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North American Forum on Family Planning
October 20–22, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana
This three-day meeting (preceded by two days of preconference sessions) is sponsored jointly by SFP, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP). It also includes meetings of the Ryan Program and the Fellowship in Family Planning (including the Global Health Workshop). Session topics include new research and clinical practice issues related to contraception, abortion, STIs, sexuality, and how to translate the best evidence into clinical practice. Abstract submissions close on April 11, 2018. Learn more...


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2018

April

HITRUST & AMA Cybersecurity Workshop

April 2, 2018—Cleveland, Ohio

With ransomware and other cyber attacks increasingly targeting the healthcare industry, the American Medical Association and HITRUST are offering a workshop for health care providers who seek to establish governance and risk management programs that will help avoid a cyber-related breach and ensuing organizational disruption and potential exposure of confidential patient information. The workshop will cover performing cyber and HIPAA risk assessments; fundamentals of good cyber hygiene; implementing cost-effective and manageable cyber security solutions within a practice; and lessons learned and experiences from physician practices. Learn more...

Adolescent Girls Programming in Humanitarian Settings: Evidence, Learning, and Best Practice

April 4, 2018—Washington, DC

Two half-day sessions from the International Rescue Committee: 1) Evidence & Learning—a review of preliminary impact results of IRC’s work with adolescent girls, lessons learned, and remaining research gaps in adolescent girls programming; 2) Girl Shine–Best Practice—a program model and resource package that seeks to support, protect, and empower adolescent girls in humanitarian settings. Both sessions are also offered in New York City the following day. Learn more...

Contraceptive Technology

April 4–7, 2018—Washington, DC

See earlier description of west coast version of this conference. Learn more...

National Student Nurses' Association 66th Anniversary Convention:
Nursing: Get Hooked! Insight, Inspiration, Ingenuity

April 4-8, 2018—Nashville, Tennessee

Brings together students, faculty and nursing leaders from across the United States for five days of general sessions, seminars, workshops, faculty programs, and poster presentations. Graduating seniors can participate in the NSNA/Wolters Kluwer Mini Review. In addition, NSNA’s House of Delegates will engage state and school chapter leaders in resolutions and elections. Learn more...

Adolescent Girls Programming in Humanitarian Settings: Evidence, Learning, and Best Practice

April 5, 2018—New York, New York

A repeat of the previous day's session in Washington, DC. Learn more...

Insights to Action—Convergent Action for Girls & Women: Emerging Lessons from the Field

April 5, 2018—Washington, DC

Join the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the 3D Program for Girls & Women to discuss the complexities and benefits of bringing together resources, innovations and systems across sectors to better serve girls and women. Learn more...

2018 CREOG Resident Workshops

April 7–8, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana

CREOG Resident Workshops are created to equip ob-gyn residents with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders and exemplary teachers for junior residents and medical students for whom they are responsible. By the end of the program, participants will have been exposed to general principles of leadership and education, as well as specific tips for immediate practice and application. Learn more...

2018 Sex and Gender Health Education Summit

April 8–10, 2018—Salt Lake City, Utah

The 2018 Sex and Gender Health Education Summit is a follow-up to the 2015 Sex and Gender Medical Education (SGME) Summit, which brought together medical educators from over 100 medical schools to create a road map for integrating sex and gender-based medicine into medical education. Sponsored by the American Women's Medical Association, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health, Mayo Clinic, and the University of Utah, the 2018 Summit will expand multidisciplinary opportunities by convening health education leaders from five major professions – medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and allied health. The goal is to support and progress the integration of sex and gender differences into health professionals’ education. Learn more...

85th Annual Conference:
American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists

April 8–13, 2018—Orlando, Florida

A conference designed to offer thorough scientific assessment of a variety of clinical topics and controversial issues that OB/GYNs face on a daily basis. In addition to cutting-edge presentations, debates, and hands-on workshops, this year’s schedule schedule provides an opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops. Learn more...

NASPAG 32nd Annual Clinical and Research Meeting

April 12-14, 2018—West Palm Beach, Florida

The annual clinical meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), this is a forum for education, research and communication among healthcare professionals who provide gynecologic care to children and adolescents. Three full days of workshops and scientific presentations. Learn more...

From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom

April 13–15, 2018—Amherst, Massachusetts

Sponsored by the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program at Hampshire College, this annual conference for student and community activists invites people who are completely new to reproductive and social justice to learn alongside those who have shaped, shaken up, and laid new ground for these movements for years. Each year, Friday evening of the conference features “Breaking Silences: An Abortion Speak Out,” a space for people to share their abortion stories in a safe and supportive environment. Listening to such personal stories frames the weekend and grounds conference conversations in lived experiences. Learn more...

GHIC 2018: Global Health & Innovation Conference

April 14–15, 2018—New Haven, Connecticut

Sponsored by Unite for Sight and held at Yale University, GHIC 2018 (twitter: #GHIC) convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Among the topic areas are global health; NGOs and community-based programs; scientific and medical laboratory-based research; clinical research; and advocacy and health policy. Learn more...

2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit

April 16–20, 2018—Nusa Dua, Indonesia

The 2018 SBCC Summit will be hosted by a consortium of international and local partners including the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, The Communication Initiative, Soul City Institute, UNICEF and BBC Media Action. The theme is "Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voice: What Works?" It is designed to bring together representatives from government, regional entities, academics, NGOs, CSOs, global agencies and the private sector working on development and health issues, and to engage and support people to shift norms, change behaviors, and amplify the voices needed to address the persistent development challenges the world faces today: extreme poverty, gender inequities, public health emergencies, acute and chronic diseases, climate change, and democracy and governance among others. Learn more....

