Podcast Episodes Oct 23, 2021
Podcast Episodes Oct 23, 2021
Podcast Episodes Oct 23, 2021
In the first of a two-part series from ASRM 2021 Scientific Congress and Expo, we bring you interviews and discussion about the ASRM's missions for its physicians and patients.
Podcast Episodes Oct 14, 2021
Podcast Episodes Oct 07, 2021
Podcast Episodes Oct 03, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility and Sterility! Topics include transgender reproductive care (01:35), surgical management of intramural fibroids (08:19), TESE for nonazoospermic male factor infertility (15:26), COVID-19 screening and cycle outcomes (19:02), ectopic pregnancy biomarkers (27:37), ambient temperature and ovarian reserve (36:38), national oocyte thaw outcomes (45:16) and using AMH to determine PCOM (52:01).
Podcast Episodes Sep 30, 2021
Podcast Episodes Sep 23, 2021
Today on the show we are honored to have Dr. Alan Penzias, chair of the ASRM Practice Committee, to give us insight into how the committee works.
Podcast Episodes Sep 16, 2021
Podcast Episodes Sep 09, 2021
On this episode of the ASRM Today Book Review, our guest is Valena Wright, M.D., a women’s wellness expert and board-certified gynecologic oncologist at Beth Israel Lahey Health and Hospital in Boston, MA with over 25 years of experience. She has been recognized numerous times by Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors List, Boston Magazine, North Shore Magazine and as an Exceptional Women in Medicine. She teaches as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of OB/GYN at Boston University School of Medicine . Her book is It’s Time You Knew: The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women’s Cancer.
Podcast Episodes Sep 05, 2021
Podcast Episodes Sep 02, 2021
It is PCOS Awareness month, and here to talk about it with us is Dr. Anuja Dokras. Dr. Dokras is Director, Penn Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Center; Medical Director, Reproductive Surgical Facility; Director, Penn Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Program; Chair, Gynecology Team, Women's Health Service Line; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Podcast Episodes Aug 26, 2021
Podcast Episodes Aug 19, 2021
Podcast Episodes Aug 12, 2021
Podcast Episodes Aug 10, 2021
We hope you have enjoyed listening to our second season. More episodes of SART Fertility Experts are planned for the future so stay tuned!
Podcast Episodes Aug 08, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include disparities in the field of reproductive endocrinology, embryonic epigenetics, impact of paternal age on donor oocyte outcomes, BMI association with euploidy rate, endometrial receptivity proposensity scores, and graduate student knowledge of egg-freezing!
Podcast Episodes Aug 05, 2021
On this episode we are talking about the upcoming SRS/SREI Surgical Bootcamp with Dr. John Petrozza, division chief of Reproductive Medicine and IVF and director of MGH Integrated Fibroid Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, faculty at Harvard Medical School, and President for the Society of Reproductive Surgeons.
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Podcast Episodes 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.
Podcast Episodes 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.
Podcast Episodes 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.
Podcast Episodes Jul 15, 2021
Podcast Episodes 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?
Podcast Episodes 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.
Podcast Episodes 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!
Podcast Episodes Jul 01, 2021
In this episode Dr. Akanksha Mehta and Dr. Michael Eisenberg have a discussion about Male Infertility.
Podcast Episodes Jun 29, 2021
Podcast Episodes Jun 24, 2021
Podcast Episodes Jun 17, 2021
It is Men's Health Month, and on the show we have Dr. Stanton Honig, Dr. Jay Sandlow, and Dr. Mark Sigman here to discuss the recent update to the AUA/ASRM Male Infertility Guidelines.
Podcast Episodes Jun 15, 2021
Infertility nurse practitioner and health coach Monica Moore explains the essential role of the infertility nurse in the IVF process. Topics include learning how to give injections but also the importance of a healthy lifestyle and self-care during the IVF process. She also offers strategies for managing stress, effective communication with your care team, and managing expectations during the IVF process.
Podcast Episodes Jun 10, 2021
June 17th is ASRM and RESOLVE's Virtual Advocacy Day. Here to discuss Advocacy Day is Becca Connor, Director of Government Affairs for ASRM andTracie Sullivan who is Grassroots Outreach Senior Manager for RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association.
Podcast Episodes Jun 06, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility and Sterility! Topics include new insights in male sterilization, obesity and risk of a euploid embryo miscarriage, endometrial preparation in frozen embryo transfers, as well as a look into three new Practice Committee documents for infertility providers.
