February Grand Rounds: Fertility Health Promotion in Men and Women

Prof. Barron reviews the current research supporting fertility health factors and discusses the areas of fertility health knowledge promotion in men and women, including modifiable risk factors. This webinar also instructs how to integrate and use the Fertility Health Knowledge Scale in a patient visit. Mary Lee Barron, PhD, MSN-FNP, BSN, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA. Additionally, she is the founder and Director of Marquette Fertility Education offering direct patient care services and research in Fertility Health Knowledge and Natural Family Planning.

January Grand Rounds: RRM and Medical Acupuncture to Optimize Fertility Health

Learn how Dr. Lambert combines both Eastern and Western medical approaches to RRM so as to correct the root imbalances that lead to infertility, PCOS, endometriosis, miscarriage, and male factor infertility.  Could acupuncture, interwoven with western RRM medical practices, offer new treatment options for painful symptoms and fertility cycle abnormalities hindering fertility and health.

October Grand Rounds : Preconception Counseling: Lessons from Integrative Medicine

Review dietary strategies, and reduce environmental toxin exposure from food, water and personal care products to reduce the risk of infertility as well as what is an integrative approach to fertility. Dr. Victoria Maizes is the Executive Director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor at The University of Arizona.  Internationally recognized as a leader in integrative medicine, Dr Maizes is committed to helping individuals live healthier lives and pioneering change efforts that address shortcomings of the US health care system.

Grand Rounds: Impact of Sleep on Reproductive Health

This one hour webinar, presented by Dr. Lynn Keenan, reviews and updates providers on the impact of sleep disorders on menstrual patterns and pregnancy outcomes as well as changes in hormonal patterns with sleep​. We also discuss sleep related factors and how it affects male reproductive health and hormones. Dr. Keenan is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco Fresno and the Program Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship.

June Grand Rounds: Reproductive Health Mindset During a Pandemic

What impact has, or could COVID-19 have, on your practice and patients?  What adjustments have you made in your practice and how has your life been impacted? Review the current medical knowledge regarding the effects of COVID-19 on the reproductive system (including genitourinary symptoms, pregnancy outcome by gestational age at transmission and maternal-fetal transmission rates) and examine how COVID19 has affected patient fertility and mental health, as well as adjustments in intention to conceive and menstrual cycle variation.

May Grand Rounds: Clinical Applications of Obstetrical Ultrasound

Improve your fetal ultrasound reading ability. Dr. Rutherford reviews first trimester ultrasound examination basics, establishing gestational age, HCG testing and ultrasound results and how early ultrasound findings impacting clinical management. She also discusses how first trimester observations can make a difference for patients and how to identify miscarriage as well as answers a number of ultrasound questions.