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
<a href="http://www.fsrei.org/2018-virtual-exhibit-hall" target="_blank">2018 Virtual Exhibit Hall</a>
<a href="http://www.fsrei.org/2017-virtual-exhibit-hall" target="_blank">2017 Virtual Exhibit Hall</a>
AcariaHealth™, a leading comprehensive specialty pharmacy company, has been providing personalized infertility care to hopeful patients since 2003. Our team of experienced pharmacists and staff work directly with healthcare providers to fully support the complexities of infertility treatment, so that the best possible outcome is achieved.
Allergan is a $23 billion diversified global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. The company is anchored by strong and sustainable brand franchises, a premier pipeline, highly efficient operations and an experienced management team creating an unrivaled foundation for long-term growth.
Aytu BioScience is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel products in the field of urology. Aytu is initially concentrating on hypogonadism, prostate cancer, male infertility, and plans to expand into other urological indications for which there are significant medical needs.
BocaFertility, established in 1982, was the first clinic in Palm Beach County to offer In Vitro Fertilization. BocaFertility achieved its first IVF birth in 1988 and has since consistently achieved top success rates. Choosing an IVF program is an important medical decision. And you could not make a better choice than BocaFertility. Here, you have the best of all worlds; expertise, quick entry, individual attention, and most importantly, top success rates! Many people come to Boca Fertility to receive assistance in having their baby. We have the experience and success in custom tailoring your family planning with successful live births resulting in happy families. Boca Fertility offers concierge services with IVF,IVF with Embryo Biopsy, Donor IVF, Gestational Carrier IVF and Donor Gestational Carrier IVF. Boca Fertility Center will offer assistance and introduce you to Family Formers Consultants. Family Formers was created by a former Boca Fertility patient. Family Formers will assist intended parents in selecting an egg donor and gestational carrier.
Celmatix is a personalized medicine company focused on fertility and women's health. We use big-data analytics and genomics to optimize the treatment of infertility and pave the way for proactive fertility management.
<strong>Cryos International - USA LLC</strong>
Cryos International, the world’s largest sperm bank and first independent egg bank in the US is the leader in third party reproduction and personalized insemination services. Delivering to 80+ countries, Cryos aims to ensure a wide selection donor sperm, and soon donor eggs from all races, ethnicities and phenotypes.
EMD Serono is one of the top U.S. biopharmaceutical companies focused exclusively on specialty care, integrating cutting-edge science with industry-leading patient support systems. EMD Serono has a strong legacy in fertility and is dedicated to increasing access to our medications so that patients can fulfill their dream of starting a family.
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. To view all of our US offerings, please visit<strong> <a href="http://www.ferringusa.com/">www.ferringusa.com</a></strong>.
<strong>Freedom Fertility Pharmacy</strong>
At Freedom, we believe that fertility treatment should be accessible to everyone. We work closely with pharmaceutical manufacturers to administer prescription drug discount programs designed to ensure patients without insurance have access to fertility treatments.
<strong>Galen US Inc.</strong>
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.
<strong>Good Start Genetics</strong>
Good Start Genetics is a molecular genetics information company transforming the standard of care in reproductive medicine. Its GeneVu™ carrier screening and EmbryVu™ preimplanation genenetic screening tests provide clinicians and patients with insightful and actionable information in order to promote successful pregnancies and healthy families.
IGENOMIX is a company that provides advanced services in reproductive genetics. Our broad experience and qualifications make us one of the global leaders in this field, we offer effective solutions to different infertility problems through high quality testing using the latest technology (Next Generation Sequencing). Igenomix USA is part of the largest PGS worldwide company, with 8 established laboratories and 2 more opening in the coming months. In the US, our labs are conveniently located in Miami, Los Angeles and Jersey City enabling us to provide exceptional service across the country.
<strong>LifeGlobal Group LLC</strong>
LifeGlobal Group has paved the way for single step culture medium in the IVF Industry. With more than 15 years of clinically proven data and over 180 published independent studies, LifeGlobal provides the highest quality ART products worldwide. Our products are manufactured in North America under strict Quality Control in our ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 Certified and FDA Registered facilities.
<strong>Merck & Co.</strong>
Today’s Merck is working to help the world be well. Through our medicines,Today’s Merck is working to help the world be well. Through our medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer and animal products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. Merck. Be Well.
PacGenomics is the leading innovator in genomic testing, specializing in in-house developed PGS services and offering both high-resolution oligo CGH array and revolutionary next generation sequencing. Holding CAP, CLIA, and New York State licensure, our team is ready to help your patients.
<strong>Reprogenetics and Recombine a CooperSurgical Company</strong>
Reprogenetics a CooperSurgical Company is a pioneer and largest provider of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) having performed to date over 70,000 PGD procedures. With Laboratories in USA (NJ, CA, FL, IL), Germany, UK, Spain, Japan, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, UAE and Turkey, we presently service over 200 IVF centers around the world.
Reprogenetics continues to reinvest in research to bring validated technology to patients at our IVF centers to achieve the best possible IVF/PGD outcome.Recombine, a CooperSurgical Company, is a clinical genetic testing company dedicated to helping patients and providers make informed decisions based on comprehensive and clinically actionable results. Through innovative products, dedicated patient care, and collaborative research, Recombine is empowering families and revolutionizing personalized medicine.
<strong>RESOLVE/Avella Specialty Pharmacy</strong>
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, established in 1974, is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders. RESOLVE improves the lives of women and men living with infertility. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age is diagnosed with infertility. RESOLVE addresses this public health issue by providing community to these women and men, connecting them with others who can help, empowering them to find resolution and giving voice to their demands for access to all family building options.
<strong>Seattle Sperm Bank</strong>
Seattle Sperm Bank specializes in supplying Open-Identity donor sperm throughout the United States and the World. Our lab is registered with the FDA, licensed by CLIA and AATB, as well as the State Health Departments of Maryland, New York and California. We pride ourselves on providing superior vial quality, great donors, reasonable pricing and outstanding customer service. Please stop by our booth to say hello, introduce yourself and discuss how Seattle Sperm Bank can become the best option for your patients’ donor sperm needs.
<strong>SMP Fertility Pharmacy</strong>
SMP Fertility Pharmacy is located in FL, and focuses on the FL fertility market. We offer competitive pricing, and the highest level of customer/patient service in the industry. Please come visit our booth and see what separates SMP Fertility from the others, and what we can do for you and your patients.
Under guidance of nationally recognized ART experts, Theralogix offers fertility-focused supplements and exceptional prenatal vitamins. Over thirty percent of ART practices, and hundreds of OB/GYN groups, currently recommend Theralogix to patients. All products are evidence based and third party, independently certified for content accuracy, purity, and freedom from contaminants.
<strong>Walgreen Specialty Pharmacy</strong>
Walgreens provides specialized fertility pharmacy services through an experienced care team of pharmacists and nurses devoted solely to helping patients achieve successful outcomes. Walgreens offers 24/7 patient support, insurance verification, fertility order review by a fertility nurse and every patient has access to an online fertility, injection and medication guide.
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.