February 1

1:00 pm


Michigan Section Advisory Council Meeting



All Michigan Fellows and Junior Fellows Welcome

3:00 pm



4:00-4:15 pm


Opening Remarks



Robert Starr, MD

4:15-5:15 pm


James W. Gell, MD Endowed Lectureship



Human Trafficking: The Role of the Healthcare Provider



Elizabeth A. Campbell, JD

5:15-6:00 pm


Chronic Pelvic Pain: An Evidence-based Approach



to Evaluation and Treatment



Katherine W. McHugh, MD

6:00 pm


Wine and Cheese Reception




7:00 pm


Dinner on your own


February 2

7:30-8:15 am

Supporting Best Practice Guidelines for Transfer


from Planned Homebirth to Hospital: Collaboration,


Communication, and Coordination


Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNW


Tami Michele, DO

8:15-9:15 am

Evaluation and Treatment of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding


in Adolescents


Melina L. Dendrinos, MD

9:15-9:45 am

Michigan Section ACOG Annual Business Meeting


Matthew Allswede, MD


10:15-11:00 am


Ob/Gyn Careers: A Look into the Future





Debra Taubel, MD



11:00-12:00 pm


Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Large Fibroid Uterus:





Tips for Success and Avoiding Pitfalls





Rupen Baxi, MD



12:00-12:30 pm


Questions and Answers



12:30 pm




12:45-1:45 pm




Workshop: Up Your Advocacy Game Katherine W. McHugh, MD


4:00-5:00 pm


Lessons Learned about Hysterectomy in Michigan: Insights and Experience from the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative





Daniel Morgan, MD



5:00-6:00 pm


Michigan Legislative Update and Review of Quality of Care Initiatives





Ryan Burtka





Jody Jones, MD





Daniel Morgan, MD



6:00 pm


Wine and Cheese Reception



7:00 pm


Group Buffet Dinner





All conference attendees (dinner included)





Tickets available for purchase- see Karen Carter




7:15-8:15 am

New Perinatal Guidelines for Testing & Treatment for


Communicable Diseases in Pregnancy


Theodore Jones, MD


Elizabeth Secord, MD

8:15-9:15 am

Contemporary Infertility Management:


New and Emerging Therapies


Bradley Miller, MD

9:15-10:15 am

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy:


A Multidimensional Resource


Kristen Maike, PT

10:15-10:30 am

Break and Exhibits

10:30-11:30 am

Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Beyond BRCA


Shari Snow, MD

11:30-11:45 am

Questions and Answers

11:45 am







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