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Tapping the Roots for the Next Generation




Third Annual Endometriosis Conference March 15, 2012


Hosted by the Endometriosis Foundation of America


March 14, 2012 | FREE Education Day for Residents, Specialists and Fellows
March 15, 2012
| 3rd Annual EFA Congress | Science & Surgery Lectures



REGISTRATION FEES
Registration fees include access to all educational lectures, live surgery podcast, breakout sessions, discussion groups PLUS breakfast, lunch and refreshments each day of attendance.

March 14, 2012 - FREE (Seating is limited and you MUST pre-register for confirmed admittance)
March 15, 2012 - $100 (Open to physicians, health practitioners, patients and general public)


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
To register by mail, click here to download a form.



Precongress Education Day Endometriosis Conference

Join the Endometriosis Foundation of America as we explore provocative and compelling topics regarding endometriosis in future generations of women!

March 15, 2012
Einhorn Auditorium at Lenox Hill Hospital
131 E. 76th Street | between Park & Lex
New York City


Program Chair
Tamer Seckin, MD | President, EFA


Scientific Program Chair
Harry Reich, MD

CY Liu, MD



Lectures Include:

*The Role of Hysterectomy in Treatment of Endometriosis and Adenomyosis
*Doctor, Can You Hear Me? Challenging Case Panels presented by Patients
*The Future of Endometriosis Research
*Genetics, Epigenetics and Stem Cell
*Excision Surgery That Gives, Not Takes Away
*Laparoscopic Surgery in Adolescents
*Simple Procedures to Reduce Unnecessary Surgeries

 And much more!


SEATING IS LIMITED.  PER-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Endometriosis 2012: Tapping the Roots for the Next Generation

March 14, 2012
Wednesday
Precongress Education Day

HONORARY CHAIR: John Sciarra, MD
CONFERENCE CHAIR: Tamer Seckin, MD, EFA Co-Founder & President
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM CHAIRS: CY Liu, MD | Harry Reich, MD

 
Time Presentation Title Speaker(s)
7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast | Sponsor Exhibits | Faculty Meet & Greet
8:00am – 9:00am GRAND ROUNDS John Sciarra, MD
9:00am – 9:10am Welcome Remarks
Update on Endometriosis Foundation of America
Michael Divon, MD
Tamer Seckin, MD
SESSION I
Moderators:  Adam Romoff, MD
Panel: Douglas Heymann MD, Lone Hummelshoj, Christos Stavropolous MD
9:10am – 9:30am Why Motion Pictures Were a Key for Excellency in Laproscopic Surgery Antonio Setubal, MD
9:30am – 9:50am Deep Fibrotic Endometriosis of Cul de Sac and Bowel Harry Reich, MD
09:50am – 10:10am Indications and Technique of Hysterectomy in Treatment of Endometriosis Harry Reich, MD
10:10am– 10:30am Group Discussion and Q&A Faculty and Panel
10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break & Sponsor Exhibits

SESSION II
Moderators:  Irving Buterman MD
Panel: Janusz Plawner MD, Parswa Ansari MD

10:45am – 11:10am Simple Procedures to Reduce Unnecessary Surgeries Maurice Chung, RPh, MD
11:10am – 11:35am Endometriosis of the Retroperitoneum: Bladder, Ureter and Pelvic Floor Tamer Seckin MD
11:35am – 12:15pm The Technological Transformation of Surgery:
Film & Medicine
Steven Palter, MD
12:15pm – 12:30pm Group Discussion Q&A Faculty and Panel
12:30pm – 12:45pm Boxed Lunch Service

SESSION III
LUNCH & LEARN: Doctor Can You Hear Me?

12:45pm – 1:10pm Endometriosis: My Journey Padma Lakshmi
1:10pm – 2:15pm Doctor Can You Hear Me?
Endometriosis patients share their extraordinary experiences for group discussion
Jhumka Gupta, PhD
Ekta Misra, PhD
Noemi El Hadad, PhD
2:15pm – 2:45pm Group Discussion
General Q&A
Lunch & Learn Panel
2:45pm – 3:05pm Refreshment Break & Sponsor Exhibits
SESSION IV

Moderator: Lone Hummelshoj
Panel: Harry Reich, MD | Tamer Seckin, MD | Maurice Chung, MD | Antonio Setubal, MD
Steven Palter, MD | Charles Koh, MD | Juan Morales-Salgado, MD
3:05pm – 3:25pm What is Informed Consent? Lone Hummelshoj
3:25pm – 4:25pm Panel Discussion:
What is Informed Consent?
Panel
4:25pm – 4:45pm Summary and Conclusion:
What is Informed Consent?
Lone Hummelshoj
4:45pm – 5:00pm Closing Remarks & Adjournment Tamer Seckin MD
Faculty & Agenda Subject to Change.

