News and Research
Jul 30, 2021
The Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) in partnership with the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Research Institute is pleased to announce and invite submission of application for the new 2021 Fellow’s Young Investigator Research Award.
Jul 29, 2021
It is reproductive rights and freedoms month and on the show today we have a discussion about donor anonymity. Joining us to talk about donor anonymity is Gina Davis, founder of advocate genetics, who is a multi-state licensed, board-certified genetic counselor who specializes in the field of reproductive medicine.
Jul 27, 2021
“I know what treatment I want and need to do, but how can I afford it?” This is a common question infertility patients often ask themselves on the path to parenthood. Due to the expense of treatment, managing cost is a key factor for patients. In this episode, Dr. Brooke Rossi interviews Brad Senstra, an executive director of a large infertility program, about financial topics, such as cost of infertility treatment and IVF, insurance coverage, financing, and other options.
Press Releases and Bulletins
Jul 23, 2021
Current CDC data suggest only 16.3% of pregnant women included in CDC’s Vaccine Safety Data link have received >1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy.(6) This low rate of vaccination is particularly concerning given the known increased risk of adverse outcomes for women infected with COVID-19 during pregnancy.
Jul 22, 2021
On this episode we discuss the document on vitrification released earlier this year. Our guest today is Dr. Sangita Jindal, the IVF Lab Director and associate professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore’s Institute for Reproductive Medicine.
Press Releases and Bulletins
Jul 19, 2021
Senator Cory Booker and Congresswoman and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro have re-introduced the Access to Infertility Care and Treatment Act, which requires certain insurers to provide coverage for infertility treatment, including fertility preservation services.
Jul 15, 2021
On this episode we speak with the ASRM Office of Public Affairs to dive into and reflect on the progress and impact to date on ASRM’s public policy priorities within the Biden Administration and the 117th Congress.
Jul 13, 2021
In today's episode, Dr. Mark Trolice interviews Sean Tipton, ASRM's Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer. Many infertility patients do not have insurance coverage for treatment. Currently, nearly 40% of states in the U.S. have mandates for some form of infertility coverage but there are limitations and not all include IVF, fertility preservation, the LGBTQ population and veterans of the military. In this episode, we discuss the current landscape of infertility insurance coverage, the hurdles to obtain state and/or national mandated coverage, and methods of advocacy for both patients and doctors to improve coverage. Learn – Why the challenge? Who can make a difference? What’s the price to pay?
Jul 08, 2021
This month we are celebrating what it is to be ASRM, and for today’s episode we are discussing resident education in REI with Dr. Molly Quinn who is in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Ronald Reagan, UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, and Dr. Kathleen Devine, Director of Research, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Shady Grove Fertility in Washington, D.C. She is also an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and is on the faculty for the NIH in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Jul 04, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include biomarkers for ectopic pregnancies, perinatal outcomes in singleton IVF pregnancies over 24 years, new data on endometrial thickness, and new documents from the Practice & Ethics Committee!