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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

25th Annual Meeting Reno Hilton∗∗∗∗ Reno, Nevada

        Program

        Sunday, February 6

        8:00am-5:00pm Molecular Techniques Workshop Nevada 6-7
        1:00pm-4:30pm Designing Clinical Research: Advanced Methods Nevada 8-9-10
        8:00am-5:30pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1

        Monday, February 7

        8:00am-5:00pm Molecular Techniques Workshop (continued) Nevada 6-7
        8:00am-Noon High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia Workshop Mezzanine Meeting Rooms (Cascade, Shasta, Sierra, McKinley)
        8:30am-Noon Designing Clinical Research: Advanced Methods (continued) Nevada 8-9-10
        8:00am-5:30pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        6:00pm-8:00pm Registration Opens Grand Salon

        Tuesday, February 8

        7:00am-6:00pm Registration Grand Salon
        7:00am-7:00pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        7:00am-8:00am Continental Breakfast Reno
        8:00am-5:00pm Molecular Techniques Workshop (continued) Nevada 6-7
        7:45am-5:30pm Postgraduate Course“Medical Complications of Pregnancy” Course Director: T. Murphy Goodwin, MD Carson
        8:00am-Noon Postgraduate Course“The Identification and Management of Patients with Premature Labor and pPROM” Course Director: R. Phillips Heine, MD Tahoe
        Noon-1:00pm Lunch Reno
        Noon-6:00pm Board of Directors Meeting I Crystal
        1:00pm-5:00pm Postgraduate Course“A Profession Under Siege: Crisis in Medical Liability” Course Director: Erol Amon, MD, JD Tahoe

        Wednesday, February 9

        7:00am-6:00pm Registration Grand Salon
        7:00am-7:00pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        7:00am-8:00am Continental Breakfast Reno
        8:00am-3:00pm Postgraduate Course“Practical Problems of the Placenta in Perinatal Medicine” Course Director: Roderick Hume, MD Carson 2-4
        8:00am-3:00pm Postgraduate Course“Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis” Course Director: Henry Galan, MD Tahoe
        Noon-1:00pm Lunch Reno
        Noon-3:00pm Board of Directors Meeting II Crystal
        3:00pm- various Scientific Forums (see page XXI for locations)
        4:00pm-5:30pm NIH Forum Carson 2
        5:00pm-6:30pm Program Directors Meeting Carson 3
        6:30pm-8:00pm Opening Reception Hilton Pavilion

        Thursday, February 10

        7:00am-5:00pm Registration Grand Salon
        6:00am-7:00pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        7:00am-7:45am Continental Breakfast and Industry Exhibits Reno
        7:00am-7:45am Associate Members Meeting (Fellow-in-Training Members and other Associate Members of SMFM) Tahoe
        7:45am-8:00am Welcome & Announcements Roger B. Newman, MD 2005 Program Chair Welcome James E. Ferguson, II, MD President, SMFM Hilton Pavilion
        8:00am-10:00am Oral Plenary Session IModerators: James E. Ferguson, II, MD, President Jay D. Iams, MD, Immediate Past President Hilton Pavilion
        10:00am-noon Poster Session I & Coffee Hilton Pavilion
        12:00-1:00pm Masters' Series Luncheon Roundtables (See XXXI)
        11:45-1:15pm Industry Exhibits Reno
        1:15pm-3:30pm Oral Concurrent Session 1: Moderators: T. Murphy Goodwin, MD Maureen P. Malee, MD Hilton Pavilion
        1:15pm-3:30pm Oral Concurrent Session 2:Moderators: Nancy S. Green, MD, Medical Director, March of Dimes George R. Saade, MD Robert Goldenberg, MD, 2005 Honorary Member Tahoe
        3:30pm-5:30pm Poster Session II & Coffee Hilton Pavilion
        5:30pm-6:15pm Annual Business Meeting (Regular Members Only) Tahoe
        5:30pm-6:00pm MFM Fellows-in-Training Forum Carson 1
        6:00pm-7:30pm Reception for MFM Fellows-in-Training (Invitation only. Sponsored with an unrestricted educational grant from Obstetrix Medical Group.) Carson 2-3
        6:30pm-9:00pm Industry Exhibits & Reception Reno

