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OB/GYN Webinars - UCLA

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Endometriosis

Daniel N. Ginn, DO, MPH, Health Sciences Clinical Instructor of UCLA Health Obstetrics and Gynecology, shares an overview about the basic physiology of endometriosis, symptoms and physical effects of the disease, and medical and surgical treatment options for endometriosis.

Prenatal Care 101

Aparna Sridhar, MD, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor of UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Ilina D. Pluym, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, provide an overview of prenatal care. Learn the basics of prenatal care, routine tests and procedures offered in prenatal visits and key components of prenatal education.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Valentina Rodriguez-Triana, MD, MS, Assistant Clinical Professor of UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology, discusses minimally invasive gynecologic surgery options for a variety of medical conditions.

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Drs. Yalda Afshar and Rashmi Rao, UCLA OBGYN high risk obstetrics doctors, provide an overview of COVID-19, how best to stay healthy, and what it means for pregnant women and babies.

Bladder Health: What Every Woman Should Know About Stress Urinary Incontinence

UCLA OBGYN pelvic floor specialists Tamara Grisales, MD and Amy Rosenman, MD, along with UCLA urologist Ja-Hong Kim, MD, provide a comprehensive overview of stress urinary incontinence and the latest treatment options available at UCLA.

Cervical and Uterine Cancer

Diagnosis and Initial Management of Cervical and Uterine Cancer
UCLA gynecologic oncologist Joshua Cohen, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to review the initial management of cervical and uterine cancer. We discussed the role of surgery as well as other treatment modalities including chemotherapy, radiation, and targeted agents. We also covered future advancements and a personalized approach to the treatment of these cancers.

Taking Care of Two: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Pregnancy

UCLA OBGYN provider, Leena Nathan, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss an overview of prenatal care and what every pregnant woman should know as she creates a new life. We will discuss the role of immunization and how to stay healthy during pregnancy.

 

Cervical Cancer Prevention and Management

UCLA gynecologic oncologist Mae Zakhour, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss cervical cancer risk factors, HPV vaccination, and screening options. Dr. Zakhour discussed how cervical cancer is diagnosed and the most updated treatment options.

Endometrial Cancer Treatment: Surgical Advancements and Personalized Medicine

UCLA gynecologic oncologist Joshua G. Cohen, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss the upfront management of endometrial cancer. He discussed the genetic underpinnings of the disease, and provided information about subsequent treatment strategies with a focus on personalized medicine for this malignancy.

Personalizing Ovarian Cancer: Knowing your Genetics

UCLA gynecologic oncologist Beth Karlan, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss state-of-the-art treatments for ovarian cancer and what’s different about hereditary ovarian cancer. Dr. Karlan discussed indications for genetic testing, the role of tumor molecular profiling in improving the survival for patients and their families, and targeted therapeutic options including PARP inhibitors, immunotherapy and clinical trials.

Impact of Genetics on Personalizing Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers

UCLA gynecologic oncologist Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, PhD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss personalized approaches in the prevention and treatment of gynecological cancers. Dr. Memarzadeh reviewed indications for genetic testing and how this information can help guide preventive strategies and treatment for women's cancers.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Personalized Approach to Treatment

UCLA OBGYN & pelvic medicine specialists Victor Nitti, MD and Christopher Tarnay, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss pelvic organ prolapse and why it occurs in certain women. They addressed symptoms associated with prolapse and the different treatment options available that can be tailored to an individual's condition—from conservative therapy to different types of reconstructive surgery—as well as expectations from treatment.

Gynecologic Cancers: What to Ask Your OB/GYN

UCLA gynecologic oncologist Joshua Cohen, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss various gynecologic cancers, including ovarian and endometrial cancer. Dr. Cohen addressed important questions to ask your OB/GYN to get the most out of your visit, as well as steps to reduce your risk for developing these cancers.

Ovarian Cancer - What You Need to Know

Celebrate Ovarian Cancer Awareness month with a roundtable discussion hosted by UCLA gynecologic oncologist Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, alongside special guests Paulinda Babbini of The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini and Donna Richard, ovarian cancer survivor.

Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers

UCLA nurse midwife Shadman Habibi, CNM, MSN & lactation consultant Genevieve Colvin-Thomas, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss supporting breastfeeding mothers at home and work. This webinar is part of a series of UCLA events during World Breastfeeding Week, a global celebration to support breastfeeding as foundational to life-long health.

Mind-Body Treatments for Vulvodynia

UCLA OB/GYN physician Andrea Rapkin, MD, and sex therapist Kayna Cassard, LMFT, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss vulvodynia, a chronical vaginal pain condition most commonly characterized by pain with intercourse. The conversation covered the challenges women face living with the condition and treatment protocols to help relieve the symptoms of vulvodynia. 

Female Bladder Leakage: Solutions to Get Control‎

UCLA OB/GYN specialist Christopher Tarnay, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss the latest treatment options for the loss of bladder control and sensitive bladder, including minimally invasive solutions to help women manage their bladder control.

Watch Egg Freezing and Female Fertility Preservation Webinar

UCLA OB/GYN Zain Al-Safi, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss current trends and available data for female fertility preservation through egg freezing.

Vulvodynia: Current Trends in Treatment and New Research

UCLA OB/GYN Andrea Rapkin, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss vulvodynia, a chronic vaginal pain condition most commonly characterized by pain with intercourse. Dr. Rapkin also discussed symptoms, potential causes, and current treatments available to women with this condition. She also explored the latest in vulvodynia research here at UCLA.

Latest Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

UCLA OB/GYN Christopher Tarnay, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss uterine fibroids, a very common condition in women. He outlined the latest in treatment options including uterine sparing surgery, focused ultrasound and medical treatment. Dr. Tarnay also covered the best practices in care, including robotic- assisted surgery and morcellation.

Female and Fabulous: Why Every Woman Needs an OB/GYN

UCLA OB/GYN Angela Valle, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to explore why every woman needs a gynecologist, what to expect from your visit for your stage in life, new preventative care screening guidelines and treatment options for gynecological issues.

Latest Advances in the Treatment of Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

UCLA reproductive endocrinologist, Daniel Dumesic, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss the latest advances in treating common clinical problems experienced by women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). He also addressed how to identify PCOS in women at an early age and formulate an appropriate management plan for these women that fulfills their needs over time. 
PCOS Clinical Study | The Women's Healthcare Research Program

 


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