ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSORS OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

October 2019 e-Bulletin

NAME THE NEW APGO NEWSLETTER AND WIN!
The APGO newsletter is getting a refresh, and we want your help! That’s why we’re holding a contest to come up with a new name. The winner will get an APGO swag bag, and bragging rights too, so get your thinking caps on, and give us your best ideas!

Submission Guidelines:

  • Get Creative: the catchier the better
  • Be Specific: we’re looking for a name indicative of or related to ob-gyn and medical education
  • Make Sure it’s Safe for Work: no profanity or explicit content
  • Submit Your Original Work Only

Visit the APGO website and fill out the form to enter.

Deadline: Monday, November 25, 2019.


REGISTRATION OPEN
Registration is now open for the 2020 APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar! Held January 11-14 in Bonita Springs, Florida, this year’s theme is APGO 2020: A Clear Vision for the Future. Visit the APGO website to learn more about the program, CME, speakers, travel and more.

Register now!

NEW THIS YEAR! MERC Workshops
APGO will host two Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) sessions in conjunction with the 2020 Faculty Development Seminar, which will count toward earning a MERC Certificate.

Searching and Evaluating the Medical Education Literature
Facilitator: Larry Gruppen, PhD
Monday, January 13, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Scholarly Writing: Publishing Medical Education Research
Facilitator: Larry Gruppen, PhD
Tuesday, January 14, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn more and register now.

Fitness Fiesta Fundraiser
Get up and move after a full day at the Faculty Development Seminar! Join us for a fitness conditioning class led by the founders of Beyond Motion® (go2beyondmotion.com), Rick and Amy Lademann. After, the fiesta continues with music, light hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and our famous APGO raffles. Plus, don’t miss the chance to dunk APGO leaders and staff to raise money for the APGO Medical Education Endowment Fund.

Learn more and buy your tickets today!


GREEN JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT
The fifth educational supplement to Obstetrics & Gynecology is now available! This online-only supplement and features work presented at the 2019 CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting, Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler Let the Good Times Roll: Unmask Your Potential in Medical Education.

Access it now at www.greenjournal.org of the Green Journal App.


SUBMIT A PLENARY PROPOSAL
Do you have an idea for a plenary talk that would benefit the APGO membership? The 2021 Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar might just be your chance! In the spirit of elevating scholarship opportunities for APGO members, for the first time, APGO’s Undergraduate Medical Education Committee is extending an invitation to APGO members to submit a proposal to for a 50-minute plenary session at the 2021 meeting.

For more information, including proposal instructions, submission guidelines and more, visit the APGO website.

Proposal deadline: Monday, February 3, 2020.


UMEC SPOTLIGHT ON FACULTY DEVELOPMENT
By Margaret McKenzie, MD, MS, Celeste Royce, MD
2018-2020 Undergraduate Medical Education Committee

Roxanne Vrees, MD, presented the breakout session From Shrimpshack to Lahaina Grill: Elevating Your CV to Educator Portfolio at the 2019 Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar.

In this month’s UMEC Spotlight on Faculty Development interview, Doctor Vrees talks CVs, self-promotion and more.

Read the full interview at the APGO Apple Tree Blog.

Visit the APGO website to learn more about this year’s FDS program and register for the meeting.


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.

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