        Friday, February 11

        7:00am-5:00pm Registration Grand Salon
        6:00am-7:00pm Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        7:00am-8:00am Continental Breakfast and Industry Exhibits Reno
        8:00am-10:00am Oral Plenary Session IIModerators: Daniel F. O'Keeffe, MD Robert J. Sokol, MD Hilton Pavilion
        10:00am-noon Poster Session III & Coffee Hilton Pavilion
        12:00-1:00pm Masters' Series Luncheon Roundtables (See XXXI)
        11:45am-1:15pm Industry Exhibits Reno
        1:15pm-3:30pm Oral Concurrent Session 3:Moderators: Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD Michael P. Nageotte, MD Hilton Pavilion
        1:15pm-3:30pm Oral Concurrent Session 4:Moderators: Robin Field, MD Catherine Spong, MD Tahoe
        3:30pm-5:30pm Poster Session IV & Coffee Hilton Pavilion
        5:30pm-6:00pm President's Awards Ceremony Carson 1-3

        Saturday, February 12

        7:00am-noon Registration Grand Salon
        6:00am-11:00am Speaker Ready Room Ruby 1
        7:00am-8:00am Continental Breakfast Grand Salon
        8:00am-10:00am Concurrent Oral Session 5:Moderators: Richard Depp, MD Katharine D. Wenstrom, MD Tahoe
        8:00am-10:00am Concurrent Oral Session 6:Moderators: Nancy C. Chescheir, MD Roger B. Newman, MD Carson
        10:00am-12:00pm Poster Session V & Coffee Presentation of Saturday Oral and Poster Awards Hilton Pavilion
        1:00pm-4:00pm Thromboembolic Disease in Mother, Placenta, Fetus or Infant Teton 1-2
        1:00pm-6:30pm Nuchal Translucency Course Crystal 1-2

        Educational Activities

        1: Molecular Techniques Workshop

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Molecular Techniques Workshop for a maximum of 21 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 21 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

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          learn research techniques in molecular biology through hands-on activities and teach the steps required to perform successful experiments

        2: Designing Clinical Research: Advanced Methods

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Designing Clinical Research Workshop for a maximum of 7 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 7 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

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          develop skills in designing observational studies and understand analytic principles for observational studies

        3: High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia Workshop

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia Workshop for a maximum of 4 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 4 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will have a better understanding of:
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          etiology of acute respiratory failure in pregnancy
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          anaphylaxis and cardiac arrest in pregnancy and labor
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          etiology and management of massive maternal hemorrhage in labor
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          cardiovascular changes in pregnancy

        4: Medical Complications of Pregnancy

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Medical Complications in Pregnancy post graduate course for a maximum of 7 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 7 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:
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          describe the effect of maternal thrombophilias and therapy with anticoagulation on obstetric outcomes
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          describe recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of cardio-pulmonary disease in pregnancy
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          describe the effect of diagnostic and medical regimes used to address maternal disease on pregnancy outcome

        5: The Identification and Management of Patients with Premature Labor and pPROM

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates The Identification and Management of Patients with Premature Labor and pProm post graduate course for a maximum of 4 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 4 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

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          the identification and management of patients at risk for or presenting with premature labor and pPROM

        6: A Profession Under Siege: Crisis in Medical Liability

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates A Profession Under Siege: Crisis in Medical Liability post graduate course for a maximum of 4 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 4 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

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          to describe the dynamic interplay between the civil justice (Tort) system and medicine and how it affects MFM practice