Podcast Episodes Jun 03, 2021
ASRM recognizes that the journey to being a parent can be difficult and painful, especially when dealing with infertility. To contribute to the conversation of familial sacrifices and the reproductive journey, we have invited on the show today Jake Anderson, co-founder with his wife Deborah, of the website, Fertility IQ.
Podcast Episodes Jun 01, 2021
Genetics is a significant part of advanced reproductive technology screening. Genetic counselors serve an essential role in the process. In this episode, Jenna Miller, a board-certified and licensed genetic counselor, and Dr. Cristin Slater, explain what preconceptual genetic carrier screening is and discuss preconception genetic testing (PGT) of embryos. Genomic testing indications, pros & cons, implications, and results, are also reviewed.
Podcast Episodes May 27, 2021
Today on the program we are going to catch up on recent news and events from ASRM.
Podcast Episodes May 20, 2021
It's Mental Health Awareness Month and today on the show we talk about the intersections of reproductive health and psychological.
Podcast Episodes May 18, 2021
In this episode, Dr. Daniel Grow interviews Dr. Mark Leondires, the founder and medical director of both the Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut and of Gay Parents To Be.
Podcast Episodes May 16, 2021
Podcast Episodes May 13, 2021
It is National Women's Health Week and today on the show we discuss adolescent reproductive health issues with Dr. Kelly Lynch and Dr. Patricia Bailey-Sarnelli.
Podcast Episodes May 06, 2021
Today on the program we speak with Donna Ruth from the NPWH about the field of nursing and what educational offerings the NPWH has for 2021.
Podcast Episodes May 04, 2021
Does stress cause infertility or is it the other way round? The emotional impacts of IVF treatment are featured in this episode with Dr. Julia Woodward, interviewed by Dr. Vickie Schafer. Dr. Woodward is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist who has directed the Patient Support Program at the Duke Fertility Center for over 15 years. In this episode, she discusses just how common depression and anxiety are among fertility patients, the factors that drive patients to minimize their struggles to the fertility team, the most common time points for stress to spike, the lack of evidence for stress
Podcast Episodes Apr 29, 2021
Podcast Episodes Apr 22, 2021
It is National Infertility Awareness Week, and on the show today we talk about Infertility Awareness with Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis, co-author of the book "Planning Parenthood: Strategies for Success in Fertility Assistance, Adoption and Surrogacy".
Podcast Episodes Apr 20, 2021
Due to the unique stress of infertility, patients often look for resources and support in addition to those provided by their medical provider. In this episode Barbara Collura, the Executive Director of RESOLVE, the oldest support organization for people dealing with infertility, is interviewed by Dr. Bill Petok, a psychologist who works with individuals and couples building their families through assisted reproductive technologies. Ms. Collura talks about the work of RESOLVE, both in terms of support networks and advocacy.
Podcast Episodes Apr 15, 2021
It is Medical Genetics Awareness Week and today we are talking about translocation flagging from PGT-A results. Joining us to discuss this is Dr. Alyssa Snider who is VP of Clinical Genetic Services at Igenomix, and holds both a PhD in genetics and a Master's degree with certification as a genetic counselor.
Podcast Episodes Apr 11, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on reproductive health, simulation in REI training, and a look at a few of the articles in our sister journal Fertility & Sterility: Reports!
Podcast Episodes Apr 08, 2021
It's National Public Health Week, and today on the show to contribute to the international conversation we are talking about Vaccines and ART with our guest Dr. Jennifer Kawwass.
Podcast Episodes Apr 06, 2021
Welcome to the second season of SART Fertility Experts. This series will feature a variety of dedicated professionals who make IVF and infertility treatment possible, provide invaluable counseling and education to our patients, and advocate to make treatment accessible to all. Check back in two weeks for the first episode.
Podcast Episodes Apr 01, 2021
On this episode we take a deep dive into the process of creating ASRM publications.
Podcast Episodes Mar 25, 2021
In this episode of ASRM Today, we get the details from the most recent ASRM COVID-19 Task Force's Update #14, from task force member, Dr. Alan Penzias.
Podcast Episodes Mar 18, 2021
In today's episode of ASRM Today, we discuss endometriosis and reproductive health with ASRM's President, Dr. Hugh Taylor. March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month.
Podcast Episodes Mar 14, 2021
The Fertility & Sterility family has grown, and is now the home of 3 new journals! Meet the editors of F&S Reports, F&S Reviews and F&S Science, and learn what these journals are all about.
Podcast Episodes Mar 11, 2021
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Carol Lange about all things Endocrinology including the upcoming virtual meeting on March 20-23, 2021.
