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International Patient Conference 2021
The Path Towards A Cure: Connecting Patients with Science

Friday, March 19 - 7 PM - 10 PM EDT
Sunday, March 21 - 11 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
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Program:

In partnership with ISGE Patient Day  2021
Committee: Dr. Paya Pasic, Dr. Bruno J. van Herendael, Dr.Viju Thomas, Dr. Tamer Seckin, Margaret Caspler Cianci, Dr. Dan Martin, Deborah Bush, Lone Hummelshoj
*Program subject to change

Moderating Chairs

Honorary Chairs


Dan Martin, MD

EndoFound Scientific and Medical Director

Tamer Seckin, MD

Attending physician Lenox Hill Hospital, Founder and President of Endometriosis Foundation of America

Harry Reich, MD

Honorary Medical Director Emeritus and Senior Medical Advisor to EndoFound

Victor Gomel, MD

Professor Emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia


Sunday, March 21 (11 AM - 3:00 PM EDT)

Los Angeles

Mar 21
8:00 am
time

New York

Mar 21
11:00 am
time

London

Mar 21
3:00 pm
time

Cape Town

Mar 21
5:00 pm
time

Shanghai

Mar 21
11:00 pm
time

Auckland

Mar 22
4:00 am
time

Time Speakers
10:40 AM- 11:00 AM Pre Conference:
Margo Davis
Mpho from South Africa
Kathleen King
11:00 AM - 11:13 AM

Live: Introduction
Margaret Caspler Cianci, Executive Director

Welcome from Founders

Welcome
Padma Lakshmi

Live: Why science is important to patients with endometriosis
Tamer Seckin, MD

 

Adolescents & Familial Endometriosis

11:13 AM - 11:46 AM

Live: Trust These Teens: Early Detection is the Prevention

Moderators:
Dan Martin, MD
Tamer Seckin, MD
Tracey Haas, DO

Panelists:
Simone Ferrero, MD
Shan Biscette, MD
Lane Rechan
Neve Rechan
Meredithe Rechan
Anna Hagood
Charlotte Woska

11:46 AM - 11:52 AM

My endo story
Christine Madigan
Debbie Madigan

 

Patients for Advocacy and Policy Change

11:52 AM - 12:03 PM

Live: How to Talk to Your Doctor About Endometriosis
Tracey Haas, DO

12:03 PM - 12:14 PM

Live: “Judy’s Journey”
Judy Joo

12:14 PM - 12:22 PM

My Endo Story
Doris Murimi

12:22 PM - 12:38 PM

Live: What does endo belly have to do with painful sex: “Let’s talk about sex, seriously!” *

Moderator:
Tamer Seckin, MD

Panelists:
Karen Robinovitz
Nikki Hartzoulakis
Erik Rieloff

 

"Converting  Pain to Power"

Psychology of Pelvic Pain &  Quality of Life
12:38 PM - 12:45 PM

Live: My Endo Story
Merve Aypak

12:45 PM - 12:55 PM

Live: Combating Anxiety and Depression
Arnold Wilson, PhD

12:55 PM - 1:21 PM

Self-Compassion: Essential When Quality of Life is Affected By Endometriosis
Hanne Vedsted- Hansen

+++HAVE PAPER AND PEN READY FOR THE EXERCISE IN THIS PRESENTATION

 

Complementary Management

Cannabinoids, Acupuncture & Diet
1:21 PM - 1:35 PM

Medicinal Cannabis and other non-pharmaceutical management strategies for endometriosis
Mike Armour, PhD

1:35 PM - 1:50 PM

Live: Endo Friendly Foods
Moderator:
Judy Joo

Panelists:
Lida Ahmady, LAc
Winnie Chan
Jessica Murnane

 

Not So Rare: Endo of Remote Sites

Complex Multi Organ Surgery of Bowel, Bladder, & Beyond involving
Chest, Kidney, and Neuropathies

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM

Live: Pudendal & Sciatic Nerves
Shaheen Khazali, MD

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Live Panel
Moderator:
Karli Provost Goldstein, DO

Panelists:
Shaheen Khazali, MD
Smitha Vilasagar, MD
Lori Konecni
Tanya Raymond

2:30 PM - 2:37 PM

My Endo Story
Ditte Nørgaard Sørensen

 

FERTILITY

A Conversation with Patients and Physicians
2:37 PM - 2:42 PM

Patient Story
Allison Chemla

2:42 PM - 2:48 PM

Live: Childless not by Choice
Kim Bendheim

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Live Panel
(In)Fertility: A Conversation with Physicians

Moderator:
Karli Provost Goldstein, DO

Panelists:
Michael Dahan, MD
Victor Gomel, MD
Brian Levine, MD

2:55 PM - 3:00 PM

Live: Conference Wrap-Up
Tamer Seckin, MD
Margaret Caspler Cianci

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Post Conference:
Kym Jackson
Dearna Richards