Join us while enjoying California and its favorable climate and regional food and wine specialties at the Renaissance Indian Wells in Palm Springs, California
All physicians are welcome to attend this exciting educational meeting. We look forward to the outstanding work being presented this year.
The 2016 meeting includes:
Postgraduate Courses/Workshops: Sunday, April 10
Course 1: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Course Director: John B. Gebhart, MD, MS
Course Faculty: Mickey Karram, MD, Rosanne Kho, MD, Michael Moen, MD, Mark Walters, MD
Course 2: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Course Director: Cara King, DO, MS
Course Faculty: Matthew Siedhoff, MD, MSc, Frank Tu, MD, Carol Sobeck PT, Jennifer Gunter, MD, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, Suzie As-Sanie, MD, Mario Castellanos, MD
Course 3: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Course Director: Andrew Sokol, MD
Course Faculty: Kevin Stepp MD, Peter Rosenblatt MD, Frank Tu MD, Jonathan Solnik MD
Course 4: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
“Making Media Social”
Presented by the SGS Social Media Committee
Outstanding Scientific Program: Monday-Wednesday, April 11-13
Peter Rosenblatt, MD (Director of Urogynecology at Mount Auburn Hospital)
"Innovation or Experimentation: Where do we draw the line?"
Other Featured Presentations:
Tina Groat, MD, MBA (Senior Medical Director, Informatics at OptumInsight Consulting)
"Vaginal Hysterectomy and the Transition to Value Based Payment"
Special Guest Lecture:
Marci Bowers, MD (Pelvic and Gynecologic Surgeon, Burlingame, CA)
"New Frontiers in Gynecological Surgery: Transgender Surgery and Functional Clitoroplasty after Female Genital Mutilation"
Surgeons as Innovators - What is the Patient Expecting?
PRO: Christine LaSala , MD and Dennis Miller, MD
CON: Peggy Norton, MD and James Whiteside, MD
High Quality Surgical Videos by the Experts
Academic Roundtables - Enjoy Wine and Cheese while "rounding" with the experts
Awards Ceremony prior to the President's Reception
Social activities include a Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday President's Reception and the Tuesday afternoon Golf Tournament. You can also try out Mountain Biking Tuesday afternoon. The Tuesday evening Fund Development Event features "Evening with the Stars"!
Inaugural Lip-Sync Contest at the "Evening with the Stars"
Eric Sokol, MD - 2016 Scientific Program Chair
Robert Gutman, MD - 2016 Scientific Program Co-Chair
Andrew Walter, MD - SGS President