OB/GYN Grand Rounds

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosts Grand Rounds most Friday mornings during the months of September – June, unless otherwise noted.

Time: 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.

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

Who should attend: medical students, nurses, medical assistants and women's health professionals

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.

Links to recorded talks are added after each session. Talks are recorded with speaker permission. 

September 6, 2019
Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Health,
Head of MARCH Research Center and Leader of Ayder Enlightenment Forum, Mekelle University, Ethiopia  

KMC Implementation Research for Accelerating Scaling-up in Tigray Region, Ethiopia

September 13, 2019
Don Conrad, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chief, Division of Genetics, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Department of Molecular & Medical Genetics, OHSU

New Genomic Approaches to the Study of Infertility and its Comorbidities

September 20, 2019
Alison Edelman, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, OB/GYN, Director, Oregon Family Planning Fellowship, Director, Section of Family Planning, Editor, Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group

Contraception & Body Weight

September 27, 2019
Rachel Pilliod, M.D., Assistant Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, OHSU

Maternal Morbidity & Mortality - Taking Action on the State Level

October 4, 2019
Pepper Schedin, Ph.D., Professor Department of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology, Co-Lead, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Knight Cancer Institute

Common Perceptions & Misconceptions of Young Women’s Breast Cancer

October 11, 2019
Ian Fields, M.D., Fellow Physician, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Cleaning up the Mesh:  Examining the history of mesh use in Urogynecology

October 18, 2019
Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Ob/Gyn, Associate Dean for Women's Health Research and Policy, OHSU

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology: How Can We Lead in 2019 and Beyond

October 25, 2019
Maureen Baldwin, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN

Am I Pregnant? Use of hCG in clinical practice

November 1, 2019

Violet Larry, B.S.N., R.N.

Wynetta Jackson, B.S.N., R.N.

Sherly Paul, B.S.N., R.N.

Jazmine Lambert, B.S.N., R.N.

Veronica Erickson-Lopez, B.S.N., R.N.

Vasheeta James, B.S.N., R.N.

Healthy Birth Initiatives (HBI): 20 years of serving the community from pregnancy and beyond in a culturally responsive way

November 8, 2019

Timothy M. Crombleholme, M.D., Director, Fetal Care Center Dallas, National Director for Fetal Health, HCA Healthcare

The development and current state of fetal surgery

November 15, 2019 – No Grand Rounds, NW Update

November 22, 2019

Louisa Chatroux, M.D., PGY-2

Reproductive health access for incarcerated women

Mercedes Weisenberger, M.D., PGY-2

Consequences of Historical Trauma on American Indian Health Outcomes

November 29, 2019 – No Grand Rounds, Holiday

December 6, 2019

Cody Unser, M.P.H.

Wheelchair Barbie Goes to the Gynecologist: A Perspective of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Care of Women with Disabilities

December 13, 2019

Jing Xu, Ph.D.

Oocyte maturation and fertility preservation

December 20, 2019

Anna Sandstrom, M.D., Ph.D., Specialist in OB/GYN

OB-Gyn in Sweden and Screening for preeclampsia

December 27, 2019 – No Grand Rounds, Holiday 

January 3, 2020

Anu Devabhaktuni, M.D., M.P.H. and Sam Batman, M.D., M.P.H.

Diversity in Medicine and the Healthcare Workforce

January 10, 2020

Mary Zelinski, Ph.D.

New Developments in Cryopreservation and Transplantation of Ovarian Tissue for Fertility Preservation

January 17, 2020 – No Grand Rounds, CREOG Exam

January 24, 2020

Michael Frumovitz, M.D., M.P.H.

Fertility-Sparing Therapies in Gynecologic Oncology

January 31, 2020 – No Grand Rounds, Rank Morning

February 7, 2020

Melissa Wong, Ph.D.

Macrophage-tumor cell fusion: Functional impact on tumor progression, early detection, and measure of treatment response

February 14, 2020

Amanda Ecker, M.D.

Creating an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Gynecological Surgeries

February 21, 2020

Willi Parker, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc.

OBGYN Reproductive Justice Advocate: Reproductive Rights, Reproductive Health, Reproductive Justice: Fighting the “Right” for Rights

February 28, 2020

Katherine DeJong, M.D. and Rebecca Thompson, M.D.

Cannabis and Pregnancy: Our role as Providers

March 6, 2020

Jessica Reid, M.D.

