2019 ACOG District II meeting highlights research, clinical work by Columbia faculty

October 8, 2019

This year’s meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II will feature presentations from several faculty members in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. This year’s program for the event, featuring critically-acclaimed faculty from across the country, was developed by the District II Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, led by program co-chairs Mary L. Rosser, MD, PhD and Craig Zelig, MD.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a professional membership organization dedicated to advancing women's health by building and sustaining the obstetrics and gynecology community and actively supporting its members. Each year, the ACOG District II meeting attracts more attendees from across the country than other ACOG district meeting.

 “As the premier women’s health care organization in New York State, the Annual District II Meeting offers a unique opportunity for ob-gyns and other women’s health care providers to come together and share best practices for caring for the women of today with the tools of tomorrow,” said Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, MD, Chair of ACOG District II.

This year’s event features presentations from several Columbia faculty members, including:

Conservative and Definitive Surgical Strategies for Fibroid Management: Detachment, Containment, and Extraction

With Live On-Stage Simulation Demonstration

Arnold P. Advincula, MD, Chief of Gynecologic Specialty Surgery at NYP/CUIMC

Women’s Mental Health

Catherine Monk, PhD, Professor of Medical Psychology in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at NYP/CUIMC

Martin L. Stone, MD, FACOG Lecture: The HPV Epidemic

Jason D. Wright, MD, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at NYP/CUIMC

Attendees at the District II meeting, held on October 18 to 20 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, will have the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the nation, and learn from leading clinicians and researchers in the field. The event offers participants the opportunity to improve clinical skills, address management challenges, and discover ways to lead change and innovation within their organizations.

See the full program for the 2019 ACOG District II Annual Meeting.