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  • 1. 35th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium Azaleas, Dogwoods and Reproductive Endocrinology March 15 -17, 2004 Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel Historic Charleston, South Carolina Presented and sponsored by the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Office of Continuing Medical Education College of Medicine and co-sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education College of Nursing
  • 2. Spring Symposium 2004 s MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2004 8:40 a.m. Ovulation Induction and IUI: New Agents are Available 7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Grant W. Patton, MD Breakfast 9:20 a.m. Advances in ART Conference Center Robert A. Kaufmann, MD 8:00 a.m. J. Peter VanDorsten, MD Panel Discussion Regarding Welcome Remarks Infertility Moderator – Robert A. Patton, Toledo, Kaufmann, Lebovic Kaufmann, MD 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break 8:10 a.m. HRT and the WHI 10:30 a.m. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Margery L. S. Gass, MD David E. Soper, MD 8:50 a.m. WHI: Now That the Dust has 11:10 a.m. Ectopic Pregnancies Settled Donald L. Fylstra, MD William T. Creasman, MD 11:50 a.m. Endometriosis: An Autoimmune 9:30 a.m. HRT: A Cardiologist’s Disorder? Perspective Dan Lebovic, MD Terrence X. OBrien, MD 12:30 p.m. Discussion & Questions 10:10 a.m. Coffee Break 12:50 p.m. Adjourn 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion Regarding HRT s WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2004 Creasman, OBrien, Gass 7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental 11:10 a.m. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Breakfast John A. Schnorr, MD Conference Center 11:50 a.m. Minimally Invasive Surgery Moderator – John A. Schnorr, Charles C. Coddington, III, MD MD 12:20 p.m. Update on Hormonal 8:00 a.m. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Contraception Mainstream Evaluation and Melisa M. Holmes, MD Treatment 12:50 p.m. Discussion & Questions Dan Lebovic, MD 1:00 p.m. Adjourn 8:40 a.m. Fibroids: An Update Charles C. Coddington, III, MD s TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2004 9:20 a.m. Surgery for Severe Endometriosis Paul B. Underwood, MD 7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break Conference Center 10:20 a.m. Pitfalls of Laparoscopic Surgery Moderator – Grant W. James F. Carter, MD Patton, Jr., MD 11:00 a.m. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding 8:00 a.m. Current Infertility Evaluation David E. Soper, MD & Treatment 11:40 a.m. Oocyte and Ovarian Tissue Andrew A. Toledo, MD Cryopreservation John A. Schnorr, MD 12:20 p.m. Discussion & Questions 12:50 p.m. Adjourn We Look Forward to Seeing you in Charleston!
  • 3. Program Faculty and Information GUEST FACULTY HOST FACULTY Charles C. Coddington, III, MD James F. Carter, MD Vice Chair and Professor of Obstetrics & Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecology William T. Creasman, MD University of Colorado Health Sciences Marion J. Sims Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Center Denver, Colorado Donald L. Fylstra, MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Margery L. S. Gass, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Melisa M. Holmes, MD Gynecology Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Terrence X. OBrien, MD Director, Menopause and Osteoporosis Center Associate Professor of Medicine University Hospital Division of Cardiology Cincinnati Ohio Grant W. Patton, MD Dan Lebovic, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Director, Southeastern Fertility Center Gynecology Division of Reproductive Endocrinology David E. Soper, MD University of Michigan Professor and Vice Chair for Business and Clinical Affairs Ann Arbor, Michigan Director, General Gynecology and Obstetrics Andrew A. Toledo, MD Paul B. Underwood, MD Reproductive Biology Associates Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinologist J. Peter VanDorsten, MD Assistant Clinical Professor Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Emory University Atlanta, Georgia CREDIT DESIGNATION The Medical University of South Carolina designates this PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS education activity for a maximum of 13.5 hours of Category I credit toward the AMA Physicians Robert A. Kaufmann, MD Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & those hours of credit that he/she actually spent at the Gynecology, educational activity. Director, Division of Reproductive ACOG: Continuing Education Credit has been applied Endocrinology, for with ACOG. Medical University of South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina, College John A. Schnorr, MD of Nursing, Nursing Center for Professional Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Development is accredited as a provider of Gynecology, Division of Reproductive continuing education in nursing by the American Endocrinology Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, Medical University of South Carolina and designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 16.4 hours.
  • 4. Program Information COURSE DESCRIPTION COURSE OBJECTIVES The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the At the completion of the symposium you should be able Medical University of South Carolina is pleased to to: present a 3 day symposium on Women’s Health that will • Identify the clinically appropriate ART treatments emphasize state-of-the-art developments in the for infertility. treatment of both male and female infertility, including • Discuss the practical usage of clomiphene citrate in endometriosis, the controversies of hormone intrauterine insemination. replacement treatment, polycystic ovarian syndrome and its treatment, and address the impact of hormone • Outline the recent approach to male and female replacement treatment on postmenopausal women. This infertility. course is designed for a variety of women’s health • Review the evaluation and modern treatment for practitioners, including obstetrician/gynecologists, nurse pelvic inflammatory disease and its implications in midwives, nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants. infertility. Over the 3 days the symposium will address: • Discuss the metabolic changes found in polycystic • A half day mini symposium on the rapidly changing ovarian syndrome and its current management and field of hormonal replacement therapy for treatment. menopausal women, perspectives from the WHI, • Discuss the various management options of ectopic independent researchers and cardiologists. pregnancy. • New assisted reproductive technology advances for • Outline the implications of endometriosis and the treatment of male and female infertility. infertility management and treatment. • Current management and concepts of endometriosis • Discuss the current approach to cryopreservation of and fibroids in both infertility and gynecological oocytes and ovarian transplantation. care. • Discuss current concepts in oral contraceptive pills. • Clinical approaches for gynecological management of polycystic ovarian syndrome, dysfunctional • Discuss the gynecologic approach and treatment of uterine bleeding, pelvic infections, ectopic fibroids. pregnancy, recent benefits and risks of hormone • Review the current application of minimally replacement treatment for postmenopausal patients. invasive surgery in gynecologic care of patients. • Gynecological surgery pearls, including the use of • Review the workup and treatment for recurrent minimally invasive surgery and avoiding the dangers pregnancy loss. of laparoscopic surgery. • Review the approach for surgery in patients with • Recent advances in birth control pills. severe endometriosis. The Symposium includes distinguished guest faculty • Understand the potential pitfalls of laparoscopic with international recognition in assisted reproductive surgery. technologies, gynecological issues, and women’s health • Discuss the approach and treatment for patients and care of the postmenopausal woman. Together with with dysfunctional uterine bleeding. outstanding host faculty they will present the scientific • Discuss the risks and benefits of postmenopausal background and experience relevant for the clinical hormone replacement therapy with particular practice with a variety of gynecologists and women’s attention to the breast and the cardiovascular health providers. A thorough, comprehensive syllabus system. developed by the course participants will be provided.
