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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 AOA Public Policy Update, Impact Of Affordable Care Act & Medicaid Expansion
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 and 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 and Pregnancy
Karen Playforth, MD 

1:30-2:15 PM Cardiovascular Disease and 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 Current Treatments for Vasomotor Syndromes in Women 
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 Love and Libido: Gender Differences in Sex
Angela DeRosa, DO  

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

10:30-11:15  AM Evolution Of Minimally Invasive Surgery Current and Future Of Robotic Surgery
 Ceana Nezhat, MD

11:15-12:00 AM Influenza and Tdap Vaccination 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 Vaginal Mesh?  Urogynecology Update
Jessica Rogers, DO

1:45-2:30 PM Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome 
Jessica Rogers, DO

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

3:15-4:00 PM Lessons Learned Through 30 Years of Ovarian Cancer Screening 
Rachel Miller, MD

4:00-4:45 PM Precision Medicine in Gynecologic Cancer
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 Infant Mortality Rate Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Jessie Kimbrough Marshall MD, MPH

10:15-11:00 AM Bacterial Vaginosis: New Clinical Directions
Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE

11:00-11:45 AM  Gynecologic Care of Women with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
Jodi Benett, DO

11:45 AM Closing Remarks & Adjourn