Postpartum Salpingectomy for Permanent Contraception and Ovarian Cancer Risk Reduction

March 13, 2020

Andrea Cedfeldt, M.D.

Creating a Culture of Civility: Active Bystander Strategies

March 20, 2020

Karen Adams, M.D. and Susan Hedlund, M.S.W.

Grit and Resilience: tools we can use to support our patients, our colleagues, and ourselves

March 27, 2020 – No Grand Rounds, Spring Break

April 3, 2020

Erin McCreary, M.D.

Teaching Trauma-Informed Care

April 10, 2020 – No Grand Rounds, Research Symposium

April 17, 2020

Allison Empey, M.D., Stephanie Brooks, RN, Dominique Dixon, RN

Are Late Preterm Infants Just Small Term Infants?

April 24, 2020

Azadeh Poursaid, M.D.

Implications of Cervical Remodeling in Preterm v Term labor

May 1, 2020

Joanna Hatfield, M.D., FACOG

Environmental Sustainability and Medicine?

May 8, 2020

Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D.

Timing of Induction of Labor: Should Every Woman Be Induced at 39 Weeks?

May 15, 2020, No Grand Rounds

May 22, 2020

Jamie Peregrine, M.D.


May 29, 2020 – No Grand Rounds, Resident Research Day

June 5, 2020

Erin McCreary, M.D. and Claire Learmonth, M.D.

Global Health Experience in OBGYN Residency Training

June 12, 2020

Erika Copperman, M.D. and Megan Moorhead, M.D.

Cesarean Section Wound Complications: Infection, Hematomas, Dehiscence and More...

June 19, 2020

Kimberly Ryan, PGY-2 and Rosa Carbonell, PGY-2

Disparities in Gynecologic Care for Unauthorized Immigrants

June 26, 2020


June 28, 2019
Katie Watson, J.D., Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Medical Education, and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Core Faculty, Medical Humanities & Bioethics Graduate Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Have and Have-Nots: Politics and Ethics in Assisted Reproductive Technology and Abortion

June 21, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Teaching Awards

June 14, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Resident Research Day

June 7, 2019
James Sargent, M.D./M.A.S., Clinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal-Medicine, OHSU

Micro-Anatomic Alterations in a Gestational Protein-Restricted Model in the Non-Human Primate Placenta

May 31, 2019
Ben Hoffman, M.D., C.S.P.T.-I., Professor, Department of Pediatrics, OHSU

Saving the Babies You Helped to Get Here: What You Need to Know About Infant Safety

May 24, 2019
Rachel Pilliod, M.D., Clinical Fellow, Maternal Fetal Medicine, OHSU

The 39 Week Rule: Impact on Fetal and Infant Mortality

Monica Rincon, M.D., C.C.R.P., Senior Research Associate, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Pregnancy Research Group, OHSU

What is Happening at the MFM Research Unit?

May 17, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Mock Orals

May 10, 2019
Maria Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Section of Family Planning, Ob/Gyn, OHSU, Medical Director, Reproductive Health Program, Oregon Health Authority, Deputy Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group

Expanding Access: Pharmacist Prescription of Hormonal Contraception

May 3, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Residency Education Focus

April 26, 2019
Thomas Gregory, M.D., Professor, Fellowship Director, Ob/Gyn, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Department of Urology, OHSU

Steven Kassakian, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P., Associate Chief Health Information Officer, Assistant Professor, Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, OHSU

Less Epic, More Netflix

April 19, 2019
Linda Barbour, M.D., M.S.P.H., Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Role of Triglycerides in Fetal Overgrowth: Making Fat from Fat

Teri Hernandez, Ph.D., R.N., Associate Professor of Medicine and Nursing, Co-Director Colorado Clinical Translational Science Institute Early Life Exposures Research Program, University of Colorado; Pediatric Nurse Scientist, Children's Hospital Colorado

Nutrition for Gestational Diabetes is Nutrition for All Pregnancy: Primers for Moving Forward

April 12, 2019
Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Ob/Gyn, Associate Dean for Women's Health Research & Policy, OHSU

Management of the Second Stage of Labor: Examining the Evidence

April 5, 2019
Lishiana Shaffer, M.D., Associate Professor, Director of Gynecology, Transgender Health Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, OHSU

HOPE (Department of OB/GYN Adi Staub Endowed Lectureship for LGBTQ Care)

March 29, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Spring Break

March 22, 2019
Karen Adams,  M.D., Professor, Ob/Gyn, OHSU
Nicole Cirino, M.D., Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn, Director, Division of Women's Mental Health and Wellness, OHSU

