Faculty 2010-2012 Annual District Meetings Topics


Program Co-Chairs

Peter S. Bernstein, MD, MPH, FACOG
Ruth Anne Queenan, MD, MBA, FACOG

Arnold P. Advincula, MD, FACOG, FACS
Laparoscopic Tips and Tricks for Everyday Use

Gloria Bachmann, MD, FACOG
Female Sexual Disorders: What to Expect in the Upcoming 2012

Robert L. Barbieri, MD, FACOG
Oophorectomy at the time of Hysterectomy

Adam P. Buckley, MD, FACOG
Design and Validation of a Portable Care Map for the Obese Parturient

Cynthia Chazotte, MD, FACOG
Overview of Maternal Mortality (Why Mothers are Dying in NYS)

Steven L. Clark, MD, FACOG
Obstetrics: Can We Become a High Reliability Profession?
Oxytocin- New Perspectives on an Old Drug

Thomas Dayspring, MD, FACP, FNLA, NCMP
Management of Metabolic Syndrome and Dyslipoproteinemia

Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS, FACOG
Updates on HPV Vaccination

David C. Foster, MD, MPH, FACOG
Evaluation & Management of “Challenging” Vulvovaginal Problems

Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG
No Longer a Recovery Room: The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

Diane M. Hartmann, MD, FACOG
Maintenance of Certification Overview
Update on HR
T and Osteoporosis Therapies

Mark R. Hughes, MD, PhD
The Brave New World of Reproductive Genetics: Testing Human Embryos Before Pregnancy

Jay D. Iams, MD, FACOG
Short Course on the Short Cervix

John P. Keats, MD, CPE, FACOG, FACPE
ACOG & Patient Safety in the Office Setting

Kevin C. Kiley, MD, FACOG
Leadership in Medicine, Lessons Learned from the Military

Peter Kouides, MD
Thrombophillia in the 21st Century: Much Ado About Nothing?

Howard L. Minkoff, MD, FACOG
Back to VBAC?

Col. Peter E. Nielsen, MD, FACOG
Electronic Medical Records

John T. Queenan, Jr., MD, FACOG
Octuplets: A Collision between Technology & Ethics

Peter L. Rosenblatt, MD, FACOG
Progress on Prolapse

J. Craig Strafford, MD, MPH, FACOG
USPSTF Recommendations on Mammography



Program Co-Chairs

Frank Chervenak, MD, FACOG
John T. Queenan, Jr., MD, FACOG

Arnold P. Advincula, MD, FACOG, FACS
Laparoscopic Tips and Tricks for Everyday Use

Howard A. Blanchette, MD, FRCS(C), FACOG
The Rising Cesarean Delivery Rate in America: What are the Consequences?

Christy Turlington Burns
Every Mother Counts – Raising Awareness about Maternal Mortality Worldwide

Frank Chervenak, MD, FACOG
Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology: The Past Quarter-Century in Perspective

Judith Chervenak, MD, JD, FACOG
I’ve looked at Life from Both Sides Now- Practicing OB and Law

Thomas Dayspring, MD, FACP, FNLA, NCMP
How Not to Miss Athersclerotic Risk in Your Patients

Gary S. Eglinton, MD, FACOG
GDM: The Acronyms and Treatment Ideas – ACHOIS, HAPO, IADPSG, etc.

Mark I. Evans, MD, FACOG
Prenatal Diagnosis: The Next Generation

Steven R. Goldstein, MD, FACOG & Joanne L. Stone, MD, FACOG
Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound by and for the Generalist

Amos Grunebaum, MD, FACOG
The Most Effective Ways to Prevent Professional Liability Exposure

Theodore M. Hale, MD, FACOG
Predicting Survival in the Periviable Pregnancy

Kathleen Hoeger, MD, MPH, FACOG
Diagnosis and Management of PCOS in Adolescence

Kevin M. Holcomb, MD, FACOG
Robotic Surgery in Endometrial Cancer: Surgical Stunt or Significant Advancement?

Kevin C. Kiley, MD, FACOG
The Challenges of Re-entry into Active Practice – A Personal Experience 

Allan Klapper, MD, FACOG
Painful Bladder Syndrome: State of the Art

Richard G. Moore, MD, FACOG, FACS
Ovarian Cancer Testing

Paul L. Ogburn, Jr., MD, FACOG
Faculty Fatigue

John T. Queenan, Jr., MD, FACOG
Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

Roberto J. Romero, MD, FACOG
Cervical Ultrasound and Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Birth

Debra A. Taubel, MD, FACOG
Choosing the Best Technique for Hysterectomy

Richard N. Waldman, MD, FACOG
Healing our Healers 

Carolyn Westhoff, MD, FACOG
Challenges Concerning Contraception in the Obese Woman



Program Co-Chairs

Robert Silverman, MD, FACOG
Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG

Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, FACOG
Oxytocin for Induction of Labor: Creating a Protocol

Amos Grunebaum, MD, FACOG
500,000 iPhone Apps and Counting: Using Your Smartphone to Improve Patient Safety and Communication

Brian Johnson, MD
Prescription Drug Abuse

Chavi Eve Karkowsky, MD, FACOG
Breaking Bad News in Obstetrics: Lessons Learned About Communication Skills

David C. Foster, MD, MPH, FACOG
Diagnosis and Management of Challenging Vulvovaginal Problems

David Feiglin, MD
Overview of PET Imaging in Breast Diseases

DeepaMasrani, MD
Updates in Breast Imaging

Eva Chalas, MD, FACOG, FACS
Challenging Topics for Ob/Gyn Certification: A Short Review

Gabriel San Roman, MD, FACOG
Fertility Preservation in the Breast Cancer Patient

James N. Martin, Jr., MD, FACOG
HELLP Save a Mother’s Life: The Mississippi Protocol

James R. Woods, Jr., MD, FACOG
Consent to Disclosure: The Journey of an Adverse Event in Obstetrics

John Curtin, MD, MBA, FACOG
Adnexal Masses: Do’s and Don’ts

John J. Folk, MD, FACOG
Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Joseph Sclafani, MD, FACOG
SCOPE Certification: Building a Patient Safety Program for the Office Setting

Julie Moldenhauer, MD, FACOG
Fetal Therapy Update 2012

Kenneth Noller, MD, MS, FACOG
What is MOC All About and Why Do I Have to Do It?

Mary D’Alton, MD, FACOG
Where is the ‘M’ in Maternal Fetal Medicine?

Mary Rosser, MD, PhD, FACOG
Women’s Heart Health

Nerys Benfield, MD, MPH
Emergency Contraception: Updates and Use in Your Practice

Paul Gluck, MD, FACOG
Teams Work! Improving Patient Safety through Teamwork

Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH, FACOG
Hypertension in Pregnancy: Creating a Protocol

Peter Kolbert, Esq.
Defending Obstetrical Malpractice Cases

Peter Rosenblatt, MD, FACOG
Modern Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Robert Silverman, MD, FACOG
Obesity in an OB/GYN Practice: Protocols to Maximize Patient Care

Roberto Romero, MD, D.Med.Sci., FACOG
Progesterone, Cervical Cerclage and Pessaries to Prevent Preterm Birth

Susan Lapenta, Esq.
Let’s Play Medical Staff Jeopardy!



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