuing Births: Public Response to ACOG Cesarean Reduction Initiatives Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD Describe the Good Birth Project, including the five domains of a good birth, identify Project findings to inform responsible implementation of initiatives to reduce cesarean delivery rates, and discuss ways in which necessary cesareans can be understood by patients and providers as good births. 12:10-12:55 pm Putting Out the Hot Flashes While Keeping the Heat in the Bedroom Maureen Whelihan, MD Understand the importance of addressing sexuality in the healthcare practice, review the most common sexual dysfunctions and how to identify them, develop an evaluation algorithm of the patient with sexual complaints, and discuss treatments available for the sexual health patient. 1:00 pm Adjourn for Afternoon 1:00 pm Georgia Residency Faculty Luncheon 6:00 7:00 pm Reception: Physicians and spouses/guests Spouses / guests are welcome to attend this HOT session! Breakfast for Physicians Spouses / Guests Friday, 9:00-10:30 am While indulging in a Ritz-Carlton breakfast buffet, guests will enjoy a Salt Immersion Class, where you can taste, smell and learn about specialty gourmet & house infused salts used at the resort. GOGS Activity for Kids: Saturday: While adults attend the Awards Banquet, a supervised activity for kids ages will be provided at the Ritz-Carlton from 6 to 10 pm. See the registration form for reservations.
5 Saturday, August 29, :00 7:55 am Breakfast for Physicians and Exhibitors Clinical Sessions 7:55 am Moderator: Pam Gallup Gaudry, MD, Chair, GA Section of ACOG 8:00-8:45 am Giving Birth or Being Delivered? Fostering Maternal Agency in the Process of Labor and Delivery Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD Discuss women s views about medical conditions affecting pregnancy, discuss the relationship between choices in birth and post-partum experience, discuss reasons for increasing desire for non-traditional birth providers and settings, and describe ways to safely meet women s needs for agency and control in medical birth settings. 8:50-9:35 am Optimizing Outcomes, Safety, and Efficacy of Hysteroscopic Surgery Linda Bradley, MD Review effective intra-operative surgical techniques that improve patient outcomes including: hysteroscopic resectoscopy and hysteroscopic morcellation, highlight risk mitigation strategies based on current guidelines and standard-of-care medicine, discuss core concepts of fluid management that decrease hysteroscopic complications, and emphasize the importance of pre-operative selection of patients for operative hysteroscopy. 9:40-10:30 am Break with exhibitors 10:30-11:15 am Perspective on Healthcare Needs of Women in our Country: Where We Are-Where We Need to Go Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA Review current status of women s health in the United States, identify prevalent healthcare issues affecting women, describe efforts necessary to improve women s health for the future, and describe barriers preventing improvement. 11:20-12:05 pm Neurology Update for OB/Gyns: A Modern Framework for Managing Drug Resistant Epilepsy Michael S. Duchowny, MD Review the risk factors and diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of pharmaco-resistant seizures, and discuss current treatment strategies for patients with chronic epilepsy. 12:10-12:45 pm Georgia Practice Update & Business Meeting: Activities Affecting Practice in Georgia Anne Patterson, MD, GOGS President Review efforts to improve the practice environment in the state, review current barriers to quality practice, update members on issues affecting OBGyn practice in Georgia, and review legislative efforts to improve women s health. 12:50 pm Adjourn for Afternoon 1:00 pm Residents and Junior Fellow Section Luncheon and Lecture 6:00-7:00 pm President s Cocktail Reception 7:00 12:00 pm Annual Banquet, Awards & Dancing. Black tie optional. Music by the Dirk Howell Band.
6 Sunday, August 30, 2015 Moderator: Cathy Bonk, MD, President-Elect, GA OBGyn Society 7:30 8:35 am Breakfast for Physicians The Fetal Monitor and Plaintiff s Lawyers: Safety Rules for Physicians Darrell E. Baker, JD Review the value of NICHD standard definitions in medical/legal cases; safety rules: The plaintiff s ultimate distortion of standards of care; and the use of language: Lawyers vs. physicians. Clinical Sessions 8:40-9:25 am A New Way to Limit Your Liability Risk for Birth Injuries: A Neurologist Point of View Michael S. Duchowny, MD Review the existing evidence for the pre and peri-natal antecedents of cerebral palsy, discuss the criteria for acceptance into the Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program from a neurological perspective. 9:30-10:15 am The Conservation of Bathsheba s Breast: A Breast Cancer Update Paul Dale, MD Review the role of Sentinel Node Biopsy and staging of breast cancer, discuss the impact of Z11 trial on surgical management of the axilla in breast cancer, identify patients suitable for neo-adjuvant chemotherapy, review options for adjuvant radiation therapy and breast conserving therapy, review new options regarding breast reconstruction, and review benefits of genomic testing and the role of chemotherapy. 10:20-11:05 am Georgia s Obstetric Crisis Adrienne DeMarais Zertuche, MD Review the current and projected placement of obstetrical resources in Georgia counties, discuss factors contributing to the shortage of obstetrical manpower in the state, review consequences of the current situation and outline potential remedies for the obstetrical shortage. 11:10-11:20 am: Meeting Evaluation/Credit Certification 11:20 am: Adjourn Ritz-Carlton Accomodations Hotel Room Rate: Prices range from $199 to $329/night, single or double occupancy. Please register early as the Society has a limited room block. Reserve by calling Ask for the GA OBGyn 2015 Annual Conference room block. Deadline: Special negotiated room rate is available until Monday, July 23, 2015 or until room block is full. The Ritz-Carlton offers programs for children 5 and older for additional fees. Local childcare is available (no affiliation to the Ritz-Carlton or GOGS, arrangements on your own): ; ; or net, Conference Registration: Physician registration includes breakfast Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings as well as the Thursday and Friday evening receptions, Saturday evening reception/ banquet. Registered spouses and guests can enjoy the Friday morning spouse/guest breakfast as well as the Thursday and Friday evening receptions and Saturday evening reception/banquet included in the registration price. Meeting registration deadline is July 24, 2015.
7 Annual Meeting Registration August 27-30, 2015, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL Physician s Name Spouse/Guest(s) Name(s) Children: Name Age Name Age Name Age Office Address City/State/Zip Phone Fax Registration Due by Friday, July 24, 2015 Registration Fee: (Late Registration: Add $50 to the Registration Fee after July 24, 2015 or at the door) Physician Member $ Subtotal Physician Non-member $ Subtotal Choose Conference Syllabus format: USB Syllabus(bring your laptop) No Charge Printed Syllabus Spouse and/or Guests (18 years and older) $ each Subtotal # for children s Saturday night activity (6-10pm for ages 5 to 12 years) # Spouse/Guest for Friday breakfast No Charge No Charge Pay by Credit Card (Fax: ) Total Credit Card Type: AMEX Visa Master Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date $ (or you may call the Society to pay meeting registration by credit card at ) Billing Address (if different than above) Pay by Check: Please mail check and registration form to be received by July 24, 2015, payable to to GOGS and mail to: 2925 Premiere Parkway, Suite 100, Duluth, GA For questions please contact Beth Yoder at the Society office, or at
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