Women's Health Annual Visit® 2019

This complimentary, full-day CME activity focuses on disease prevention, treatment, and patient wellness in women.

7.00 available credits

This complimentary, full-day CME activity focuses on disease prevention, treatment, and patient wellness in women.

7.00 available credits
Enroll in this meeting
November 08, 2019
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 East North Water Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Enrollment Fee: Free
Cancellation Policy
  • Overview

    This complimentary, full-day continuing medical education activity focuses on disease prevention, treatment, and overall patient wellness throughout a woman's life span. Our faculty is comprised of experts who will address contemporary and controversial topics facing female patients and their health care providers. Breakfast will be provided.

  • Program Schedule*

    To view/download individual lectures, please click on the program titles below.

    CME document

    7:00 am–7:45 am            

    Registration & Breakfast



    7:45 am–8:00 am

    Welcome, Introductions, &
    Program Announcements



    Session 1


    8:00 am–8:45 am

    Talking with your Patients about Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder and Advances in its Treatment
    David J. Portman, MD
    Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD



    8:45 am–9:30 am

    New Guidelines and Evidence to Improve Management of Patients with or at High-Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)
    Eliot Brinton, MD, FAHA, FNLA
    Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP



    9:30 am–9:45 am

    Question & Answer Session



    9:45 am–10:15 am

    Break & Exhibits



    Session 2


    10:15 am–10:55 am

    Patient-Centered Management of Endometriosis
    Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD
    Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG



    10:55 am–11:35 am

    The Role of SERMS in Managing the Most Bothersome Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy: Dyspareunia and Dryness

    David J. Portman, MD



    11:35–11:45 am

    Question & Answer Session



    11:45 pm –12:45 pm

    Lunch-Innovation Theaters



    12:45 pm –1:15 pm

    Dessert and Exhibits



    Session 3


    1:15 pm–1:55 pm

    STI Screening Guidelines: A Focus on Trichomonas, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea
    Jane R. Schwebke, MD



    1:55 pm–2:35 pm

    Intended Consequences: Why Shared Decision Making is Crucial to Optimizing Contraceptive Success
    Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG



    2:35 pm–2:45 pm

    Question & Answer Session



    2:45 pm–3:15 pm

    Breaks & Exhibits



    Session 4


    3:15 pm–4:00 pm

    Medical Management of Obesity in Women’s Health
    Donna Ryan, MD
    Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD



    4:00 pm–4:15 pm

    Question & Answer Session



    4:15 pm–4:45 pm

    Bleeding Disorders and Female Patients: Collaborative Care in the Women’s Health Setting
    Sanjay P. Ahuja, MD, MSc, MBA
    Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD



    4:45 – 5:00 pm

    Question & Answer Session

      *Subject to change.

  • Faculty Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.


    Sanjay P. Ahuja, MD
    Director, UH Rainbow Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center
    Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
    Cleveland, OH

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: HEMA Biologics, Sanofi, XaTek, Inc.
    Contracted Research: XaTek, Inc.

    Eliot A. Brinton, MD, FAHA, FNLA, FACE
    Utah Lipid Center
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: Amarin, Esperion, Kowa
    Speakers Bureau: Amarin, Amgen, Koehringer, Kowa, Merck, Nova, Regeneron, Sanofi

    Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG
    SUNY Upstate Medical School
    Syracuse, NY

    Financial Disclosure:
    No relationship reported

    Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD
    Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine
    Department of Ob/Gyn
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology & Psychiatry
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, OH

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Dare, Emotional Brain, Endoceutics, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Sprout, Strategic Science Technologies, Therapeutics MD, IVEX Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics MD
    Contracted Research: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Dare, Endoceutics, Palatin
    Ownership Interest: Viveve

    Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP
    Research Scientist
    Clinical Lipid Specialist
    Cardiology Nurse Practitioner 
    Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
    Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
    Los Angeles, CA

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: Amgen

    David J. Portman, MD
    Founder and Director, Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research
    Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Founder and CEO, Sermonix Pharmaceuticals
    Columbus, OH

    Financial Disclosure:
    Grant/Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim, Endoceutics, Palatin Technologies, QuatRx Pharmaceuticals, Shionogi Pharmaceuticals, TherapeuticsMD
    Consultant/Advisory Board: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Agile Therapeutics, Duchesnay Pharmaceuticals, ITF Pharma
    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AMAG Pharmaceuticals
    Salary and Stockholder: Sermonix Pharmaceuticals

    Donna Ryan,MD
    Professor and Associate Executive Director for Clinical Research
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: Alyvent, Amgen, Bausch Health, Boeringer Ingelheim, Epitomee, Gila Therapeutics, IFA Celtic, Janssen, KVK Tech, Novo Nordisk, Phenomix, Quintiles, Real Appeal (United Health), ReDesign Health, Sanofi, Scientific Intake
    Commercial Interest Speakers Burea: Novo Nordisk
    Contracted Research: SELECT Steering Committee (Novo Nordisk)
    Ownership Interest: Gila Therapeutics, Phenomix, Xeno Bioscience, Epitomee, ReDesign Health, Scientific Intake

    Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG
    The Anna Ross Lapham Professor and Chief
    Division of Clinical Genetics
    Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: Allergan, Biogix, Celula China, Cooper Surgical, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Natera, Vermillion/Aspira
    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Myriad, Vermillion/Aspira

    Jane R. Schwebke, MD
    Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: Hologic, Talis
    Contracted Research: BD Diagnostics, Hologic, Lupin, Mycovia Pharmaceuticals, Synexis
    Ownership Interest: Talis

    Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD
    Director, Women's Primary Care
    Director, Bone Densitometry
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    Washington, DC

    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: AgNovos, Amgen, Eli Lilly, Radius, UCB
    Speaker's Bureau: Amgen, Radius, TherapeuticsMD
    Contracted Research: Radius Health, UCB"


  • Target Audience

    This course is designed to meet the continuing medical education needs of the obstetrician and gynecologist, family medicine physician, internal medicine physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse, and certified nurse midwife.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation

    Global Learning Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Global Learning Collaborative designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Amarin, Duchesnay, Hologic, Merck, and Novo Nordisk.

  • Supporters & Exhibitors

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    We would like to acknowledge our exhibitors:












  • ADA Statement

    Omnia Education fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of support services, please notify Omnia Education at 800.889.4944 a minimum of two weeks prior to the activity in order to ensure service. 

  • Parking Rates

    Parking: Discounted self-parking rate, $30

  • Exhibit Opportunities

    Currently registered as an exhibitor? Please click here for additional information and to download onsite forms.

    Exhibit opportunities available in Chicago, include:

    • 10" x 10" Exhibit Package
    • Conference Bag with company logo
    • Conference Bag Inserts with your educational materials
    • Lanyards with company logo
    • Wireless Internet Sponsorship
    • Meal Sponsor 
    • Coffee Break Sponsor
    • Innovation Theater

     For pricing and to download the exhibitor prospectus, please click here.

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