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Advances in Women’s Health addresses advances, breakthroughs and treatments for conditions related to women’s health, as well as preventive measures physicians can advise their patients to pursue. Topics will include breast health as it relates to cancer, ethnicity, fertility and pregnancy; osteoporosis; female athletes’ health and emotional issues; pregnancy and all facets related to it; aging; nutrition and health; eating disorders; alternative medicine; and sex education.

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Advances in Women’s Health addresses advances, breakthroughs and treatments for conditions related to women’s health, as well as preventive measures physicians can advise their patients to pursue. Topics will include breast health as it relates to cancer, ethnicity, fertility and pregnancy; osteoporosis; female athletes’ health and emotional issues; pregnancy and all facets related to it; aging; nutrition and health; eating disorders; alternative medicine; and sex education.

    HDFN: New Understandings of Risk, Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Approaches

    HDFN: New Understandings of Risk, Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Approaches

    Host: Lee P. Shulman, MD, FACMG, FACOG

    Guest: Kenneth J. Moise, Jr., MD

    Guest: Christopher Robinson, MD


    Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) is a rare disease that occurs due to the incompatibility between fetal and maternal red cell antigens. HDFN can lead to both short- and long-term consequences, including potentially fatal outcomes. In order to better prevent these associated issues, the timely evaluation, recognition, and treatment of HDFN are critical.
    Listen in as three leading experts, Drs. Lee Shulman, Kenneth Moise, and Christopher Robinson, join together to discuss new epidemiologic evidence, the underlying pathophysiology of HDFN, health equity, and evolving management strategies you can implement to improve your clinical practice.

    Choosing OB-GYN: One Practitioner’s Story

    Choosing OB-GYN: One Practitioner’s Story

    Host: Ana Maria Rosario

    Guest: Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright, MD


    As any healthcare professional would agree, being passionate about your practice is key to having a good relationship with your patients. But choosing a specific specialty isn’t always an easy or clear decision. Joining Ana Maria Rosario to share how she came to her decision and a few experiences that made her into the healthcare professional she is today is Dr. Patricia Boatwright, an ob-gyn and Associate Professor of Surgery and Population Health Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine.

    Lessons from an OB-GYN Practice: Facing Patient Fears Head On

    Lessons from an OB-GYN Practice: Facing Patient Fears Head On

    Guest: Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright, MD


    Ob-gyn Dr. Patricia Boatwright once cared for a patient who told her the following philosophy: "If it doesn't bother you, don't bother it." Sadly, this is far from the only isolated event in which healthcare professionals hear this or a similar mantra from their patients. To help us better manage this all-too-common occurrence, Dr. Boatwright walks us through this particular patient case and how she encourages her patients to listen to their bodies rather than their peers.

    Riding the Wave of Change in Cervical Cancer Screening: Managing Patients in Light of Risk Using Extended Genotyping

    Riding the Wave of Change in Cervical Cancer Screening: Managing Patients in Light of Risk Using Extended Genotyping

    Host: Lee P. Shulman, MD, FACMG, FACOG

    Guest: Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD


    Updated cervical cancer screening guidelines were published by both the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) and the American Cancer Society (ACS). Dr. Lee Shulman leads a discussion with Dr. Anna-Barbara Moscicki on the recent guidelines, the range of cervical cancer screening tests, and the impact on risk stratification and patient management.

    Top Communication Strategies from an OB-GYN Practice

    Top Communication Strategies from an OB-GYN Practice

    Host: Ana Maria Rosario

    Guest: Dr. Patricia M. Boatwright, MD


    When a patient comes to an appointment saying, “I want” or “I need,” it can be difficult to challenge them. But as ob-gyn Dr. Patricia Boatwright explains, doing so is absolutely critical to ensuring they receive the best and most appropriate care. Tune in to hear Ana Maria Rosario and Dr. Boatwright discuss a patient case and how we can do right by our patients, even if it means challenging their—or even a colleague's—opinion.

    Uterine Fibroids: Focus on Medical Management

    Uterine Fibroids: Focus on Medical Management

    Host: Linda Bradley


    In this activity, Dr. Linda Bradley reviews risk factors for uterine fibroids, the use of TVS,
    SIS, and MRI for diagnosis, and nonsurgical options that can help relieve symptoms associated with these bothersome growths.

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