The Psychosocial Workshop

April 24–25, 2018—Denver, Colorado

The Psychosocial Workshop is an annual two-day gathering of psychological and social scientists and related health professionals held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA). The focus—addressed through a series of short, informal talks—is on issues related to fertility, family planning and contraceptive use, abortion and women’s health, sexuality, and sexually transmitted diseases. Learn more....

Population Association of America 2018 Annual Meeting

April 26–28, 2018—Denver, Colorado

Nearly 200 sessions, over the course of three days, covering multiple topic areas, one of which is fertility, family planning, sexual behavior and reproductive health. A number of member-initiated meetings are also being scheduled. Learn more...

SEUD Congress 2018:
Endometriosis: a polygenic & multifactorial syndrome

April 26–28, 2018—Florence Italy

The 4th annual congress of the Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD). The congress has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest research developments and new trends in therapeutics in endometriosis, in uterine disorders and in women’s reproductive life fields. Includes pre-Congress courses on live surgery, imaging, ART and simulations. Learn more....

SwitchPoint

April 26–28, 2018—Saxapahaw, North Carolina

Now in its 7th year, SwitchPoint is produced each year by IntraHealth International, and is designed to foster unusual collaborations, bringing together people working in humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology. The conference consists of 30+ stage talks, 20+ hands-on microlabs, interactive networking, mentoring sessions, and field trips. Learn more...

Medical and Surgical Innovations in Health Care:
ACOG 2018 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

April 27-30, 2018—Austin, Texas

Three days of scientific programs, brown bag seminars, clinical seminars, interactive sessions, and postgraduate courses, sponsored by the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists (ACOG). The focus includes patient care, practice management, exam preparation, hands-on skills development, networking and collaboration, postgraduate courses (to be announced), and the annual ob-gyn Career Fair. Learn more and see also the list of other ACOG educational events.

May

Women's Health 2018: Translating Research into Clinical Practice

May 4–6, 2018—Washington, DC

Presented by the VCU Institute for Women's Health and VCU Health Continuing Medical Education, in special collaboration with Journal of Women's Health and the Academy of Women's Health, this annual conference is aimed at healthcare professionals who care for women, including physicians, advanced practice nurses, midwives, nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals. This year's conference includes a pre-conference session on "Addressing Health Challenges of Women Across the Life Course," presented by the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health (pending approval). Learn more...

51st Annual Spring Conference: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

May 5–9, 2018—Washington, DC

A networking forum for family medicine educators, with presentations focusing on best practices, new teaching technologies, emerging research, and public policy issues. Special emphasis this year on leadership and advocacy in early career—students, residents, and new faculty members—and on the development of skills to lead institutional and national change. Learn more...

YTH LIVE 2018: The Youth + Tech + Health Conference

May 6–8, 2018—San Francisco, California

Billed as the premier conference for cutting-edge technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations, this annual conference is hosted by Yth (Youth-Centered Health Design). The aim is to bring health and technology professionals together with youth, parents and community leaders; to showcase high-tech educational content (mobile, social media, Internet) developed by professionals; and to highlight national and local program successes in advancing sexual health. Learn more...

2nd International Congress on Male Contraception

May 7, 2018—Paris France

Organized by the International Consortium for Male Contraception (ICMC), this is a one-day gathering to provide updates on the social aspects and landscape of male contraception, hormonal and non-hormonal approaches, and the role of the collaborative agencies. Learn more...

Doctors Back to School™ Day

May 9, 2018

Organized by the AMA as an opportunity to visit a school and share your passion for the medical profession with minority elementary and high school students, to help them realize that medicine is an attainable profession. Learn more...

15th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health

May 9–12, 2018—Budapest, Hungary

The main focus of this conference will be "Family planning and contraception from adolescence to the menopause." Abstracts are invited on a wide range of contraception issues as well as abortion; Culture, ethnicity and religion; demography; education and training for SRH providers, patients and others; medico-legal; modern communication techniques, covering both telemedicine and social media; and much more. Learn more...

70th Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

May 11–13, 2018—Sendai, Japan

A three-day conference including educational lectures, international syposia, invited lectures, clinical seminars, and oral and poster presentations. Overseas participants are welcome to join all scientific sessions during the Congress and to make presentations covering a wide variety of topics from basic research to clinical practice in the fields of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the International Session. Learn more...

International Symposium on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases (ISHEID)

May 16–18, 2018—Marseille, France

ISHEID 2018 will feature state-of-the art presentations, abstract and poster presentations, and educational workshops; as well as debates regarding new data and their implications, invited lectures by European and international leaders, and overviews of comorbidities by specialists of each field. It is designed to engage basic scientists and clinicians from the HIV, hepatitis and emerging infectious diseases fields, as well as leading scientists involved in comorbidities. Learn more...

Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care

May 17–19, 2018—Denver, Colorado

A postgraduate course offered by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, designed to provide performance improvement and management tools for current and future leaders in hospitals, managed care organizations, or private settings to enable them to meet the myriad responsibilities and challenges facing them. Learn more...

AAPA 2018

May 19-23, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana

The annual meeting of the American Academy of PAs, bringing together 8000+ physician assistants. This is the only national PA conference, and provides a chance to connect with leading CME, new career opportunities, and other physician assistants. Learn more...

American College of Nurse-Midwives
63rd Annual Meeting & Exhibit

May 20–24, 2018—Savannah, Georgia

Four days of continuing educational programming on pregnancy, birth, reproductive health, and the primary health care needs of women across the lifespan. The educational line-up includes direct clinical practice matters, updates on changing state and national laws, regulations and quality initiatives, and ongoing efforts to improve access to safe maternity care globally. Attendees can earn up to 30 hours of credit. Learn more...

Family Medicine Advocacy Summit

May 21–22, 2018—Washington, DC

Produced by the American Academy of Family Physicians in partnership with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors and the North American Primary Care Research Group, the Summit (formerly known as the Family Medicine Congressional Conference) educates participants on family medicine’s legislative priority issues, trains attendees on how to lobby on Capitol Hill, and allows participants to put these skills to use with federal legislators and their staff. Learn more...

CREOG School for Program Directors and Program Managers, 19th term, Part 1

May 21-23, 2018—Chicago, IL

A three-part program providing a combination of lectures, panel presentations and discussion sessions designed to assist residency program directors in running their programs. Fellowship-specific sessions are included. A comprehensive registration fee for all three sessions includes syllabus, related materials, and applicable lunches. Single session fees will NOT be accepted unless you are a graduate of the School. Part 2 runs July 27-28, 2018, in Memphis, and Part 3 will be held February 27, 2019 in New Orleans. Learn more...

Social Workers: The End to HIV/AIDS

May 26–28, 2018—Washington, DC

The 30th annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, focused on the delivery of support and services to persons living with HIV/AIDS. The conference provides a national forum for education, skills building, and networking for professionals in the field. Learn more...

June

European Population Conference 2018

June 6–9, 2018—Brussels, Belgium

EPC 2018 is a general scientific population conference where the topic “Population, Diversity and Inequality” will receive special attention this year. EPC is the largest European conference for population research, and approximately 900 participants from all over Europe and overseas are expected. The conference is held every two years. Among this year's themes: fertility; sexual and reproductive behaviour; families and households; international migration and migrant populations; data and methods; and economics, human capital, and labour markets. Learn more...

10th Philadelphia Prenatal Conference

June 7–9, 2018—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Conference jointly sponsored by ACOG and the Philadelphia Prenatal Diagnosis Institute/ The Philadelphia Pregnancy, Genetics and Ultrasound Center. Focus is on obstetrics & maternal-fetal medicine, prenatal diagnosis & ultrasound, and prenatal genetics. Updates on current screening and testing recommendations, as well as cutting-edge technology and research, plus a comprehensive preterm labor session, fetal ECHO and fetal anatomy hands-on session. Abstract submissions close on May 1, 2018. Learn more...

Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates

June 9-13, 2018—Chicago, Illinois

Join the American Medical Association in Chicago for the Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates to help shape AMA policy. Learn more...

Transforming Women's Health: Challenges and New Frontiers

June 21–23, 2018—Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

This Mayo Clinic course (previously Controversies in Women's Health) is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and includes presentations from key women's health specialty and subspecialty disciplines including obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive medicine, sexual health, menopausal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, internal medicine and preventive medicine. Learn more...

AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM)

June 24–26, 2018—Seattle, Washington

Billed as the premier forum for health services research (HSR) and the largest meeting of its kind, the ARM convenes experts at the intersection of health, health care, and policy to share findings and showcase the latest research on how the health system works, what it costs, and how to improve it. Learn more...

74th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference:
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

June 26–29, 2018—Victoria, British Columbia

The SOGC's Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference (ACSC) is billed as the premier continuing medical education event in Canada for obstetrics and gynaecology, bringing together nearly 1,000 health care professionals working in the field of women's health. Half-day sessions on June 26 include four enhanced skills courses (cystoscopy for the generalist; fetal health surveillance; forceps refresher; and how to assist at a C-section); a sub-specialty session on academic obs/gyn; and "Indigenous and global health day." Students from Canadian universities are also eligible to apply for the June 25 Medical Student Program 2018; applications are due May 7, 2018. Learn more...

AANP 2018 National Conference

June 26–July 1, 2018—Denver, Colorado

Annual conference of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Two dedicated workshop days this year—June 26 and July 1—offering 16 specialized seminars. The remainder of the program includes presentations focused on 12 specialty practice groups: Acute Care; Cardiology; Convenient/ Urgent Care; Dermatology; Emergency Department; Endocrine; Gastroenterology; Independent Practice; Obesity; Orthopedics; Pain Management; and Psych/Mental Health. The theme is "NPs – Moving Mountains in Health Care." Learn more...

3rd World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

June 27–29, 2018—Madrid, Spain

Practical and theoretical knowledge, plus the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with a wide range of professionals in the related fields of recurrent pregnancy loss. Abstract submissions close on April 24, 2018. See list of Congress topics. Learn more...

July

34th Annual Meeting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology)

July 1–4, 2018—Barcelona, Spain

The aim of this three-day session is to provide a forum for the exchange and discussion of new clinical and scientific ideas and to address and discuss the most recent information, controversies and future directions. Learn more and read also about ESHRE’s other meetings and courses.

Essentials of Women's Health: An Integrated Approach to Primary Care and Office Gynecology

July 2–7, 2018—Kamuela, Big Island, Hawaii

Developed and taught by UCSF faculty in both primary care internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology, the course will present an integrated approach to women’s health. Emphasis will be placed on new developments in preventive care and cardiovascular risk factors in women, issues in reproductive health, and clinical strategies in the diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic complaints and common medical problems of women. Learn more...

International Conference on Sexuality 2018: Health, Education and Rights [ICSHER 2018]

July 7–9, 2018—Bangkok, Thailand

Organized by Tomorrow People Organization, an international NGO headquartered in Belgrade, this conference on sexuality is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for governmental officials, academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, activists, policy makers, advanced students, and others. Official language of the conference is English. Attendance of delegates from more than 40 countries is expected. Among the conference themese are abortion, contraception, culture and politics, and legislation and justice. Abstract submissions close on June 1, 2018. Learn more.

