MRSi 2023: Lucky 21 Celebrating Victories in IVF

MRSi 2023 Meeting Agenda

Sessions and Events

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Time Title Track Location Faculty / Speakers

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

12:00pm - 5:00pm Embryology Hands On Workshop Doctor & Scientists Drake Kathy Miller, DHSc
Kristen Ivani, HCLD, PhD
Abeer Salhia, ELD, FNP, HCLD, MSN, PhD
Charles Bormann, PhD
Kathryn Go, PhD
Wayne Caswell, MS
5:00pm - 10:00pm Registration & Welcome Desk
Welcome Desk Palm Court Foyer
6:00pm - 8:00pm Kings, Queens, Aces and Jokers! REI Fellows Dinner & Global Fellows Summit
Sponsored by:
CooperSurgical
Social Events Gold Coast
Angie Beltsos, MD, Amber Cooper, MD, MSCI, FACOG, Eric Forman, MD, HCLD, Roohi Jeelani, MD, Gretchen Collins, MD, Mike Large, PHD
7:00pm - 8:00pm High Rollers! Members Only Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by:
Progenesis
Social Events Palm Court
8:00pm - 11:00pm Deuces Are Wild Welcome Reception
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Palm Court

Thursday, June 8, 2023

7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks French Room
7:00am - 5:30pm Registration & Welcome Desk
Welcome Desk Palm Court Foyer
8:00am - 9:00am Opening Ceremony & Meeting Welcome! Scientific Sessions Gold Coast
8:00am - 11:30am Exhibitor Hall Open
Exhibition Hall French Room & Grand Ballroom
9:00am - 10:00am Keynote - Access To Care In IVF, How Science Politics and Venture Capital Go Together; The Time Is Now! Scientific Sessions Gold Coast David Sable, MD
10:00am - 10:45am What Makes Sperm Tick: What's really going on inside the super swimmers Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Craig Niederberger, MD
10:45am - 11:15am Morning Break
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks Grand Ballroom
11:15am - 12:15pm Rapid Fire Debate: Has the NGS Pendulum Swung Too Far? Is Mosaicism Completely Overkill? Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Richard Paulson, MD, MS
Nathan Treff
William Kearns, PhD
Amber Cooper, MD, FACOG, MSCI
Michael Large, PhD
Darren Griffin, PhD
12:15pm - 1:00pm Working Lunch: The Sudden Rise of Natural Cycle Frozen Embryo Transfers: Truth or Hype? Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Richard Paulson, MD, MS
1:00pm - 1:45pm Factors Affecting Implantation of Euploid Embryos Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Eric Forman, MD, HCLD
1:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Hall Open
Exhibition Hall French Room & Grand Ballroom
1:45pm - 2:15pm Break & Travel to Workshops
Meals & Breaks French Room
2:15pm - 3:00pm Becoming a High Roller- Podcasting for REIs Workshops Huron Griffin Jones
Abby Mercado, BA, BS
2:15pm - 3:00pm Betting on a Full House: Psychological Considerations in Polyamorous Family Building Workshops Tudor Julie Bindeman, PsyD
2:15pm - 3:00pm Optimizing Embryo Biopsy Techniques Workshops Superior Kathy Miller, DHSc
2:15pm - 3:00pm Reviewing Pregnancy and Livebirth Outcomes of Mosaic Embryo Transfers: How to Counsel Patients on The Real Data Workshops Astor Manuel Viotti, HCLD, PhD
3:00pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Break
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks Grand Ballroom
3:30pm - 4:15pm "ALL IN" - Do You Feel Like Your Teams Have Lost Heart? Business Minds Drake Lisa Duran
3:30pm - 4:15pm Betting on Equity: Playing to Achieve Health Equity in Reproducutive Medicine Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast Kim Thornton, MD
3:30pm - 4:15pm When Your Luck Doesn’t Pan Out: Counseling Anxious Fertility Patients in a Post-Dobb’s World Mental Health Venetian Julie Bindeman, PsyD
3:30pm - 4:15pm Fertility 101: Menstral Cycle, Fertility Testing, & PGT From Nurse Perspective Nurse Practicum Camiella Emily Ehlers, BSN, RN
3:30pm - 4:15pm The Trials and Tribulations of Fellows Looking For a Job REI Fellows Parkside Eduardo Hariton, MD, MBA
4:15pm - 5:00pm Moving a Company to IPO Business Minds Drake David Sable, MD
4:15pm - 5:00pm The Role of Surgery Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast Zaraq Khan, MD
4:15pm - 5:00pm When You Can’t Fake a Poker Face: Helping Anxious Patients Cope as they Pursue a Rainbow Baby Mental Health Venetian Vickie Schafer, PhD
4:15pm - 5:00pm Antagonist vs Agonist - Tips on How to Double Down (Dual Trigger) Nurse Practicum Parkside MacKenzie Purdy, MD
5:00pm - 5:15pm Business Minds Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Business Minds Drake
Francisco Arredondo, MD MPH
5:00pm - 5:15pm Doctors & Scientists Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast
Angeline N. Beltsos, MD, FACOG
Amber Cooper, MD, MSCI, FACOG
5:00pm - 5:15pm Mental Health Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Mental Health Georgian
Angela Lawson, PhD
5:00pm - 5:15pm Nurse Practicum Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Nurse Practicum Parkside
Ann Scalia, RN, BSN, CNOR
Emily Ehlers, RN, BSN
5:00pm - 5:15pm REI Fellows Call to Action & Closing Remarks
REI Fellows Parkside
6:00pm - 9:00pm The Stakes Are High: 7th Annual CEO Summit
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Gold Coast
TJ Farnsworth
9:00pm - 12:30am Full House - Thursday Evening Cocktail Party
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Gold Coast

Friday, June 9, 2023

6:45am - 8:00am Feel the Glow - Yoga on Oak Street Beach
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Oak Street Beach
Hannah Johnson
7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks Grand Ballroom
7:00am - 5:30pm Registration & Welcome Desk
Welcome Desk Palm Court Foyer
8:00am - 11:30am Exhibitor Hall Open
Exhibition Hall French Room & Grand Ballroom
8:30am - 9:00am Meeting Welcome! Scientific Sessions Gold Coast
9:00am - 10:00am Keynote - The Elephant In the Room: The Role of the Obgyn in IVF - How Do We Improve Access to Care Without Enough REIs? A Debate. Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Amber Cooper, MD, FACOG, MSCI
Lowell Ku, MD
10:00am - 10:45am Increasing Demands but Yet Decreasing Supply - The Growing Shortage of Embryologists and Future Strategies Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Kristen Ivani, HCLD, PhD
10:45am - 11:15am Morning Break
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks French Room
11:15am - 12:15pm Reviewing Big Data on Oocyte Vitrification and Thaw Outcomes Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Wayne Caswell, MS
12:15pm - 1:00pm Working Lunch: Virtual Medicine - Post Covid a Reevaluation of Medicine: Patient Satisfaction Technologies for the Digital Generation Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Lowell Ku, MD
1:00pm - 1:45pm Chain Of Custody In The Lab - The Growing Use of Electronic Witnessing Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Charles Bormann, PhD
1:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Hall Open
Exhibition Hall French Room & Grand Ballroom
1:45pm - 2:15pm Break & Travel to Workshops
Meals & Breaks Grand Ballroom
2:15pm - 3:00pm How and When To Supplement Progesterone In FETs - Why So Many Recipes? Workshops Ontario Jason Griffith, MD
2:15pm - 3:00pm Mastering Oocyte Vitrification Workshops Tudor Wayne Caswell, MS
2:15pm - 3:00pm Medical & Legal Aspects of Genetic Carrier Screening Workshops Huron
2:15pm - 3:00pm Social Media Strategies - Its All About the Poker Face Workshops Superior Roohi Jeelani, MD
2:15pm - 3:00pm The Growing Interest in PGT-P: What Is It and How Do We Counsel Patients? Workshops Astor Nathan Treff
2:15pm - 3:00pm Third Party Contracts and Legal Concerns Post Roe V Wade Workshops Georgian Rachel Loftspring, JD
2:15pm - 3:00pm What to Expect When You're Expecting a Roaring FDA Inspection Workshops Florentine Amy Johnson
3:00pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Break
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks French Room
3:30pm - 4:15pm Heroes, Treasures and Dragons to Achieve Fertility Services for All Business Minds Drake Francisco Arredondo, MD, MPH
3:30pm - 4:15pm Urology Tips for The REI: Optimizing Sperm for Embryo Development Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast Ranjith Ramasamy, MD
3:30pm - 4:15pm Upping The Ante on Patient-Centered Care: How to Implement Trauma Informed Care in Reproductive Medicine Mental Health Venetian Amelia Swanson, PhD
3:30pm - 4:15pm Cultivating A Practice Culture to Support IVF Patients Nurse Practicum Camiela Lisa Rosenthal, MSED
