Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds

Residents, Medical Students, Nurses, Medical Assistants and women's health professionals are encouraged to attend.

The objective of our program is to enhance knowledge for healthcare providers in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. Talks are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.





APRIL 4, 2014 - 2 Presentations

1st Topic:  Data and Policy:  The Case of Hormonal Contraception and HIV Acquisition

Jamie Krashin, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU

Learning objectives: 

  • Review data regarding hormonal contraception and risk of HIV acquisition.
  • Understand the role of family planning and HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Understand the polilcy implications of conflicting data.

2nd Topic:  To Niger and Back:  A Review of Malaria and TB Management in Pregnancy

Eva Patil, M.D.,PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU

Learning objectives: 

  • Review malaria parasitology, diagnosis and treatment during pregnancy.
  • Review diagnosis and management of tuberculosis in pregnancy.
  • Share experiences from Galmi Hospital, Niger

APRIL 11, 2014 - GU/UROGYN Visiting Professor Grand Rounds

FDA and Mesh:  What's all the fuss about?

Suzette E. Sutherland, M.D., M.S., Director of Female Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Learning objectives:
  • Identify the issues that were concerning to the FDA.
  • Understand the true risk/benefit ratio associated with the use of transvaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse repair as it compares to native tissue repairs and abdominal sacrocolpopexy.
  • Understand what efforts are bieng done today to comply with the FDA requirements.

APRIL 18, 2014 - 2 Presentations

1st Topic:  Who's Your Daddy?  A Primer on Paternity for OB/GYNs

Brian Nguyen, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the associations of paternity/partnership with perinatal outcomes.
  • Examine the multiple modalities of paternity testing available to patients.
  • Discuss ethical considerations surrounding disclosure of paternity.

2nd Topic:  Surgical Missions Abroad:  Impact During Residency Training

Audra Norris-Jacob, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
Learning objectives: 
  • Review effectiveness, sustainability, ethics of global surgical missions.
  • Discuss impact of short term international rotations during residency training.
  • Share experiences at Hospital de la Familia in Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala. 

APRIL 25, 2014

AMH as a Biomarker of Ovarian Aging:  Its Utility in ART and other Areas of Reproductive Medicine

David Seifer, M.D.
Maimonides Medical Center, Clinic Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine

Learning objectives:

  • Review the relationship between folliculogenesis and the clinical practice of determining ovarian reserve.
  • Review the biological basis of using AMH for ovarian reserve testing.
  • Describe the potential roles of using AMH in reproductive medicine.
  • Understand the current limitations of using AMH.

MAY 2, 2014

Topic forthcoming.

Jacob Meyer, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU

Learning objectives forthcoming.

MAY 9, 2014

Genetic Carrier Screening in Pregnancy:  what's old, what's new and what's about to rock your world

Cori D. Feist, M.S., C.G.C., Prenatal Diagnosis Program, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine,  Department of OB/GYN, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Learn current recommendations for genetic carrier screening and your role/responsibility as an OB/GYN or CNM.
  • Understand the concept of residual risk.
  • Learn about new carrier screening tests.

MAY 16 - NO GRAND ROUNDS (Mock Orals)



Presenters & topics forthcoming.

MAY 30, 2014

Topic, presenter, and learning objectives forthcoming.




Recordings of past events

As of September, 2011, some OBGYN Grand Rounds may be available online following the lecture. No CME credit is available for viewing the lectures online. See recordings of past OBGYN Grand Rounds.

Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds Calendar

Most Friday mornings, September-June

Time & Location

7:15-8:15 a.m. 

OHSU Hospital, 8th Floor, Room 8B60 (Auditorium)

Videos available online afterward with speakers' permission.


For more information or to join our electronic mailing list, please contact the OB/GYN Grand Rounds Coordinator, Elizabeth Cook, at cooke@ohsu.edu or 503 418-3744.


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.