Advocacy & Health Policy: Never Been to FIGO? Great Opportunity in 2015
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the association that brings together national ob-gyn colleges, societies and federations, with members in over 125 countries worldwide. FIGO is based in London, England. ACOG is and has been a member in good standing for many years.
From October 4-9, 2015, FIGO will hold its 21st World Congress in nearby Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This is a great opportunity to gain an international perspective on the topics currently at the forefront of women’s health care. ACOG Fellow, Joanna M. Cain, MD, FACOG, professor and vice-chair, director of Faculty Talent Management SOM UMass Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, is serving as program chair for this Congress.
Dr. Cain notes that this Congress offers the very best international research in key women’s health topics as well as hands-on training that has not been included in previous Congresses. The program includes seminars, 'meet the experts' sessions, debates, plenary sessions, discussions on new technology, new developments, updates and interactive sessions.
She adds that "for many U.S. doctors, the opportunity to meet with and discuss clinical and women's heath policy issues with the international community can be quite transformative.”
The World Congress provides the very best international research delving into key women’s health topics. It consists of seminars, 'meet the experts' sessions, debates, plenary sessions, discussions on new technology, new developments, updates and interactive sessions.
Register now to attend as a delegate.
For more information about FIGO and to register, please visit their website: figo.org