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Endometriosis: The Basics and Beyond

Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, 2020

(Friday for professionals; Saturday for the public)

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

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Conference ID

D6562

Purpose/Overview

This conference is designed to educate participants on current medical and surgical approaches to treat endometriosis.

Audience

  • Obstetricians/gynecologists
  • Advanced practice clinicians
  • Public

Overall Objectives

  • Discuss the pathophysiology and diagnosis of endometriosis.
  • Relate current medical and surgical treatments of endometriosis.
  • Employ current approaches and advances in the treatment of endometriosis as well as describe treatment options of the future.

Academic Coordinator

Timothy A. Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
Vice Chair for Research
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pa.

Agenda and Objectives

March 27, 2020: For Professionals

  • 7 a.m. | Final Registration/Exhibits
  • 8 a.m. | Keynote Presentation
    Endometriosis: Current Perspectives

    Rick Burney, MD, MSc, FACOG
    Chair, Department of Clinical Investigation
    Director, Endometriosis Clinic
    Madigan Army Medical Center
    Tacoma, Wash.
  • 9 a.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 9:15 a.m. | Endometriosis: Symptoms, Presentation and Diagnosis
    Jin Hee Kim, MD, MSc
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division of Gynecologic Surgical Specialists
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
    New York, N.Y.
  • 10 a.m. | Adenomyosis: Is it Related?
    Andrea Benton, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 10:45 a.m. | When Love Hurts: Pelvic Pain and Female Sexual Dysfunction
    Katherine De Souza, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 11:30 a.m. | Panel Discussion
  • 11:45 a.m. | Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. | Pearls for the Management of Endometriosis
    Kristin Patzkowsky, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Director, Gynecologic Specialties Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Md.
  • 1:30 p.m. | Surgical Management of Endometriosis: Pitfalls and Pearls
    Gerald Harkins, MD, MPT
    Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 2:15 p.m. | After the Storm: Managing Endometriosis after Surgery
    Gretchen Makai, MD, FACOG
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
    Director, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Christiana Care Health System
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Newark, Del.
  • 3 p.m. | Panel Discussion
  • 3:15 p.m. | Closing Comments

March 28, 2020: For the Public

  • 9 a.m. | Final Registration and Exhibits
  • 10 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Princess Young
    Central Pennsylvania Endometriosis Support Network
    Gettysburg, Pa.
  • 10:15 a.m. | Special Keynote Presentation
    Endometriosis: Current Perspectives

    Rick Burney, MD, MSc, FACOG
    Chair, Department of Clinical Investigation
    Director, Endometriosis Clinic
    Madigan Army Medical Center
    Tacoma, Wash.
  • 11 a.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 11:15 a.m. | Endometriosis: What is it and Why Does it Hurt?
    Amanda Chu, MD
    Fellow, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 11:45 a.m. | Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: The Tip of the Iceberg
    Whitney Ross, MD
    Fellow, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 12:15 p.m. | Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m. | Adenomyosis: Is it Related?
    Andrea Benton, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 1:45 p.m. | When Love Hurts: Pelvic Pain and Female Sexual Dysfunction
    Katherine De Souza, MD
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 2:15 p.m. | Endometriosis and Comorbid Conditions
    Jacob Lauer, MD
    Fellow, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Columbia University
    New York, N.Y.
  • 2:45 p.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 3 p.m. | Endometriosis Surgery: When and What to Expect
    Gerald Harkins, MD, MPT
    Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 3:30 p.m. | Endometriosis Future and Research
    Timothy A. Deimling, MD, MSc, FACOG
    Vice Chair for Research
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Assistant Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pa.
  • 3:45 p.m. | Closing Comments

Credit

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fees

March 27, 2020

  • Physicians and advanced practice clinicians: $125
  • Fellows: $50

March 28, 2020

  • Public: $10

Fee includes cost of instruction, all listed meals and online handout materials.

Registrations received after March 26, 2020, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after March 19, 2020, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after March 23, 2020.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

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Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

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