How Structural Racism in America Informs Fertility Disparities for Black Couples
Posted Mar 21, 2022
Panelists review the historical perspectives and myths associated with reproductive health knowledge which serve as barriers to care in the African American community.
We can do better: Access to infertility care for underserved men
Posted Feb 03, 2022
Infertility care for men is often left out in discussions on expanding access to care among underserved populations. Expert panelists in this webinar speak to the unaddressed health needs and disparities that exist among men in underserved communities, the barriers that limit awareness and access to care and their historical context. The webinar outlines practical approaches to expanding access to infertility care for men in underserved communities, clinical strategies to optimize infertility care in challenging resource-constrained settings as well as the important role of advocacy in expanding insurance coverage.
It All Begins In The Tube!
Posted Sep 02, 2021
A case-based discussion with REI, OBGYN, and Nurse Practitioner experts about how disparities in comprehensive gynecologic care increases the risk of tubal factor infertility.
See one, do one, teach one: Reimagining REI training programs to expand access to care
Posted Aug 26, 2021
OB/GYN and REI trainees working in low resource settings often have an opportunity to evaluate, treat and refer patients from these underserved communities. However, many training programs in the United States lack the formalized curricular and clinical structure to optimally equip trainees with the knowledge and skills needed to provide care in these settings. This webinar seeks to help participants understand the importance of designing curricula for residents and fellowship programs that focus on the impact of infertility across sociocultural demographics, recognize the disparities that exist, and identify barriers and potential biases that limit access to care. This webinar will also discuss practical approaches to optimize the management of infertility in challenging resource-constrained settings.
Enhancing Opportunities to Increase and Support the Inclusion of Underrepresented Minority Populations
Posted Jul 23, 2021
Though no real numbers are available, reproductive medicine has had few physicians, nurses, lab personnel or psychological support providers of color. This webinar, discussed the current state of underrepresented minority populations in our field and have a frank discussion on how to increase the number if URMs in the pipeline and develop mentorship programs.
Expanding Access to Care for Members of the Armed Services and Veterans
Posted Jul 23, 2021
This webinar addresses the important reproductive health needs, disparities that exist, and barriers encountered that limit access to care for armed service members and veterans. The expert panel will explain the current pathways for infertility coverage through the TRICARE and VA, eligibility criteria for patients and extent of coverage, as well as identify directions to further expand access.
Diversifying Reproductive Medicine: Recommendations From the ASRM Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force
Posted Jul 23, 2021
Webinar panelists will discuss the barriers to diversity among reproductive professionals and how to address these barriers using the recommendations from the ASRM DEI Task Force.
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