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Lecture Titles and Learning Objectives (SGA 2022)

Emily H. Adhikari, MD (UTSW)

Postoperative Wound Healing and Surgical Site Infections: Prevention and Management Strategies and Case Review for the Obstetrician Gynecologist

  • Describe the basic process of normal and abnormal wound healing and factors that influence appropriate postoperative wound healing
  • Determine appropriate strategies for management of postoperative wound infection to optimize healing
  • Learn from cases of postoperative wound infections on the obstetric service

Marlene Corton, MD, MSCS (UTSW)

Vulvar Anatomy and Perineal Compartments: Avoiding Surgical Complications

  • Recognize anatomy of
    • Clitoris and associated vulvar structures
    • Perineal compartments and anal sphincter complex
  • Be able to integrate anatomic knowledge with clinical applications during obstetric and gynecologic procedures

Natalie Crawford, MD (Fora Fertility)

Reaching Patients in a Virtual World: Reimagining Patient Education with Social Media

  • Review the differences of the most used social media platforms and how each platform can be best utilized
  • Analyze how social media can bridge gaps in health education
  • Demonstrate how to optimize use of social media across various platforms to improve patient-centered outreach while protecting professional integrity
  • Promote the power of collaboration with other healthcare professionals to enhance advocacy in reproductive medicine

Frank Feigenbaum, MD, FACS, FAANS (Feigenbaum Neurosurgery)

Sacral Spine Tarlov Cysts: A Missed Diagnosis for Pelvic and Perineal Pain)

  • Become familiar with the symptoms and physical findings of sacral meningeal cysts
  • Become familiar with how sacral meningeal cysts produce symptoms relevant to gynecologists
  • Become familiar with the most common types of spinal meningeal cysts a gynecologist might encounter
  • Learn which imaging modalities and diagnostic tests are appropriate for diagnosing symptomatic sacral meningeal cysts

Karin A. Fox, MD, M.Ed, FACOG (Baylor)

Updates in Management of the Placenta Accreta Spectrum

  • Develop a screening approach to optimize identification of the Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS)
  • Understand the limitations of imaging for identification of PAS
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of different management approaches with providers and patients

Kenneth H. Kim, MD, MHPE, FACOG, FACS (Cedars-Sinai)

Beyond Vision Carts and Consoles

  • Understand the history of surgical training and its current state
  • Understand the process of learning surgical techniques and surgical procedures
  • Understand emerging future technologies that may assist with training

Geeta Lal, MD, MSc (Univ of Iowa)

Surgical Ergonomics: An Overlooked Component of Surgeon Wellness

  • Provide an overview of the scope of work-related MSK disorders among surgeons and trainees, especially in Gynecology
  • Describe the contributing and exacerbating factors to these injuries as well as their consequences
  • Provide strategies to improve surgical ergonomics

Deirdre J. Lyell, MD (Stanford)

Trauma in Pregnancy

  • Identify physiologic and mechanical changes relevant to trauma management during pregnancy
  • Recognize provider actions that may contribute to worsened outcomes from trauma during pregnancy
  • Use this information to optimize your role as a consultant in major trauma and director of minor trauma

Mary Jane Minkin, MD (Yale)

Luis Leib Lecture: Menopause Round Up 2022: The Women's Health Initiative Plus 20

  • Make participants aware of current approaches to menopausal health hazards and management of menopausal symptomatology
  • Review the updated data available on the WHI since its initial release in 2002
  • Review the changing demographics of our patients and our providers to optimize delivery of menopausal health care

David B. Nelson, MD, FACOG (UTSW)

Understanding Maternal Mortality and the Importance of Extending Maternal Care After Pregnancy (eMCAP)

  • Understand the current challenges with maternal mortality data
  • Characterize the collective responses to maternal mortality crisis
  • Review findings from Texas Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • Describe a demonstration project targeting an underserved community for postpartum care

Tony Ogburn, MD (UT Health Rio Grande Valley)

OB/GYN Residency Education: What’s on the Horizon?

  • Understand factors influencing current and future OB/GYN practice
  • Summarize limitations of our current training model
  • Discuss possible changes to residency training to better serve our patients

Kelly M. Scott, MD (UTSW)

Musculoskeletal and Neurogenic Pelvic Pain

  • Recognize History of Present Illness and Review of Systems Elements that may suggest that a patient’s pelvic pain is due to musculoskeletal or neurologic causes
  • Understand how to perform a neuromuscular pelvic floor examination
  • Understand treatment options for pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic neuralgia

Patrick M. Weix, MD, PhD (UTSW)

vNOTES: Vaginal Surgery 2.0

  • Understand and explain the basics types of vNOTES surgery
  • Identify candidates for vNOTES and understand contraindications to this approach
  • Appreciate future directions of research for the vNOTES approach

Jennifer Wimberly, MD, MA, HEC-C (Parkland) – Ethics Lecture

Inclusion Without Representation: Identity, Research, and Education Regarding Intersex Conditions/DSD

  • Understand the goal of the interdisciplinary team in DSD/Intersex care from a historical lens
  • Recognize the evolving role of the team members in care of the individuals with DSD/Intersex
  • Expand the concept of fully informed consent to identity within the umbrella term DSD/Intersex
  • Identify current recommendations for inclusive representation of individuals with intersex conditions/DSD for education, reporting and research methodologies