Society for Maternal Fetal-Medicine

34th Annual Meeting —
The Pregnancy Meeting™
February 3–8, 2014
Hilton New Orleans Ri...
Postgraduate Courses, Workshops, and Symposia
Some postgraduate courses, workshops and symposia run concurrently. Please c...
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, CONTINUED
4.	 Prenatal Genetics in Clinical Practice

1:40 – 2:30pm	

Course Directors: Lorraine Dugof...
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, CONTINUED
8.	 Management of Periviable Preterm Birth
Course Director: Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD an...
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, CONTINUED
13.	 Twins, Triplets, and Beyond: Evidence-Based
Care for Multiple Gestations

14.	 Clini...
Oral Presentations and Poster Sessions
A total of 86 oral presentations will be given during the Plenary Sessions
and the ...
Exhibits
Located in the Grand Salon and Chemin Royale and across from the oral
presentations, the Industry Exhibits are de...
SMFM 33rd Annual Meeting-at-a-Glance
Monday, February 3
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  1. 1. Society for Maternal Fetal-Medicine 34th Annual Meeting — The Pregnancy Meeting™ February 3–8, 2014 Hilton New Orleans Riverside New Orleans, LA Postgraduate Courses Scientific, Clinical and Business Meeting Industry Exhibits Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the March of Dimes 2014 Program Committee William Grobman, MD – Program Chair Andrew Helfgott, MD – Poster Chair Sean Blackwell, MD – Postgraduate Course Chair Bob Silver, MD – Scientific Forums Chair Cecilia Gambala, MD – Local Arrangements Chair Register online at www.SMFM.org
  2. 2. Postgraduate Courses, Workshops, and Symposia Some postgraduate courses, workshops and symposia run concurrently. Please check your schedule to make sure you do not choose conflicting options. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3 1. Obstetrical Controversies and Debates 9:20 – 9:50am Course Directors: Bahaeddine M. Sibai, MD, Alison G. Cahill, MD, MSCI 9:50 – 10:00am 10:00 – 10:30am 10:30 – 11:15am LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the evidence based use of cerclage and cervical length in low and high risk pregnancies. 2. Understand how recent evidence has begun to change the paradigm for aneuploidy screening. 3. Understand the controversies and limitations of science regarding the decision for universal post op cesarean anticoagulation 4. Understand the pros and cons of using tocolytic therapy given the state of the science. 5. Understand the controversies regarding optimal delivery timing after PPROM and latency COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:20am Introduction and 20 questions 8:20 – 9:00am Optimal delivery timing for PPROM after expectant management: 34 weeks or beyond? Dwight Rouse, MD (pro) vs Baha Sibai, MD (con) 9:00 – 9:40am If tocolytics don’t work, why do we use them? George Macones, MD (pro) vs William Grobman, MD (anti tocolytics) 9:40 – 10:00am Panel Questions & Answers 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:15am Is serum screening for aneuploidy obsolete? George Macones, MD (pro) vs Ron Wapner, MD (con) 11:15am – 12:00pm Questions & Answers for debate #3 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00pm – 1:45pm For women with a prior PTB on 17p, to stitch or not to stitch the short cervix? Dwight Rouse, MD (pro stitch) vs Alison Cahill, MD (anti stitch) Serial cervical lengths: any utility – when and 1:45 – 2:30pm for whom? Sean Blackwell, MD (for serial cervical lengths) vs Methodius Tuuli, MD (no utility) Panel Questions & Answers 2:30 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 3:30pm Break 3:30 – 4:14pm Should all women post-cesarean receive heparin pro phylaxis for VTE? William Grobman, MD (pro) vs Baha Sibai, MD (con) 4:15 – 5:00pm Questions & Answers for debate #6 2. Diabetes & Pregnancy Course Directors: Mark B. Landon, MD and Celeste Durnwald, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To understand the controversy surrounding the diagnostic criteria for GDM. 2. To discuss the role of oral agents in the treatment of the GDM pregnancy. 