2016 Oncofertility Conference

Expanding Access to Emerging and Existing Oncofertility Services

November 1 - 3, 2016
Prentice Women's Hospital, 250 E. Superior St., Third Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

AFP staff, Board Members, and Advisory Council Members will be at the 2016 Oncofertility conference to connect with fertility preservation experts from across the country. Executive Director, Joyce Reinecke, will be giving an update on insurance and coverage advocacy; Advisors Drs. Kyle Orwig, Susan Vadaparmpil, and James Smith are also presenting.

Tuesday
November 1, 2016

9:30am –3:00 pm • Fellow Education

Divya Shah, MD, University of Pennsylvania
Wendy Vitek, MD, University of Rochester


9:30am - 3:00pm • Male Oncofertility

Kyle Orwig, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Bob Brannigan, MD, Northwestern Medicine


9:30am - 12:00pm • Research Trainee Education- Bioengineering the Ovary

Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern University


12:30pm - 3:00pm • Gender & Sex Diversity Fertility Preservation Workshop

Courtney Finlayson, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


1:30pm - 3:15pm • Global Partners

Teresa Almeida Santos, MD, Coimbra University
Claudia Melo, PhD, Coimbra University
Kouhei Sugimoto, MD, Jikei University of Medicine
Ronald Barr, MD, McMaster University


12:30pm - 3:00pm • Research Project Development

Sana Salih, MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Francesca Duncan, PhD, Northwestern University


3:30pm - 5:00pm • Pediatric Initiative Network -- Issues and Opportunities

Leslie Appiah, MD, University of Kentucky
Yasmin Gosiengfiao, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


3:30pm - 5:00pm • FP Program Development and Implementation

Kristin Smith, Patient Navigator, Northwestern Medicine
Val Gillis, PA, Northwestern Medicine
Olivia Jaworek Frias, RN, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


3:30pm - 5:00pm • Humanities and Ethics Discussion

Laurie Zoloth, PhD, Northwestern Medicine
Cristina Traina, PhD, Northwestern Medicine
Caroline Bledsoe, PhD, Northwestern Medicine

Wednesday
November 2, 2016

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


7:30amNational Physicians Committee Breakfast and Leadership Meeting (Closed Session)


8:00am • Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30am • Welcome

Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern Medicine
Teresa Almeida Santos, MD, Coimbra University
Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, Albany Medical College


Basic Science/Transplant

9:00am • Enhancing Follicle Transplantation for Fertility Preservation

Lonnie Shea, PhD, University of Michigan


9:30am • Research and Translational Updates on Testicular Transplants to Restore Male Fertility

Christine Wyns, MD, PhD, Catholic University of Louvain


10:00am • Uterus Transplantation: From Vision to Healthy Babies

Pernilla Dahm-Kähler, MD, PhD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital


10:30am • Poster Session and Break


11:00am • Resource Barriers to Oncofertility in Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities -- Panel Session

Moderator: Teresa Almeida Santos, MD, Coimbra University
Christos Coutifaris, MD, University of Pennsylvania
Mahmoud Salama, MD, University of Cologne
María del Carmen Cravioto Galindo, MD, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico


12:00am • Lunch


Clinical Science

1:00pm • Ovarian Tissue Vitrification

Mary Zelinski, PhD, Oregon Health & Sciences University


1:45pm • In vitro culture of oocytes and risk for imprinting errors

Ellen Anckaert, PhD, UZ Brussels


2:15pm • Poster Session and Break


3:00pm •Stimulation in Adolescents: Biological and Psychological Considerations

Veronica Gomez-Lobo, MD, Children's National Health System


3:30pm • Updates in Fertility Outcomes in Pediatric Cancer Survivors

Dan Mulrooney, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Keynote: Introduction by Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern University

4:00pm • Rescuing Ovarian Reserve from Chemotherapy Induced Follicle "Burn-out" using Phamacological and Surgical Modalities

Dror Meirow, MD, Tel-Aviv University


5:15pm • Reception & Poster Review

Thursday
November 3rd, 2016

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

8:30am • Breakfast and Networking


Clinical Issues and Solutions

9:00am • Fertility Preservation for Differences in Sex Development: An Emerging Field

Courtney Finlayson, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


9:30am • Updates on Oncofertility Care of Pediatric Oncology Patients and their Families

Lennie Sender, MD, Children's Hospital of Orange County


10:00am • Break


10:15am • Issues Concerning a Healthy Pregnancy in Breast Cancer Patients

Jacqueline Jeruss, MD, PhD, University of Michigan


10:45am • The Cutting Edge of Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation: Technique Matters

Erin Rowell, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


11:15am • Role of Healthcare Providers in Oncofertility

Valerie Gillis, PA, Northwestern Medicine


11:45am • Lunch


1:00pm • Discussions about Genetic Risk and Future Children: Perspectives from AYA Patients and Providers

Susan Vadaparamil, PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center
Allison Goetsch, MS, CGC, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


1:30pm • Clinical Fertility Preservation: An Update

Mary Ellen Pavone, MD, MSCI, Northwestern Medicine


2:00pm • Psychological Counseling of Female Fertility Preservation Patients

Angela Lawson, PhD, Northwestern Medicine


2:30pm • Updates on Insurance and Reimbursement for Oncofertility Patients

Joyce Reinecke, JD, Alliance for Fertility Preservation


2:50pm • Barriers in Access to Reproductive Health in the United States

Janice Smith, MD, University of California, San Francisco


Updates from the Bench

3:15pm • NPC Meets the Bench

Teresa Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern University
Kristin Smith, Patient Navigator, Northwestern Medicine