Opening Ceremonies and President’s Program

Open Cerimonies

ACOG President opens the 2016 Annual Meeting




ACOG President Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, FACOG, presides over the opening of the 64th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 17 in Washington, DC. Session also includes the President’s Program of specially selected addresses from luminaries in the field.



8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, President
Welcome to Washington, DC and ACOG’s 64th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, Take Charge of Health Care


8:30 AM – 10:15 AM

  • The Hale Lecture—The Four Horsemen of the Medical System Apocalypse, Owen Korn, MD
    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • The Anna Marie D'Amico Lecture—Trafficking and Misogyny, Erin Elizabeth Tracy, MD
    9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  • The Jim and Midge Breeden Lecture—The Power of One, Balazs Bodai, MD
    9:45 AM - 10:15 AM


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