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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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2015 Exhibitor Housing
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2015 Premier Supporters
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Meeting Schedule at a Glance
2015 Final Program
2015 Abstract Book
2015 Abstract Author Index
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Postgraduate Courses and Workshops
NIH Application Training Camp
Academic Roundtables
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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Mojito Night in the Caribbean
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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. 

All physicians are welcome to attend this exciting educational meeting. We look forward to the outstanding work being presented this year.        

The 2015 meeting includes:

Postgraduate Courses/Workshops: Sunday, March 22, 2015


“Comprehensive Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography; Transperineal, 
Endovaginal and Endoanal Imaging”
Only 1 seat left!
Supported by grants from Halo Medical Technologies and BK Ultrasound 
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 Director: Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD
Outstanding Scientific Program: 
Monday-Wednesday, March 23-25, 2015
TeLinde Lecture:  
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 Lecture:  
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"
 Mark Walters, MD, Dee Fenner, MD and Hal Lawrence, MD 

Power Morcellation Debate: Pro: the ifs, whens and hows
Con: the why nots and alternatives
                 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

altSocial activities include a Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday President's Reception and the Tuesday afternoon Golf Tournament and Tennis Tournament. You can also try out Paddleboarding in Winter Park Tuesday afternoon. The Tuesday evening Fund Development Reception features Mojito night in the Caribbean!


The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin is a beautiful property and we expect a great time to be had by all in attendance. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!!  

Charles R. Rardin, MD - 2015 Scientific Program Chair

Eric Sokol, MD - 2015 Scientific Program Co-Chair

Stephen Metz, MD - SGS President