3. To discuss the implications of GDM on long term maternal and child health including recommendations for follow up testing in GDM women. 4. To review new insulin preparations/regimens for treating the diabetic pregnancy. COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:10am Welcome/ Scope of the Problem Mark B. Landon, MD 8:10 – 8:45 am The HAPO Study and the Development of IADPSG Criteria for GDM Donald R. Coustan, MD 8:45 – 9:20am Revisiting the Diagnostic Criteria for GDM: Where are we now? Brian Casey, MD 2 | The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • 11:15 – 11:45am 11:45 – 12:00pm 12:00 – 1:00pm 1:00 – 1:30pm 1:30 – 2:15pm 2:15 – 2:50pm 2:50 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 3:30pm 3:30 – 4:05pm 4:05 – 4:45pm 4:45 – 5:00pm Reviewing the Evidence of Treatment Benefit for GDM Mark B. Landon, MD Questions and Answers/Discussion Break Defining Glucose Thresholds for the Treatment of GDM Oded Langer. MD Oral Agents for the Treatment of GDM Celeste Durnwald, MD Questions and Answers/Discussion Lunch Follow Up Testing for GDM Women Celeste Durnwald, MD Implications of GDM on Long Term Maternal and Child Health Patrick Catalano, MD Use of Insulin Analogues and Pump Therapy in DM Pregnancy Thomas Moore, MD Questions and Answers/Discussion Break Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy Kim Boggess, MD Timing and Mode of Delivery in Diabetic Pregnancy: Examining the Evidence Aaron Caughey, MD Questions and Answers/Discussion 3. Clinical Pearls in Fetal Cardiology Course Directors: Wesley Lee, MD, and Helena Gardiner, MD, PhD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. List ultrasound screening methods for first and second TM detection of CHD 2. Explain the segmental approach for fetal echocardiography 3. Recognize the cardiovascular pathophysiology and fetal echocardiographic findings associated with twin-twin transfusion syndrome 4. Summarize how 4D ultrasonography can be used to evaluate fetuses for CHD 5. Describe the use of fetal echocardiography results for delivery room planning and coordination of care for pregnancies affected by CHD COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:10am Introductions Wesley Lee, MD and Helena Gardiner, MD, PhD 8:10 – 8:50am Fetal Cardiac Screening Update - 2013 Wesley Lee, MD 8:50 – 9:30am Segmental Approach to Fetal Echocardiography Alfred Abuhamad, MD 9:30 – 10:10am Fetal Cardiac Hemodynamics in Twin-Twin Transfusion Helena Gardiner, MD, PhD 10:10 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:10am 1st Trimester Detection of CHD during the NT Examination Greggory DeVore, MD Diagnosis/Coordination of Care for the Fetus 11:10 – 11:50am with CHD Mary Donofrio, MD 11:50am – 12:00pm Concluding Remarks Wesley Lee, MD and Helena Gardiner, MD, PhD www.smfm.org
  3. 3. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, CONTINUED 4. Prenatal Genetics in Clinical Practice 1:40 – 2:30pm Course Directors: Lorraine Dugoff, MD and Jeffrey Kuller, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Discuss the effectiveness and clinical utility of diagnosing fetal sex chromosome abnormalities with NIPT 2. Describe the controversies associated with expanded carrier screening 3. Discuss the pros and cons of using chromosomal microarray analysis as a first line test instead of routine chromosome analysis 4. Describe the approach to evaluate a fetus suspected of having a skeletal dysplasia 2:30 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 3:30pm 3:30 – 4:00pm 4:00 – 4:40pm COURSE SCHEDULE Introductions 1:00 – 1:05pm Jeffrey Kuller, MD and Lorraine Dugoff, MD 1:05 – 1:40pm Sex chromosome abnormalities and NIPT Lorraine Dugoff, MD 1:40 - 2:15pm Controversies in expanded carrier testing Anthony Gregg, MD 2:15 – 3:00pm Debate: Microarray should be performed for all invasive procedures vs Microarray should be performed for select cases Ronald Wapner, MD Deborah Driscoll, MD Moderator: Jeff Kuller, MD Break 3:00 – 3:30pm 3:30 – 4:10pm Skeletal Dysplasia Evaluation Deborah Krakow, MD 4:10 – 4:50pm Duplication and Deletion Syndromes Deborah Driscoll, MD Question & Answer session 4:50 – 5:00pm Dugoff, Gregg, Wapner, Driscoll, Krakow, Kuller 4:40 – 5:00pm Risk Management – Recent Trends and