22nd International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy (ISPD)

July 8–11, 2018—Antwerp, Belgium

ISPD’s 21st conference will bring together prenatal diagnosticians and geneticists from around the globe. Full-day and half-day pre-conference courses will be offered on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The rest of the conference will feature oral presentations, poster sessions, debates and late-breaking research. Learn more...

SSR 2018 Annual Meeting—Pathways to Discovery–Signals for Reproduction, Development, and Longevity

July 10–13, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana

The 51st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, designed to simultaneously recognize the contributions of the SSR to society and highlight reproductive biology as the cornerstone of developing fields such as stem cell biology, epigenetics, and the developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD). Learn more.

4th Asian Population Association Conference

July 11–14, 2018—Shanghai, China

The Asian Population Association Conference is held every three years, providing opportunities for experts and students to share and discuss their scientific study of population issues. The key topics of interest include fertility, reproductive health, mortality, child health, migration, refugees, population ageing, labour force and employment, population and education, poverty, population and development, gender issues and techniques of demographic analysis. The conference attracts about 1600 participants from over 50 countries. Learn more...

OB/Gyn Ultrasound: Core Course

July 11–14, 2018—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This three-day program provides a more in-depth coverage of ultrasound applications in obstetrics and gynecology. Approximately three-quarters of the program is devoted to obstetrics and the remainder to gynecology. Practicing clinicians and sonographers will be able to refresh their knowledge in gynecological areas such as the post-menopausal uterus, endometrial disorders, adnexal masses, transvaginal imaging and obstetrics including problem solving with obstetrical measurements, exposure to Doppler in Ob/Gyn, bioeffects and invasive procedures. Offered by the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Learn more...

2018 National Title X Reproductive Health Conference

July 15–18, 2018—Kansas City, Missouri

Sponsored by the Women's Health Care Symposium and the National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning, the National Title X Reproductive Health Conference is designed for advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, counselors, educators and all other personnel who interact with clients in health centers providing family planning and reproductive health care services. National experts will share evidence-based information, best practices for emerging issues, strategies to address population-specific challenges and build clinical skills to improve the quality of patient care. Preconference sessions include training on IUD and Nexplanon placement & removal, basic and advanced coding, gynecologic procedure skills, evidence-based approaches to address substance abuse, Title X updates, sexual history taking, and LARC complications. Learn more...

2018 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium

July 19-22, 2018—Keystone, Colorado

Preceded by one pre-Symposium day (including Nexplanon training) on July 18, the 2018 Symposium will consist of approximately 100 sessions and workshops for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives and Physician Assistants. Content will include clinical topics, innovative practice settings, research, professional development and other topics related to advanced practice nursing in primary care and acute care. Among the six tracks are one on women's health and one on professional development. Poster submissions close on April 1, 2018. Learn more...

AIDS 2018: 22nd International AIDS Conference

July 23–27, 2018—Amsterdam, Netherlands

Held every two years, this conference brings together leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders to examine developments in HIV-related research and explore how scientific advances can inform the global response to HIV/AIDS. Tracks include Basic and Translational Research; Clinical Research; Epidemiology and Prevention Research; Social and Political Research, Law, Policy and Human Rights; and Implementation Research, Economics, Systems and Synergies with other Health and Development Sectors. Abstract submissions closed on February 5, but there will be a late-breaker abstract submission period from April 19 through May 10, 2018. Learn more...

2018 CREOG Education Retreat

July 26-27, 2018—Memphis, Tennessee

The annual CREOG Education Retreat connects residency program directors, coordinators, and educators with an opportunity to meet and discuss challenges and opportunities. Attendees will have a chance to review updates from CREOG, ABOG, and the RRC, while sharing ideas and networking with colleagues. Learn more...

CREOG School for Program Directors and Program Managers, 19th term, Part 2

July 27-28, 2018—Memphis, Tennessee

Part of a three-part sequential program. See listing for Part 1. Learn more...

August

Women's Leadership Symposium in Oxford

August 1-3, 2018—Oxford, United Kingdom

A biannual interdisciplinary symposium with an international advisory council, inviting presentations on cultural, religious, social, and economic conditions of women and the initiatives that may be most effective in the remediation of the various forms of gender discrimination. Among the topics of particular interest are economics of gender, politics of gender in transnational contexts, womens health, reproductive politics, womenÕs rights and the law, and women and media studies. Abstract submissions close on July 10, 2018. Learn more...

25th Annual Summer Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology

August 1–4, 2018—Naples, Florida

Designed to provide the most current evidence-based clinical information to OB/GYNs, family physicians, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved with the care of women. Topics were selected based on the educational needs determined from the identified professional practice gaps, and include contraception. Conference format will include didactic lectures, smaller group breakout sessions, case studies, and question and answer sessions. Learn more...

2018 National Conference of Family Planning Residents and Medical Students

August 2–4, 2018—Kansas City, Missouri

Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this conference covers six focus areas: career planning, clinical skills, health policy and advocacy, leadership development, practice management, and research. The program also includes musculoskeletal clinics, procedural skills courses, and career guidance for residents. Poster submissions close on April 1, 2018. Scholarship applications close on May 1, 2018. Learn more...

Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute

August 2, 2018–July 28, 2019

Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this year-long leadership development program focuses on ensuring the future of the Family Medicine specialty by increasing the number of future Family Medicine leaders and providing training for this role. A total of 30 participants are selected through a competitive application process. Family Medicine residents in their first, second, or third year, and medical students in their second, third, or fourth year when the program begins are eligible to apply. Program tracks include Policy & Public Health Leadership; Personal & Practice Leadership; and Philanthropic & Mission-Driven Leadership. During the year-long program (between the 2018 and the 2019 National Conferences), each participant completes a project related to the chosen track, designed to build leadership skills. Each participant works with an assigned mentor through the process. Learn more...

