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45th Annual Scientific Meeting
Looking Forward: Achieving Excellence in Gynecologic Surgery for Ourselves, our Learners and our Patients
March 31 - April 3, 2019 | JW Starr Pass | Tucson, Arizona

 


 PRELIMINARY AGENDA AT A GLANCE

*All Registrations include access to the Welcome Reception, President's Reception, Continental Breakfast for Monday through Wednesday and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday*

SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2019
REGISTRATION
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
"Hands on Laparoscopic Suturing Simulation – a reliable and reproducible technique"
Course Director: Malcolm Mackenzie, MD

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
"Quality Improvement Bootcamp"
Course Director: Robert Flora, MD

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
"Sex & Surgery"
Course Director: Rebecca Rogers, MD

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Conservative & Definitive Surgical Strategies for Fibroid Management"
Course Director: Arnold Advincula, MD
                                          

OTHER ACTIVITIES

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP
Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Medicine
Presented by the SGS Social Media Committee

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
WELCOME RECEPTION

Come meet your friends and colleagues at an informal wine and beer reception

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
SGS WOMEN'S COUNCIL PRESENTATION
Sponsorship and Mentorship: How to Move Women from the Pipeline to Positions of Leadership
Kimberly Kenton, MD, Mark Walters, MD, Catherine Ann Matthews, MD


 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019

6:00 AM – 3:00 PM REGISTRATION
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM POSTER SESSION WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
6:30 AM – 3:00 PM VIEW POSTERS 53-104
7:30 AM – 7:45 AM WELCOME & INTRODUCTION of NEW MEMBERS

FIRST SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

7:45 AM – 9:20 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
9:20 AM – 9:50 AM REFRESHMENTS/VISIT EXHIBITS

SECOND SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

9:50 AM – 10:05 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS 
10:05 AM – 10:45 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER - "Measuring and Improving Performance in Surgical TrainingGary Dunnington, MD
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE - "AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery in Gynecologic SurgerySean C. Dowdy, MD
11:30 AM – 11:55 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
11:55 AM – 12:55 PM LUNCH/VISIT EXHIBITS

THIRD SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

12:55 PM – 1:15 PM SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE - "Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery and the Role of Energy-Based Therapies: Hype, Hope and a Way Forward" Cheryl Iglesia, MD
1:15 PM – 1:50 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: "Working Together to Shape the Future of Gynecologic Surgery"
Moderator: Rajiv Gala, MD | Panelists: Ted Anderson, MD, Geoffrey W. Cundiff, MD, Warner Huh, MD, Samantha Pfeifer, MD and Marie Paraiso, MD
1:50 PM – 2:05 PM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
2:05 PM – 2:20 PM SRG UPDATE
2:20 PM – 2:30 PM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
2:30 PM ADJOURN
2:35 PM – 4:35 PM VIDEOFEST
2:35 PM – 5:30 PM FPRN® MEETING
(Including AUGS-SGS and FMIGS-SGS Groups)
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM MENTORSHIP FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT
6:45 PM – 7:15 PM PRESIDENT'S AWARDS CEREMONY
7:15 PM – 8:30 PM PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM REGISTRATION
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM POSTER SESSION WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
6:00 AM – 2:00 PM VIEW POSTERS 01 - 52
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLES
Informal Rounds with the Experts

FOURTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

7:30 AM – 8:45 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
8:45 AM – 9:20 AM PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 
Rajiv Gala, MD
9:20 AM – 9:50 AM REFRESHMENTS/VISIT EXHIBITS

FIFTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

9:50 AM – 10:30 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM TELINDE LECTURE: "Health Care Disparities in Gynecologic Oncology Surgery"  Marcela G. del Carmen, MD
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM LUNCH/VISIT EXHIBITS

SIXTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

12:15 PM – 1:10 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: "Learning from our Mentors" 
Moderator: B. Star Hampton, MD | Mentors: Bobby Shull, MD, Peggy Norton, MD, Tom Nolan, MD, Deborah Myers, MD
1:10 PM ADJOURN
1:10 PM – 1:30 PM BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
2:00 PM - 6:45 PM GOLF SCRAMBLE (Ticketed Event)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM MOUNTAIN BIKING IN TUCSON (Ticketed Event)
2:15 PM - 6:15 PM MOUNTAIN BIKING FOR ADVANCE RIDERS (HG Tours)
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ROAD BIKING IN TUCSON (Ticketed Event)
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM ARIZONA GUIDED HIKE (Ticketed Event)
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM SGS GOT TALENT  (Ticketed Event)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

6:30 AM – 12:00 PM REGISTRATION
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

SEVENTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION
 

7:30 AM – 8:45 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
8:45 AM – 8:55 AM FPRN® UPDATE David "Ike" Rahn, MD
8:55 AM – 9:00 AM PELVIC ANATOMY GROUP UPDATE Rajiv Gala, MD
9:00 AM – 9:25 AM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
9:25 AM – 9:40 AM DISTINGUISHED SURGEON AWARD Rajiv Gala, MD
Supported by the Donald G. Gallup Fund  
9:40 AM – 9:55 AM PASSING OF THE GAVEL AND PRESENTATION Rajiv Gala, MD and Peter Rosenblatt, MD
9:55 AM – 10:40 AM REFRESHMENTS
10:40 AM – 12:00 PM ORAL PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS
12:00 PM ADJOURN