Business Minds Program

Non CME/CE sessions

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Executive Chairperson

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG

Chairpersons

  • Janet Fraser, MBA
  • Derek Larkin, JD, MBA
 

8:00am-8:30am  Opening Ceremonies

8:30am-9:15am  Lecture 1: Calm, Content, In Control; Deliberate Efforts in Emotional Support Ferticalm, Ali Domar

9:15am-10:00am  Lecture 2: Creating Sticky Customers: A Business Strategy for Patient Retention, Dr. Angeline Beltsos and Hannah Johnson

10:00am-10:45am  MORNING BREAK

10:45am-11:30am  Lecture 3: The Architecture of YOU: Meyers Briggs.  Understanding How You are Wired, Communicate, and Use Strengths to Deliver Exceptional Care, Adrian Elorza & Lisa Duran

11:30am-12:15am  Lecture 4: Third Party Reproductive; The Good the Bad and the Ugly, Andrea Braverman

12:15am-1:15pm  WORKING LUNCH: Pearls of Wisdom - Finding New Technologies to Create New Revenue Streams, Kevin Doody

1:15pm-2:00pm  Lecture 5: The Best Deal - Structuring Financial Impact of FET vs Fresh ET, Bruce Shapiro

2:00pm-2:45pm  Lecture 6: The Floor Plan of PGS in Your Practice; Revenues, Risk Management, Legal & Ethical Issues, Panel Discussion with N. Desai, A. Salhia, R. Scott, W. Kearns, N. Treff

2:45pm-3:15pm  AFTERNOON BREAK

3:15pm-4:00pm  Lecture 7: Structural Integrity of Your Marketing Plan; How to Make Your Clinic Unique, Mara Lucato

4:00pm-4:30pm  Lecture 8: Case Study "Grande No-Fat Mocha Frappuccino with 2 Shots of Espresso, No Whip. Train Your Customers to Build Their Own Experience", Derek Larkin

4:30pm-5:00pm  Panel of Speakers: M. Levy, A. Elorza, L. Duran, A. Braverman, B. Shapiro, N. Desai, A. Salhia, R. Scott, B. Kearns, N. Treff, and M. Lucato, D. Larkin

5:00pm-5:15pm  CALL TO ACTION, Derek Larkin & Janet Fraser


Mental Health Day

Thursday June 7, 2018

Chairpersons

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG
  • Paul Brezina, MD, MBA, FACOG
  • Amber Cooper MD, MSCI
  • Lyn Jacobson, MSW, LMSW
  • William Kearns, PhD
  • Angela Lawson, PhD
 

8:00am-8:30am  OPENING CEREMONIES, Lyn Jacobson, MSW, LMSW, Angela K. Lawson, PhD, Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG

8:30am-9:15am  Lecture 1: Trans-Parent; Supporting Transgender Parents Pursuing Family Building, Madeline Deutsch, MD

9:15am-10:00am  Lecture 2: "I am the MOTHER NOT the GRANDMOTHER": Supporting the Seasoned Parent, Julianne Zweifel, PhD

10:00am-10:40am  MORNING BREAK

10:45am-11:30am  Lecture 3: A Team Based Scaffold; Supporting RPL Patients and Their Partners, Lia Bernardi, MD

11:30am-12:15pm  Lecture 4: When the House Comes Crashing Down; A Blueprint for Coping with the End of Treatment, Susan Klock, PhD

12:15pm-1:15pm  LUNCH

1:15pm-2:00pm  Lecture 5: The Pillars when 3rd Party Reproduction Goes Wrong; The Legal & Psychological Concerns, Andrea Braverman, PhD & Nidhi Desai, Esq.

2:00pm-2:45pm  Lecture 6: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? Online Forums, Panel Discussion with Barb Collura, Griffin Jones, BS BA, Lisa Rouff, PhD, and Jan Silverman, PhD

2:45pm-3:15pm  AFTERNOON BREAK

3:15pm-4:00pm  Lecture 7: Constructing Healthy Relationships; When Donors Meet Donor Conceived Children, Arianda Cymet Lanski, PhD

4:00pm-4:30pm  Lecture 8: PGS an Emotional Minefield, Angela Lawson, PhD

4:30pm-5:00pm  Panel of Speakers: S. Klock, M. Deutsch, J. Zweifel, A. Braverman, N. Desai, L. Bernardi, B. Collura, G. Jones, L. Rouff, J. Silverman

5:00pm-5:15pm  CALL TO ACTION, Angela Lawson & Lyn Jacobson


Nurse Practicum

CE sessions

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Executive Chairperson

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG

Chairpersons

  • Emily Ehlers, RN
  • Nancy Harrington, RNC,
  • Ann Scalia, RN, BSN, CNOR

 

 

8:00am-8:30am  OPENING CEREMONIES

8:30am-9:15am  Lecture 1: Sperm's Got Talent; Show Us Your Credentials, Denny Sakkas

9:15am-10:00am  Lecture 2: Calm, Content, and In Control; Deliberate Efforts in Emotional Support, Ali Domar

10:00am-10:45am  MORNING BREAK

10:45am-11:30am  Lecture 3: Are Fresh Donor Eggs Really Better? Get the Facts Straight

11:30am-12:15pm  Lecture 4: Making the Most Out of Your DNA; Gene Editing by Crisper, Sam Sternberg

12:15pm-1:15pm  WORKING LUNCH LECTURE 5: Blueprints on Success; Building the Best Uterine Lining, Bruce Shapiro

1:00pm-1:05pm  AFTERNOON INTRODUCTION

1:05pm-1:15pm  Resolve Update, Barbara Collura

1:15pm-2:00pm  Lecture 6: Putting the "I" Back in TEAM: It's Time for Personalized Medicine in Reproduction, Amber Cooper