  • 5. Spring Symposium 2004 Tour of Historic Charleston Registration Information A special walking tour for Register by Mail, please enclose the symposium participants and/or their registration form with your check payable to the Office guests is scheduled for of CME-MUSC or credit card information: Monday afternoon, March 15, MUSC Office of CME 2004. This will be a walking P.O. Box 250754 tour of the city featuring Charleston, SC 29425 private gardens, a historic Registration by Fax, please fax the symposium home and a museum home. registration form along with credit card information to The tour will begin in the CME at (843) 876-1931. hotel lobby at 3:00 p.m. and will conclude at the same location at 5:30 p.m. A Registration by Telephone, please call the Office of CME (843) 876-1925. Toll free 1-866-637-6835. registration form with fee information will be sent to you upon receipt of your conference registration All faxed and telephone registrations must be form. accompanied by credit card information. Accommodations Registration Fees Doubletree Guest Suites is an elegantly appointed The fees for this symposium are: property with 182 one and two bedroom suites - the Physicians largest suites in the Charleston’s historic district before February 18, 2004 $465 and 30 executive king deluxe rooms. after February 18, 2004 $495 Because of the hotel’s central location in the heart Residents of the city market, a wide variety of attractions before February 18, 2004 $295 abound. Enjoy historic walking or carriage tours, after February 18, 2004 $325 plantation tours, dining at some of the finest Registration fee includes the continental breakfasts, restaurants, and shopping from Charleston coffee breaks, course syllabus and credit processing. boutiques to local vendors in the open-air market. These famous attractions and landmarks are located Cancellations just outside our front doors. A refund for conference registration will be made To make your reservations at the Doubletree Guest upon written request prior to February 18, 2004; Suites Hotel, 181 Church Street, Charleston, SC, however, $75 will be retained for administrative please call toll free 1-800-222-8733 or directly to costs. No refunds will be made after February 18, the hotel 843-577-2644. Please identify yourself as 2004. a registrant of the MUSC OB/GYN Symposium. We reserve the right to cancel the program if Hotel Rates: Single/Double $149.00 (subject to necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for applicable taxes and assessments which are cancelled programs. The University cannot be currently 12%. Valet parking is available at the rate responsible for reimbursement of airline or other of $14 per day. Visit the hotel web site transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. Reservations must be made by February 13, 2004.
  • 6. Spring Symposium 2004 Disclosure Americans with Disabilities Act Disclosure of financial relationships: It is the policy of the Medical University of South The Medical University of South Carolina adheres to the Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the requirements on disclosure. Information about auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully relationships of presenters with commercial interests participate in this continuing medical education activity, will be included in material distributed at the time of the please call the Office of CME at (843) 876-1925 or conference. attach a note on your registration form by February 18, 2004. Disclosure of non-FDA approved uses for pharmaceutical products and/or medical devices: As an ACCME accredited provider of continuing medical For More Information education, the Medical University of South Carolina For more information: call Pam Benjamin in the Office requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose of CME for the questions related to lodging in any "off label" uses for pharmaceutical and medical Charleston, course accreditation, or other inquiries. device products in their presentations or materials. Telephone: (843) 876-1925 or Toll Free 1-866- 637-6835. E-mail: benjamin The Charleston Visitor’s Bureau web site is Symposium Registration Form Azaleas, Dogwoods and Reproductive Endocrinology Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel - March 15 - 17, 2004 Please mail this form to the MUSC, Office of CME, P.O. Box 250754, Charleston, S.C. 29425 Tel. (843) 876-1925 • Toll Free 1-866-637-6835 • Fax. (843) 876-1931 NAME _______________________________________________ SS# ______ - ____ - ________ ADDRESS_________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ CITY _______________________________________ STATE ______ ZIP __________________ SPECIALTY _________________________________ Degree _____________________________ PHONE ( _____ ) _____-_______ FAX ( _____ ) _____-_______ E-MAIL ____________________ Registration fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, course syllabus and credit processing. Please make your check payable to the Office of CME - MUSC and mail along with this Conference Registration may be charged to: form. ___ Visa ___ Master Card PHYSICIANS IN PRACTICE ___ $465 before February 18 Signature: ________________________________________ ___ $495 after February 18 Account Number: _________________________________ PHYSICIANS IN TRAINING, PA's or NP's ___ $295 before February 18 Exp. Date: _____/_____ ___ $325 after February 18 Credit card registrations may be faxed to (843) 876-1931 or telephoned to (866) 637-6835. Credit card registrants may register by fax to (843) 876-1931 or by telephone to (843) 876-1925.