I Don't Want it but I Wish I Wanted it: Office-based Approach to Low Libido in Women

March 15, 2019
Michelle Louie, M.D., M.S.C.R., Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Taking the Pain Out of Chronic Pelvic Pain: The What, Why, and How

March 8, 2019
Katie Drago, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of the Inpatient Geriatrics Program, OHSU

Caring for the Ages - Primary Care for the Older Adult

March 1, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Research Symposium

February 22, 2019 - Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
Alice Graham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU

Kristen Makciewicz Seghete, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Director, SCAN Lab, OHSU

A Translational Study of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Pregnant Women

February 15, 2019
Alan Wolfe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiome and Immunology, Loyola University Chicago

Urine is NOT Sterile: What's Next?

February 8, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, Resident Rank Morning

February 1, 2019
Elizabeth Munro, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, OHSU, Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Salem Hospital

Endometrial Hyperplasia and Cancer: Detection, Prevention, and a Few Words on Treatment

January 25, 2019
Violet Larry, B.S.N., R.N., Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Multnomah County Birth Initiative

Sherly Paula, R.N., Community Health Nurse, Multnomah County Birth Initiative

Wynetta Jackson, B.S.N., R.N., Community Health Nurse, Multnomah County Birth Initiative

Vasheeta James, B.S.N., R.N., Community Health Nurse, Multnomah County Birth Initiative

LaRisha Baker, M.B.A., Maternal Child and Family Health Director, Multnomah County Birth Initiative

How Racism Affects Birth Outcomes

January 18, 2019 - No Grand Rounds, CREOG exam

January 11, 2019
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Dermatology, Director, Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program, Knight Cancer Institute, OHSU

Oregon's War on Melanoma: A Statewide Early Detection Experiment

January 4, 2019
Bert Boyer, Ph.D., Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor, MFM, Ob/Gyn, OHSU

Engaging Rural Alaska Native Community Members in Culturally  Respectful Nutrigenomics Research Partnerships

December 28, 2018 - No Grand Rounds, Winter Holidays

December 21, 2018 -  No Grand Rounds, CREOG reviews

December 14, 2018
Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Center for Policy & Research in Emergency Medicine, OHSU

The Case for Equity and Inclusion in Medicine

December 7, 2018
Miles Ellenby, M.D., F.A.A.P., Professor, Pediatrics & Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Medical Director, Telehealth Services, OHSU

Telemedicine: The Right Care, in the Right Place, at the Right Time

November 30, 2018
Amy Stenson, M.D., Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, Ob/Gyn, OHSU
Michelle Berlin, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Director, Center for Women's Health, OHSU

Milestone Changes

Please note: This talk is not eligible for CME credit

November 23, 2018 - No Grand Rounds, Thanksgiving Holiday

November 16, 2018
Kelly Byrd, M.B.A., P.H.R., S.H.R.M.-C.P., Training Specialist, Office of Chief Privacy Officer, OHSU
Kiosha Ford, J.D., Senior Privacy and Compliance Specialist, OHSU

Delivering Privacy Excellence

November 9, 2018
Michael Savin, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, OHSU

Endocrine Therapy in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

November 2, 2018
Katie Stowers, D.O., Assistant Professor, Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine Fellowship, OHSU

Navigating Difficult Conversations

October 26, 2018
Aaron Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Ob/Gyn, Associate Dean for Women's Health Research & Policy, OHSU

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology: How We Can Optimize Culture to Meet Our Goals for 2018 and Beyond

October 19, 2018 - No Grand Rounds, NW Update Conference

October 12, 2018 - No Grand Rounds, Mock Oral Exams

October 5, 2018
Christina Nicolaidis, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, PSU School of Social Work, Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, OHSU

Autism and Reproductive Health

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Jamie Warren, MD, MPH, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Pediatrics, OHSU

VentFirst: Refresher, Updates, and Future Directions

Elinor Sullivan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Division of Neuroscience, OHSU

Maternal Metabolic and Dietary Environmental Influences on Offspring Behavior

September 21, 2018
Kim Mauer, M.D., Comprehensive Pain Center, OHSU

Opioids - Where Are We Going and Where Have We Been?

