ACOG 2020 Virtual Conference: Educate and Engage

Day 1: October 30, noon–4 pm ET

Find speaker bios and more on the ACOG 2020 Virtual Conference page

Introduction and Opening

Moderators: Ted Anderson, MD, FACOG and Tamika Auguste, MD, FACOG

The Howard Taylor International Lecture: Global Health Threats—Novel Coronavirus & Beyond—Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, FACOG

Disparities in Maternal Morbidity/Mortality—Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP, FACOG

Achieving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence at ACOG—Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, and ACOG Working Group on Achieving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence:

  • Brownsyne Tucker-Edmonds, MD, MPH, MS, FACOG
  • Daniel Grossman, MD, FACOG
  • Michelle Owens, MD, FACOG
  • Fidel A. Valea, MD, FACOG

The Connie and Harry Jonas, MD Clinical Seminar: Timing of Induction Of Labor: Myths, Facts And Misunderstandings (Timing Of Induction: When And Why)— Aaron B. Caughey, MD, PhD, FACOG

The Midge and Jim Breeden Women’s Health Endowment: Contraception in 2020: What You Need To Know—Eve Espey, MD, MPH, FACOG


Day 2: October 31, noon–4 pm ET

Introduction and Opening

Moderators: Haywood Brown, MD, FACOG and Diana Ramos, MD, FACOG

Research Presentations

  1. Preterm Delivery Prediction Using Phosphorylated Insulin-Like Growth Factor in Rural Kenya—Taraneh Shirazian, MD, FACOG
  2. Menstrual Cup Use and Intrauterine Device Expulsion in a Copper Intrauterine Device Contraceptive Efficacy Trial—Jill Long, MD, MPH, MS, FACOG
  3. Vaginal Cleansing and Azithromycin at Cesarean Delivery; A Quality Improvement Study—Johanna Rachel Quist-Nelson, MD, FACOG

The John and Marney Mathers Lecture—Understanding and Implementing the NEW ASCCP Guidelines—Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc, FACOG

EdTalk—Compassionate Care for the Pregnant Patient Who Uses Substances:

  • Alcohol—Erin Tracy Bradley, MD, MPH, FACOG
  • Opioids—Tricia E. Wright, MD, MS, FACOG
  • Cannabis—Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG

The Benson and Pamela Harer Seminar on History: Understanding the Genealogy of American Gynecology—Dierdre Cooper Owens, PhD

March of Dimes Annual Lecture—Is it So Long PROLONG—Do We, or Don’t We? Is There Still a Role for 17-OHP? —Ahizechukwu C. Eke, MD, MPH, FACOG and Sarahn M. Wheeler, MD, FACOG