2018 Districts IV & VI Annual Meeting

September 28 — 30, 2018

Thank you for joining us for a beautiful fall weekend at the Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel for the ACOG Districts IV and VI 2018 Annual  Meeting!

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CME Evaluations

To review sessions and collect your CME credits, please follow the instructions below.  It will take up to two weeks for the information to be reflected in your transcript on ACOG's website.

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  3. After logging in, click the “Schedule” link in the sidebar. Select the session you would like to evaluate, and click “Evaluate this Session”
  4. After completing your evaluations you can print your certificate by clicking the “CME Information” link in the sidebar


6:00-7:00AM Morning Yoga 

7:00-8:00AM Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:10AM Welcome & Announcements

8:10-8:55AM District IV Chair’s Honored Guest Lecture: Improving Patient Safety

8:55-9:35AM Managing Weight Loss for the ob-gyn

9:35-10:05AM Imaging Adnexal Masses

10:05-10:20AM Q+A


11:00-11:40AM Cancer Genetics – Who to Screen

11:40AM-12:20PM Advocacy for the ob-gyn

12:20-1:00PM A. Cullen Richardson Lecture: What’s New for Prolapse?

1:00-1:15PM Q+A

1:15-2:15PM South Carolina Society Business Meeting

2:30-3:30PM Introduction to Estate Planning

2:30-5:00PM Maternal Mortality Meeting

5:00-6:30PM Welcome Reception


6:00-7:00AM Morning Yoga 

7:00-8:00AM Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:10AM Welcome & Announcements

8:10-8:55AM David A. Nagey Perinatal Outreach Lecture: Implementing OB Simulation

8:55-9:40AM Maternal Mortality

9:40-10:20AM Preventing Physician Burnout

10:20-10:35AM Q+A

10:35-10:50AM District VI Business Meeting


11:10-11:50AM Flipped Classroom – Coding

11:50AM-12:30PM Prenatal Genetics: Carrier Screening – Offer or Refer?

12:30-1:10PM The Changing Practice of Breast Imaging

2:00-4:00PM Med Student/Junior Fellow/Young Physician Panel: Drawing YOUR 5 Year Plan

4:00-5:00PM Film Festival

5:00-6:30PM Mentorship Mingle with ACOG Leaders

6:30-7:30PM Young Physician Happy Hour

7:30-9:30PM Speakeasy PAC Event



7:00-8:00 Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:05AM Welcome & Announcements

8:05-8:50AM ACOG President’s Message: The Fourth Trimester – Transforming Post-partum Care

8:50-9:20AM Annual ABOG Update

9:20-10:00AM Salpingectomy for Cancer Prevention – Is it time for a change?

10:00-10:15AM Q+A

10:15-11:15AM Stump the Professors


11:30-11:45AM District IV Business Meeting

11:45AM-12:15PM Donald F. Richardson Memorial Lecture and Outstanding Faculty Award

12:15-12:45PM District IV Donald F. Richardson Junior Fellow Prize Papers

12:45-1:15PM District VI Donald F. Richardson Prize Papers

1:15-1:30PM Wrap up & Adjourn

ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

College Cognate Credit(s)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 Category 1 College Cognate Credits.  The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

Ted l. Anderson, MD, PhD  

Betty and Lonnie S. Burnett Professor
Vice Chairman for Clinical Operations and Quality

Director, Division of Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN


Tamika C. Auguste, MD

Associate Medical Director, Medstar

Health Simulation Training & Education Lab

Associate Professor OB/GYN, Georgetown SOM

Washington, DC


James T. Christmas, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals

Richmond, VA


James W. Cook, MD

Medical Director, Palmetto Health Women's Center

Assistant Professor & Medical Student

Clerkship Director, University of South Carolina SOM

Columbia, SC


Donald J. Dudley, MD

Division Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

University of Virginia Health System

Charlottesville, VA


Megan L. Evans, MD, MPH

Associate Director for Residency Program, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Boston, MA


Dobie L. Giles, MD, MS, CFP

Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and

Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Profession, Medical Director

and Division Director of the Division of Gynecology

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI


Charles N. Landen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of

Gynecologic Oncology, Department

of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Associate Leader, Women's Oncology Program

UVA Medical Center

Charlottesville, VA


Wilma I. Larsen, MD

Associate Executive Director

American Board of Ob/Gyn

Dallas, TX


Heather S. Lipkind, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics,

Gynecology, and Reproductive

Sciences; Director of Postpartum Services

Yale University School of Medicine

Westport, CT


Liane E. Philpotts, MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Chief of Breast Imaging

Yale University

New Haven, CT


Sandra B. Reed, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of

Gynecology and Obstetrics, General

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Emory University, School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA


Alexandra M. Rowin, MD

MUSC Health – University Medical Center

Charleston, SC


Lee P. Shulman, MD

Chief of Clinical Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anna Lapham Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Northwestern Medical Group

Chicago, IL

A Sophisticated Savannah Hotel on the River

The Hyatt Regency is an elegant, contemporary waterfront hotel in Savannah with direct access to River Street and the Historic District. Guests are within walking distance of historic parks and squares, as well as year-round festivals and celebrations.

Hyatt Regency Savannah - Sold Out
2 W. Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Our room block is currently at full capacity at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. However, there are many hotels available that are within walking distance. We are providing a list of alternative hotel options. Please visit the hotels’ websites to find the best available rates.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188
Mailing Address: PO Box 96920, Washington, DC 20024-9998