American Sociological Association 113th Annual Meeting

August 11–14, 2018—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The theme of the 2018 Annual Meeting, “Feeling Race: An Invitation to Explore Racialized Emotions,” encourages sociologists to engage, study, and theorize the multiple ways in which emotions and feelings matter in racial affairs. Learn more...

2018 STD Prevention Conference

August 27–30, 2018—Washington, DC

Sponsored by the CDC and the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association, in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Pan American Health Organization, the American Sexual Health Association, the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association, and the National Coalition of STD Directors. The conference is a multi-disciplinary biannual forum covering prevention programs, science, and policy. This year's theme is Intersecting Epidemics, Integrated Solutions. Learn more...

September

AGOS 2018 Annual Meeting

September 6–8, 2018—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society advances the health of women by providing dedicated leadership and promoting excellence in research, education and medical practice. Details on conference to come. Scholarship applications are due on June 1, 2018. Learn more...

2018 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA)

September 6–9, 2018—Orlando, Florida

Conference tracks this year include 1) biomedical HIV prevention; 2) gay men (focus on youth); 3) effective leadership in the fight to end HIV; 4) the opioid epidemicand its relationship to increasing rates of HIV and viral hepatitis; 5) people living with HIV (focused on stigma & aging); 6) public policy; 7) Trauma Informed Care (TIC); and 8) the latest advances in services for women living with HIV or at risk for HIV. Abstract submissions close on April 6, 2018. Learn more...

BSPS Annual Conference 2018

September 10–12, 2018—Winchester, Hampshire, England

Annual conference of the British Society for Population Studies. The conference features a number of tracks, among them demographic projects and forecasts; families & households; fertility & reproductive health, with particular attention to HIV/AIDS, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, & family planning; innovative data, methods and models in population studies; and longitudinal studies & the life course. Call for papers ends April 24, 2018. Learn more...

AAFP Global Health Summit: Impacting Global Health through Family Medicine

September 12–15, 2018—Jacksonville, Florida

Formerly called the Family Medicine Global Health Workshop, this conference is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians and designed to advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors, including matching their experience and skills with global health needs, preparing to serve as a family medicine consultant, learning how to organize and conduct a global health consultation, and evaluating the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings. In addition, there will be two half-day preconference sessions on September 12, the "Humanitarian Relief Course" and an "Introduction to Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Global Health Provider." Abstract submissions close on May 15, 2018. Learn more...

2018 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research: Precision Health

September 13–15, 2018—Washington, DC

Sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, an open-membership council of the American Academy of Nursing, this conference focuses on the current state of nursing science and, reflecting the theme this year, the physiological, psychological, environmental, and ethical factors that may now or in the future contribute to the emerging science of precision health. Abstracts solicited for the conference covered studies that include big data, bioinformatics, predictive modeling, data sharing, biorepositories, common data elements, genomics, pharmacogenomics, metabolomics, microbiome, mobile health, symptom management, ethical issues and other topics relevant to precision health. Learn more...

13th FIAPAC Conference: Liberating women - Removing barriers and increasing access to safe abortion care

September 14-15, 2018—Nantes, France

This international bi-annual conference for health care professionals working in the field of abortion care and contraception, sponsored by the International Federation of Professional Abortion and Contraception Associates, brings together numerous disciplines working in abortion care: counsellors, administrators, nurses and doctors, as well as policy makers, researchers, women’s groups, global leaders in reproductive health, lawyers, ethicists and others. Includes society sessions by ESC, WHO, IPPF, Gynuity, IPAS, NAF, Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice, and others. Abstract submissions close on April 15, 2018. Learn more...

APGO Surgical Education Scholars Program

September 21, 2018–February 28, 2020

The APGO Surgical Education Scholars Program is an initiative of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO). Its purpose is to enhance surgical education in obstetrics and gynecology by preparing ob-gyn physician faculty to possess the skills and knowledge necessary to be outstanding surgical teachers and educational administrators. Required meeting dates are September 21-22, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland; February 26-27, 2019, in New Orleans i conjunction with the 2019 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting; September 11-12, 2019, or September 25-26, 2019, in Washington, DC; and February 25-28, 2020, in conjunction with the 2020 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting. Applications are due on April 16, 2018. Learn more...

World Contraception Day 2018

September 26, 2018

World Contraception Day takes place on September 26th every year. The annual worldwide campaign centers around a vision where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health. WCD is supported by a coalition of 11 leading international NGOs, governmental organizations and scientific and medical societies with an interest in sexual and reproductive health and is sponsored by Bayer HealthCare and supported by a coalition of 16 international NGOs, governmental organizations, and scientific and medical societies with an interest in sexual and reproductive health. Learn more...

Society of Ob/Gyn Hospitalists 8th Annual Clinical Meeting

September 26–29, 2018—Cleveland, Ohio

First day and a half features different hands-on simulation trainings and additional course work, including coding and fetal monitoring, as well as presentations on establishing a patient safety simulation program in your own institution. The next day focuses on recent evidence, recommendations and clinical updates for various conditions affecting mother and child. The final day of the conference focuses on leadership skills. Learn more...

ICOG 2018:
20th International Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology

September 27–28, 2018—San Francisco, California

The 20th International Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. Learn more...

September 28 Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

September 28, 2018

Launched in 2012 by the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR), the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion, and La Campaña 28 LAC, this is now an annual and global event to speak out against abortion stigma and build an international movement to promote universal access to safe, legal abortion as a women’s health and human rights issue. Learn more...

