2024 Midwest Reproductive Symposium International: The Music of Life
June 6 – 8, 2024
Chicago, IL

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, psychologists, and other health professionals who are highly engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Identify new concepts, techniques, and treatment modalities relevant to the practice of reproductive medicine.
  • Evaluate current clinical challenges to the effective and timely delivery of reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization (IVF), and advanced reproductive technologies.
  • Utilize methods to individualize treatment that incorporates new treatment modalities, techniques, and technologies.
  • Address patient concerns which limit care through appropriate methods in clinical practice.
  • Incorporate new evidence-based data pertaining to reproductive medicine in practice to improve clinical outcomes.

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies:
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Employ evidence-based practice, Value & Ethics, Team & Teamwork, Interprofessional Collaboration, and Interprofessional Communication


The accredited provider verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. The accredited provider does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.


The accredited provider adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. - All employees in control of content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. The following participants have No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose: Paula Amato, MD; Francisco Arredondo, MD, MPH; Pietro Bortoletto, MD; Antonio Capalbo; Barbara Collura; Susan Crockin, JD; Aimee Eyvazzadeh, MD; Eric Forman, MD, HCLD; Kathryn Go, PhD; Staci Gorson, MSN, APRN; Adam Hait, RPh; Sarah Holley, PhD; Kristen Ivani, PhD, HCLD; Amy Johnson; Alejandra Jones; Danielle Kaplan, PhD; Steven Katz, MD; Kate Krejci, MS; Joanne Kwak-Kim, MD, MPH; Juergen Liebermann, PhD, HCLD; Charlene Litardo, BSN, RN; Sydni Meyrowitz; Kathleen Miller, DHSc; Ioannis Papakonstantinou, MD, cPhD; Pasquale Patrizio, MD; Jaclyn Piasta, APN; Pamela Pure, CEO; Ranjith Ramasamy, MD; Shaun Reed; Jared Robins, MD, MBA; Lucia Santistevan, MD; Thomas Schlesinger, JD; Richard Scott, Jr., MD; Carlos Simon, MD, PhD; David Stern, MBA; Tamara Tobias, ARNP; Manuel Viotti, PhD, HCLD; Zachary Walker, MD; Rachel Weinerman, MD; Zev Williams; Daniel Williams, MD; Stephanie Willson, MD; Katerina Zervakis

Relevant Financial Relationships

First Last Suffix Commercial Interest Role
Jacques Cohen PhD, HCLD IVF 2.0 CSO
Joshua Halpern MD, MS Posterity Health Employee
Eduardo Hariton MD, MBA Alife Health, Cercle AI, Rescripted, Oya Care, Modern Fertility, Levy Health, Fertilidad Integral, Evernow Advisor
Steven Katz MD TMRW Life Sciences Consultant
Richard Legro MD Organon, Exeltis, Celmatix Consultant
Emily Mounts   Juno Genetics Employee
Scott Nelson MD, PhD Ferring, TFP, Roche, Access Fertility Speaker
Mary Riddle PhD Carrot Fertility Consultant
Jocelyn Wessels PhD Afynia Laboratories Stockholder
Steven Young MD, PhD CiceroDx Royalties


Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by CineMed and Midwest Reproductive Symposium international. CineMed is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


CineMed designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This educational activity is approved for 17 contact hours for nurses.


Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. This activity is approved for 17 CE Credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.


To claim your CME/CE credits, complete the online Credit and Evaluation form using the following URL: This is a one-time credit submission. Credits should be tracked at the completion of the activity. Participants will be able to download or print a certificate once the form has been submitted.


This activity is being supported by an educational grant from Cooper Surgical, and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.