Colloquia Sunday


Talks will be available to replay after a short processing delay and remain available through the close of the meeting.

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

DEBATE: The John I. Brewer Memorial Lecture—Complex Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia – COL5, David Elliot Cohn, MD, Amanda Nickles Fader, MD

In this session, the surgical management of atypical hyperplasia will be addressed. Focus on the risk of concurrent malignancy and surgical approach will be covered.

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

DEBATE: The John and Marney Mathers Lecture—HPV Testing: Is It Ready to Replace the Pap? – COL6 Warner King Huh, MD, George F. Sawaya, MD

This debate will explore the question of whether human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for high-risk types is ready to replace cytology as a stand-alone, first line test for cervical cancer screening among women aged 25 years and older. Discussants will review the evidence for and against each strategy and provide a rebuttal to presented arguments.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Green Choice Fund—Late Breaking Lecture – The Latest on the Zika Virus: Ob/Gyn Response in This World of UncertaintyCOL17 Laura E. Riley, MD

This session will present an overview of what is known about Zika virus with particular attention paid to pregnancy implications. This lecture will also review what is not known about the pathogenesis of the virus. In this time of uncertainty, guidance on prevention, screening, and treatment will be discussed as well.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The ABOG Educational Foundation Lectureship on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement—EMR's: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Patient Safety – COL7, Ben Shneiderman, PhD

The potential benefits from electronic medical records are large, but the consequences of poor design are deadly. Threats to patient safety can be reduced through improved design and effective usability testing. Aligning with user interface research and the emerging Learning Health System concepts could lead to happier outcomes.

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The Irvin M. Cushner Memorial Lecture—Human Trafficking – COL8, Holly Austin Gibbs, Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH

A survivor of human trafficking will present her personal story of survival. Following this presentation, a review of human trafficking and how to identify and respond to victims of human trafficking in the health care setting.


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