September 14, 2018 - CANCELLED

 September 7, 2018
David Jacoby, M.D., Chair, Department of Medicine, Laurence Selling Professor of Medicine, Director MD/PhD Training Program, OHSU


June 1, 2018
Russell Broaddus, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Endometrial Cancer: Identification of Patients At-Risk for Recurrence

May 25, 2018
Rahel Nardos, MD, MCR, Director of Global Health in OBGYN, OHSU
Vanessa Lee, MD, MPH, OBGYN Resident, OHSU
Integrating Global Health in OBGYN: Opportunities and Challenges

May 11, 2018
Melissa Moffitt, MD, Assistant Professor, Oncology, OB/GYN, OHSU
Hormone Replacement Therapy in Cancer Survivors

May 4, 2018
Robert Silver, MD, Department Chair and Professor, OB/GYN, University of Utah
Stillbirth: What You Need To Know

April 27, 2018
Alyson Guillet, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Racial Bias in Gynecologic Care

Emily Griffin, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Rural Maternity Care in the US: Closing Up Shop and How We Should Feel About It

April 20, 2018
Eve Espey, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, OB/GYN, University of New Mexico
Feminism, Family Planning, and Public Health

April 13, 2018
Liana Tsikitis, MD, MCR, FACS, FASCRS, Department of Surgery, Division of GI and General Surgery, OHSU
Daniel Herzig, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Department of Surgery, Division of GI and General Surgery, OHSU
Paradigm of Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery: Can It Be Applied to Other Surgical Specialties?

April 6, 2018
Mitzi Hawkins, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Gene de Haan, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Caring for Trans and Gender Nonconforming Patients, How to Dismantle the Misogynist Heteropatriarchy of Medicine

March 23, 2018
Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, OHSU School of Nursing
Resilience: Understanding and Addressing Workplace Stress

March 2, 2018
Teresa Worstell, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Sylvia Moses, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Maternal Mortality in the United States: Evaluating the Role of Racial and Ethnic Disparities

February 23, 2018
Janice Snyder, RN, Labor & Delivery, OHSU
Kristina Spooner, RN, Labor & Delivery, OHSU
Nicole Cirino, MD, Director, Women's Mental Health & Wellness, OB/GYN, OHSU
OB Hemorrhage: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Recognition and Treatment

February 16, 2018
Jacqueline Bernard, MD, FAAN, Vice Chair, Neurology, OHSU
Lisa Barnhart, Department Administrator, Neurology, OHSU
General Neurology Transformation - A Journey to Patient Access Improvement

Bethany Klopfenstein, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition, OHSU
Michelle Noles, MD, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, OHSU
Perioperative Glycemic Management: Engagement - Key to Developing, Implementing, and Continuously Improving a New System Process

February 9, 2018
Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH, MBA, Associate Professor, OB/GYN, Director, Jane Fonda Center Emory University School of Medicine
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: What Do I Need to Know Now?

February 2, 2018
Megan Cohen, MD, MPH, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Urinary Tract Injury in Benign Gynecologic Surgery

January 12, 2018
Lishiana Shaffer, MD, Director of Gynecology for the Transgender Health Program, OBGYN, OHSU
OHSU Transgender Health Program Members
The OHSU Transgender Health Program

January 5, 2018
Roger Young, MD, PhD, President, Chief Medical Officer, PreTel Inc.
The Enigma of Organ-Level Uterine Signaling During Human Labor. Resolved?

December 15, 2017
Amie Leaverton, MD, OB/GYN Resident, OHSU
Lisa Bayer, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Nora Doty, MD, Instructor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Cesarean Scar Pregnancy and Placenta Accreta Spectrum: The Tale of Two Cases

December 8, 2017
John Schorge, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, Tufts Medical Center
Ovarian Cancer: In Search of Lost Time

December 1, 2017
Brandon Togioka, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, OHSU
Spinal Pathology in Pregnancy

November 17, 2017
Elise Erickson, MS, CNM
Normal Physiologic Childbirth: An Approach to Care

November 10, 2017
Brian Gibbs, PhD, MPA, Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, OHSU
Health Equity: Challenges and Opportunities

November 3, 2017
Jeffrey Jensen, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Research Department of OB/GYN, Director, Women's Health Research Unit, OHSU
Family Planning Research: Making Women's Lives Better

October 20, 2017
Ittai Bushlin, MD, PhD, House Officer, Child Neurology, OHSU
Mother's Milk and Marijuana: Research in Progress

October 13, 2017
Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, Professor and Department Chair, OB/GYN, OHSU
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: An Update on Team OB/GYN