Podcast Episodes Mar 07, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include reviewing causes of recurrent pregnancy loss, obstetrics outcomes following in vitro fertilization, and infertility treatment in patients with endometriosis.
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Podcast Episodes Mar 04, 2021
In this episode of ASRM Today, we talk with Dr. Mark Trolice, about the power of family, positivity, and his own journey with infertility that helped him write his book, The Fertility Doctor's Guide to Overcoming Infertility, Discovering Your Reproductive Potential, and Maximizing Your Odds of Having a Baby.
Podcast Episodes Feb 28, 2021
Ever wondered why embryos fail to implant? Would a euploid embryo overcome this problem? In this December 2020 Fertility and Sterility article by Pirtea et al., which was also featured in a recent Journal Club Global, the authors discuss their study of the true prevalence of recurrent implantation failure. This Fertility and Sterility On Air episode discusses the findings and clinical impact with the authors.
Podcast Episodes Feb 25, 2021
Podcast Episodes Feb 18, 2021
Podcast Episodes Feb 11, 2021
Podcast Episodes Feb 07, 2021
The February 2021 issue includes topics ranging from legal issues in reproductive medicine, to evaluation and treatment of endometriosis, and evaluating a link between elevated AMH and pre-term birth in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Podcast Episodes Feb 04, 2021
This special episode of ASRM Today is a preview of a new series, the ASRM Today Book Review, a podcast that interviews the authors who dive deeper into the field of reproductive medicine. Today's episode features a discussion with Dr. Robert Klitzman about his book, Designing Babies: How Technology is Changing the Ways We Create Children.
Podcast Episodes Jan 28, 2021
In this episode of ASRM Today, Drs. Jennifer Mersereau and Suleena Kalra discuss oocyte cryopreservation and ASRM's upcoming guideline on this topic.
Podcast Episodes Jan 21, 2021
In this episode of ASRM Today, we get the details from the most recent ASRM COVID-19 Task Force, Update #12, from task force member, Dr. Jodie Dionne-Odom.
Podcast Episodes Jan 14, 2021
Podcast Episodes Jan 10, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Some topics this month include the business of fertility care, the effect of weight gain on fertility, and questioning if there truly is a diagnosis of 'recurrent implantation failure'.
Podcast Episodes Jan 07, 2021
In this episode, we present part one of our coverage of the ASRM Practice Committee and the American Urological Association (AUA) new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility.
Podcast Episodes Dec 31, 2020
A special message from ASRM President Hugh Taylor.
Podcast Episodes Dec 21, 2020
In this episode of ASRM Today, Dr. Jennifer Kawwass discusses the ASRM Coronavirus-COVID-19 Task Force's Update No. 11 - Vaccination to its recommendations for clinical management and patient care during the pandemic.
Podcast Episodes Dec 17, 2020
Podcast Episodes Dec 10, 2020
Podcast Episodes Dec 06, 2020
Take a Sneak Peak at this Month's Fertility and Sterility This episode of Fertility and Sterility On Air, brings you an overview of the December 2020 issue of Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 114 No. 6.
Podcast Episodes Dec 03, 2020
Podcast Episodes Nov 26, 2020
Podcast Episodes Nov 19, 2020
Podcast Episodes Nov 12, 2020
In this episode, we will discuss the topic of a recent Fertility and Sterility Journal Club Global, the pros, cons and ethics of uterine transplant.
Podcast Episodes Nov 08, 2020
Welcome to Fertility and Sterility On Air! This episode brings you an overview of the November 2020 issue, Vol. 114 No. 5. Some topics this month include the use of artificial intelligence in IVF, embryo transfer training in fellowship, and more updates on uterine transplants.
Podcast Episodes Nov 05, 2020
Podcast Episodes Oct 29, 2020
"One of the biggest challenges that PGT (preimplantation genetic testing) has presented to the field of IVF is this phenomenon of mosaic results - these results that neither clearly normal nor clearly abnormal but somewhere in between." - Emily Mounts, MS, CGC
Podcast Episodes Oct 15, 2020
In this episode of ASRM Today, we get the details of the most recent update from the ASRM COVID-19 Task Force, Update No. 9, with task force member, Dr. Christos Coutifaris.
Podcast Episodes Oct 08, 2020
In this episode, Dr. Anne Steiner, Editor-in-Chief of F&S Reviews, discusses the new journal, which publishes both systematic and comprehensive, authoritative review articles spanning reproductive medicine or science.
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