Endometriosis 2012: Tapping the Roots for the Next Generation

March 15, 2012
Thursday
endometriosis Foundation of America 3rd Annual Congress
CONFERENCE CHAIR: Tamer Seckin, MD, EFA Co-Founder & President
HONORARY CHAIR:  John Sciarra, MD
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM CHAIRS: CY Liu, MD | Harry Reich, MD
KEYNOTES: Charles Koh, MD | Hugh Taylor, MD
Time Presentation Title   Speaker(s)
7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast | Sponsor Exhibits | Faculty Meet & Greet
8:00 am – 8:10 am Welcoming Remarks Tamer Seckin, MD
Padma Lakshmi
SESSION I
Moderator: Franklin Loffer, MD
Panel: Lone Hummelshoj | Harry Reich, MD
8:10am – 8:35am Endometriosis is Not a Benign Disease Linda Griffith, PhD
8:35am – 9:00am Early Diagnosis and Complete Excision: Can Endometriosis be Eradicated? Patrick Yeung, MD
9:00am – 9:25am Can Early Detection and Treatment of Adolescent Endometriosis Prevent Adult Endometriosis? Thomas D’Hooghe, MD, PhD
9:25am – 9:50am Endometriosis in Adolescents:
What We Do Now Matters Later
Stacey A. Missmer, ScD
9:50am-10:10am Group Discussion and Q&A Panel
10:10am – 10:30am Refreshment Break & Sponsor Exhibits
SESSION II
Moderator: Thomas D'Hooghe MD, PhD
Panel: Pinar Kodaman MD, Samuel Levin MD
10:30am – 11:10am Science KEYNOTE
Genetics, Epigenetics and Stem Cells
Hugh Taylor, MD
11:10am – 11:35am Applied Anatomy for the Treatment of Endometriosis Grace Janik MD
11:35am – 12:00pm Role of Sonography in Early Diagnosis of Endometriosis Juan Salgado-Morales, MD
12:00pm-12:10pm Group Discussion and
Q&A
Panel
12:10pm – 12:25pm Boxed Lunch Service

12:25pm – 1:25pm

Lunch
Breakout
Sessions

CANCER

Examining the Fingerprints of Endometriosis in  Ovarian Cancer

Farr Nezhat, MD
Elizabeth Poynor MD, PhD

PANELISTS:
William Rodgers, MD
Thomas Lallas, MD
Melinda Huang, MD
Iris Orbuch, MD
Hayama Brill, MD

PAIN

Moving on in Your Life After Endometriosis Surgery

Karlene ChinQuee, MD
Deborah Coady, MD
Donna Kesselman, MD

PANELISTS:
Dena Harris, MD
Sallie Sarrel DPT, ATC, MEd
Nancy Fish, MSW MPH
Stacey Futterman, PT
Amy Stein, PT

INFERTILITY

Saving Ovaries, Rescuing Eggs

Khalid Sultan, MD
Steven Palter, MD

PANELISTS:
Joel Batzofin, MD
Norman Gleicher, MD
G. David Adamson, MD

 

SESSION III
Moderator: Michael Strongin, MD
Panel: G. David Adamson, MD | Steven Palter, MD
1:30pm – 2:10pm SURGERY KEYNOTE:
Excision Surgery That Gives Rather Than Takes Away
Charles Koh, MD
2:10pm – 2:35pm Laparoscopic Surgical Treatment for Pelvic Pain Charles Miller, MD
2:35pm – 3:00pm Endometriosis Surgery: The Next Frontier in Robo-Assisted Surgery Arnold Advincula MD
3:00pm – 3:20pm Why we need new classification systems G. David Adamson, MD
3:20pm – 3:35pm Group Discussion and Q&A Panel
3:20pm – 3:30pm Closing Remarks Tamer Seckin MD
Faculty & Agenda Subject to Change.


