47th Annual Scientific Meeting
June 27-30, 2021

Due to social distancing guidelines, live attendance is being limited to first 300 professional attendees

Featured Programming

Women’s Council Presentation | Lori Ryerkerk, CEO of Celanese Corporation
Lessons in Leadership
Sunday, June 27, 2021 | 8:30 PM PST

Lori J. Ryerkerk is the Chief Executive Officer of Celanese Corporation, a Fortune 500 global chemical and specialty materials company based in Dallas, Texas. Celanese is a leader in the development and production of materials used in most major industrial and consumer applications. Ryerkerk was named CEO in May2019.

Ryerkerk’s expertise in the energy industry spans three-plus decades. She combines deep technical and commercial skills with a passion for the manufacturing business. Her unwavering focus on safety, environmental and social performance is the foundation on which she has overseen some of the most technically complex operations in the industry.

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Mark D. Walters Lectureship | Mark D. Walters, MD
Insights on Surgical Education: How Can I Help You Get Better
Monday, June 28, 2021 | 9:50 AM to 10:30 AM PST

Mark D. Walters, MD is Professor of Surgery in the Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Women’s Health Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He has authored or co-authored over 160 publications, 80 book chapters, and 5 books, including Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, 4th Edition(with Dr. Karram), which has been translated into English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Chinese.

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Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Race in GYN Surgery
Monday, June 28 | 12:55 PM - 1:40 PM PST

Megan Schimpf, MD

Karolynn Echols, MD
Erica Marsh, MD

Gerald Taylor, MD

Olivia Trowers, MD

Special Lecture | Christine Heisler, MD
Women in GYN Surgery
Tuesday, June 29 | 8:05 AM- 8:25 AM PST

Christine A. Heisler, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), and holds dual appointments in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology. Dr. Heisler has direct professional experiences with gender bias, as well as having served as a resource for students, residents, colleagues and organizations. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and an international textbook chapter on gender equity. 

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 Panel Discussion: Novel Gyn Office Procedures
Tuesday, June 29 | 12:25 PM - 1:10 PM PST

Murphy Miles, MD

Maria Canter, MD
Cecile Ferrando, MD

Abbas Shobeiri, MD

Eric Sokol, MD