Strategies for Mitigation Jeffrey Phelan, MD, JD Looking Beyond the Specialty – Technology and Safety Lessons from Outside of OB. Shad Deering, MD Break Building a Comprehensive Patient Safety Program Christian Pettker, MD Patient Safety in the Outpatient Obstetric Setting Patrice Weiss, MD Panel Discussion/Course Review 7. Electronic Fetal Monitoring 2014: Where Are We? Course Directors: Tom Garite, MD and Sean C. Blackwell, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To describe the strengths and limitations of FHR variability as an indicator of fetal well-being and determine appropriate application 2. To understand the techniques and guidelines for FHR ST Analysis as an adjunct to Electronic Fetal Monitoring 3. To determine optimal management strategies for various NICHD Category II FHR tracings 4. To be aware of the evidence from clinical trials supporting the effectiveness and safety of EFM 5. To know the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of neonatal encephalopathy as it relates to development of Cerebral Palsy TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 5. Collaborative Workshop – Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health TUESDAY 8:00AM-5:30PM (Registration limited. Attendees are responsible for their meals.) 6. Quality Improvement & Patient Safety in MFM Course Directors: Shad Deering, MD and Christian Pettker, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Review the latest updates in OB quality assurance/improvement practices and the evolving regulatory/oversight requirements related to obstetrics. 2. Discuss specific strategies (simulation, crew resource management, checklists) to improve OB patient safety. 3. Understand the concepts and evidence for comprehensive obstetric patient safety programs. COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:15am Introductions Christian Pettker, MD and Shad Deering, MD 8:15 – 9:00am Responsible Use of Quality Measures Jennifer Bailit, MD, MPH 9:00 – 9:45am OB Patient Safety 2014 – What is on the Horizon Steve Clark, MD 9:45 – 10:00am Panel, Q&A 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:10am Simulation for MFM and OB: Evidence, Principles, and Putting it into Practice Dena Goffman, MD 11:10 – 11:50am Checklists and Safety in Obstetrics Shad Deering, MD 11:50am – 12:00pm Panel, Q&A 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00 – 1:40pm Team Training and Patient Safety – Best Practices for Implementation and Culture Change Christian Pettker, MD COURSE SCHEDULE Introductions & Opening Comments 8:00 – 8:20am Sean Blackwell, MD and Tom Garite, MD How to Manage NICHD Category II FHR tracings 8:20 – 9:00am Tom Garite, MD FHR Variability: How Important? Alison Cahill, MD 9:00 – 9:40am Questions & Answers 9:40 – 10:00am 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:10am The physiologic basis of FHR monitoring Tom Garite, MD Timing Of Fetal Brain Injury Related to Intrauterine 11:10 – 11:50am Hypoxia Mike Nageotte, MD 11:50am – 12:00pm Questions & Answers 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00 – 1:40pm A Critical Review of the Evidence: Clinical Trials of EFM Anthony Vintzileos, MD 1:40 – 2:20pm Current State of Computerized FHR Interpretation Emily Hamilton Why and How We Should Stop Using EFM 2:20 – 2:50pm George Saade, MD Questions & Answers 2:50 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 3:30pm Break 3:30 – 4:10pm ST Segment Analysis (STAN) of FHR: Is it the future of EFM? Sean Blackwell, MD Case Presentations 4:10 – 4:45pm Faculty Closing remarks 4:45 – 5:00pm Sean Blackwell, MD and Tom Garite, MD The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • www.smfm.org | 3
