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alt41st Annual Scientific Meeting

Walt Disney World Dolphin

Orlando, Florida

March 22-25, 2015


 Scientific Research to Promote the Highest Standards in Gynecologic Surgical Care


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altThis year's meeting will emphasize evidence-based surgery integrating the best clinical and scientific evidence to care for women with the full spectrum of gynecologic disorders. 

We look forward to the presentations of outstanding work of our members and guests          


The 2015 meeting includes:

Postgraduate Courses/Workshops: Sunday, March 22, 2015


“Comprehensive Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography; Transperineal, 
Endovaginal and Endoanal imaging”
Supported by a grant from Halo Medical Technologies
Course Director: Abbas Shobeiri, MD

"Laparoscopic, Robotic and Vaginal Approach to Difficult Hysterectomy -
A Surgical Tutorial on Strategies and Techniques"

Course Director: Ted Lee, MD
"SGS-ABOG Workshop - Building Evidence-Based Medical Skills in 
 Supported by an ABOG Grant
 Course Directors: David Rahn, MD and Vivian Sung, MD, MPH

"NIH Application Training Camp"
Learn the training camp ways of preparing NIH Applications
Mock Study Section for an R21 and RO1
Course Directors: Susan Meikle, MD, MSPH and Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD
Outstanding Scientific Program: 
Monday-Wednesday, March 23-25, 2015
TeLinde Lecturer:  
Sandra A. Carson, MD (Vice President for Education at the 
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
"Teaching Medicine and Surgery to Sesame Street Graduates"
Other Presentations:  
Keynote Lecturer:  
David Grimes, MD (Clinical Professor in the
Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNC)
 "Is Teaching 
Surgery Possible?"

Panel Discussion:  
"Teaching the next generation of GYN surgeons"
 John Jelovsek, MD, Dee Fenner, MD and Hal Lawrence, MD 

SURGERY FOR FIBROIDS “To Power Morcellate or Not to
Power Morcellate
                 PRO:  Andrew Sokol, MD and Jubilee Brown, MD
                 CON: Eric Sokol, MD and Carl Zimmerman, MD

High Quality Surgical Videos by the Experts

Academic Roundtables

Awards Ceremony prior to the President's Reception

President's Reception with Surprise Guest


Charles R. Rardin, MD - 2015 Program Chair

Eric Sokol, MD - 2015 Program Co-Chair

Stephen Metz, MD - SGS President