Countdown to Congress: Meet Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc

We are excited to host Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc, as a plenary lecture speaker at the ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo.

Countdown to Congress: Meet Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc

ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo

The Past, The Present, and The Pipeline

New Orleans, Louisiana, October 14-18, 2023

Countdown to Congress

Speaker Spotlight: Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc

We are excited to host Carolyn Westhoff, MD, MSc, as a plenary lecture speaker at the ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo. She will be sharing Contraception Keynote Lecture: Where Are We Going? Advances in Contraceptive Technology and Access on Tuesday, October 17, 3:30 – 4:15 PM.

This lecture will present technological advances in contraception, including works in progress, and will describe the dramatic changes in access to contraceptive care. At the conclusion of this session participants should be able to describe the rationale for development of methods now in the pipeline and appreciate the state-by-state and public/private differences in contraceptive access.

Dr. Carolyn Westhoff is the Sarah Billinghurst Solomon Professor of Reproductive Health at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons and Professor of Epidemiology and of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. She directed the NYP Title X-funded family planning clinic for 20 years and spent ten years working with the NYC DOH on introducing contraceptive care into the city’s school-based clinics. She chaired Planned Parenthood’s National Medical Committee, worked on developing NQF-endorsed contraceptive performance measures, and collaborated with the CDC and WHO on the Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) and Selected Practice Guidelines for contraceptive use. She is the CUIMC Principal Investigator of the NICHD Contraceptive Trials Network. Dr. Westhoff is also Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contraception and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Third Annual ASRM x CADE Foundation Social Media Summit

Sunday October 15, 2023
8 AM – 12 PM

After a record-breaking Summit in 2022, ASRM and the CADE Foundation are once again joining forces to host the Social Media Summit at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo. Network with your colleagues, listen to presentations from reproductive medicine social media gurus, and dig deeper into the different aspects of social media with our panelists in special breakout group sessions.

Participants will:

  • Learn tips, tricks, trends, and best practices from leaders in the reproductive medicine social media space.
  • Hear from patients and patient advocates about how you can best engage your existing and potential patients on social media.
  • Practice creating a variety of posts for every social media platform with help from our amazing panel of speakers.
  • Learn how to use your voice to make the most out of advocating on social media.
  • And so much more!

Registration information:

Please note that there is no on-site registration for this event. Add the Social Media Summit to your ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo registration. Early bird pricing is $25, and late registration is $50. Registrants must choose their break-out session preference during registration.

Add-On Learning with ASRM Hands-On Courses

ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo will offer three hands-on courses, Sunday, October 15, 2023.

HOC01 3D/4D Imaging in Reproductive Medicine: A Hands-On Course
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This course will be led by: Laurel Stadtmauer, MD, PHD; Ilan Tur-Kaspa, MD; Laura Detti, MD; and Tomer Singer, MD.

HOC02 Office Hysteroscopy: Essentials for Success from Start-Up to Optimizing Efficiency and Patient Satisfaction
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
This course will be led by: John Preston Parry, MD, MPH; Mindy S. Christianson, MBA, MD; and Steven R. Lindheim, MD.

HOC03 Hands-on course: Embryo Transfer Simulator
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
This course will be led by: Sara Morelli, MD, PhD; Richard Reindollar, BS, MD, DO; James P. Toner Jr., MD, PhD; and Samantha M. Pfeifer, MD.

You can register by adding these courses to your ASRM 2023 registration.


CAMP ASRM Returns!

Camp ASRM is a childcare service offered Sunday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 18 in the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, the headquarters hotel for ASRM 2023. Activities include age-appropriate themes, arts and crafts, group games, music and movement, board games, story time, dramatic play, etc. Snacks, lunch, and water will be provided. Registration is open for full and half-day sessions!

Sunday, October 15 – Tuesday, October 17:
Full day, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, $180
Half day, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, $95

Wednesday, October 18:
7:00 AM to 1:00 PM, $100

Register for Camp ASRM

ASRM’s Dedication to Resident Education Continues!

Are you a resident interested in advancing your career through skill-building and networking?

ASRM introduces KEEPR: Knowledge through Engagement & Education Program for Residents, a program with dynamic, relevant content exclusively for residents, emphasizing engagement, discussion, and skill-building around a multitude of complex topics relevant for residents preparing for a career in reproductive health and medicine. KEEPR is open to any resident attending the ASRM Scientific Congress. Click here to learn more.

ASRM President, Dr. Michael A. Thomas, invites all Congress attendees to join the 2023 President’s Gala benefiting the ASRM Research Institute.

The ASRM Research Institute has awarded over $3 million in research grants in the field of reproductive medicine since its conception in 2018 and is a catalyst for the next generation of discoveries in reproductive medicine and access to care. This year’s Gala will fund continued growth and groundbreaking research. The ASRM President’s Gala will begin with a cocktail reception, ASRM awards presentation, dinner, and a live fundraising auction. Register for the President’s Gala during registration for the ASRM 2023 Scientific Congress & Expo.

Sunday, October 15, 2023
6:00 PM Happy Hour
7:00 PM Dinner and Auction
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA
Cocktails | Dinner | Auction | ASRM Awards
Black tie optional.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsor, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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