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North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 34th Annual Clinical and Research Meeting April 2-4, 2020 Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Grapevine, TX (Dallas, TX)

4/2/2020 to 4/4/2020
When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
7:00 AM
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas  76051
United States

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Conference Hotel:

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, TX

1501 Gaylord Trail

Grapevine, TX  76051 US

4/2/2020 to 4/4/2020

Room Rate: $229 plus $20 resort fee and taxes.

Registration Cancellation Policy
Written notification of cancellation must be received at the NASPAG Headquarters by March 10, 2020, to obtain a refund - less $100 for administrative fees. No fees will be refunded after March 10, 2020.

Please use the following link beginning on January 15, 2019 to book your hotel room:

To make reservations by phone please call:  -Toll Free 24/7 number: 877-491-5138

Guests can just mention the group name if they would like. We have set up a reservation link that your guests can use to make rooms reservations as well.

Reservations by attendees must be received on or before, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Room reservation requests after this date will be subject to hotel availability at the rack rate.


****************At present NASPAG is negotiating for additional hotel rooms at the conference hotel and we will update the website when this occurs. The following hotels do have accommodations. 


Plenary Speakers: 


Plenary Session 1: Advancing Adolescent Health Through Research

                                    Peter Minneci, MD

Plenary Session 2: Adolescent Vaccine Updates

                                    Candace Robinson, MD

Plenary Session 3: Adolescent Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

                                    Tanya Mullins, MD

Plenary Session 4: STI Immunopathology and the Development of a Chlamydia Vaccine

                                    Toni Darville, MD

Plenary Session 5: Innovations in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

                                    Ted Anderson, MD

Plenary Session 6: International Plenary: Intentional Design: Employing Evidence to Create Girl-Centered

       Programs for the Hardest-to-Reach Populations.

                                    Sophie Soares,MPH

Plenary  Session 7: Past President’s Plenary Diagnosis and Management of Mullerian Anomalies and Worldwide Adaptations

                                    Jennifer Dietrich, MD





Tuesday, March 31, 2020

7:00PM                          Board of Directors’ Off-site Meeting


Wednesday, April 1, 2020

7:00am-3:00pm            Board of Directors’ Meeting (Closed)

3:00pm-6:00pm            JPAG Editorial Meeting and Dinner (Invitation Only)

3:00pm-5:00 pm           Registration

4:00pm-5:00pm            Committee Meeting – 2020 Program Committee Check-in

6:00pm-7:30pm            Early Faculty Peer Networking/Research Mentor Reception


Thursday, April 2, 2020

6:30am-5:00 pm           Registration

7:00am- 8:00am           Continental Breakfast- Exhibits


                                        Committee Meetings (Close to Committee Members Only)

                                        Social Medical Committee

                                        Ad Hoc Coding Committee

                                        Education Committee

                                        Website Committee


                                        SIG Meetings (Open)

                                        Fellowship Directors SIG

                                        Adolescent Medicine SIG


8:00am-8:30am             Welcome from Program Chair/Local Host/President


8:30am-9:30am             Plenary Session 1:  Advancing Adolescent Health Through Research

9:30am-10:30am           Oral Abstract Session 1


10:30-11:15AMam         Break with Exhibits and Poster Session with Authors Present


11:15-12:15pm             Concurrent Workshops:

                                       T1 – It’s not Just “Birth control”!  Understanding Risks and Benefits and Helping Your Patients Navigate

                                               Contemporary Contraceptives, Including new IUDs, Elise Berlan, MD and Nichole Tyson, MD                        
                                       T2 –Staying SANE as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner:  Collaboration for Optimum Outcomes, 

                                               Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, CA-CPSANE, SANE-A, SANE-P, CHSE and Sarah Northrop, MD FAAP

                                       T3 –Harnessing Big Data Research,  Heather Griffis, MD
                                       T4 –Beyond Narcotics:  Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocols

                                               and Options for Pain Management

                                                Krista Childress, MD, Kathryn Stambough, MD and Abigail Smith, MD

                                       T5 – PAG Coding: Tips and Tricks, Beth Rackow, MD and Jennifer Bercaw-Pratt, MD
                                       T6 – HPV Vaccine/Prevention, Nicole Karjane, MD
                                       T7 – Bone Health, Ellen Connor, MD

12:30pm                              NASPAG Film Festival: Period. End of Sentence 

