ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSORS OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

March 2019 e-Bulletin


SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT FOR FDS
APGO is now accepting abstract submissions for workshop, round table and film presentations for the 2020 Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar, January 11-14 in Bonita Springs, FL.

This year’s program “APGO 2020: A Clear Vision for the Future” will encompass the following subthemes:

  • Blind Spots
  • Progressive Lenses
  • Keeping an Eye on You

Learn more and submit an abstract! Deadline: May 13, 2019.



2019 CREOG & APGO ANNUAL MEETING
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The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) welcomed more than 1,200 obstetrics and gynecology educators and administrators February 27 – March 2 in New Orleans, Louisiana for the 2019 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting. This year, the theme was, “Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler Let the Good Times Roll: Unmask Your Potential in Medical Education.” The program, helmed by Co-Chairs Maria Manriquez, MD, and Lori Berkowitz, MD, offered attendees new perspectives and fresh tips on health equity, the UME – GME Transition, patient safety, well being and more.

Read the full article on the APGO Apple Tree Blog.



APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING: APGO ASL SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program (ASL) is now accepting applications for the newest class of scholars. Become one of the more than 400 APGO members who have completed the ASL Program.

ASL is targeted to the needs of aspiring and current education program directors (clerkship, residency, fellowship) and core faculty educators who are committed to expanding and deepening the impact of their contributions.

Learn more and apply today. Deadline: April 8, 2019.


SUBMIT YOUR GREEN JOURNAL MANUSCRIPT
Did you present an oral abstract or poster at the 2019 Annual Meeting? If so, now is the time to submit a full manuscript for publication in the 2019 Obstetrics & Gynecology CREOG & APGO Educational Supplement. Read the abstracts and manuscripts published from the 2018 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting in this year’s Obstetrics & Gynecology supplement.

Visit this link to submit for the October 2019 publication. Deadline: March 29, 2019.



THANK YOUR MENTORS TODAY
The Thank a Mentor Campaign is a chance for you to acknowledge the mentors in your life with a donation to the APGO Medical Education Endowment Fund in their name.

The Thank a Mentor Campaign began with National Mentor Month in January and ends March 30, National Doctors’ Day.

Learn more and thank your mentor today.


APGO ALUMNI SOCIETY PREPARES TO TAKE NEXT STEPS
On the heels of a fantastic APGO Alumni Bash at Vintage Rock Club in New Orleans, the APGO Alumni Society is preparing to elect its officers and to begin to identify its future activities. Alumni Society Members should watch their inbox in the coming weeks for leadership job descriptions and information on how to apply, as well as for a survey to identify interests and to begin to shape the future of the Society. APGO looks forward to your feedback.

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Society, click here to learn more.


MEMBER NEWS
APGO’s Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UMEC) welcomed a new member in March. Angela Fleming, DO, of Beaumont Farmington Hills joins the committee as the new representative of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Please join APGO in welcoming Doctor Fleming!

APGO will be accepting applications for three new UMEC members this year. If you or someone you know would be a good fit for the committee, please consider applying. Keep an eye out for the call for applications, coming this spring!


POST A POSITION TO OUR JOB BOARD
Looking for an academic position? Visit APGO’s online Academic Positions Report for open academic ob-gyn positions from around the country.
Click here to fill out a vacancy announcement for your department.

Please note: academic posting is a benefit of Department Membership.