July 21, 2020: "The University of Minnsota Precision Medicine Initiative in Gynecologic Malignancies" presented by Boris Winterhoff, MD
September 15, 2020: "Building Resilience: Why Global Health Matters Now More Than Ever" by Rahel Nardos, MD
January 15, 2019: Resident Debate. OB TOPIC: Elective Induction Should be Offered at 39 weeks. GYN TOPIC: Robotic Hysterectomy should be used for benign gynecology.
March 19, 2019: "Well-Being in Health Care! Are You Kidding?" presented by David Rothenberger, MD, Senior Advisor for Physician Well-Being for the University of Minnesota Medical School and Professor, Department of Surgery
May 21, 2019: "From Babies to Barker: The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease" presented by Elizabeth Morgan, MD, 3rd Year MFM Fellow
August 20, 2019: "Lollipops and Venetian Blinds: Practical Applications of Educational Theory" presented by Kenneth H Kim, MD, MHPE, FACOG, FACS - Director of Multispecialty Robotic Surgical Education and Training, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
September 17, 2019: "The 4 Ps: Pain, Pregnancy, Policy and Punishment (Part 1, Part 2)" presented by Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM - Senior Researcher, Friend Research Institiure; Adjunct Faculty, UCSF; Addiction Medicine Consultant, Virginia Medicaid
November 19, 2019: "Strength Mapping of Culturally-Centered Care in Community-Based Birth" presented by Jennifer Almanza, DNP, APRN, CNM and J'Mag Karbeah, MPH
December 17, 2019: "IVF in the Genomic Era: Improving the Efficiency and Application of IVF" presented by Wael Salem, MD
January 16, 2018: Don't Break It: Prevention & Treatment of Osteoporosis
Presenters: Sharon Allen, MD, PhD - Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Sarah Westberg, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS - Associate Professor & Co-Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Pharmacy
February 20, 2018: Interprofessional M&M; OB Cases Involving Medicine, Midwifery, OB/GYN, MFM, & GYN/ONC
Moderated by: Samantha Hoffman, MD - Assistant Professor, Associate Residency Program Director
March 20, 2018: Infertility Among Gynecologic Oncologists
Presenter: Mihae Song, MD - 3rd Year Gynecologic Oncology Fellow
April 17, 2018: Maternal Mortality in the United States
Presenter: Lisa Gill, MD - 3rd Year Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow
June 19, 2018: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention
Presenter: Yasuko Yamamura, MD - Assistant Professor
August 21, 2018: Responsible Opioid Prescribing: A Primer for Providers
Presenter: Cresta Jones, MD- Assistant Professor
September 18, 2018: Uterine Transplantation (joint Grand Rounds with the Department of Surgery)*
Rebecca Flyckt, MD
Director, Fertility Preservation Program
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Flyckt is a board-certified OB/GYN with subspecialty board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. She then returned to complete her training in OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Flyckt is Director of the Fertility Preservation and Cancer Program at Cleveland Clinic. She specializes in reproductive surgery for endometriosis and fibroids.
Dr. Flyckt's research interests include noninvasive biomarkers for endometriosis, reproductive outcomes in endometriosis, fertility preservation and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, in vitro fertilization, minimally invasive surgery, fibroids, and tubal surgery. She is the principal investigator on the Cleveland Clinic Uterine Transplant Clinical trial, which resulted in the first uterine transplant in the United States.
Dr. Flyckt has published numerous scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Andreas Tzakis, MD
Emeritus Director of Transplantation
Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida
Dr. Tzakis received his Medical Degree at the University of Athens, Greece with Honors. He completed his surgical training at Mount Sinai Hospital and Stony Brook University, New York. He then joined Dr Thomas Starzl’s team at the University of Pittsburgh. During his tenure in Pittsburgh, he participated in the development of tacrolimus for clinical transplantation. He contributed, in particular, in its application in pediatric, intestinal and multivisceral organ transplantation.
He joined the University of Miami in 1994 and was the founding director of the Miami Transplant Institute, where developed and held the Andreas G. Tzakis endowed Chair in Transplantation. In 2012, Dr. Tzakis was recruited to build a new solid organ transplant program at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He has been a prolific researcher and has authored or co-authored 647 peer-reviewed publications. Among his publications, several are classic references in the transplantation community. He is the lead PI for the Cleveland Clinic Uterine Transplantation Research Program. He has developed surgical techniques that made transplantation possible for patients with complicated medical conditions that were not considered candidates for transplant in the past. He has assisted in the development of programs in his native Greece, Brazil and Israel.
October 16, 2018: Sensitive Care for Victims of Trauma
Presenter: Sarah Super
MFM 3rd Year Fellow Presentation
Brigit Kelly, MSW, LICSW, PhD
Lynn Bahta, RN, PHN - Immunization Clinical Consultant