October 6, 2017
Richard Frieder, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Cancer Genetics, John Wayne Cancer Institute
Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment in OB/GYN and Primary Care

September 29, 2017
Alyssa Colwill, MD, Family Planning Fellow, OB/GYN, OHSU
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH, Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Stephanie Dukhovny, MD, Assistant Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Paula Bednarek, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Management of Women Needing Second and Third Trimester Termination

September 22, 2017
Katie Au, MD, Assistant Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Cathy Emeis, PhD, CNM, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, OHSU
Nicole Marshall, MD, Assistant Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Lishiana Shaffer, MD, Assistant Professor, OB/GYN, OHSU
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Provider Education

September 15, 2017
Amy Cantor, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Family Medicine, and OB/GYN, OHSU
Breast Cancer Screening Evidence and Shared Decision Making

September 8, 2017
Shoukhrat Mitalipov, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, OHSU
Gene Therapy for Human Embryo

June 2, 2017
Rachel Guild, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Surgical Site Infections in Gynecologic Surgery

Crissy Megli, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Sex, Drugs, and Bugs: An Update on STI's

May 26, 2017
Allison Empey, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Crissy Megli, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Dawn Nolt, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Jennifer Vines, MD, MPH, Multnomah County Health Department
Syphilis on the Rise

May 12, 2017
Rebecca Taub, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Women vs. The Whitehouse: The State of the Yonic Union (and what we can do about it)

May 5, 2017
Jubilee Brown, MD, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare
Rare Ovarian Tumors: What You Need to Know!

April 28, 2017
Larry Veltman, MD
How to Avoid Being Sued... Sometimes!

April 21, 2017
Maureen Baldwin, MD, MPH, OG/GYN, OHSU
Updates in Immediate Postpartum Contraception

April 14, 2017
Nicole Marshall, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Obesity, Diabetes, and Maternal Future Health - The Role of the OB Provider

April 7, 2017
Jessica Riordan, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Make the Patient Handoff Great Again

Allison Allen, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
OHSU & Active Management of Labor: Are We Doing Too Much?

March 31, 2017
Blair Darney, PhD, MPH, OB/GYN, OHSU
Legal Abortion in Mexico: Context and Current Research

March 17, 2017
Sharon Achilles, MD, PhD, OB/GYN, University of Pittsburgh-Magee Women's Hospital
Contraception "T": History, Hurdles, and Headlines in Developing Contraceptives That Also Prevent HIV

March 10, 2017
Samer Mattar, MD, Department of Bariatric Surgery, OHSU
Debunking Myths in Bariatric Surgery

February 24, 2017
Margaret Grace, MD, RN, L&D, OHSU
Nitrous Oxide Administration in Labor and Delivery

February 17, 2017
Kimberly Ma, MD, OB/GYN, UW
Cancer in Pregnancy: Obstetric Care for Patients with a Concurrent Malignancy Diagnosis and for Cancer Survivors

February 10, 2017
Whitney Black, MD, Department of Psychiatry
Zero Suicide Initiative

Bryon Leeper, Lori Ellingson, and Mark Smith
OHSU and Linen Improvements

February 3, 2017
Alex Butwick, MD, Department  of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University
Update on Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Management

January 20, 2017
Tracy Bumsted, MD, MPH, FAAP, Pediatrics, OHSU
OHSU MD Curriculum Transformation: Update and Invite

December 2, 2016
Jeffrey Jensen, MD, MPH, OB/GYN, OHSU
Management of Menopause

November 11, 2016
Phillip Sarrel, MD, OB/GYN, Yale University
The Mortality Toll of Estrogen Avoidance

October 28, 2016
Sheevaun Khaki, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Ladawna Gievers, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
The Impacts of a Standard of Care Practice Change Using a Risk Calculator

October 21, 2016
Tom DeLoughery, MD, Hematology and Oncology, OHSU
Sex, Lies, and Iron Deficiency

October 14, 2016
Karen Adams, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Amy Stenson, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Residency Education 2016-2017

October 7, 2016
Amy Valent, DO, OB/GYN, OHSU
The Crystal Ball to Future Disease: Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy and Introducing OHSU DAPP Guidelines

September 30, 2016
Amanda Sadecky, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Ureteral Injuries in Gynecologic Surgery: Avoidance, Recognition, and Repair

September 23, 2016
Jamie Warren, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Delayed Cord Clamping: An Update on the Evidence and Description of an Upcoming Clinical Trail at OHSU