        7. Practical Problems of the Placenta in Perinatal Medicine

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Practical Problems of the Placenta in Perinatal Medicine post graduate course for a maximum of 6 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 6 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        After completing this course, participants will have a better understanding of:
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          how to determine which placenta should be sent for pathologic examination, the methods the pathologist would use, and what the perinatologist should expect
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          the definition of acute inflammatory lesions of the placenta, their prevalence and clinical significance
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          the diagnosis and significance of transplacental/hemotogenous fetal infections

        8. Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis: An Update

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Ultrasound & Prenatal Diagnosis: An Update post graduate course for a maximum of 6 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 6 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        After completing this course, participants will have a better understanding of:
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          the association between nuchal translucency and aneuploidy
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          the limitation of screening for congenital heart disease by ultrasound
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          the role of Doppler ultrasound in the assessment of fetal anemia

        9. Thromboembolic Disease in Mother, Placenta, Fetus or Infant

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Thromboembolic Disease In Mother, Placenta, Fetus Or Infant: Connecting the Dots symposium for a maximum of 3 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 3 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        Participants will become familiar with evidence that:
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          pregnancy is a time of hypercoagulability
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          a variety of inherited or acquired thrombophilias and environmental risk factors can contribute to stroke risk
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          submission of the placenta for histologic examination is an important step in understanding the causes of unanticipated neurologic symptoms in term or near-term infants

        10. Nuchal Translucency

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates Nuchal Translucency post graduate course for a maximum of 5 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 5 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

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          to understand the data underlying first trimester screening, second trimester screening and a combination of first and second trimester screening for fetal aneuploidy
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          to become familiar with the standardized techniques for imaging and measuring the fetal nuchal translucency
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          to understand the importance and methods underlying quality assurance for nuchal translucency sonography

        25th Annual Scientific Meeting

        ACCME Accreditation

        This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal– Fetal Medicine.

        AMA CME Category 1 Credit and ACOG Cognate Credit

        The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) designates The 25th SMFM Annual Meeting for a maximum of 20 category 1 credits toward AMA Physician's Recognition Award and a maximum of 20 category 1 ACOG cognate credits. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

        Learning Objectives:

        At the conclusion of the 25th Annual Scientific meeting, the participant will be able to:
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          Discuss the relevant science and appropriate clinical application for the topics in maternal-fetal medicine including issues relevant to prematurity, perinatal infectious diseases, hypertensive disorders, diagnostic ultrasound, genetics, prenatal diagnosis, fetal therapy, clinical obstetrics, other major problems of pregnancy, pharmacology, maternal-fetal physiology, and perinatal outcomes based research.
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          Identify concepts and therapeutic approaches to aspects of maternal-fetal medicine which have been displaced by newer ones that will immediately impact clinical practice.

        Disclosure of Faculty and Industry Relationships

        In accordance with ACOG policy, all faculty members have signed a conflict of interest statement in which they have disclosed any significant financial interests or other relationships with industry relative to topics they will discuss at this program. At the beginning of the program, faculty members are expected to disclose any such information to participants. Such disclosure allows you to evaluate better the objectivity of the information presented in lectures. Please report on your evaluation form any undisclosed conflict of interest you perceive. Thank you.

        SMFM Policy Regarding Audio and Video Redording

        As a courtesy to faculty, presenters and registrants, it is the general policy of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine that there shall be no audio/video recording or any type of photographic reproduction of any material presented at a SMFM-sponsored postgraduate course or the annual scientific meeting. [This does not preclude taking pictures of your poster presentation for personal use.]
        In special circumstances, a presenter or participant can petition the Program Chair and the SMFM Board of Directors by written request at least 30 days in advance of the meeting to have this policy waived for a specific reason if the presenter(s) is (are) in agreement and if the recording or photography can be arranged without disruption to the other meeting participants.

        March of Dimes Disclaimer:

        This material is for information purposes and does not constitute medical advice. The opinions expressed in this material are those of the author(s)/presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the March of Dimes.