                                                Producers:  Caryl Gatto and Avery Siegel

                                             Movie with Panel Discussion



 12:30pm                                Luncheon Roundtables

                                                L1 —Born without a Womb: The Hope of a Uterine Transplant, Monica Rosen, MD

                                                L2— Adolescent Contraceptive Decision making: The Role of Emergency Contraception, Geetha Fink, MD

                                                L3 —What Adolescent Know about Healthy Relationships: A Lot and Not Nearly Enough- Case Based Discussion

                                                          Candice Norcott, MD

                                                L4 — We Missed it: A family’s Human Trafficking Story, Laurie Charles, MD

                                                L5 — What can the Nurse Bring to Your Clinic?, Carolyn Sheehan, MD  

                                                L6 — It Hurts; Self-Harm Behaviors in Adolescents, Stephanie Stockburger, MD

                                                L7 —“It’s the journey, not the destination”: strategies for success in Academic Medicine and

                                                           enhancing career satisfaction”.Elise Berlan, MD and Leslie Appiah, MD

                                                L8 — Hormones, Seizures and Migraines, Shandhini Raidoo and Tiana Fontanilla, MD

                                                L9 — Title: Is it APPLicable?: Accurate Health Care Apps and Websites for Teens to Learn about Their Health

                                                           Nirupama DeSilva, MD

                                                L10 — Global Health—Ethics of Medical Missions and Their Impact on Adolescent/Pediatric Health.

                                                            Charletta Ayers, MD

                                                L11 — Chilean PAG Society: A Successful Advocacy Story in Decriminalization of Abortion for Rape Related

                                                            Pregnancy and Chlamydia Screening, Claudia Zajir, MD

                                                L12 — Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Delese LaCour, MD

                                                L13 — Contraception for Adolescents: Collaboration or Coercion, Orquidia Torres, MD

                                                L14 — Gynecologic Concerns for Adolescent with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Katherine Debiec, MD

                                                L15 — Transgender Fertility, Nancy Sokkary, MD

                                                L16 —Women with Disabilities, Susan Ernst, MD

                                                L17 — Amenorrhea, Amy Vallerie, MD



12:30pm - 1:30pm                 Past President’s Luncheon (Invitation)


1:30pm-2:30pm                     Plenary 2: Adolescent Vaccine Updates, Candace Robinson, MD


2:30pm                                  Oral Abstract Session 2


3:30pm-4:00pm                    Break with Exhibits and Posters


4:00pm-5:00pm                   Concurrent Workshops 2


                                                T8 — Sex Ed:  The PAG Provider’s Opportunity for Community Engagement to Address Adolescent Sexual Health.

                                                           Shandhini Raidoo, MD and Tiana Fontanilla, MD

                                                T9 — Gynecologist’s Guide to Vulvar Vascular Malformations, Laura Hollenbach, MD and Gresham Ritcher, MD

                                                T10 — Adolescent Obesity: What Reproductive Healthcare Providers Need to Know

                                                            Kate McCracken, MD and Faisal Qureshi, MD

                                                T11 — Wellness and Resilience for Providers: Coping with the Speed of Life

                                                           Andrea Zuckerman, MD and Hong-Thao Thieu, MD

                                                T12 — LGBT Health: To Screen or Not to Screen, Brett Cooper, MD and May Lau, MD

                                                T13 — Oncofertility Best Practices, Yasmin Jayasingh, MD and Leslie Appiah, MD

                                                T14—Hair, There and Everywhere. Managing the Co-morbidities of PCOS, Ashley Ebersole MD and Andrea Bonny, MD


5:00pm-6:00pm           Symposium Sessions

S1— The Different Presentations of Adnexal Masses in Children and Adolescents...the Usual and the Unusual

          Lisa Allen, MD and Sari Kives, MD
S2 —Pelvic Pain in Adolescents: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma, 
Saifuddin Mama, MD and Olyywmisi Adeyemi-Fowode, MD

S3 —Spots, Dots and Clots: A Toolkit to Manage Young Women with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Foundation with Blood Disorders)

           Patricia Huguelet, MD, Kristina Haley, MD, Maureen Baldwin, MD and Genevieve Moyer, MD
S4 Cyberbullying, Facebook Profiles, Kim Kardashian, and Lady Gaga Goes Gaga: How Children & Teenagers Are Affected by Old

           and New Media (SAHM Mental Health Symposium)


6:15pm                                   Welcome Wine and Cheese Reception including New Members


Off-Site                                    PAG Fellowship Director’s Dinner

Off-Site                                    International Dinner


Friday, April 3, 2020

6:30-5:00 pm                    Registration


7:00am-8:00am                Committee Meetings (Closed to Members)

