14 Feb Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual meeting has become known for its groundbreaking research presentations. This year, there was 1,015 oral and poster presentations at the meeting, up from 990 in 2017. “This meeting has become the premier event for the exchange of research and thought leadership related to high-risk pregnancy,” said Joanne Stone, MD, MS, the 2018 SMFM Program Committee Chair, who is responsible for overseeing the scientific and educational content at the meeting.
More than 2,000 maternal-fetal medicine specialists (high-risk pregnancy physicians) gathered in Dallas for the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 38th Annual Meeting also called, The Pregnancy Meeting™. At the meeting, researchers from around the world presented their findings on important topics such as the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (a leading cause of maternal mortality), reduction of cesarean birth, strategies treat opioid misuse during pregnancy, as well as others.
Only the top 5% of the research accepted to the conference was presented orally.
Dr. Jennifer McIntosh was chosen to present her research on “Defining Gestational Thrombocytopenia”
Dr. Anna Palatnik was chosen to present her research on “Outcome of Induction of Labor Versus Expectant Management Among Obese Women at or After 39 Weeks”