September 16, 2016
Tom DeLoughery, MD, Hematology and Oncology, OHSU
Update in DVT/PE

September 9, 2016
Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, OB/GYN Dept. Chair, OHSU
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: An Update on Team OBGYN

June 10, 2016
Leo Han, MD
Regulating Cervical Mucus

Eva Patil, MD
Pressure Dynamics in Non-Gravid Uterus

Jennifer Salati, MD
Novel Use of Contract-Enhanced Ultrasound Demonstrates Improved Microvascular Placental Perfusion After Western-style Diet Reveral in the Non-human Primate

Jameca Proce, MD, MPH, MCR, Urogynecology, OHSU
NGAL Biomarker and Urinary Tract Infections: A Diagnostic Case Control Study

June 3, 2016
Christopher Evans, MD, MPH, AAHIVM, Internal Medicine, OHSU
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): What Should the OB/GYN Clinician Know

May 13, 2016
Sarah Dilley, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Jen Lillemon, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Gynecologic Surgery in the Morbidly Obese Patient

May 6, 2016
Susan Tran, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Meg O'Reilly, MD, MPH, OB/GYN, OHSU
Sooner, Faster, Better: OB/GYN Medical Student Education in the New Curriculum

April 29, 2016
Jonas Swartz, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Insurance Coverage for Contraception After the Affordable Care Act

April 15, 2016
Chris Farentinos, MD, MPH, VP - Unity Center for Behavioral Health
Judith T. Marcus, MD, Medical Director - Psychiatry, Legacy Health
Unity Center, A New Model for Psychiatric Emergency Services for Portland

April 8, 2016
Anne Cooper, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Keenan Yanit, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Pain Prevention in Gynecologic Laparoscopy

April 1, 2016
Jim Winkle, MPH, Family Medicine, OHSU
Addressing Intimate Partner Violence with Primary Care Patients

March 18, 2016
Hallie Gardner, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Wan-Ju Wu, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
An Update on the Zika Virus

March 11, 2016
Megan Furnani, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
What is Wellness in Medicine Anyway? Optimizing Medical Systems for Doctors

March 4, 2016
Katy Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Cesarean Delivery in the United States: Variation Across Hospitals

February 19, 2016
Leslie Myatt, PhD, FRCOG, MFM, OHSU
Pregnancies on the Edge: Placental Mitochondrial Function with Obesity and Gestational Diabetes

February 12, 2016
Kevin O'Boyle, VP of Ambulatory Services for the OHSU Practice Plan
Patrick McCormick, Director of Ambulatory Oncology Programs and Clinics, OHSU
Setha Hartman, PharmD
Joseph Hardman, MD, Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinic, OHSU
Paige Perry, Practice Manager, Internal Medicine, OHSU
1) CHH South and North Work in Integrated Design Events and Operationalization
2) Medication Reconciliation Improvement
3) Internal Medicine Level Loading

February 5, 2016
Sacha Krieg, MD, PhD, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, OHSU
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Decidual Contributions to Recurrent Miscarriage

January 8, 2016
Alex Polotsky, MD, MS, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Colorado-Denver
Effect of Obesity on Gonadotropin Secretion and Ovarian Function: Exploring New Avenues for Treatment

December 11, 2015
Robert McLafferty, MD, Department of Surgery, OHSU
Chronic Venous Disease in Women: It's Not Just Varicose Veins

December 4, 2015
Michael Silberbach, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Katie Woods, MD, Pediatrics, OHSU
Paula Amato, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology, OHSU
An Update on Turner Syndrome: Challenges and Controversies

November 13, 2015
Barbara Bonnice, DNP, RN, Director of Professional Practice, Nursing Administration, OHSU
Breaches of Professionalism: Innovations and Best Practices for Developing Effective Professional Relationships in a Fast-Paced, Siloed World

October 30, 2015
Amber Karam, MD, Director-Robotic Surgery & Outreach in GYN-Onc, Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention: Risk Stratification and Management in Young Women

October 16, 2015
Amy Cantor, MD, MPH, Primary Care Division, Center for Women's Health, OHSU
Routine Screening and Supplementation for Iron Deficiency Anemia During Pregnancy

October 9, 2015
Berklee Robbins MD, Debbie Lamberger MPA, Melissa Monner MS, OHSU Clinical Ethics Consultation Service
Medical Ethics in Clinical Practice

October 2, 2015
Jeanne Cheshier-Alvvardo, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Why in the World Should We Care About Global Women's Health?

