ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSORS OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

September 2017 e-Bulletin

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Have you registered for the 2018 APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar, January 6-9 in Palm Beach, Florida? This year’s theme is Medical Education Makeover: Cleanse, Repair and Enrich! The program is packed full of

professional development and networking opportunities designed to energize medical educators!

And don’t forget about APGO’s special programs and events, including:

Visit the APGO website to register!

 



APGO ASL 20th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN
Join the ASL 20th Anniversary Celebration and make a donation to the APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Frank T. Stritter, PhD, Endowed Faculty Fund. The endowment fund will ensure the future involvement of highly qualified professional educators and maintain the outstanding quality of the ASL program.

Participate in the ASL Graduating Class Challenge. Click here to learn more, and keep an eye on your inbox this week for more details!

Donate now and follow the campaign on the APGO website to track our progress!


GREEN JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT NOW AVAILABLE
The third educational supplement to Obstetrics & Gynecology is now available! The online-only supplement is a collaborative effort between CREOG and APGO and contains selected full-length manuscripts as well as abstracts from the 2017 CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting, Medical Education: Wizardry, Innovation and Magic.

The issue also includes the original article “Competency-Based Objectives in Global Underserved Women’s Health for Medical Trainees” written by APGO’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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


APGO APPLE TREE BLOG
See what’s new on the Apple Tree Blog:

Inspiration Station: APGO’s Annual 5K Suds Run & Walk Returns January 7th!
Back by popular demand, the APGO 5K Suds Run & Walk returns Sunday, January 7, at the 2018 APGO Martin L. Stone, MD, Faculty Development Seminar (FDS) in Manalapan, Florida. The annual 5K Suds Run & Walk represents APGO’s commitment to physician wellness, providing FDS participants with an opportunity to unwind and engage in a healthful activity following a long day of learning, professional development and networking. Read more.


UMEC COLUMN: WHATEVER THE CHALLENGE, APGO HAS YOU COVERED
By Samantha D. Buery-Joyner, MD, David A. Forstein, DO, Susan Bliss, MD
2016-2018 APGO Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UMEC)

In this month’s UMEC column, learn about some of the APGO resources that can help ob-gyn educators with their faculty development, curricular development and implementation needs, including the Effective Preceptor Series, APGO Teaching Tips, Basic Clinical Skills, and more!

Read the article on the Apple Tree Blog.


MEMBER NEWS
APGO and UMEC member David Forstein, DO, was named Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York. Doctor Forstein previously served as Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville, South Carolina.

Read the full announcement.

Alice Goepfert, MD, who has held many leadership roles within APGO, has been appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine and Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital. Doctor Goepfert is also a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UAB.

Read the full announcement.

Roger Smith, MD, who has held many leadership roles within APGO and is the current APGO president, was appointed Assistant Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University. Doctor Smith will continue to serve as Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education as well.

Please join APGO in congratulating Doctors Forstein, Goepfert and Smith!

Do you have news about an APGO member? Send us an email and let us know, and we’ll share it in the e-Bulletin!


UMEC WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
APGO’s Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UMEC) welcomes three new members, who will begin their term in 2018. Please join APGO in congratulating Doctors Sims, Morosky and Royce!


EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD
The 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients have been announced. Visit the APGO website to see the full list. Congratulations to all the honorees!


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.


HELP APGO REACH ONE MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE
APGO’s YouTube channel has more than 950,000 views, and we want your help in hitting the one million mark! The channel hosts video resources including Medical Student Objectives, RECIPE cases, APGO website tips and more. Visit YouTube now and help APGO reach a social media milestone!


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