Upcoming events

    • November 15, 2018
    • November 17, 2018
    • DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, AZ

    Whether you are a return attendee or brand new to our society we believe this year’s course will provide a new and exciting experience for you to learn about women’s sexual health. We believe this course applies to all women’s healthcare providers, including MD, NPS, PAs, PTs, CNMs, and all types of mental health providers. We welcome trainees and those with decades in their respective fields. We believe this course can contribute to almost any practitioner.

    At last year's course we revamped the schedule from the bottom up and continue to enhance and update the content and the schedule to reflect our dynamic and changing field. We are still including many of the core elements that have made this course so successful, including sections on sexual pain, hormone management, coding and billing. We have also added in new lectures to address the entire sexual response cycle, including treating disorders of arousal and orgasm as well as exciting new updates on treating desire disorders. Furthermore we have added in special lectures on sexual health in obstetrics and general gynecology.

    Our breakout sessions will include opportunities for all participants to practice interviewing patients and apply the knowledge gained throughout this course. Finally we have added on a supplemental course on vulvoscopy. This was based on the overwhelming support we had from past participants and the sold out and successful course in 2017. We are delighted to be the first organization to offer such training.

    ISSWSH continues to be on the cutting edge of research in the diagnosis and treatment of all women’s sexual health concerns. The fall course provides our participants with the tools they need to be advocates and providers in their community. We assure you that you will leave this course more knowledgeable and confident in treating your patients and promoting sexual wellness.

    Register for the Fall 2018 Course here.

    • December 06, 2018
    • December 08, 2018
    • Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C. 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20024, US

    October 18, 2018, via ACOG

    Attend the Education in Women's Genomics Counseling course on Friday, December 7, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
    This grant-based course is designed to enhance physicians' knowledge and application of genomic technologies in the fields of reproductive healthcare. 


    Learn how to solicit a family history to identify appropriate genetic screening, how to counsel a preconception and prenatal patient on new carrier screening and aneuploidy screening options, and the implications of positive and negative test results. You will be able to discuss the pros and cons of new genetic test options for patients seeking prenatal diagnostic testing and recognize and counsel patients about hereditary cancer syndromes relevant to women's health and develop an evidence-based testing strategy.


    1. Attend the didactic lecture ($99 holding fee refunded upon attendance)
    2. Complete eight online modules by April 30, 2019 (information to be provided) 
    3. Attend a three-hour lecture in person at the 2019 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting on May 5 or virtually up to seven days after the course
    4. Successfully complete posttest 

    Questions? Contact the genomics team at genomics@acog.org.

    • March 01, 2019

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in partnership with the March of Dimes and the Wisconsin Contraceptive Access Network (WI CAN), invites you to join us at a statewide Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit on March 1, 2019 in Madison.  A Save-the-Date is attached along with a summary paragraph for your newsletters and publications.  Please help us spread the word!

    Join a diverse group of stakeholders and practitioners to learn about the latest evidence-based strategies in contraceptive care, discuss barriers and how to overcome them, and create partnerships to galvanize statewide efforts to improve equitable access to contraceptive care.  Hands-on skills training will be available for clinicians who wish to learn or strengthen insertion skills with interval IUD placement, immediate post-placental IUD placement, and Nexplanon insertion/removal.

    A keynote address will be delivered by Anu Manchikanti Gómez, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Welfare and Director of the Sexual Health and Reproductive Equity program at the University of California, Berkeley. For more than 15 years, Dr. Gómez has worked as a health equity researcher with a focus on reproduction and sexuality throughout the life course.

    The Wisconsin Contraceptive Care Summit is grounded in the principles of reproductive justice – building a world where everyone has the resources to make healthy decisions about their bodies, sexuality and reproduction.  SisterSong defines reproductive justice as the human right to maintain personal bodily autonomy, have children, not have children and parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities.  We are guided by these principles.

    The Summit will provide:

    • Capacity building for public health professionals, administrators, health educators, pharmacists, policy makers, researchers, and women’s health advocates
    • Hands-on training in IUD and Nexplanon insertion for clinicians
    • Contraceptive counseling skills development
    • Best practices for contraceptive service provision

    Open to everyone with a passion for ensuring the highest quality contraceptive care possible, including health care providers, educators, administrators, advocates, and activists. Continuing education credit will be available.  Please plan to join us at this inspiring and informative event.  Registration and further details will be available at http://obgyn.wisc.edu/events/WI-ContraceptiveCareSummit.aspx soon. 

    • March 14, 2019
    • March 16, 2019
    • THe Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

    Save-the-date for AAPA’s 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Summit from March 14-16 at the Westin Alexandria. Further information will be provided in the coming weeks and months. 

    • May 18, 2019
    • May 22, 2019
    • Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street Denver, CO 80202

    Get outside your comfort zone, your routines, and your expectations – and get ready for unexpected connections at AAPA 2019!

    The best learning happens outside your comfort zone. The best solutions often surprise you. And your best career path never goes according to plan. Come to AAPA 2019 and leave with connections you might never have considered.

    Because sometimes the most unexpected connection becomes the perfect fit. 

    Save on discounted registration rates now through November 26!    

    Women's Health/ OB/GYN-Related Topics 

    • Obstetrics 101 
    • HPV & Head-Neck Cancer 
    • Reproductive Health 
    • Contraception 
    • Fast 15: Cervical CA 
    • Bacterial Vaginosis 
    • Medical Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections 
    • Breast Cancer 
    • Infertility 

    View the conference agenda here.

    Register here!

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