Speaker: Cheryl Iglesia, MD
Dr. Cheryl Iglesia will orient us to the world of cosmetic gynecology and the role that OB/GYNs should be playing to keep women safe, healthy and happy.
Cheryl Iglesia, MD, is a leader in the field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and is nationally recognized for advancing surgical techniques, clinical research and medical education. She is an expert clinician renowned for her skills in diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders.
Among many roles, Dr. Iglesia is the current chair of the Advisory Board for the Pelvic Floor Disorders network at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and is the immediate past chair of the Committee for Gynecologic Practice at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists(ACOG). She has served on the board of directors of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the AUGS Foundation and was appointed as the inaugural chair of the AUGS Guidelines committee. She currently serves as vice chair on the Patient Education Board at ACOG and is an appointed special governmental employee for the ObGyn Devices Panel at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Since 1999, Dr. Iglesia has been the director of the section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She is a professor in the departments of Ob/Gyn and Urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She is the founder of the accredited FPMRS fellowship program at MedStar Health and serves as director of the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery (NCAPS) for MedStar Health.
Speaker: Cecilia Sorensen, MD
Didn’t think global warming had anything to do with gynecology? Dr. Cecilia Sorenson will show us how climate change is impacting women’s health both in the US and globally.
The popular resident jeopardy competition pitting residency programs across the city against one another for the annual bragging rights as Chicago’s smartest program. This program will again attract a lively and engaged audience. Residents and attendings, get ready to get your game on!
Everything you’ve been wanting to know but were afraid to ask: What’s the deal with pronouns in everyone’s signature? Do I need to ask which locker room my med student needs before pointing the way? Is my new patient questionnaire inclusive? Dr. Iris Romero will help us navigate a discussion on orientation and gender in our healthcare workplaces.
Speaker: Akua Afriyie-Gray MD
Has it been a while since you cared for a 10-year-old patient? Do you know all the latest recommendations on screening and counseling? Are you sure of your DDx? She’s not just a small adult... But what if she looks like an adult? Dr. Akua Afriyie-Gray will walk us through the most recent updates in the growing field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology.