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Events & Meetings: The 2015 Annual Meeting: Something for Every Ob-Gyn

New This Year

The 2015 Annual Meeting: Something for Every Ob-Gyn

The New Year is a time for change! ACOG’s 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, May 2–6, exemplifies change on all levels:

  • A new annual meeting start date: Saturday, May 2
  • A new theme: “Teaming Up for Women’s Health”
  • More collaboration with other societies
  • More educational sessions about surgery

The new meeting organization makes it easy to plan your attendance to maximize your specific interests.

Subspecialty Sessions for the Practicing Ob-Gyn

ACOG is collaborating with 10 subspecialty societies. Each will present a three-hour session at the Annual Meeting. Be sure to attend those that interest you most!

  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM): Saturday, May 2, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS): Sunday, May 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO): Sunday, May 3, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Society of Family Planning (SFP): Monday, May 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Society of Ob-Gyn Hospitalists (SOGH): Monday, May 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL): Monday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Society for Academic Generalists in Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG): Monday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM): Tuesday, May 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG): Tuesday, May 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS): Tuesday, May 5, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Junior Fellows

“Junior Fellow Monday,” May 4, will feature:

  • ABOG information for taking the exams: 8:15 am to 12:15 pm
  • Subspecialty roundtables: 12:45 pm to 1:15 pm
  • Dr. Scott and the Honorable Dr. Nan Hayworth Junior Fellow Course: 1:45 pm to 5:15 pm
  • Medical Student/Junior Fellow/Young Physician Reception: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Medical Students

Events for medical students will take place on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. The “Step Up to Residency” CREOG/APGO Program will be held on Monday.

First, Second, and Third Years

  • John M. Gibbons Jr., MD, Medical Student Lecture: Sunday, May 3, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Hands-On Skills Workshop: Monday, May 4, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Roundtable discussion, “Finding the Right Shoe and CV Personal Statement”: Monday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fourth Years: “Step Up to Residency”

  • Course and Didactics: Monday, May 4, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Hands-On Skills Lab: Monday, May 4, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All Medical Students

  • Medical Student Reception: Monday, May 4, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Medical Student Residency Fair: Tuesday, May 5, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Free Lunch

This year’s annual meeting truly offers something for everyone, including something you may have heard doesn’t exist: a free lunch. On Monday, May 4, come to the Exhibit Hall luncheon (12:30 pm to 1:45 pm). Stop in for free lunch and check out the exhibit opening!

All sessions above are free with meeting registration. Please visit acog.org/annualmeeting to register today. Stay tuned for more information about the Annual Meeting in the February issue of ACOG Rounds. 

 

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