2:00pm-2:45pm  Lecture 7: Fertility Feud: Managing an IVF Practice, Michael Alpers

2:45pm-3:15pm  AFTERNOON BREAK

3:15pm-4:00pm  Lecture 8: Eye on the Prize; The Architectural Importance of PGS & Supporting a Healthy Baby, Richard Scott

4:00pm-4:30pm  Lecture 9: Top 10 Ways to Demystify the Care of Transgender Patients, Madeline Deutsch

4:30pm-5:00pm  Panel of Speakers: D. Sakkas, S. Sternberg, B. Shapiro, M. Alpers, R. Scott, M. Deutsch, A. Cooper

5:00pm-5:15pm  CALL TO ACTION, Emily Ehlers, Nancy Harrington, and Ann Scalia


REI Fellows Day

Thursday, June 7, 2018

REI Fellowship Committee

  • Gretchen "GG" Collins, MD
  • Roohi Jelani, MD
  • MacKenzie P. Purdy, MD

 

 

12:00pm-1:00pm  LUNCH

1:00pm-1:45pm  Lecture 1: The Architecture of Your Career; Things I learned as ASRM President, Rick Paulson

1:45pm-2:30pm  Lecture 2: How to Make a Seamless Transition from a Fellow to an Attending, Eve Feinberg

2:30pm-3:15pm  Lecture 3: Building Permit; Marketing Tips for Engineering Your Career, Adrian Elorza & Lisa Duran

3:15pm-4:00pm  Lecture 4: How to Navigate the Building Blocks of Your Organization, Michael Alpers

4:00pm-4:45pm  Lecture 5: Construction Ideas in Designing Your Success

5:00pm-6:00pm  INTERACTIVE DINNER Oh...The Places You'll Go, Academic, Private, or Going Solo, W. Kearns, M. Alpers, E. Forman, R. Scott, A. Beltsos, and A. Cooper


Scientific Program

CME sessions

Friday June 8, 2018

Chairpersons

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG
  • Paul Brezina, MD, MBA, FACOG
  • Amber Cooper MD, MSCI
  • William Kearns, PhD
 

8:00am-8:30am  OPENING CEREMONIES

8:30am-9:15am  Lecture 1: The Battle of the Richards - To PGS or Not to PGS...That is the Question!  A Debate between Richard Scott & Rich Paulson

9:15am-10:00am  Lecture 2: Optimizing Implantation in FET Cycles...Tricks of the Trade, Bruce Shapiro

10:00am-10:45am  MORNING BREAK

10:45am-11:30am  Lecture 3: Lower Quantity Better Quality, Kevin Doody

11:30am-12:15pm  Lecture 4: Are There Options to Engineer Our Way to Helping the Weaker Egg, Bob Casper

12:15pm-1:15pm  WORKING LUNCH: Live Webinar Fertility and Sterility, Dr. Kurt Barnhart

1:30pm-2:30pm  See Workshops

2:30pm-3:00pm  AFTERNOON BREAK

3:00pm-3:45pm  Lecture 5: Can You Identify the Stickiest Day of the Cycle?  Dr. Angie Beltsos

3:45pm-4:30pm  Lecture 6: Mosaicism is a Gimmick, Nathan Treff

4:30pm-5:00pm  Panel of Speakers: R. Scott, R. Paulson, B. Shapiro, K. Doody, B. Casper, K. Barnhardt, A. Beltsos, N. Treff

5:00pm-5:15pm  CALL TO ACTION, Angeline Beltsos, Paul Brenzina, Amber Cooper, Eric Forman, Bill Kearns


Scientific Program

CME sessions

Saturday June 9, 2018

Chairpersons

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG
  • Paul Brezina, MD, MBA, FACOG
  • Amber Cooper MD, MSCI
  • William Kearns, PhD
 

8:00am-8:15am  OPENING CEREMONIES

8:15am-9:00am  Lecture 1: The Fantastic World of Egg Vitrification: Everything That You Want to Know, Peter Nagy

9:00am-9:45am  Lecture 2: No Man's Land; We Put It Where You Can't, Rodrigo Pagani

9:45am-10:15am  MORNING BREAK

10:15am-11:00am  Lecture 3: The Ins and Outs of International Women's Health, David Adamson

11:00am-11:45am  Lecture 4: When the "Past Medical History" Section Really Matters in IVF, Marcelle Cedars

11:45am-12:45pm  WORKING LUNCH LECTURE 5: Putting the "I" Back in TEAM: It's Time for Personalized Medicine in Reproduction, Amber Cooper

12:45pm-1:30pm  Lecture 6: Pregnancy Loss: The Tired, The True and The New, Billy Kutteh

1:30pm-2:00pm  Panel of Speakers: P. Nagy, R. Pagani, B. Kutteh, M. Cedars, A. Cooper, D. Adamson

2:00pm-2:15pm  CALL TO ACTION, Angeline Beltsos, Paul Brenzina, Amber Cooper, Eric Forman, Bill Kearns

3:00pm  HAPPY HOUR


Workshops

Friday June 8, 2018

Executive Chairperson

  • Angeline Beltsos, MD, FACOG
 

Business, Adrian Elorza

3rd Party + Zika, Fran Lembo-Black

LGBTQI, Maddie Deutsch

Mental Health, Jan Silverman

Science, Peter Nagy

Protocol, Marcelle Cedars

Marketing, Mara Lucata & Griffin Jones

PGS, Nathan Treff

Embryology, Denny Sakkas

Sperm/Andrology, Rodrigo Pagani

Patient Flow, Roohi Jelani, Abeer Salhia, and GG Collins