3:30pm - 4:15pm How to Not gamble on your First Contract: Items to Consider when Signing on for Your First Job. REI Fellows Parkside GG Collins, MD
4:15pm - 5:00pm Playing Your Ace: Marketing and Brand Building in REI Business Minds Drake Griffin Jones
4:15pm - 5:00pm Know When to Hold or Fold 'Em: When and How to Remove Intramural Fibroids Before IVF Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast Zaraq Khan, MD
4:15pm - 5:00pm When the Gamble Doesn’t Pay Out: Understanding the Unique Aspects of Reproductive Loss in LGBTQ+ Couples/Individuals Mental Health Venetian Silvia Fox, PsyD
4:15pm - 5:00pm Calling a Spade a Spade: Helping Patients Move to IVF Nurse Practicum Camiela Roohi Jeelani, MD
4:15pm - 5:00pm Pearls of Embryo Transfer REI Fellows Parkside Eric Forman, MD, HCLD
5:00pm - 5:15pm Business Minds Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Business Minds Drake
Francisco Arredondo, MD MPH
5:00pm - 5:15pm Doctors & Scientists Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Doctor & Scientists Gold Coast
Angeline N. Beltsos, MD, FACOG
Amber Cooper, MD, MSCI, FACOG
GG Collins, MD, FACOG
5:00pm - 5:15pm Mental Health Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Mental Health Georgian
Angela Lawson, PhD
5:00pm - 5:15pm Nurse Practicum Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Nurse Practicum Parkside
Ann Scalia, RN, BSN, CNOR
Emily Ehlers, RN, BSN
5:00pm - 5:15pm REI Fellows Call to Action & Closing Remarks
REI Fellows Venetian
Gretchen Collins, MD, Luis Hoyos, MD, Megan Sax, MD, Roohi Jeelani, MD
6:00pm - 6:45pm High Stakes - Abstract Poster Showcase & Cocktail Hour
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Gold Coast
6:45pm - 8:30pm Casino Royale: A Night of Gaming and Entertainment at the Drake
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Gold Coast

Saturday, June 10, 2023

7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
Sponsorship Available
Meals & Breaks French & Grand Ballroom
7:00am - 2:30pm Registration & Welcome Desk
Welcome Desk Palm Court Foyer
7:00am - 8:00am Sun Powered - Morning Charge Walk on Oak Street Beach
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Oak Street Beach
8:00am - 10:30am Exhibitor Hall Open
Exhibition Hall French Room & Grand Ballroom
8:30am - 8:45am Morning Welcome w/ ERI Committee
Social Events Gold Coast
8:45am - 10:00am Cutting Edge Oral Abstract Presentations Scientific Sessions Gold Coast
10:15am - 10:45am Morning Break
Social Events French Room & Grand Ballroom
10:45am - 11:00am Medical Therapy to Improve Male Fertility Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Ranjith Ramasamy, MD
11:30am - 12:15pm Artificial Intelligence and Automation In The Fertility Space: Double Down or All Hype? Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Nikica Zaninovic, PhD
12:15pm - 1:15pm Managing Data but Still Getting Quality Research - It's Not as Easy as it Looks Scientific Sessions Gold Coast Gaurang Daftary, PhD
1:15pm - 2:15pm Fertility & Sterility Journal Article Scientific Sessions Gold Coast
2:15pm - 2:30pm Call to Action & Closing Remarks
Scientific Sessions Gold Coast
2:30pm - 4:00pm Closing Event - You’ve Hit the House Limit Send-Off
Sponsorship Available
Social Events Camellia Room