OPTIONAL Pre-courseS (4 CME Credits Available):


Thursday, October 15
1-3 PM
2 Additional CME Credits

Join us for this fast-paced, fun and informative educational session. A panel of speakers will cover some of the latest advances in OBGYN from research, peer-reviewed articles and ACOG Practice Bulletins. Get summaries and practice points from the latest information! 
Session Faculty:

  • Brad Irving, DO (Chair)
  • Niamh Condon, DO
  • Jason Wheatley, DO
  • Betsy Greenleaf, DO, MBA

OMM Workshop

Thursday, October 15
3-5 PM
2 Additional CME Credits

Get hands-on at this OMM workshop. Led by Meaghan Nelsen, DO, this workshop will cover various techniques, and allow you to pair up and practice to keep your skill sharp.

General Session (18 CME Credits Available)

All Times Central Time

Friday, October 16, 2020 

(6.75 CME Credits Available)

7:30-8:15 AM Past Presidential Honorary Lecture
David Pugach, JD

8:15-9:00 AM Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pregnancy-related Deaths
Wanda D. Barfield, MD, MPH

9:00-9:30 AM Break -Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall

9:30-10:15 AM Addiction in Pregnancy
Kristi Dively, DO

10:15-11:00 AM Asthma in Pregnancy
Nathan Lott, DO

11:00-11:45 AM Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy 
Nathan Lott, DO  

11:45-12:45 PM Lunch Break – Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall

12:45-1:30 PM Diabetes in Pregnancy
Karen Playforth, MD 

1:30-2:15 PM Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy
Karen Playforth, MD

2:15-2:45 PM Break – Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall 

2:45-3:30 PM Infertility on the Frontlines: An Ob/Gyn’s Review of Fertility Related Care 
Torie Comeaux Plowden, MD, MPH

3:30-4:15 PM Physician Advocacy
Colleen McNicholas, DO

4:15PM Adjourn for the Day

4:20-5:20 PM Happy Hour: Meet your colleagues online for a catch-up happy hour.

Saturday, October 17, 2020


6:30-7:30 AM Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall 

7:45-8:30 AM Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause 
Angela DeRosa, DO

8:30-9:15 AM Expanding the Gynecologist’s Toolbox in the Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunctions
Julianne Birt, MD

9:15-10:00 AM Aging and Sexual Health (Panel Discussion)
Angela DeRosa, DO and Julianne Birt, MD 

10:00-10:30 AM Break - Visit Virtual Exhibits

10:30-11:15  AM Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery
Ceana Nezhat, MD

11:15-12:00 AM Immunizations in Pregnancy (Panel Discussion)
Emmie Strassberg, DO
Dina El Kady, MD
Michael Power, PhD

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch (Optional Non-CME Symposium)

1:00-1:45 PM What Happened to Mesh? Why Did It Go Away? 
Jessica Rogers, DO

1:45-2:30 PM Interstitial Cystitis
Jessica Rogers, DO

2:30-3:15 PM  Lesions of the Lower Genital Tract
Lisa Flowers, MD

3:15-4:00 PM Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Rachel Miller, MD

4:00-4:45 PM Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Epithelial Ovarian Cancers
Rachel Miller, MD

4:45 PM Adjourn for the day

Sunday, October 18, 2020


6:30-7:30 AM Coffee Talk: Pick your Zoom Room and have a cup ‘o Joe with colleagues from around the country

8:00-8:45 AM Specialized Medical Care to Survivors of Sexual Assault - The SAFE Project
Ashley Hamati, OMS-III
Jan Zieren, DO

8:45-9:30 AM Nutrition in Women's Health
Anne Kennard, DO

9:30-10:15 AM Obstetric Care and Infant Mortality
Jessie Kimbrough Marshall MD, MPH

10:15-11:00 AM Bacterial Vaginosis and the Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections
Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE

11:00-11:45 AM  Best Practices: Gynecological Exams and Care for Women with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
Jodi Benett, DO

11:45 AM Closing Remarks & Adjourn