Register today for the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 2019 Annual Meeting that will be held Saturday, August 3 at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL . The 2019 meeting offers professional development courses for each member of the reproductive medicine practice.
Programs for Physicians, Embryologists, Nurses and Practice Management Staff
|Friday, August 2|
|6:30 - 8:00 PM||WELCOME RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS|
|8:00 PM||Faculty Dinner|
|Saturday, August 3|
|7:00 - 7:45 AM||REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS|
|7:45 - 8:00 AM||Welcome and Introductions/Program Overview||Shayne M. Plosker, MD- President|
|8:00 - 8:35 AM||Cell Free DNA Technology in Reproductive Medicine – from Prenatal Testing to Diagnosing Embryo Ploidy Status||Brynn Levy, MSc, PhD|
|8:35 - 9:10 AM||Pregnancy Outcomes after Infertility Treatment||Valerie L. Baker, MD|
|9:10 - 9:45 AM||Caring for the Reproductive Needs of the LGBTQ patient||Andrea M. Braverman, PhD|
|9:45 - 10:25 AM||BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS|
|10:25 - 11:00 AM||Fibroids||James H. Segars, Jr, MD|
|11:00 - 11:15 AM||Questions & Answers|
|JOINT PLENARY SESSION FSREI & ACOG DISTRICT XII FLORIDA|
|11:20 AM - 12:00 PM||Biomarkers of Reproductive Potential||Ann Steiner, MD, MPH|
|12:00 - 12:15 PM||ACOG National Update|
|12:35 - 1:35 PM||LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS|
|1:35 - 2:10 PM||Contemporary Management of Fibroids and C-Section Isthmoceles||John Petrozza, MD|
|2:10 - 2:45 PM||The Role of Adenomyosis in Infertility||Anthony Imudia, MD|
|2:45 - 3:20 PM||Fibroids Panel||Anthony Imudia, MD,
John Petrozza, MD, and
James H. Segars, Jr, MD
|3:20 - 3:45 PM||Question & Answer|
|3:45 PM||Meeting Adjourns|
|3:45 - 4:15 PM||FSREI Annual Business Meeting|
|4:30 - 5:30 PM||FSREI Member Reception|
Director, Division of REI TeLinde-Wallach Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Lutherville, MD
Clinical Professor of OBGYN
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University
REI Fellowship Program Director
Vice Chair, Research
Florida Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC
Columbia University Medical Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY
Chief, Division of Reproductive Medicine and IVF
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Howard W. and Georgeanna Seegar Jones
Professor and Director
Division of Reproductive Sciences & Women’s Health Research
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
JOINT FSREI/ACOG PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER
Professor and Chief Medical Director, Division of Reproductive and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
This program is targeted to meet the educational needs of obstetricians, gynecologists, embryologists and nurses who have a specialized interest in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
At the conclusion of this program, attendees can expect to be able to:
CME/CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 5.5 Contact Hours.
Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an approved provider for nursing continuing education by the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this educational activity for 5.5 contact hours.
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Provider #JP346. 6.8 contact hours.
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form available at www.fsrei.org/cme. If you have any questions regarding this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH at email@example.com.
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.
Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the final course syllabus.
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32837
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FSREI Annual Meeting attendees will receive a special rate starting at $169/night plus resort amenity package at $20/room/day and applicable taxes. The group rate is guaranteed for reservations made on or before July 3, 2019, or until the room block is filled.
There are two ways you can make your hotel reservation:
Discounted parking is being offered to FSREI attendees for daily and overnight self-parking. The discounted parking rate is $12 per night, per vehicle. Please indicate you are with the ACOG District XII/FSREI meeting to receive the valet-parking discount.
Tucked between world-class theme parks and preserved natural habitats, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is one of the most ideally located Central Florida luxury resorts from which to explore the exhilarating destination of Orlando. Once the hub of Florida’s citrus industry, Orlando is now so much more – a top family vacation playground, a draw for large-scale meetings and conventions and a golf enthusiast’s pick for dream rounds and ideal playing conditions.
Unwind on the back nine on one of the most naturally beautiful golf courses in Orlando FL when you set out to play 18 holes at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club® Orlando, Grande Lakes. A Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, this luxury golf course blends into the natural Central Florida landscape, protecting natural resources and habitats while enhancing the overall golf experience. Designed by two-time British Open Champion Greg Norman, the course blends a variety of hazards to provide a challenging but fair test of a golfer's abilities resulting in an atmosphere reminiscent of a private course.
ACOG District XII/FSREI attendees will receive a 10% discount off published golf tee times.
