45th Annual OBGYN Symposium


Farrell Learning and Teaching Center @ Washington University Medical Center
October 3 – 4, 2019


Thursday, October 3, 2019

Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
520 S. Euclid Ave St. Louis, MO 63110

 7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast (Connor Auditorium)
 8:10 Welcome – Randall R. Odem, MD
Session I: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Patricia Jimenez, MD
 8:15 GATTACA Calling: The Genetic Age is Coming, Are We
Ready? – 
Emily S. Jungheim, MD, MSCI
 8:50 The Endocrinology of Contraception
Michael A. Thomas, MD
 9:25 Genetic Carrier Screening: Increasing Opportunities,
Increasing Challenges – 
Marisa Andrews, MS, CGC
10:00 Refreshment Break
10:30 Ulipristal Acetate – Michael A. Thomas, MD
11:05 Testing and Treatment in Fertility and Miscarriage:
Hype or Hope – 
Kenan R. Omurtag, MD
11:40 Question & Answer Session
12:00pm Luncheon (to be provided for paid registrants)
Session II: Maternal Fetal Medicine
 Molly Stout, MD, MSCI
 1:00 Practical OB Sepsis – Michael Dombrowski, MD
 1:35 Translating Gestational Weight Gain Guidelines into
Clinical Practice – Christina Scifres, MD
 2:10 Prenatal Drug Exposure and Neonatal Outcomes
Christopher McPherson, PharmD, BCPPS
 2:45 Refreshment Break
What’s New in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus?

Christina Scifres, MD
 3:35 New Developments in Fetal Care Surgery
Michael Bebbington, MD, MHSc
 4:10 Question & Answer Session
 4:30 Adjourn

Friday, October 4, 2019

Eric P. Newman Education Center
320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

 7:45am Continental Breakfast (Eric P. Newman Education Center)
Session III: Gynecologic Oncology
Andrea R. Hagemann, MD, MSCI
 8:15 Practice Changing Updates in Cervical Cancer
Lindsay Kuroki, MD
 8:50 Quality Improvement in Practice of OB/Gyn
Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, MD
 9:25 DEBATE: Is Minimally Invasive Surgery Appropriate for
Cancer Treatment?
 – Carolyn McCourt, MD Con – David G. Mutch, MD
10:00 Refreshment Break
10:30 Ovarian Cancer Risk Reduction in High Versus Average
Risk – 
Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, MD
11:05 Tips and Tricks for the Difficult Hysterectomy
Matthew A. Powell, MD
11:40 Question & Answer Session
12:00pm Luncheon (to be provided for paid registrants)
Session IV: Gynecology
Moderator – 
Ashley E. Veade, MD
 1:00 The Current State of Same-Day Discharge
Elise C. Bardawil, MD
 1:35 Evaluation and Management of Benign Adnexal Masses in
Children and Adolescents – 
Gylynthia Trotman, MD, MPH
 2:10 Performing a Cesarean Delivery – Translating Evidence
into Practice – 
Eric A. Strand, MD
 2:45 Refreshment Break
The Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy in the
Adolescent Female – 
Gylynthia Trotman, MD, MPH
 3:35 Evaluation and Management of Recurrent UTIs and the
Role of the OB/GYN – 
Jerry L. Lowder, MD, MSc
 4:10 Question & Answer Session
 4:30 Adjourn