Calendar of Events

May
25
Wed
2016
2016 E. James Aiman Lecture @ Medical College of Wisconsin - Alumni Center
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Featured Speaker: Laurel W. Rice, MD – “Cultural Humility: Work to be Done”

Laurel W. Rice, MD

Laurel W. Rice, MD

Chair and Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

About Dr. Rice

Dr. Laurel W. Rice is chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a professor in the Division of Gynecology Oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Rice attended college and medical school at the University of Colorado. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. After four years on the faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Virginia (UVA) recruited her to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. During her 14 years at UVA, Dr. Rice was appointed Division Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, established a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, and served as Vice Chair of the Department of OBGYN.

Nationally recognized as an expert in the care of women with gynecologic malignancies, Dr. Rice has published extensively in her field. Her research focuses on hormones and human malignancies, specifically endometrial carcinoma. She has lectured extensively throughout the United States.

Dr. Rice continues to serve in leadership positions of many national organizations. She is president-elect of the Council of University Chairs in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Secretary/Treasurer of the American Gynecologic Obstetrics Society, and an active member of several other professional organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.

Since 2006, Dr. Rice has served on the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and currently serves as director for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. She is an examiner for candidates seeking board certification in both General Obstetrics and Gynecology, in addition to the subspecialty area of Gynecologic Oncology. She also serves on the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology, and as a reviewer for Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, both highly regarded journals in her field.

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Apr
26
Wed
2017
2017 E. James Aiman Lecture @ Froedtert Hospital – MCW Alumni Center
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Featured Speaker: Hope Ricciotti, MD – “Leadership Redefined”

Hope A. Ricciotti, mD

Hope A. Ricciotti, MD

Associate Professor and OBGYN Clerkship Committee Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School

Chair and Residency Program Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

About Dr. Ricciotti

Hope Ricciotti, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and practices obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She is a contributor to many magazines and is co-author of several cookbooks and women’s health textbooks. Dr. Ricciotti oversees residency education in obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s health at Harvard Medical School. Her other research projects include evaluating innovative methods of medical education, and simulation for training medical students and residents.

Dr. Ricciotti is dedicated to educating the public and the Chair of the Medical Advisory Panel for You and Your Family Magazine and youandyourfamily.com. Her special interests include providing obstetrical care, contraception, cervical cancer prevention, and well-woman care for all phases of the lifecycle. In addition, she has special expertise in reproductive health, nutrition, and management of menopause.

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Oct
11
Wed
2017
October 2017 E. James Aiman Lecture @ Medical College of Wisconsin - HRC Auditorium
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Featured Speaker: Magdy P Milad, MD – “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Surgeons”

Magdy P Milad, MD

Magdy P Milad, MD

Vice Chair for Education; Chief of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Albert B. Gerbie Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

About Dr. Milad

As Chief of Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery, he performs advanced minimally invasive surgeries including laparoscopy, hysteroscopy for conditions of endometriosis, fibroids, adhesions, tubal disease and ovarian cysts. He also performs laparoscopic total and subtotal hysterectomy, myomectomy, cystectomy and hysteroscopic removal of fibroids and adhesions. He has developed expertise in the area of vaginal agenesis and other Mullarian anomalies.

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Oct
10
Wed
2018
2018 E. James Aiman Lecture @ Medical College of Wisconsin - HRC Auditorium
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Featured Speaker: Lee A. Learman, MD, PhD – Alternatives to Hysterectomy for Noncancerous Uterine Conditions: What does the evidence tell us?

Lee A. Learman, MD, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Academic Affairs
Designated Institutional Official
Professor of Integrated Medical Science, Division of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University

About Dr. Learman

Lee A. Learman, MD, PhD, has been Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Academic Affairs since October 12, 2015 at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University (FAU). He is the Designated Institutional Official who is responsible for all residency and fellowship programs sponsored by the college as well as the recruitment of founding program directors for planned GME programs. The Academic Affairs role will comprise development and execution of College’s faculty development strategy, leadership for medical education scholarship and ongoing accreditation with LCME standards.

Dr. Learman comes to FAU from Indiana University, where he has served as the Clarence E. Ehrlich Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2008. He received his MD and a PhD in Social Psychology at Harvard Medical School in a program supported by the MacArthur Foundation to create a cadre of physician-social scientists in academic medicine. After completing his OBGYN residency at UCLA, Learman spent 14 years on the faculty at the UC San Francisco, where he was a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, OBGYN Residency Program Director, Director of Curricular Affairs for the Office of Graduate Medical Education, and Chair of the Scholarship Committee for the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Learman is engaged in a variety of national service roles. He is an oral examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a former member of the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a former member of the USMLE Management Committee. He serves as faculty, advisor and Advisory Committee Chair for a national faculty development program in OBGYN – the APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program, and is the past Chair of the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is President of the Society of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Learman is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications including several contributions to the AAMC MedEdPORTAL. His scholarly work spans topics in gynecology, obstetrics and medical education including curriculum development and evaluation, learner assessment, and professionalism in the learning environment. He provides peer review service to over 15 journals including Academic Medicine, has served on the editorial board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and is Editor-in-Chief (Gynecology) of the Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey.

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Sep
25
Wed
2019
2019 E. James Aiman Lecture @ Medical College of Wisconsin - HRC Auditorium
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Featured Speaker: Gregg Nelson, MD, PhD – “ERAS – The New Standard of Surgical Care in Obstetrics & Gynecology”

Gregory S. Nelson, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre

About Dr. Nelson

Dr. Gregg Nelson obtained his MD and PhD degrees at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and subsequently continued on to complete his sub-specialization in Gynecologic Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. He joined the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at TBCC in July 2010, and was the local Gyn Tumour Team lead and Chair of the Provincial Gynecologic Oncology Tumour Team from 2011-2018. He is currently Chair of Gynecologic Oncology and is Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine.

Dr. Nelson’s principal research interests are the development and study of enhanced recovery protocols in cancer surgery and interventions to improve HPV vaccination in First Nations populations. He holds the position of Surgical Lead, ERAS Alberta and he also leads the international group that published the ERAS® Guidelines for Gynecologic/Oncology Surgery. Recently he has been appointed the Secretary of the ERAS® Society Executive Committee based in Sweden. He leads the EHVINA study – Enhancing HPV Vaccination In First Nations Populations in Alberta – a $1,250,000 project funded by Alberta Innovates/Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund.

Dr. Nelson has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has presented numerous times internationally. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer.

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