Midlife Women's Health CME: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care

“Midlife Women’s Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care” is a one-day continuing medical education (CME) course for medical professionals presented by the Midlife Women’s Health Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

This course, taught by a multidisciplinary group of experts from the Midlife Women's Health Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, addresses the problem of optimizing the care of midlife (menopausal) women. This course is needed as midlife women's health involves a range of medical specialties and changes in clinical practice based on rapidly evolving evidence from advances in research and technology. Given demographic changes in the U.S. population, midlife women are becoming an increasingly important group served by healthcare providers, with needs that cross many areas of medical expertise.

7:15 am - Continental breakfast

7:45 am - Welcome - Jan Shifren, MD

8:00 am - Evaluation & Management of Urinary Incontinence - Milena Weinstein, MD

8:45 am - Breast Cancer Screening: Guidelines & Controversy - Manisha Bahl, MD

9:30 am - Contraception & Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Perimenopausal Woman - Alison Packard, MD

10:15 am - Coffee break

10:30 am - Complex Bodily Pain in Aging Women - Antje Barreveld, MD

11:15 am - Sexual Health After Cancer - Don S. Dizon, MD

12:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 pm - Cardiovascular Health at Midlife: Focus on Hypertension & Hyperlipidemia - Claudia Chae, MD, MPH

1:45 pm - Options for the Management of Obesity - Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA

2:30 pm - Mood at Midlife: Assessment & Care - Marlene Freeman, MD

3:15 pm - Coffee break

3:30 pm - Managing Menopausal Symptoms: 2017 Update - Jan Shifren, MD

4:15 pm - All You Ever Wanted to Know About Midlife - Expert Panel

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to evaluate and counsel women regarding risk reduction and treatment options related to important health concerns at midlife, including urinary incontinence, breast cancer screening, perimenopausal contraception, pain, sexuality after cancer, cardiac health, obesity, midlife mood disorders and management of menopausal symptoms.

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsored by the Mass General Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Partners HealthCare

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Education and training - Continuing medical education at Mass General
Health care professionals
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Time7:15 AM - 5:00 PM

LocationWyndham Hotel, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA