Educational Outreach - ROUNDS Project

ACOG District III has developed a new educational outreach project entitled Regional Ob-Gyn Up-to-date New Didactic Series "ROUNDS" and is now offering the following presentations at your institution!

Click here to print an application to have an ACOG representative present at your institution, or contact Christine Himes at the ACOG District III office at chimes@acog.org.

GYN TOPICS

Childhood Outcomes after IVF: Interrogating the Association

Speaker

Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE, FACOG

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania

This talk will evaluate how assisted conception may affect women and children at delivery and beyond.  Is the risk real, underestimated or exaggerated?

 

Don't be DENSE - Understanding the clinical implications of "Dense Breast" Legislation

Speaker

Sharon Mass, MD

Morristown Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair, NJ Section of ACOG

This talk will discuss the legislative and clinical implications impacting management of patients with "dense breasts"

 

New Modalities in Breast Imaging: 3-D and Beyond

Speaker

Sharon Mass, MD

Morristown Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair, NJ Section of ACOG

This talk will address Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3-D Mammography) and its implications for the Ob-Gyn (Sharon Mass)

 

Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Issues

Speaker

Kirstin Smith, MD, FACOG

Greenville Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair, DE Section of ACOG

This talk will explore issues related to GYN care for lesbian and bisexual women.

 

Menopause : Caring for  Post Reproductive Aged Women Ten Years After WHI       

Speaker

Owen Montgomery, MD, FACOG

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Drexel University College of Medicine

Immediate Past Chair, ACOG District III

This talk will explore menopause issues as they relate to the WHI. 

 

Rational Approach to Women at Risk for Ectopic Pregnancy

Speaker

Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE, FACOG

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania

How we identify and manage women at risk for ectopic pregnancy has changed dramatically in the last decade.  Who needs to be followed, how often, when do you intervene?  This talk will review the new guidelines and discuss their pitfalls.

 

Reproductive Vision: Reproduction Affects Health and Health Affects Reproduction

Speaker

Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE, FACOG

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania

The transition from adolescence to menopause has effects on a woman’s health beyond reproduction.  Conversely, the health of a woman at the time of reproduction affects her offspring.  This talk gives an overview of what we know and do not know about how reproduction affects health and health affects reproduction. 

 

Obesity and Women’s Health

Speaker

Sherry L. Blumenthal MD, MS Ed., FACOG

Chair PA Section of ACOG

Womencare OB/GYN

This talk will present the challenges of the obesity epidemic complicating the various specialties in OB/GYN including Pregnancy, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Oncology, Urogynecology, and contraception; will discuss causes of obesity,  benefits and strategies for weight loss; will present strategies for managing obese women in the office and hospital.

 

Office/ER Management of Early Pregnancy Loss

Speaker

Lamar Ekbladh MD, FACOG

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Drexel University College of Medicine

This talk will present a discussion of outpatient/ER management of early missed/incomplete/inevitable abortion with hands on simulation work shop in manual uterine aspiration.

 

OB TOPICS

ACOG and the 39-week Delivery Rule

Speaker

Thomas Westover, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Cooper University Health Care

This talk will review the NJHA Perinatal Collaborative’s efforts to educate New Jersey Hospitals about the importance of elective delivery after 39 weeks.

 

A Practical Guide to Using Doppler Studies to Evaluate the IUGR Fetus

Speaker

Anthony Sciscione, DO, FACOG

Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Program Director, ObGyn Residency Program

Christiana Care Health System

This talk will offer practical clinical management exploring the use of dopplers and other modalities in the assessment of the IUGR fetus.

 

Breastfeeding Management for the Ob-Gyn

Speaker

Sharon Mass, MD, FACOG

Morristown Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair, NJ Section of ACOG

The obstetrician plays a critical role in a patient’s decision about how to feed her baby.  This talk will address ways that the obstetrician can positively influence the patients’ breastfeeding experience.

 

DNA in Maternal Blood for Down Syndrome Screening

Speaker

Michael Mennuti, MD, FACOG

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania

Perelman School of Medicine

This talk will explore new testing options focusing on the use of detection of fetal DNA in the maternal bloodstream.

 

Fetal vs. Newborn Screening – the Recent NJ Experience

Speaker

Thomas Westover, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Cooper University Health Care

This talk will explore clinical and legislative issues in newborn screening, specifically the efforts to implement newborn pulse oximetry to improve the detection of congenital heart defects.

 

Obstetricians and Midwives: The Not So Secret Keys to Successful and Sustained Collaborative Practice

Speaker

Owen Montgomery, MD, FACOG

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Drexel University College of Medicine

Immediate Past Chair, ACOG District III

This talk will examine the roles that physicians and midwives play in the provision of Obstetrical care and the role of collaborative practice.

 

The Foley Catheter for Preinduction Cervical Ripening: Time for Outpatient Use?

Speaker

Anthony Sciscione, DO, FACOG

Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Program Director, ObGyn Residency Program

Christiana Care Health System

This talk will look at options for pre-induction cervical ripening including use of the foley balloon.

 

Update on Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Prevention

Speaker

Joseph Apuzzio, MD, FACOG

Vice Chair District III ACOG

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

Professor of Radiology

Director of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine

New Jersey Medical School

The more common causes of maternal morbidity and mortality will be discussed with suggested steps for quality improvement.

 

EDUCATION/ADVOCACY

Elements of Advocacy – Making a Difference in New Jersey

Speakers

Sharon Mass, MD, FACOG

Morristown Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair, NJ Section of ACOG

Beverly Lynch, ACOG NJ Section Lobbyist

This talk will address the process of introducing, supporting and lobbying for legislative change.

 

Healthcare Reform; Financial and Patient Safety Implications

Speaker

Thomas Westover, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Cooper University Health Care

This talk will explore the relationships between healthcare reform and the practice of medicine (successes and failures).

 

Teaching in the Operating Room: A Hands-on Skills Session

Speaker

Anthony Sciscione, DO, FACOG

Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Program Director, ObGyn Residency Program

Christiana Care Health System

This workshop will look at hands-on operative techniques as they pertain to resident education.

 

Ten Things that You Can Do to Make Your Patients (and You) Safer

Speaker

Ann Honebrink MD, FACOG

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

This talk will explore practical solutions to enhancing patient safety for the Ob-Gyn.

 

Contact:

Ann Honebrink, MD
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Christine Himes
chimes@acog.org

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