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2022 Joint Annual Spring Meeting of the Alabama and Mississippi Sections

Sandestin, FL | May 5-8, 2022

Schedule

Postgraduate Program: Thursday, May 5, 2022

  • 7:00 a.m.–Noon
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:00–8:00 a.m.
    Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:00–8:15 a.m.
    Welcome Announcements

    Speaker: David Ellington, MD, Alabama Section Chair/Moderator

    Dr. Ellington is Associate Professor and FPMRS Fellowship Director at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

  • 8:15–9:00 a.m.
    State of the State: Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

    Speaker: Steven Swift, MD

    Dr. Swift is a professor at the Medical College of South Carolina, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Swift specializes in Urogynecology and incontinence.

  • 9:00–9:45 a.m.
    Fecal Incontinence

    Speaker: Holly Richter, MD, PhD

    Dr. Richter is a professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

  • 9:45–10:15 a.m.
    Refreshment Break
  • 10:15–11:00 a.m.
    Pelvic Floor Ultrasound

    Speaker: Paul Moore, MD

    Dr. Moore practices in Jackson, MS, and two other locations. Dr. Moore specializes in Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology and Urogynecology. Dr. Moore is affiliated with University of Mississippi Medical Center.

  • 11:00–11:45 a.m.
    Management of Uterovaginal Prolapse: Is uterine preservation an option?

    Speaker: Isuzu Meyer, MD

    Dr. Meyer is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

  • 3:00–6:00 p.m.
    Annual Meeting Registration
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m.
    Section Council Meetings
    • Alabama Section Advisory Council Meeting
    • Mississippi Section Advisory Council Meeting
  • 6:00–9:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception

Day 1: Friday, May 6, 2022

  • 6:45 a.m.–Noon
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:00– 7:15 a.m.
    Welcome and Announcements
  • 7:15– 7:30 a.m.
    ACOG Update

    Speaker: David R. Ellington, MD

    Dr. Ellington is an associate Professor and FPMRS Fellowship Director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.

  • 7:30– 8:15 a.m.
    COVID-19 and Updates in Pregnancy

    Speaker: Akila Subramanian, MD

    Dr. Subramanian is an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

  • 8:15– 8:45 a.m.
    Breakfast with the Exhibitors
  • 8:45–9:30 a.m.
    Quality Metrics in Medicine

    Speaker: Jonathan Gleason, MD

    Dr. Gleason specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Prisma Health. His subspecialties are generalized gynecology and urology and pelvic reconstruction.

  • 9:30–10:15 a.m.
    Demystifying Pediatric Gynecology: Tips and tricks for incorporating this population into your practice

    Speaker: Rupa De Silva, MD

    Dr. De Silva is a professor at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center in the division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General and OB/GYN.

  • 10:15–10:45 a.m.
    Break/Exhibits
  • 10:45–11:30 a.m.
    COVID-19 Vaccinations and Booster Shots: Update

    Speaker: Paul Goepfert, MD

    Dr. Goepfert is a professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Director of the Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

  • 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    Prevention of Primary C-Section Delivery

    Speaker: Julie DeCesare, MD

    Dr. DeCesare is a professor and Residency Program Director at the University of Central Florida Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.

  • 5:00–6:30 p.m.
    UAB Department of OBGYN Alumni Event

Day 2: Saturday, May 7, 2022

  • 7:00 a.m.–Noon
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:15–8:00 a.m.
    Breakfast with the Exhibitors
  • 8:00–8:45 a.m.
    How to Make Chronic Pelvic Pain Less of a Pain

    Speaker: Rajiv Gala, MD

    Dr. Gala is vice chair of the department of OB/GYN at Ochsner Health System and assistant professor at the Queensland School of Medicine, Ochsner Clinical School.

  • 8:45–9:45 a.m.
    Induction: Alabama and Mississippi Legends
    • Alabama: Robert E. Varner, MD, presented by David R. Ellington, MD
    • Mississippi: George Rodney Meeks, MD, presented by Shannon Carroll, MD
  • 9:45–10:15 a.m.
    Break/Exhibits
  • 10:15–11:00 a.m.
    Triage of the Patient with Sexual Concerns

    Speaker: Melissa Hague, MD

    Dr. Hague practices OB/GYN at Wesley Healthcare Center and the Heartland Womens Group. She also specializes in communication and is one of four authors of the book Start Talking: Intimacy.

  • 11:00–11:45 a.m.
    Operative Vaginal Delivery in Modern Obstetrics

    Speaker: Julie DeCesare, MD

    Dr. DeCesare is a professor and Residency Program Director at the University of Central Florida Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.

  • 6:00–9:00 p.m.
    Beach Barbecue and Bonfire

    Beach barbecue followed by bonfire and S’mores.

Day 3: Sunday, May 8, 2022

  • 7:00–10:30 a.m.
    Registration Desk Open
  • 7:30–8:00 a.m.
    Alabama and Mississippi Sections Business Meetings
  • 8:00–9:00 a.m.
    Breakfast Buffet for Registrants and Guests
  • 8:30–10:30 a.m.
    Challenging Patients and Follow Up

    Speakers:

    • Ginger Kelley, southeast regional manager, risk management, NORCAL Group, part of ProAssurance
    • Cyndi Nation, southeast regional manager, risk management, NORCA Group, a part of ProAssurance