National Midwifery Week

September 30–October 6, 2018

National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. 2018 details to come. Learn more...

October

32nd International Papillomavirus Conference

October 2–6, 2018—Sidney, Australia

HPV 2018 will gather researchers, clinicians and other health professionals to share knowledge and ideas on papillomaviruses and their associated diseases, from basic science to global health impact. This is the first time the conference is being held on the African continent—where cervical cancer is increasingly a major public health problem, especially where it is further exacerbated by HIV co-infection. Six half-day pre-conference sessions include a global update on HPV epidemiology, implementing an HPV vaccination program, cervical cancer screening, implementing a cervical screening program, HPV disease treatment choices, and the way forward. Abstract submissions close on April 17, 2018. Learn more...

36th Annual Fall Conference on Obstetrics

October 3–6, 2018—Guanacaste, Costa Rica

A Symposia Medicus conference designed for physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who face ever-increasing challenges in the clinical diagnoses, treatment options, and new technologies involved in caring for the pregnant patient. Conference format will include didactic lectures, smaller group breakout sessions, case studies, and question and answer sessions. Learn more...

2018 Annual Meeting: North American Menopause Society

October 3–6, 2018—San Diego, California

This year’s meeting's theme is Innovation, Evidence, and Individualization—Moving Menopause Management Forward. Topics include genitourinary syndrome of menopause, sexual health and desire, Alzheimer disease and women, obesity and weight loss, telomeres, breast health, osteoporosis, sleep, cardiovascular disease, vasomotor symptoms/hot flashes, and an update on MsFLASH trials. Abstract submissions close on April 30, 2018; late-breaking submissions close on July 1, 2018. Learn more...

ASHA 2018 Annual School Health Conference:
Going the Distance

October 4–6, 2018—Indianapolis, Indiana

Annual meeting of the American School Health Association. Four interdisciplinary based tracks: “Administration, Coordination & Leadership” on the implementation of PreK-12 coordinated school health programs at the national, state, and local level; “Programs & Services” on the innovative delivery of school health programs and services; “Research & Emerging Issues” on research that affects members of the school health team and that addresses child and adolescent health issues; and “Teaching & Learning” on health education and physical education instruction in PreK-12 school settings or the university-based preparation of individuals for school-based health education and physical education instruction. Abstract submissions close on April 23, 2018. Learn more...

ISSHP & ISOM

October 6–9, 2018—Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Joint meeting of the Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) and the International Society for Obstetric Medicine (ISOM). Abstract submissions close on April 13, 2018. Learn more...

2018 ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo

October 6–10, 2018—Denver, Colorado

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine 74th annual meeting, covering education and research on contraception, reproduction and reproductive surgery, embryology, infertility, and menopause. Pre-Congress courses to be announced. Abstract submissions and video submissions both close on May 2, 2018. Learn more...

AAFP FMX: American Association of Family Physicians Annual Meeting

October 9–13, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana

AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) is the new name for what used to be the AAFP Scientific Assembly. While still focused on evidence-based CME, best practices, and clinical updates, the conference is designed to be more interactive, immediate, and customizable than in the past. Note that the AAFP Congress of Delegates precedes this, running September 10-13. Learn more...

21st Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference

October 10–13, 2018—San Antonio, Texas

An annual conference run by Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, covering current trends, research, and guidelines in a variety of areas of women’s health and designed to help nurse practitioners incorporate new diagnostic and therapeutic skills into their clinical practice. Learn more...

International Conference on Physician Health

October 11–13, 2018—Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The International Conference on Physician Health (ICPH) is a collaborative meeting sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA), Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and British Medical Association (BMA). This conference is held every other year and is hosted by one of the founding associations. The conference will showcase research and innovations related to physicians’ health. It will provide a forum for practitioners and researchers to present recent findings, innovative methods, support systems and educational programs. The theme this year is "Driving Meaningful Change: Make It Happen, Make It Matter." Abstract submissions close on April 14, 2018. Learn more...

Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care

October 11–13, 2018—Nashville, Tennessee

A postgraduate course offered by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, designed to provide performance improvement and management tools for current and future leaders in hospitals, managed care organizations, or private settings to enable them to meet the myriad responsibilities and challenges facing them. Learn more...

Midwifery Works

October 11–14, 2018—Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Midwifery Works is a professional development conference produced by the American College of Nurse-Midwives, designed by the Midwifery Business Network, and focused on helping midwives acquire and enhance their management skills and keep up with emerging practice models. Abstract submissions close on April 15, 2018. Learn more...

World Congress of Gynecology & Obstetrics

October 14–19, 2018—Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The triennial conference of the International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics (FIGO), bringing together obstetricians and gynecologists from around the world for a week-long focus on the latest advances in quality care for women in every resource setting. Topic areas include maternal and fetal health, clinical obstetrics, general gynecology, operative gynecology, reproductive medicine, sexual health and human rights, urogynaecology, gynecological oncology, women’s health issues and policy. Learn more...

CAOG Annual Meeting: Changing the Face of Women's Health

October 17–20, 2018—Minneapolis, Minnesota

UPDATE: The 85th annual meeting of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (CAOG), whose member physicians represent nearly 700 physicians primarily from the "central" 29 states. Plans are underway for at least 20 oral presentations, 3 sunrise lectures, 5 hot topics, and a poster session. The Annual Meeting is CAOG's primary scientific function and attracts a national audience. Abstract submissions close on April 23, 2018. Learn more...

