Faculty and staff from the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment are frequent guest lecturers and presenters at grand rounds and regional, national and international conferences. We also exhibit at several major professional conferences every year.
Here are some of the places we’ll be in the coming months.
2013 Annual Convention
April 6–10, 2013, New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, NY
CFDT radiologist Edward Oliver, MD, PhD, will speak on Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. as part of the "Obstetrics: Fetal Anomalies" session. He will focus on lymphangiomas in his presentation titled “Fetal Lymphatic Malformations: More Variable Than We Think?” Jack Rychik, MD, FACC, director of the Fetal Heart Program, will be presenting on Wednesday, April 10, 10:45 a.m. in a special interest session, “Advanced Fetal Cardiac Evaluation and Comprehensive Overview.” He will discuss the use of detailed fetal echocardiography and touch on additional topics related to fetal cardiac function and imaging.
Additional team members from the CFDT and Fetal Heart Program will be at exhibit #608 throughout the convention:
Sunday, April 7, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday, April 8, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
April 17, 2013, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville SC
Mark P. Johnson, MD is the invited speaker for this upcoming OB/Gyn grand rounds, where he will discuss the role of fetal surgery in treating complex congenital anomalies.
Fetal Screening, Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy
April 17, 2013, Northside Hospital Auditorium, Atlanta, GA
N. Scott Adzick, MD, MMM, FACS, FAAP will be presenting at a symposium hosted by Northside Hospital (NSH) and Atlanta Perinatal Consultants. The event will educate referring physicians and other hospital staff about new developments in fetal surgery and fetal diagnosis. Adzick will discuss the fetal surgery experience at CHOP and will also go into detail about fetal surgery for spina bifida.
Any non-NSH physicians or employees interested in attending can RSVP by Friday, April 12, 2013 to Medical Education at 404-851-6795 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented by the Philadelphia Perinatal Society and the Delaware Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses
April 18, 2013 at 6 p.m., Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Keynote speaker Alan W. Flake, MD, FACS, FAAP, will discuss his research surrounding the role of fetal stem cell transplantation and gene therapy in disease prevention.
April 25, 2013, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Virginia Beach, VA
Jack Rychik, MD, director of the Fetal Heart Program, will present at this Ob/Gyn grand rounds where he will review the latest developments in fetal cardiovascular diagnostics, including early gestational fetal echocardiography. He will also discuss prenatal treatment strategies for fetal cardiovascular conditions and how to incorporate enhanced knowledge of fetal cardiovascular management into patient counseling practice.
May 2–5, 2013, San Marco Island, FL
N. Scott Adzick, MD, MMM, FACS, FAAP will present on the topic of “Fetal Myelomeningocele: Life After the MOMS Trial” from 2 – 4 p.m. on May 2.
May 14–17, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ
The annual education conference of the Jefferson Ultrasound Institute provides updates on hot topics in diagnostic ultrasound. Learn more and register today »
Presented by the Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia and the Philly Pregnancy Center
June 6–8, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
This three-day conference is aimed at improving health care for women by concentrating on preconception and pregnancy care, with a focus on screening and testing recommendations and cutting edge technology and research. Several imaging experts from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, including Beverly G. Coleman, MD, Teresa Victoria, MD, PhD, Ann M. Johnson, MD and Deborah M. Zarnow, MD will be presenting with a focus on prenatal diagnosis and imaging techniques.
June 23–27, 2013, Marbella, Spain
Alan W. Flake, MD, FACS, FAAP will be presenting in two sessions during the 2013 Fetal Medicine Meeting. He will be speaking on the following topics: "Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida: MOMS II and Experimental and Novel Fetal Therapies" and "Endoscopic Pediatric Surgery: Is it a Gimmick?" Learn more »
Interactive Online Symposium
Physicians from the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment recently presented a virtual course focusing on current concepts and controversies in fetal surgery. The interactive broadcast included brief presentations followed by discussions. If you missed the event but are still interested in viewing the presentations, visit the link below.
Watch the archive »
If you have any questions or would like to talk to a Center physician, please contact us at 1-800-IN-UTERO (468-8376) or use our online contact form.