Escape to The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, one of the city’s most tranquil spa resorts where the soul is nourished, the spirit is revived, the body is transformed and the path to a more satisfying sense of well-being awaits. Few luxury spas in Orlando can claim treatments as homegrown as those our spa creates from the herbs grown in the resort’s organic garden, from the honey produced by our resident bees, or the citrus fruit plucked from local orchards. Revel in nature’s beauty while enjoying our signature service – a “zero gravity” massage performed as you sway gently in a rocking hammock, delivering you into true tranquility.
ACOG District XII/FSREI attendees will receive a 10% discount off published spa treatments. For more information about this distinctive Florida spa, or to reserve a spa treatment, please call (407) 393-4200.
Practice your game with Tennis Lessons or Tennis Cardio Clinics or simply play a fun match with family and friends on three lighted tennis courts.
$85 per hour private lessons; $140 per hour semi-private lessons. Reservations required. Cancellation fees apply. For reservations call (407) 393-4684
Spend a day under the sun in our outdoor heated hotel pool. Guests may also enjoy our adult only, outdoor, heated lap pool at The Ritz-Carlton Spa (day pass or treatment reservation required). As well as access to the Lazy River located at the JW Marriott Orlando.
Private Pool Cabanas
The pool cabana experience includes a mini refrigerator with bottled water and assorted non-alcoholic beverages, 32-inch LCD TV with DirecTV access, seasonal fruit plate, security safe, chaise lounges, additional chair set ups for up to ten people and snack basket. Learn More
Ride around the resort of a multi-person surrey bike. $20 (plus tax) for 30 minutes on the two-seat bike or $30 (plus tax) for 30 minutes on the four-seat bike. Call (407) 393-4531 for reservations. Must be 18 to rent.
Delight in a nostalgic game of bocce ball on two outdoor courts.
Explore Grande Lakes 12 - 4 p.m., daily. Must be 18 to rent. For reservations call (407) 393-4977. $30 for 30 minute rental per pedal boat or canoe. $15 for 30 minute rental per kayak.
Grande Lakes Sports comprises all of the resort’s outdoor activities, from kayak eco-tours and safaris to the just-launched mountain bike trail. Learn More
As Jean-Michel Cousteau says, all kids start out as scientists, constantly asking ‘Why? What’s that? How does it work?’ Our Orlando family resort’s experiences for kids tap into that innate curiosity by introducing our youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions of our Orlando resort location. Immersive and adventurous, Ritz Kids experiences provide your child with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world we live in. With a diverse collection of activities based on the four pillars of the program – water, land, environmental responsibility and culture – kids are swept away by everything from coral reefs and forests, to recycling and sustainability, storytelling, art and even food.
Daily 12 - 5 p.m.*
*Ritz-Carlton Club Level and Executive Suite guests: complimentary for up to three children per room, per day. All other guests: complimentary two hours for up to two children per room, per day; additional hours at $20 per hour, per child.
Kids Night Out
Join Ritz Kids for dinner, arts & crafts, games and movies while the parents enjoy a night out in Orlando. Daily 5 - 9 p.m. $80 per child; dinner available for $10 additional. For reservations or more information on all programs please call (407) 393-4977.
Friday, August 2
Saturday, August 3
7:00 AM-2:00 PM
2019 Virtual Exhibit Hall
Cryos International - USA
With 30 years' of experience and delivering to over 100 countries, Cryos International Sperm and Egg Bank aims to ensure a wide selection of high-quality, extensively screened frozen donor sperm and frozen donor eggs from all races, ethnicities and phenotypes. Cryos International is an industry leader, and is the world's largest sperm bank and first free-standing, independent egg bank in the United States.
A LEADER IN SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION, EMD Serono- the North America biopharmaceutical business of the science and technology leader, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany- offers therapies and patient support services for specialty conditions, like infertility, multiple sclerosis (MS), HIV-associated wasting and growth disorders.
Femasys is transforming women's healthcare by developing innovative medical devices that provide significant advantages for the patient, physician, and healthcare system. The company has two commercially available products, The FemVue® Saline-Air device used to diagnose infertility and the FemCerv® Endocervical Sampler used to help diagnose cervical cancer.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a research‐driven biopharmaceutical company devoted to identifying, developing and marketing innovative products in the fields of reproductive health, osteoarthritis, gastroenterology, obstetrics, and urology.
Freedom Fertility Pharmacy
Our mission is to help people through a very complex process during one of their most vulnerable and emotional times in life. Our patients count on us to give compassion, empathy, and peace of mind along with an expertise in providing what they need to be successful in their fertility journey.
