AESIG's purpose, as presented in its bylaws, is to foster the growth of knowledge in the area of androgen excess among the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) membership and the medical community, and to highlight the reproductive consequences of these disorders; provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information among ASRM members with special interest in androgen excess disorders; promote the visibility of androgen excess related disorders research in the ASRM; and stimulate the networking of individuals interested in these subjects.
The purpose of the Chinese Special Interest Group (ChSIG) of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is to disseminate basic, applied scientific and theoretical medical and professional knowledge derived from scholarly research in the field of reproductive medicine for the benefit of humanity; to provide opportunities for further training, research, and clinical studies in the field of reproductive medicine within and outside China; and to promote the exchange of information among physicians and scientists of Chinese origin within and outside China and among the general members of the ASRM.
The purpose of Complementary & Alternative Medicine Special Interest Group is to foster the
growth of knowledge in this area of special interest among the ASRM membership and to
provide a forum for exchange of ideas and information regarding CAM as it relates to
reproductive medicine. The CAMSIG supports the use of good quality research as a way to
promote evidence-based CAM in order to further the integration, collaboration and mutual
respect of physicians and CAM providers in the treatment of reproductive problems.
The Contraception Special Interest Group is committed to the promotion and support of basic and applied research in contraception.
The mission of the Early Pregnancy Special Interest Group (EPSIG) is to further the goals of the ASRM by fostering increased interest in the biology, pathophysiology and clinical management of early pregnancy, sporadic and recurrent pregnancy loss, implantation, early embryonic development and fetal demise. We are committed to increasing knowledge in this area through research and education of physicians, nurses, embryologists, epidemiologists and scientists as well as other allied health professionals. Our ultimate objectives are to improve patient care; provide a forum for networking, exchange of ideas and mentoring of young members; and promote the highest standards of ethical and critical investigation.
The mission of the Endometriosis Special Interest Group (EndoSIG) is to further the goals of the ASRM by fostering increased interest in the biology, pathophysiology and clinical management of endometriosis. We are committed to increasing knowledge in this area through research and education of physicians, nurses, embryologists, epidemiologists and scientists as well as other allied health professionals. Our ultimate objectives are to improve patient care; provide a forum for networking, exchange of ideas and mentoring of young members; and promote the highest standards of ethical and critical investigation.
The ERSIG seeks to enhance understanding of the effect of environmental factors on reproductive health through excellence in education, research and clinical practice.
The Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group promotes knowledge among health care workers and the public on infertility induced by cancer therapy and other medical treatments through national and international collaboration among Reproductive Specialists, Oncologists, and Allied Health Workers to promote research, education and to develop new strategies of fertility preservation.
The principal purposes of the ASRM FSIG shall be to stimulate, support, and promote education, research, and knowledge in the field of fibroid development, growth, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment.
The purpose of the GCSIG is to establish an organized presence of genetic counselors and related professionals, provide genetic counseling resources, serve as a liaison to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), and generate a presentation track on genetic counseling topics at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo.
The HDSIG was formed to address reproductive health needs of different racial and ethnic populations, and to reduce disparities in reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes in underrepresented populations.
The Imaging in Reproductive Medicine Special Interest Group is committed to the promotion and advancement of imaging techniques for diagnosis, as well as for therapeutic purposes, and to fostering research to achieve progress in their clinical application.
The MSIG promotes the study of menopause and postmenopausal health. The MSIG also advocates research and education and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas.
The purpose of the Nutrition Special Interest Group is to "To advance the understanding of the role of nutrition in reproductive medicine through evidence-based research".
The PAGSIG promotes patient care, education, and research in pediatric and adolescent gynecology.
The Physician-Scientists’ Special Interest Group was created for physicians and scientists who are interested in and/or engaged in basic, clinical, translational, and/or educational research. The mission of the Physician-Scientists’ Special Interest Group is to provide valuable and unique opportunities by which members can network; assist in planning activities for the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo; initiate funding opportunities with the NIH and other organizations; and implement program projects.
The ASRM Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Special Interest Group has been established to coordinate research, education, and training in preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in collaboration with the Preimplantation Genetics Diagnosis International Society.
The Mission of the Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Special Interest Group is to coordinate efforts between researchers, embryologists and governmental agencies to advance the use of stem cells in cell therapies, tissue and organ regeneration, and to promote training programs for new stem cell researchers.
The ASRM Reproductive Immunology Special Interest Group (RISIG) is composed of individuals who have completed an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent nonmedical, research-based graduate degree and have an ongoing interest in reproductive immunology. The RISIG provides continuing education opportunities at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo through a postgraduate course, roundtables, seminars and workshops, and research abstract presentations.
The purpose of the Turkish Special Interest Group is to improve understanding and
treatment of reproductive disorders through basic, translational and clinical research;
to provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and for further research and clinical
training in the area of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility within Turkey, USA
and other countries, and to foster communication and collaboration between Turkish
physicians and scientists and other members of ASRM.
The mission of the ASRM Women's Council is to promote career development and interaction across disciplines, provide mentoring opportunities and improve women's health.