  4. 4. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, CONTINUED 8. Management of Periviable Preterm Birth Course Director: Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD and Hy Simhan, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To understand the ethical issues related to periviable birth 2. To review the literature surrounding antenatal corticosteroids for perivaible infants 3. To review optimal mode of delivery for periviable infants 4. To review contemporary short- and long- term outcomes related to periviable delivery 5. To understand the ethical issues related to periviable birth COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:05am Introductions Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD and Hy Simhan, MD 8:05 – 8:45am Ethics of Periviable Preterm Birth Mark R. Mercurio, MD, MA 8:45 – 9:15am Antenatal corticosteroids and Periviability Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD 9:15 – 10:00am Mode of delivery for Periviable Infants: Is Elective Cesarean Indicated? Hyagriv Simhan, MD, MS 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:30am Outcomes of Neonates at Borderline Viability David Burchfield, MD 11:30am – 12:00pm Panel Questions & Answers with case presentations Faculty 9. Obesity in Pregnancy: Understanding the Scope of the Problem and the Evidence to Optimize Outcomes Course Directors: Joseph Biggio, MD and Judette Louis, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To understand the prevalence of obesity in the United States and how it contributes to maternal and neonatal outcomes, especially any contributions to racial/ethnic disparities. 2. To develop a better understanding of the multiple co-morbid conditions that occur in obese gravidas and their impact in the short term on pregnancy outcomes and in the long term on overall health, especially as related to cardiovascular morbidity. 3. To understand the Institute of Medicine recommendations for gestational weight gain in obese women and the evidence surrounding strategies for nutritional counseling and lifestyle modification to assist patients in achieving these goals. 4. To understand the evidence of interventions aimed at improving perinatal outcomes for obese gravidas in order to be able to implement effective strategies in the pre-conception, antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum period. COURSE SCHEDULE 1:00 – 1:20pm Introduction and Scope of the Obesity Problem Joseph Biggio, MD and Judette Louis MD, MPH 1:20 – 2:00pm Comorbid Conditions in Pregnancy Judette Louis, MD, MPH 2:00 – 2:40pm Impact of Obesity on Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy and the long term Marla Mendelson, MD 2:40 – 3:00pm Panel and Questions Faculty Break 3:00 – 3:30pm 3:30 – 4:10pm Gestational Weight Gain, Nutritional Counseling and Lifestyle Modification for the Obese Gravida Leanne Venable, MS, PhD Optimizing Perinatal Outcomes for the Obese 4:10 – 4:50pm Gravida—an appraisal of the evidence and clinical vignettes Joseph Biggio, MD 4:50 – 5:00pm Panel and Questions 4 | The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • 10. Gray (American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Green (Obstetrics and Gynecology) Journals Reviewer Course 5:00 – 7:30PM Course Directors: Nancy Chescheir, MD and Roberto Romero, MD The leadership of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology will give a brief course on reviewing manuscripts for the journals. This course in intended for new and mid-level reviewers and attendees need not already be reviewers. The course will include: n The essence of reviewing n What makes a good review n What makes a good reviewer n The value of reviewing to the individual and the specialty and ultimately the patient n Online mechanics of performing the review 11. New MFM Fellowship Program Directors Workshop Course Directors: George Macones, MD and Deborah Wing, MD 5:00–7:30PM Applicable to both new as well as veteran program directors WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 12. Critical Care Course Directors: John R. Barton, MD and Luis D. Pacheco, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the management of acute kidney injury and cardiac arrest 2. Understand the pathophysiology and supportive treatment of amniotic fluid embolism 3. Discuss the time-sensitive therapies in the management of septic shock 4. Describe the varied presentations and management of patients with imitators of preeclampsia/eclampsia 5. Review operative and conservative managements for placenta accreta/ percreta COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:05am Introduction John R. Barton, MD Luis D. Pacheco, MD Endocrine Emergencies in Obstetrics 8:05 – 8:40am Baha Sibai, MD 8:40 – 9:15am Acute Kidney Injury Luis D. Pacheco, MD Amniotic Fluid Embolism 9:15 – 9:50am Alfredo Gei, MD 9:50 – 10:00am Questions & Answers 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:10am Severe Sepsis/Septic shock in pregnancy John Barton, MD ARDS 11:10 – 11:50am Luis D. Pacheco, MD 11:50am – 12:00pm Questions & Answers 12:00-1:00pm Lunch 1:00-1:40pm Imitators of preeclampsia and eclampsia Baha Sibai, MD Management of the morbidly adherent placenta 1:40-2:20pm John Barton, MD 2:20-2:30pm Questions & Answers www.smfm.org