2018 Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference

October 18–19, 2018—Columbus, Ohio

Sponsored by the Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, this conference is designed as an opportunity for activists, academics, community members, and health & social service professionals to come together to address health disparities affecting the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community—and to share not only research and best practices but practical information like family planning, wellness activities, and health and safety initiatives. This year’s theme will be "Fighting for our Lives," with seven tracks: Mental and Behavioral Health; Access to Care; Cultural Humility; Advocacy and Community Engagement; Clinical/Medical; Public Health/Prevention; and Holistic Health. Abstract submissions close on May 7, 2018. Learn more...

Obstetrics and Gynecology Update: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

October 18–20, 2018—San Francisco, California

Offered by UCSF Continuing Medical Education, this course is designed to provide a comprehensive update for the practitioner, placing emphasis on reviewing current evidence-based data and applying new practice guidelines. Learn more...

North American Forum on Family Planning

October 20–22, 2018—New Orleans, Louisiana

This three-day meeting (preceded by two days of preconference sessions) is sponsored jointly by SFP, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP). It also includes meetings of the Ryan Program and the Fellowship in Family Planning (including the Global Health Workshop). Session topics include new research and clinical practice issues related to contraception, abortion, STIs, sexuality, and how to translate the best evidence into clinical practice. Abstract submissions close on April 11, 2018. Learn more...

28th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

October 20–24, 2018—Singapore

This annual meeting of the International Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) brings together about 2000 delegates from around the world and offers new research presentations, invited expert lectures and workshops, and an internationally renowned faculty. Abstract and presentation submissions close on April 9, 2018. Learn more and see also the list of other ISUOG meetings and courses.

HIV R4P: HIV Research for Prevention

October 21–25, 2018—Madrid, Spain

The only scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research. Through both abstract and non-abstract driven sessions, the conference will support cross-fertilization between research on HIV vaccines, microbicides, PrEP, treatment as prevention and other biomedical prevention approaches, while also providing a venue to discuss the research findings, questions and priorities that are specific to advancing each modality. Abstract submissions close April 23, 2018. Learn more...

Standing Strong & Keeping Youth at the Center

October 22–24, 2018—San Diego, California

The 39th annual national Healthy Teen Network conference is a capacity-building professional development and networking opportunity for professionals who work with youth. This year's focus is on the need in the current political environment to ensure access to high quality and youth-friendly evidence-based and innovative sexuality education and services, and to shore up and expand policies and practices that respect and meet the needs of youth and young adults, including those who are pregnant and parenting. Learn more...

November

ICMNCH 2018: 20th International Conference on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

November 8–9, 2018—Paris, France

This conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators from around the world to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, and practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of maternal, newborn and child health. Learn more...

Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2018

November 8–10, 2018—Scottsdale, Arizona

This two-and-a-half-day Mayo Clinic CME course is a multidisciplinary update on prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, high risk and survivorship issues. Learn more...

2018 AMA Research Symposium

November 9, 2018—National Harbor, Maryland

The American Medical Association Research Symposium is hosted annually by the Medical Student Section, the Resident and Fellow Section and the International Medical Graduates Section. All medical students (including medical students enrolled in joint degree programs, e.g., MD/PhD, MD/MPH, etc.), residents, fellows and international medical graduates (ECFMG-certified candidates who are awaiting residency) are encouraged to submit abstracts of their scientific research. Abstract submissions close on August 8, 2018. Learn more...

2018 FMEC Annual Meeting: Family Medicine: Harmonizing the Voices for Better Health

November 9–11, 2018—Rye Brook, New York

The annual meeting of the Family Medicine Education Consortium. FMEC is a consortium of academic departments of family medicine, family medicine residency programs, state chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians, statewide primary care associations, and community health centers, primarily in the northeastern US. The conference includes a day of preconference sessions on November 9, and three days of seminars, clinical camps, and faculty-student discussions. Medical student poster submissions close on August 1, 2018. Learn more...

APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

November 10–14, 2018—San Diego, California

The American Public Health Association’s annual meeting—the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world, attracting more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. The theme this year is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now." Learn more...

47th Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology

November 11–15, 2018—Las Vegas, Nevada

Sponsored by AAGL - Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide, the conference begins with 26 post-graduate courses on the fundamentals of minimally invasive surgery, with many offering intensive live interactive cadaveric demonstrations. As the meeting progresses, this baseline knowledge will be used to instruct attendees on the nuances of managing complex surgical cases and pathology. Abstract submissions close on April 30, 2018—but abstracts submitted after April 16 incur a $50 processing fee. Learn more...

2018 International Conference on Family Planning

November 12–15, 2018—Kigali, Rwanda

The fifth conference in this series, co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Rwanda, this conference is designed to provide an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates, and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020. The theme this year is "Global Commitments, Local Actions." The goal is to help shape and influence the role and contributions of family planning in attaining the new Sustainable Development Goals. Abstract submissions close on April 13, 2018. Learn more...

25th Annual Fall Conference on Challenges in Taking Care of the High Risk Pregnancy

November 14–17, 2018—Naples, Florida

Conference format will include didactic lectures, smaller group breakout and interactive sessions, case studies, and question and answer sessions. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented. Learn more...

117th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

November 14–18, 2018—San Jose, California

“Change in the Anthropological Imagination: Resistance, Resilience, and Adaptation,” the 2018 annual meeting theme, is intended to provoke examination of the many important issues and challenges in 2018 that anthropology is best suited to address -- and “to make that point loud and clear.&4dquo; Approximately 70 sessions touch on issues related to reproductive health. Abstract submissions close on April 16, 2018. Learn more...

International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health: Fall Course Meeting

November 15–17, 2018—Scottsdale, Arizona

Includes sections on sexual pain, hormone management, coding and billing, the entire sexual response cycle, sexual health in obstetrics and general gynecology, and a new supplemental course on vulvoscopy. Breakout sessions include opportunities for participants to practice interviewing patients. Learn more...