Galen US is based in Audubon, PA and markets SYNERA® a topical anesthetic patch that is a technology advancement, for preventing needle-stick pain in patients. Galen works with healthcare professionals and patients to create real long-term value.
Genomic Prediction Clinical Laboratory
Genomic Prediction is the first laboratory in the country to offer PGT for polygenic conditions (PGT-P) providing screening for an ever-growing list of polygenic disorders including cancers, heart conditions and diabetes. Our methods allow for simultaneous detection of aneuploidy, single gene disorders and chromosome rearrangements, with the capacity to differentiate between balanced and normal karyotypes. We have also developed an innovative testing kit for PGT-A called â“–SEQ.
Reproductive genetics company whose experience and advanced research capabilities have placed them among the world leaders in the field, enabling them to provide effective solutions tailored to different infertility problems, with lab operations in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, and 11 other laboratory affiliates around the world.
Invitae’s mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Our goal is to aggregate most of the world’s genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time and lower prices.
At ProAssurance, we work to protect medical professionals and support their patient safety efforts with custom healthcare professional liability insurance solutions. If a malpractice claim is made, we listen and provide experienced counsel, bringing clarity and fair treatment to the claims process. ProAssurance Group is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.
Sema4 is a patient-centered predictive health company founded on the idea that more data, deeper analysis, and increased engagement will improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. A Mount Sinai Health System venture based in Stamford, Conn., Sema4 is enabling physicians and consumers to more seamlessly engage the digital universe of health data, from genome test results and clinical records to wearable sensor metrics and more. The company currently offers advanced genome-based diagnostics for reproductive health and oncology and is building predictive models of complex disease. Sema4 believes that patients should be treated as partners, and that data should be shared for the benefit of all.
SMP Fertility is an award winning Florida based fertility pharmacy that prides itself in exceptional customer service and competitive pricing. All of our patients are connected with a Fertility Care Coordinator that will assist them with their fertility medications, savings programs, and health insurance plans. Our state-of-the-art pharmacy offers services throughout Florida, the United States and Internationally. Come visit us at our booth to see how SMP can assist you and your patients.
ZyMot Fertility, a DxNow, Inc. business unit
ZyMot Fertility, a business unit of DxNow, Inc., is leveraging exclusively-licensed technologies developed in the Demirci BAMM Labs at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Stanford University School of Medicine to commercialize devices to assist clinical practitioners worldwide in the selection of healthy motile sperm for ART procedures. First of their kind, and FDA approved, ZyMot™ ICSI and ZyMot Multi Sperm Separation Devices deliver the best performing sperm.
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
Friday, August 2 | 6:30─8:00 PM
Join us for an opening reception with the 2019 exhibitors and supporters on Friday evening in the exhibit hall. Take some time to visit with your colleagues and over 70 exhibiting companies. Beverages will be available as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres.
This reception is included in the attendee registration fee. Guests and children are welcome to attend with the purchase of a guest badge.
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Saturday, August 3 | 7:00–7:45 AM
Grab coffee and a bite to eat for breakfast with the exhibitors. Meet with exhibitors to learn more about their company and products before the sessions get started for the day. This breakfast is included in the attendee registration fee. Guests and children are welcome to attend with the purchase of a guest badge.
Lunch with Exhibitors
Saturday, August 3 | 12:35-1:35 PM
Join your fellow colleagues for lunch with the exhibitors. Make the most of this last opportunity to meet with exhibitors and learn more about each company and their products. This lunch is included in the attendee registration fee. Guests and children are welcome to attend with the purchase of a guest badge.
Junior Fellow Fundraiser: Yoga | Fee: $20 (Yoga Mat Included) Yogi with the OBs
Saturday, August 3 | 6:00 AM
Before the sessions kick off on Saturday, support the ACOG Junior Fellow fundraiser: Yogi with the OBs. Join the Junior Fellows for a relaxing Yoga class designed for all levels. The funds raised from the Yoga class will be used to support two local Healthy Start Coalitions in Florida. The Healthy Start Coalitions assist pregnant women, interconception women, infants and children up to age three, to obtain the healthcare and social support needed to reduce the risks for poor maternal and child health outcomes. Not only will this morning Yoga class help you start the day off right, but you will be also be supporting a good cause! Attendee and guest tickets for this event can be purchased when you register.
FSREI Member Reception
Saturday, August 3 | 4:30-5:30 PM
FSREI members are invited to attend the second annual member reception following the annual business meeting on Saturday, August 3. Make plans to attend and catch up with friends and colleagues. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
This event is free for FSREI members.