  5. 5. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, CONTINUED 13. Twins, Triplets, and Beyond: Evidence-Based Care for Multiple Gestations 14. Clinical Pearls in Fetal Imaging Course Directors: Bob Silver, MD and Julie Moldenhauer, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To correlate prenatal and postnatal diagnoses and prognosis in fetal genitourinary anomalies 2. To recognize subtle changes in the fetal brain and their prognosis 3. To improve prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital cardiopulmonary disorders 4. To improve the use of Doppler in evaluation of the fetus Course Directors: Marjorie C. Treadwell, MD and Honor M. Wolfe, MD LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Discuss the impact of assisted reproductive technologies on multiple gestations. 2. Review the importance of ultrasound in diagnosing and managing multiples, including the utility of aneuploidy screening in multiples. 3. Understand the procedures available for managing complicated multiple gestations, including twin-twin transfusion syndrome, discordant twin anomalies, and multifetal pregnancy reduction. 4. Discuss obstetric management of multiple gestations, emphasizing complex twins and higher order multiples. COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:30am Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Multiple Gestations Brad Van Voorhis, MD 8:30 – 9:00am First Trimester Ultrasound and Aneuploidy Screening in Multiples Lorraine Dugoff, MD 9:00 – 9:30am Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction Ron Wapner, MD 9:30 – 10:00am Diagnosing and Managing Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Tony Johnson, DO 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:00am Complicated Monochorionic Twins Julie Moldenhauer, MD 11:00 – 11:30am Managing Monoamniotic Twins Kent Heyborne, MD 11:30am – 12:00pm Can We Prevent Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Multiples? Joey Biggio, MD Lunch 12:00 – 1:00pm 1:00 – 1:30pm Higher Order Multiples Joanne Stone, MD Mode of Delivery in Multiple Gestation 1:30 – 2:00pm Bob Silver, MD 2:00 – 2:30pm Obstetric Management of Multiple Gestations Roger Newman, MD Question and Answer Session 2:30 – 2:45pm COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:05am Welcome and Introduction Marjorie Treadwell, MD and Honor Wolfe, MD 8:05 – 9:00am Evaluation of the fetal CNS: beyond the basics Luis Goncalves, MD 9:00 – 10 :00am Fetal Genitourinary system: Correlating ultrasound to outcomes John Park, MD and Honor Wolfe, MD 10:00 – 10:30am Break 10:30 – 11:15am Evaluation of the Fetal Thorax: When can we breathe easier? Marjorie Treadwell, MD 11:15am – 12:00pm Fetal Echocardiography: Perils for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Gregg Devore, MD 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00 – 2:00pm Practical tips and tricks for the use of Doppler in Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Roberto Romero, MD Case Presentation and questions 2:00 – 3:00pm Faculty 15. Advances in First Trimester Risk Assessment presented by the NTQR program Course Director: James Goldberg, MD and Jean Lea Spitz, MPH CME not available for this course. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Interpret the evidence related to first trimester risk assessment. 2. Discuss the newest screening paradigms and how cell-free DNA testing is impacting current protocols. 3. Discuss and compare protocols for first and second trimester risk assessment. 4. Implement recommendations of ACOG Practice Bulletin #77 in a variety of practice settings. 