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Meet the World's First Test-Tube Penguin: Female Magellanic Chick '184' Conceived Using Frozen Sperm

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine August 14, 2014

Although she doesn't have an official name, she is referred to as 184. She has now joined other Magellanic penguin chicks that were conceived naturally at the attraction.

Baby Pictures at the Doctor’s? Cute, Sure, but Illegal

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine August 11, 2014

For generations, obstetricians and midwives across America have proudly posted photographs of the babies they have delivered on their office walls. But this pre-digital form of social media is gradually going the way of cigars in the waiting room, because of the federal patient privacy law known as HIPAA.

Surfing the Waves of Change in Reproductive Medicine: The 70th Annual Meeting of ASRM October 18-22, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii

Press Releases August 05, 2014

ASRM’s Annual Meeting promises to be a special experience this year, as we convene in beautiful Hawaii.  We hope you will able to join us at the Honolulu Convention Center, just down the road from Waikiki Beach.

Fertility and Sterility Announces Latest Impact Measures

Press Releases August 05, 2014

Fertility and Sterility, the flagship journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, today announced its latest impact measures.  The Eigenfactor index increased to 0.05607, with an Article Influence score of 1,068, making Fertility and Sterility the top rated journal, by Eigenfactor, in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fertility and Sterility’s JCR impact factor also increased to 4.295.

ASRM Member Robert M. Wah, MD Becomes President of AMA

ASRM Bulletins June 12, 2014

Robert M. Wah, MD, a reproductive endocrinologist and ASRM’s first alternate delegate to the AMA House of Delegates, was sworn in as AMA president last night in Chicago.  

ASRM Announces 2014 Abstract Submission Highest Ever

ASRM Bulletins May 14, 2014

ASRM2014, the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, is on path to be one of the largest and most successful meetings ever.  The abstract submission deadline passed last week, and it can now be revealed that investigators around the world submitted nearly 2000 abstracts, the largest number ever for an ASRM meeting.

Yvonne Maddox Leaves the NICHD

NIH Announcements May 13, 2014

After nearly twenty years as the Deputy Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD, Dr. Yvonne Maddox has left the institute to assume the position of Acting Director, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).

New NIH Application Resubmission Policy

NIH Announcements May 13, 2014

As many of you know by now, the NIH has revised its policy on resubmission of applications ( ).

NICHD Begins to Address Visioning Process

NIH Announcements May 13, 2014

As a follow-up to the Visioning Process, NICHD staff recently identified three initial areas for focus (others will be identified in the future).

One-Year Doc Payment Fix Signed Into Law

ASRM Bulletins April 03, 2014

Yesterday, President Obama signed into law a one-year payment patch for Medicare physicians, avoiding a 24 percent cut that was scheduled to take place.


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