   Liaison Committee
   Advocacy Committee
   Research Committee
   Resident Education Committee
   Fellows Research Consortium


7:00am  - 7:45am             Exercise/Workout

8:00am-9:00am                Plenary 3: Adolescent Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Tanya Mullins, MD
9:00am-10:00am              Plenary 4: STI Immunopathology and the Development of a Chlamydia Vaccine, Toni Darville, MD

10:00am-11:00am            Oral Abstract Presentations 3

11:00am-11:30am             Break with Exhibit and Posters


11:30am-12:30pm         Concurrent Workshops

                                     F1 — Water Over the Bridge: Urinary/Defecatory Disorders and Pelvic Pain, Alla Vash-Margita, MD and Marsha Guess, MD
                                     F2 — It’s Not Abuse: Common GYN Findings mistaken for abuse, Janeen Arbuckle, MD and David Bernard, MD
                                     F3 — Breast Health, Paula Hillard, MD
                                     F4 –   It’s not Your Mother’s PCOS, Laurie Hornberger, MD and Tania Burgert, MD
                                     F5 — Iron Deficiency—Let’s Iron out the Details, Lakshmi Srivaths, MD and Jacquelyn Powers, MD
                                     F6 — HIV and Non-occupations Post Exposure Prophylaxis, Tanya Mullins, MD
                                     F7 — Updates in Sexually Transmitted Infections, 
Toni Darville, MD


12:30pm-1:30pm        ACRM program committee 2021 (Invitation Only)

                                     PRODUCT THEATER featuring Program Sponsors
                                     Research Mentoring Luncheon
                                     SIG (Open to all members)
                                     Clinicals Caring for Adolescents with Disabilities
                                     Disorders/Differences in Sexual Development (DSD)
                                     Fertility Preservation
                                     Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity


 1:30pm-2:30pm          Plenary 5: Dr Ted Anderson

            Innovations in Minimally Invasive Surgery(MIS)


2:45pm-3:45pm           Concurrent Workshop Sessions

F8 Approach to Contraception in Women with SLE and Other Related Rheumatic Conditions

           Amber Truehart, MD and Cuoghi Edens, MD

F9 — It Really Hurts Down There! Vulvar ulcers: Solved and Unsolved Mysteries

           Andrea Huneeus, MD and Claudia Zajer, MD
What’s in your toolbox? Resources for teaching Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

             Nicole Karjane, MD and Tania Dumont, MD

F11 Improving Research and Practice: Lessons from the Global MRKH Consortium

            Amy Lossie, MD 

                                         F12 A Positive Pregnancy Test! Now what?    

                                                     Melissa Kottke, MD and Tracey Wilkinson, MD

F13 How to Make Caring for Young Athletes in PAG Practice a Winning Combination

            Amy Sass, MD and Julie Wilson, MD

F14 Preop/Postop care for GYN/Bowel Reconstructive Surgery

           Stephanie Vyrostek, BSN, RN and Sarah Driesbach


3:45pm-4:30pm            Break with Exhibits and Poster Session with Authors Present


4:30pm-5:30pm                 Workshop

                                        Management of Adnexal Torsion in Pre and Post Menarchal Girls.  How to Achieve Maximal Ovarian Preservation

                                                 Noam Smorgick, MD and Elisabeth Quint, MD


4:30pm-5:30pm            Sponsored Workshops


SW1 — Video Visits and PAG Telemedicine: PAG Opportunities to Care for Teens in their own space

              Nichole Tyson, MD

SW2 — The Vulva: as we see it.

               Diane Merritt, MD and Kathryn C. Stambough, MD

SW3 — Nexplanon Insertion Workshop

SW4 — Intrauterine Device Insertion and Management of Complications

SW5 — Fertility Preservation and Reproductive Options for Children, Adolescent Girls & Young Women

               Jacqueline Y Maher, MD


5:30pm                        Business Meeting


Saturday, April 4, 2020


8:00am-8:30am            ABOG Presentation of Focused Practice in PAG

8:30am-9:30am            International Plenary 6:                                        

                                         Intentional Design: Employing Evidence to Create Girl-Centered Programs for the Hardest-to-Reach Populations  

                                          Sophie Soares, MPH

9:30am-10:00am          Awards

Plenary 7: Past President’s Plenary Diagnosis and Management of Mullerian Anomalies and Worldwide Adaptations

                                        Jennifer Dietrich, MD

11:00am-11:30am           Closing Remarks

11:30am-2:00pm           New Board of Director’s Meeting (Closed)

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