5. Analyze the role of nasal bone, first trimester anatomy screening, and other imaging techniques in first trimester risk assessment. COURSE SCHEDULE 8:00 – 8:15am Welcome Jean Lea Spitz, MPH 8:15 – 9:00am Screening for Down Syndrome and other Anomalies:Contributions from multiple technologies James Goldberg, MD Technical Aspects of Nuchal Translucency 9:00 – 9:45am Measurement Faculty NIPT and newer genetic tests 10:00 – 10:30am James Goldberg, MD Combining First and Second Trimester Screening and 10:30 – 11:00am the Technical Aspects of Nasal Bone Imaging Faculty Additional Benefits and Considerations 11:00 – 11:30am Loralei Thornburg, MD The Importance of Quality Monitoring 11:30 – 11:50am Jean Spitz, MPH 11:50am –12:00pm Questions and Answers Faculty The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • www.smfm.org | 5
  6. 6. Oral Presentations and Poster Sessions A total of 86 oral presentations will be given during the Plenary Sessions and the Concurrent Sessions. You will have the opportunity to view 750 poster presentations over the course of the five Poster Sessions. Scientific Forums Scientific Forums focus on scientific subject areas within the specialty, academic areas immediately related to MFM, and the technologies that support MFM practice. Meeting agendas are detailed on the SMFM web site at www.SMFM.org. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 3:00PM – VARIOUS Computers Maternal-Fetal Surgery Kelley Clark, MD (2014-2015) Nancy Chescheir, MD (2014-2015) Critical Care Pregnancy as a Window to Hugh Ehrenberg, MD (2014-2015) Future Health Judette Louis, MD (2014-2015) Diabetes Kim Boggess, MD (2014-2015) Preterm Labor Fetal Cardiology James Kurtzman (2013-2014) Wesley Lee, MD (2013-2014) Perinatal Epidemiology Genetics Alison Cahill, MD & Sindhu Susan Tran, MD & Jeffrey Kuller, Srinivas, MD (2013-2014) MD (2013-2014) Simulation in Pregnancy Global Health Dena Goffman, MD (2013-2014) Kathryn Reed, MD & Maria Small, Toxicology and Substance MD (2014-2015) Abuse in Pregnancy Hypertension David Stamillio, MD & Mona Douglas Woelkers, MD Prasad, DO (2014-2015) (2013-2014) Ultrasound Infections and Inflammation in Jodi Dashe, MD (2013-2014) Pregnancy Kim Fortner, MD (2013-2014) THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 5:30 – 7:30PM Scientific Presentations of the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Special Focus Groups THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 11:30AM – 1:00PM Research Support Personnel and Investigators Box Lunch Meeting Michelle DiVito, RN, MSN, CCRP and Laurie Lesher, MBA, BSN, CCRP Topic: Tools for Monitoring Investigator Initiated Trials - Surprise findings - Now What? Speakers: Jennifer Ottley, BS and Laurie Lesher, MBA, BSN, CCRP Armed Forces MFM Network LTC Mark Sewell, MD Topic: Fetal hearts: who to screen, who NOT to screen and new ways to do it Speaker: Josh Copel, MD Topic: Armed Forces MFM Network Business/ Research Projects Discussion Speaker: LTC Barton Staat, MD 6 | The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • Meeting Location and Accomodations Hilton New Orleans Riverside Toll Free Reservations: 1 800-HILTONS 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Telephone: (504) 561-0500 www.HILTON.com Located in the center of New Orleans the Hilton New Orleans Riverside enjoys a prime location on the banks of the Mississippi, adjacent to Harrah’s Casino and steps from famous New Orleans Streetcar lines. This New Orleans hotel is located a short four-block walk away from the city’s colorful French Quarter, Jackson Square and many other iconic landmarks. To receive the special group rate, reservations must be made by January 13, 2014. Reservations, room cancellations, and any special arrangements must be handled directly with the hotel. When making your reservations, please state you will be attending the SMFM 34th Annual Meeting to insure you receive the special group rate. Reserve your room early – group rates are based upon availability. New and Continuing Events NEW! ABOG-SMFM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES The inaugural lecture for the ABOG-SMFM Distinguished lecture Series will be given by Mary D’Alton, MD on “Maternal Medicine in the 21st Century: The M in MFM” on Thursday, February 