While in town for the EFA Medical Conference, be sure to attend the magnificent Blossom Ball.

Hosted by EFA Co-Founder and Top Chef star, Padma Lakshmi, the Blossom Ball is the EFA’s signature fundraising event.

For ticket information, please call the EFA office at 212.988.1444

EFA'S 2012 BLOSSOM BALL HONOREES

Charles Koh, MDCharles Koh, MDis an infertility microsurgeon who merged the art of microsurgery to laparoscopic surgery, and performed the world's first laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis in 1992. He has applied this convergence to the art of radical endometriosis surgery with fertility preservation and organ repair for the past 20 years. He has created many innovations, inventions, and techniques for advances laparoscopic surgery--he lectures and performs demonstration surgeries around the world. In 2009, Dr. Koh was awarded the Distinguished Surgeon Award from the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, American Society of Reproductive Medicine. He is the former President of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2009).

Professor Hugh S. Taylor, MDProfessor Hugh S. Taylor, MD is the Director of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Yale University, as well as Director of the Yale Center for Endometrium & Endometriosis. He is considered among the world's foremost authorities on stem cell research and is an expert in infertility; in vitro fertilization; reproductive surgery; congenital anomalies; diethylstilbesterol (DES) exposure; implantation/endometrial receptivity; endometriosis; menopause; polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); recurrent pregnancy loss (1st trimester) and fibroids.

PREVIOUS BLOSSOM BALL HONOREES:

 

2009

 
  Harry Reich MD  
  Dr. Harry Reich  
 

2010

 
  Linda Griffith, PhD Dr. Camran Nezhat
  Linda Griffith, PhD Dr. Camran Nezhat
 

2011

 
  Dr. Caroline Gargett, BAppSci, MAppSci, PhD Dr. David Redwine
  Dr. Caroline Gargett, BAppSci, MAppSci, PhD Dr. David Redwine

VIDEOS

Medical Conference 2012 - John Sciarra, MD

In the United States for the past several years there have been about 600,000…

Medical Conference 2012 - Antonio Setubal, MD

This is a laparoscopy. I am sure that when you look, most of the…

Medical Conference 2012 - Harry Reich, MD

I am just going to show you a couple of important ideas I have…

Medical Conference 2012 - Antonio Setubal, MD 2

So let us talk a little bit about something that usually we never discuss…

Medical Conference 2012 - Maurice Chung, RPh, MD

Pudendal neuralgia is peritoneal pain elevated by sitting, reduced by standing, not present when…

Medical Conference 2012 - Tamer Seckin MD

Really, today I am going to be talking about things you probably will like…

Medical Conference 2012 - Steven Palter, MD

Thank you so much for that kind introduction and thank you to my friend…

Medical Conference 2012 - Padma Lakshmi

I was galvanized to speak out about my condition because I was 36 years…

Medical Conference 2012 - Linda Griffith, PhD

What we can say to summarize this is that the picture of course is…

Medical Conference 2012 - Patrick Yeung, MD

Today I want to try to address the question of is eradication of disease…

Medical Conference 2012 - Stacey A. Missmer, ScD

Good morning and thank you of course to our gracious hosts, Dr. Seckin and…

Medical Conference 2012 - Group Discussion and Q&A

I have a zillion questions and suggestions. First of all, I thank Dr. Seckin…

Medical Conference 2012 - Hugh Taylor, MD

First, I am honored to be here. I want to thank Dr. Seckin, not…

Medical Conference 2012 - Grace Janik MD - Applied Anatomy for the Treatment of Endometriosis

Thank you, and thank you Dr. Seckin for inviting me to this inspired meeting,…

Medical Conference 2012 - Moving on in Your Life After Endometriosis Surgery

Our topic today is “Moving on in Your Life After Endometriosis Surgery” or we…

Medical Conference 2012 - Charles Koh, MD

Our talk to day is about endometriosis surgery. This beautiful film from nature exemplifies…

Medical Conference 2012 - Charles Miller, MD

This truly is a pleasure, especially to follow Dr. Koh’s keynote lecture. It is…

Medical Conference 2012 - Arnold Advincula MD

I want to thank Dr. Seckin as well as Ms. Lakshmi as well as…

Medical Conference 2012 - G. David Adamson, MD

Thank you very much. It is really a pleasure to be here, a bit…