September 18, 2015
Jeffrey Jensen, MD, MPH, Director of the Women's Health Research Unit, Vice Chair for Research, OB/GYN, OHSU
(OPERM) Nonsurgical Permanent Contraception Research

September 11, 2015
Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, OB/GYN, OHSU
The Dept. of OB/GYN at OHSU: Past, Present, and Future

June 19, 2015
Karen Noblett, MD, MAS, Professor and Chair, OB/GYN, University of California-Riverside School of Medicine
Evaluation and Management of Fecal Incontinence

June 12, 2015
Karen Adams, MD, Vice Chair for Education, Residency Program Director, OB/GYN, OHSU
Moving Beyond "That was great" and "That was awful": Feedback and Evaluation at Every Level

June 5, 2015
Amy Penkin, LCSW, Transgender Health Program Coordinator, OHSU
Building Trans Awareness and Responsiveness

May 29, 2015
Martha Goetsch, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Cranky Vulvas in Menopause - The Other Curse: Results of an RCT

May 8, 2018
Jamie Lo, MD, MFM Fellow, OB/GYN, OHSU
Vitamin C Supplementation Ameliorates the Adverse Effects of Nicotine on Placental Hemodynamics and Histology in Non-human Primates

Faisal Aslam, MD, Urogyn Fellow, OB/GYN, OHSU
Preop Exam as Predictor of Failure of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

Katie Simmons, MD, Family Planning Fellow, OHSU
Tamoxifen for the Treatment of Unfavorable Bleeding Patterns in Users of the Etonogestrel Contraceptive Implant

May 1, 2015
Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Women's Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Second State Labor: Doing the Duration Dance

April 17, 2015
Darcy Broughton, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Ethics in Third Party Reproduction

Charlie Saltalamacchia, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Fetal Scalp Sampling: Past, Present, and Future

April 10, 2015
Stephanie Dukhovny, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Abnormal Biometry, When to Worry About Genetic Syndromes

April 3, 2015
Shireen de Sam Lazaro, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
The HPV Vaccine: Who's Calling the Shots?

Flynn la Rochelle, MD, PGY-4, OB/GYN, OHSU
Reproductive Health Care for Incarcerated Women

March 13, 2015
Katie Au, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Maternity Leave in the United States

Elizabeth Harrington, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Gendered Power Dynamics and Family Planning: Understanding "unmet need" in the Global South

February 13, 2015
Deborah Eldredge, Kristin Benn, and Rita Wells, OHSU

1) UHC Q&A Scorecard and OHSU's Q&S Priorities
2) Diabetes Level Loading Kaizen Event
3) Bed Inventory Management Kaizen

February 6, 2015
Karen Adams, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Medical Professionalism: From Hippocrates to the RRC and Beyond

January 16, 2015
James Carson, PhD (Psychologist), Comprehensive Pain Center, OHSU
Mindful Pain Management for Women with Chronic Pain

December 12, 2014
Nicole Cirino, MD, Center for Women's Health, OHSU
Postpartum Obsessions and Compulsions that Involve Infant Harm: Diagnosis and Treatment

December 5, 2014
Jorge Tolosa, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
Marueen Baldwin, MD, OB/GYN, OHSU
1) Prevention of Adverse Perinatal Outcomes Through Family Planning Service Expansion in Colombia
2) Establishment of a Site for Integrated Internal Collaboration (OB/GYN, MFM, Neonatology, Midwifery, Nursing, and in other fields available at OHSU in the future)

November 7, 2014
Elizabeth Haney, MD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, OHSU
Osteoporosis: Screening and Management

October 31, 2014
Richard Legro, MD, Professor, OB/GYN, Penn State College of Medicine
Research Teams in Women's Health: Past, Present, and Future

October 17, 2014
Holger Link, MD, MRCP (UK), Pediatrics, OHSU
Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue Management

October 10, 2014
Kristina Haley, DO, OHSU
Young Women's Hematology

October 3, 2014
Jenna Marquard, PhD, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Linking Providers' Information Search Patterns to Patient Safety

September 19, 2014
Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR, Internal Medicine, OHSU
Guidelines for Safe Chronic Opioid Therapy Prescribing

Sep 12, 2014
Jing Xu, PhD, BIRCWH Scholar, OHSU
Ganesh Cherala, PhD, BIRCWH Scholar, OHSU
Janne Boone Heinonen, PhD, BIRCWH Scholar, OHSU
In Vitro Follicle Maturation: From Basic Research to Clinical Practice
Prenatal Growth Programs Oral Contraceptive Metabolism and Effectiveness
Preconception and Pregnancy Weight Trajectories in a Large Patient Population