6 at noon. This continuing series will feature a nationally or internationally recognized expert in aspects of obstetric healthcare, research and/or education. The lecture will be given annually during the Thursday or Friday noon luncheon session and will be recorded for dissemination on the Society’s website. RESIDENTS FORUM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 3:00 – 5:00PM Objectives n Increase understanding among residents about what MFM fellowships entail n Encourage Ob/Gyn residents to apply for MFM fellowships n Familiarize residents with the application process Social Events An Opening Reception combined with the opening of the Exhibits will be held on Wednesday, February 5, from 6:00 – 8:00pm, providing an opportunity for all attendees to meet and mingle informally over drinks and light hors d’ouevres. On Thursday, February 6, from 6:30– 7:30pm, there will be a reception for MFM Fellows-in-training. This event is by invitation only and will immediately follow the Associate Member’s meeting which will be held from 6:00 – 6:30pm. On Friday night, from 6:15 – 7:00pm, the President’s Award Ceremony is an opportunity to welcome the SMFM’s newest Honorary Member, The Pregnancy Foundation/AAOGF Scholarship Award winner, and to cheer as the best oral and poster presentations (as judged through Friday) are announced. The President’s Award Ceremony will immediately follow the presentation on Addressing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the United States: A Call to Action by 2014 Honorary Member Dr. William Callaghan (5:45 – 6:15pm) and the third annual “Late-Breaking Research” presentations (5:15 – 5:45pm). www.smfm.org
  7. 7. Exhibits Located in the Grand Salon and Chemin Royale and across from the oral presentations, the Industry Exhibits are designed to inform attendees about commercially available products and services that are related to maternal–fetal medicine. The SMFM values the educational contribution made by our Industry Exhibitors and encourages you to attend this important part of the meeting. EXHIBIT DAYS, DATES AND TIMES Wednesday, February 5, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pm with opening reception Thursday, February 6, 2014 7:00am – 8:00am with continental breakfast 10:00am – 1:00pm with refreshment break 3:30pm – 5:30pm with refreshment break Friday, February 7, 2014 7:00am – 8:00am with continental breakfast 10:00am – 1:00pm with refreshment break Exhibits Open on Wednesday Evening! In 2014, the opening of the exhibits will be combined with Wednesday evening’s Opening Reception in the Grand Salon and Chemin Royale. Once again for the 2014 exhibit portion of the meeting is the Exhibit Passport Program where attendees receive “passports” at registration and obtain an exhibitor stamp at each booth they visit. Once they obtain stamps from at least 20 different exhibitors, they can enter for prize drawings. Prize offerings include electronics, software, and meeting registrations. This is the only national meeting where you will have the opportunity to see new services, equipment, and technologies especially showcased for maternalfetal medicine subspecialists. Meeting Cancellation Policy Written cancellations postmarked by January 10, 2014 will be refunded less a $75.00 processing fee. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE MADE FOR CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME. All refunds will be issued after the meeting. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Registration fees for the Scientific Sessions include Continental breakfast and breaks. The Wednesday Evening Reception and Friday’s President’s Award Ceremony are open to you and your spouse/guest. Back by popular demand are the Luncheon Roundtables, featuring presentations by authorities in the specialty. Topics will cover current controversies and concerns in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Attendance at each session is limited, so pre-registration is essential. The registration fee for the Roundtable Luncheons includes a box-lunch, beverage, handout, and the opportunity to hear some of the most respected names in MFM discuss today’s “hot button” issues. Electronic