GLOBAL HEALTH 2018: The Seventh International Conference on Global Health Challenges

November 18–22, 2018—Athens, Greece

Sponsored by the International Academy, Research and Industry Association, this conference is designed as a global perspective on population health, from national to cross-country approaches, multiplatform technologies, and drug design to medicine accessibility. Among the topics to be covered are health education, providing health in remote areas, ethical aspects in eHealth, availability of medication, and community health services. Paper submissions close on June 30, 2018. Learn more...

26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)

November 23–25, 2018—London, United Kingdom

A platform to discuss controversial issues in all fields of obstetrics, gynecology and infertility, designed to focus on clinical solutions in cases where no agreed-upon answers or consensus exist. Presented this year in partnership with Reproductive BioMedicine Online (RBMO). Abstract submissions and submissions for the Young Scientist Competition both close on September 6, 2018. Learn more...

December

Medical Students for Choice: 2018 Conference on Family Planning

December 1–2, 2018—Denver, Colorado

MSFC’s Conference on Family Planning is provides medical students and students of other health professions with the abortion and family planning education they will not receive during their formal schooling. From hands-on opportunities to learn techniques to thoughtful explorations of personal issues related to providing abortion, the conference provides a safe environment for learning and networking with fellow students and mentors. Session proposals are due April 30, 2018. Learn more...

Conference on Practice Improvement

December 6–9, 2018—Tampa, Florida

Offered by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, this is a forum for sharing examples of redesign from private practice, academic practice, and public clinics. Call for presentations closes on April 16, 2018. Learn more...

2019

January

APGO Academic Scholars & Leaders Program

January 3, 2019–February 29, 2020

The APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program (ASL) is an initiative of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), launched in 1997. The ASL’s purpose is to equip ob-gyn faculty with the knowledge and skills needed to be outstanding teachers and leaders. The rigorous 15-month dynamic curriculum is taught by nationally known educators. In addition to the ongoing curriculum, the program includes required participation in the 2019 APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar; the 2019 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting; an August, 2019, summer session in Annapolis, Maryland; and the 2020 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting. Applications are due on April 16, 2018. Learn more...

2019 APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar—Medical Education Makeover: Cleanse, Repair and Enrich!

January 6–9, 2019—Maui, Hawaii

Annual meeting of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, designed for physician educators who teach medical students and residents in obstetrics and gynecology and women’s health, and others interested in ob-gyn and women’s health education. Abstract submission closes on May 14, 2018. Learn more...

AMA State Legislative Strategy Conference

January 8-10, 2019—Scottsdale, Arizona

An opportunity to share your organizations’ priorities, concerns, and tactics with advocacy leaders from across the country, and to discuss the challenges and opportunities likely to be part of your upcoming legislative sessions. Learn more...

4th International Conference on Women’s Studies

January 26, 2019—Leeds, United Kingdom

Organized by the Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, the conference focuses on the different treatment women receive in societies, politics and working markets. Sessions include panels on women and sexuality, theory and methodology in women's studies, and women and reproductive rights, among others. Submissions of abstracts (up to 500 words) with an email contact should be sent to Dr Martina Topić by October 15, 2018.Learn more...

STFM Conference on Medical Student Education

January 31–February 3, 2019—Jacksonville, Florida

The Conference on Medical Student Education, offered by the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine, is geared specifically to medical educators. Conference presentations will span the full range of issues related to medical student education in family medicine, and include teacher/student presentation teams. Abstract submission closes on June 18, 2018. Learn more...

February

AANP 2019 Health Policy Conference

February 3–5, 2019—Washington, DC

An annual policy conference of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners that includes presentations by leading health policy authorities; up-to-the-minute health policy updates; networking with NP leaders from across the country; sessions on health policy, the political landscape, and advocacy strategies; and a full day of Congressional visits. Learn more...

Mayo Clinic OB/GYN Clinical and Surgical Updates: Staying Current and Ahead of the Curve

February 3–6, 2019—Dana Point, California

The Mayo Clinic's first enterprise-wide clinical & surgical course drawing leading experts from Mayo Clinic Arizona, Florida, Rochester, and MC Health System. Highlights encompassing all areas of OBGYN include practical talks & hands-on laboratories on fertility surgery in the era of IVF; what the data tells us on preventing preterm birth; surgical management of endometriosis; and HRT. Learn more...

AMA National Advocacy Conference

February 11-13, 2019—Washington, DC

Industry experts, political insiders and members of Congress regarding current efforts being made in health system reform refinement and implementation. Keynoted this year by media representatives Chris Wallace and John Dickerson. Learn more...

The Pregnancy Meeting:
39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

February 11–16, 2019—Las Vegas, Nevada

THE SMFM Annual Meeting brings together physicians who have advanced knowledge of the obstetrical, medical, genetic, and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on both the mother and fetus. Physicians and scientists present hundreds of papers and posters on cutting-edge topics in the field of maternal-fetal medicine. Details to come. Learn more...

2019 AAAS Annual Meeting

February 14–18, 2019—Washington, DC

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting—the largest and most widely recognized global science gathering. The 2019 meeting theme—Science Transcending Boundaries—focuses on how science can help address the many divisions in our communities, in global society, and in science itself. Proposals for scientific sessions and career development workshops close on April 19, 2018. Learn more...

CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting: Unmasking Your Potential in Medical Education

February 27–March 2, 2019—New Orleans, Louisiana

The joint Annual Meeting between the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) and the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) offers exhibits, receptions, seminars, and plenary and breakout sessions of interest to members of both organizations. Details to come. Learn more...

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