Sep 5, 2014
Shawn Chavez, PhD, ONPRC
Investigating Clinically Relevant Mechanisms and Consequences of Chromosomal Instability During Pre-implantation Development via Dynamic Imaging Analysis of Embryo Behavior

Jun 13, 2014
Lisa Bayer, MD, Family Planning Fellow, OHSU
Amy Doss, MD, OHSU
An Evaluation of Oral Midazolam for Anxiety and Pain in First-Trimester Surgical Abortion: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Differential Expression of Aquaporins in Amnion of Normal and Gestational Diabetic Pregnancies

May 30, 2014
Sarah Snell, MD, Chief Experience Officer and Medical Director of Quality, Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network
A Case for Love in Care

May 9, 2014
Cori Feist, MS, CGC, Prenatal Diagnosis Program, Maternal Fetal Medicine, OHSU
Genetic Carrier Screening in Pregnancy: What's Old, What's New, and What's About to Rock Your World

May 2, 2014
Jacob Meyer, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Morcellation Stirring Up Controversy

Apr 18, 2014
Brian Nguyen, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Audra Norris-Jacob, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Who's Your Daddy? A Primer on Paternity for OBGYN's
Surgical Missions Abroad: Impact During Residency  Training

Apr 11, 2014
Suzette Sutherland, MD, Director of Female Urology, University of Washington
FDA and Mesh: What's All the Fuss About?

Apr 4, 2014
Jamie Krashin, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Eva Patil, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Data and Policy: The Case of Hormonal Contraception and HIV Acquisition
To Niger and Back: A Review of Malaria and TB Management in Pregnancy

Mar 21, 2014
Eli Adashi, MD, MS, CPE, FACOG, Professor of Medical Science, Brown University
The U.S. Multiple Births Epidemic 1967-2012: Iatrogenic and Demographic Forces in Play

Mar 14, 2014
Rebecca McAlister, MD, Professor of OBGYN, Washington University School of Medicine
Miles to Go Before I Sleep - What You Need to Know About the Milestones

Mar 7, 2014
John Mission, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Jessica Voge, MD, OBGYN, OHSU
Bariatric Surgery in Pregnancy
From the Operating Room to the Courtroom: What You Need to Know

Feb 28, 2014
Mary Moffit, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, OHSU
The Power of Narrative: How Strokes Give Meaning to Adverse Events

Feb 21, 2014
Martin Schreiber, MD, Department of Surgery, OHSU
Massive Transfusion in Exsanguinating Patients

Jan 31, 2014
Judith T. Bishop, CNM, MPH, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science, University of California-San Francisco
Nitrous Oxide for labor Pain: Expanding the Options for Women in the U.S.

Jan 17, 2014
Maureen K. Baldwin, MD, MPH., Assistant Professor of OB/GYN, Family Planning Specialist, Generalists Division, OHSU
Postpartum Contraception: Focus on IUD

Dec 13, 2013
Jeanne-Marie Guise, MD, MPH, Co-Director, OHSU Simulation, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU 
Meg O'Reilly, M.D., MPH, Division of General OB/GYN, OHSU
OHSU Simulation Grand Rounds Series: OB/GYN

Dec 6, 2013
Rahel Nardos, M.D. Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, OHSU
Global Surgery in Women's Health:  Obstetric Fistula, Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Beyond)

Nov 15, 2013
Steven L. Young, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG Department of OB/GYN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Progesterone & Human Embryo Implantation

Nov 1, 2013
Mary Anna Denman, M.D. Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, OHSU
The Ins and Outs of Pelvic Mesh

Oct 18, 2013
Dan-Arin Silasi, M.D. Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Robotic Surgery in Morbidly Obese Patients

Oct 4, 2013
Jim Winkle, M.P.H., Project Director, SBIRT Oregon Residency Initiative, Department of Family Medicine, OHSU
Addressing alcohol and drug use through Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Sep 20, 2013
Stephanie Dukhovny, M.D. Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Genetics, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston MA
Advances in Prenatal Genetics

Sep 13, 2013
Leonardo M. Pereira, M.D., M.C.R., Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
Intrauterine Inflammation and Infection:  Proteomic approaches to diagnosis and clinical implications in the setting of preterm labor

Continuing Medical Education

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

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine 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.

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