Posters Electronic posters will be available for viewing throughout the meeting in the Hilton Exhibition Center. Come by to see this addition to the SMFM Annual Meeting. Also – a first for 2014 – a limited number of posters in each session will be presented electronically on large LCD screens in lieu of the traditional paper format. Register Online and avoid late/onsite registration fees! Register online at www.smfm.org. Registering online is fast, easy, and secure. SMFM accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express for online registration. REMINDER If you are registering with the enclosed registration form, you must send a separate form for each individual attending. To ensure your registration information is processed correctly please TYPE or PRINT LEGIBLY. You are encouraged to register in advance for all sessions. Space is limited in the postgraduate courses, workshops and symposia, special interest groups, and luncheon roundtables and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. In addition, those registering after January 10, 2014 pay an additional $150 for late/onsite registration. The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine • www.smfm.org | 7
  8. 8. SMFM 33rd Annual Meeting-at-a-Glance Monday, February 3 REGISTRATION 7:00am–1:00pm 3:00pm-5:00pm Obstetrical Controversies and Debates 8:00am–5:00pm Diabetes & Pregnancy 8:00am–5:00pm Clinical Pearls in Fetal Cardiology 8:00am-12:00pm Prenatal Genetics in Clinical Practice 1:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday, February 4 REGISTRATION 7:00am–5:00pm Collaborative Workshop – Pregnancy as a Window to Future Health 8:00am-5:30pm Quality Improvement & Patient Safety in MFM 8:00am–5:00pm Electronic Fetal Monitoring 2014: Where are We? 8:00am–5:00pm Management of Periviable Preterm Birth 8:00am–12:00pm Obesity in Pregnancy: Understanding the Scope of the Problem and the Evidence to Optimize Outcomes 1:00pm–5:00pm Gray and Green Journals Reviewer Course 5:00pm–7:30pm New MFM Fellowship Directors Workshop 5:00pm–7:30pm Wednesday, February 5 REGISTRATION 7:00am–5:00pm Critical Care 8:00am-2:30pm Twins, Triplets, and Beyond: Evidence-Based Care for Multiple Gestations 8:00am–2:45pm Clinical Pearls in Fetal Imaging 8:00am–2:30pm Advances in First Trimester Risk Assessment presented by the NTQR program 8:00am–12:00pm Scientific Forums 3:00pm–various Resident Forum 3:00pm–5:00pm Opening Reception and Opening of Exhibits 6:00pm–8:00pm Thursday, February 6 REGISTRATION 7:00am–5:00pm Exhibits & Continental Breakfast 7:00am–8:00am Oral Plenary Session I 8:00am–10:00am Poster Session I 10:00am–Noon Exhibits & Refreshment Break 10:00am–1:00pm Research Support Personnel and Investigators Box Lunch Meeting 11:30am–1:00pm Armed Forces MFM Network Box Lunch Meeting 11:30am–1:00pm Luncheon Roundtables 12:00pm – 1:00pm Oral Concurrent Sessions I, 2 and 3 1:15pm–3:30pm Poster Session II 3:30pm–5:30pm Exhibits & Refreshment Break 3:30pm–5:30pm ISPO Scientific Presentations 5:30pm–7:30pm Fellows Forum 5:30pm–6:00pm Associate Members Meeting 6:00pm–6:30pm Meet the Fellows Reception Invitation only 6:30pm–7:30pm Oral Plenary Session II Fellows 8:00am–10:00am Poster Session III 10:00am–Noon Exhibits & Refreshment Break 10:00am–1:00pm Luncheon Roundtables 12:00pm – 1:00pm Oral Concurrent Sessions 4, 5 and 6 1:15pm–3:30pm Poster Session IV 3:30pm–5:30pm Late Breaking Research Presentations 5:15pm–5:45pm Honorary Member Presentation 5:45pm–6:15pm President’s Awards Ceremony 6:15pm–7:00pm Saturday, February 8 REGISTRATION 7:00am–Noon Oral Concurrent Sessions 7 and 8 8:00am–10:00am Poster Session V 10:00am–Noon Friday, February 7 REGISTRATION 7:00am–5:00pm Exhibits & Continental Breakfast 7:00am–8:00am Future Pregnancy MeetingsTM 35th Annual Meeting The Pregnancy Meeting™ February 2 – 7, 2015 Hilton San Diego Bayfront San Diego, CA 36th Annual Meeting The Pregnancy Meeting™ February 1 – 6, 2016 Hilton Atlanta Atlanta, GA 37th Annual Meeting The Pregnancy Meeting™ January 28 – February 4, 2017 Caesars Palace Las Vegas, NV Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 409 12th Street, SW Washington, DC 20024 www.SMFM.org

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