43rd Annual Pacific Northwest Update in OB-GYN and Women's Health

November 14-15, 2019

Sentinel Hotel, Portland, OR

OHSU Ob-Gyn faculty will share their expertise on clinically relevant topics through multi-disciplinary perspectives, informative plenary sessions, and point-counterpoint discussion on new developments and emerging concepts in women’s health. This update is intended for providers of obstetrics,
gynecology, family medicine and women’s primary care, including family nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and other professionals in the women’s
health field.

Online pre-registration is closed. Onsite registration opens at 7:15 a.m.  on Thursday, November 14.

Thursday, November 14

7:15 a.m.    Check-in/Continental breakfast
Morning Session:     
7:45       Welcome and Introduction to the Course 
Panel: Induction of Labor in the Current Millennium    
8:00       Timing of Induction of Labor: Myths, Facts and Misunderstandings
8:30       Mechanical Methods and Medications Used During IOL: Evidence-based Review
9:00       Oxytocin Research Overview
9:20       Panel/Questions & Answers 
Hot Topic: Expanding Reproductive Health Coverage through Telemedicine     
10:15    Telemedicine and Abortion
10:45    Telemedicine to Evaluate and Manage Perinatal Risk
11:15    Panel/Questions & Answers 
11:40    LUNCH
Afternoon Session:     
1:00       Autism and Reproductive Health
                  A: War on Melanoma
                  B: Project Nurture
                  C: Screening Updates
                A: Salpingectomy for Permanent Contraception and Cancer Risk Reduction
                B: Opioid Treatment Alternatives
                C: Depression and CBT Intervention
                A: Endometrial Cancer
                B: Neonatal Effectivs of Opioids
                C: Mindfulness and Depression
4:00     Panel:  Multidisciplinary Approach to Fertility Preservation
5:00      ADJOURN 

Friday, November 15

7:15 a.m.    Check-in/Continental breakfast
Morning Session:     
7:45       Welcome and Introduction to the Course 
Panel: The Depths and Dimension of Pregnancy Loss    
8:00       Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
8:23       Fetal Demise and Stillbirth
8:46       Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss
9:05       Panel/Questions & Answers 
Hot Topic: HPV Updates    
10:00    Vaccine and Screening Updates
10:30    HPV and Throat Cancer
11:00    HPV and Anal Neoplasia
11:30    Panel/Questions & Answers 
11:55    LUNCH
Afternoon Session:     
1:15       Menopause and Midlife Sexual Health
                  A: Primary Care and Infertility
                  B: Urogyn Talk - Mesh Controversy
                  C: Ethical Frameworks for "Doing" Shared Decision Making: A How-to Guide
3:00       Maternal Mortality
4:00       ADJOURN 


Prior to November 1, 2019

Physician:  $375
Allied Health: $325
Single day: $200

After November 1, 2019

Physician:  $425
Allied Health: $375
Single day: $250

Brochure and mail-in registration form


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


American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note: The number of CME hours printed in the mailed brochure was incorrect. The correct hours for this course are above.


This Live activity, 43rd Annual Pacific NW Update of OB-GYN and Women's Health, with a beginning date of 11/14/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reserving a room

Guests of the 43rd Annual NW Update of OB-GYN & Women's Health can receive a discounted group rate of $199.00 at the Sentinel Hotel. The room block will be released on Monday, October 14th and may sell out prior to that date.  Booking details can be found in your registration confirmation email.

Exhibiting at this event

Exhibit space for this event is full.

  • Exhibit Days: Thursday and Friday, November 14-15, 2019
  • Exhibit Fee: Single day - $1100  Both days - $2200


Phone:  (503) 494-8700

E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu