Program

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
12:45 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Genitopelvic Pain Course - Hands-on Session (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
Vulvar and Pelvic Floor Exams
Speakers: Sarah Cigna, MD, MS, IF (USA) & Stephanie Prendergast, PT, MPT (USA)
Neurogenital Testing
Speakers: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA) & Alyssa Yee, MD (USA)
Superficial and Deep Injections
Speakers: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF (USA) & John Vogel, DO (USA)
Vulvar Surgical Procedures (Vestibulectomy and Lysis of Vulvar Adhesions)
Speakers: Jill Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP (USA) & Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
Vulvar Biopsy
Speaker: Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA)
Thursday, March 2, 2023
07:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Annual Pre-Course (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
07:00 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.
Breakfast - Pre-Course Registrants Only
07:30 a.m. - 07:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
07:40 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
The Basics - What We Want Every Provider to Know
Speakers: Michelle (USA) & Caitlin Williams, PhD (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.
The Basics - POC - Identification of Sexual Health Problems / Epidemiology
Speaker: Juliana Kling, MD, MPH (USA)
08:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
The Basics - Sexual Health Interview
Speaker: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
08:50 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.
The Basics - Physical Exam
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
09:10 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Q&A
09:30 a.m. - 09:45 a.m.
Coffee Break
09:45 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
HSDD - ISSWSH Processes of Care and Mental Health Treatments
Speaker: Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF (USA)
10:05 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
HSDD - Non-Hormonal Pharmacological Treatments
Speaker: Brooke Faught, DNP, WHNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, IF (USA)
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
HSDD - Hormonal Treatment: Androgens
Speaker: Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Q&A
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Sexual Pain - Painful Intercourse: Causes, Evaluation and Treatment
Speaker: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF (USA)
11:20 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Sexual Pain - GSM
Speaker: Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
11:35 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Sexual Pain - Physical Therapy
Speaker: Jandra Mueller, DPT,MS (USA)
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Q&A
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Lunch - Pre-Course Registrants Only
12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony
Speakers: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Sandra Leiblum Presidential Lecture
Moderators: Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Speaker: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA)
01:30 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
State of the Art 1: Contemporary Mental Health Treatment for Sexual Dysfunction
Moderator: Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA)
Speaker: Linda Weiner, MSW (USA)
02:20 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
Q&A
02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Break - Visit Exhibitors
02:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
First Time Attendee/New Member Meet-Up
03:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Symposium 1: Cancer and Sexual Function
Moderators: Shari Goldfarb, MD (USA) & Jennifer Reese, PhD (USA)
Overview and Discussion of Sexual Consequences and Interventions for Ovarian Cancer
Speaker: Sharon Bober, PhD (USA)
Pelvic Radiation’s Impact on Sexual Function and Management of Radiation Complications
Speaker: Shari Damast, MD (USA)
Physical and Emotional Sexual Rehabilitation
Speaker: Jeanne Carter, PhD (USA)
04:15 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Q&A
04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Instructional Course 1: Difficult Cases is Menopause (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
Speakers: Heather Hirsch MD, MS, NCMP (USA) & James Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG (USA)
04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Research Podium Session 1
06:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Friday, March 3, 2023
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Industry Sponsored Breakfast
08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
State of the Art 2: Clitoris Update
Moderator: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
Speakers: Deborah Marshall, MD, MAS (USA) & Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
08:50 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Q&A
09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Research Podium Session 2
09:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Instructional Course 2: Spine and Hips for Pelvic Specialist (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA)
Speakers: Choll Kim, MD PhD (USA), Stephanie Prendergast, PT, MPT (USA) & John Vogel, DO (USA)
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Break - Visit Exhibitors - Poster Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
ESSM Lecture - Is Sexual Arousal Synchrony Clinically Relevant?
Speaker: Marieke Dewitte, PhD (The Netherlands)
11:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Q&A
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ISSM Lecture - The Impact of Male Penile Deformity and Treatment on the Female Partner
Speakers: Gerald Brock, MD, FRCSC (Canada) & Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, IF (Denmark)
12:05 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Q&A
12:15 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.
Lunch Break - Visit Exhibits
12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Sponsored Lunch Session
01:45 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
State of the Art 3: ISSWSH in a World Where "Women" Is Not All Inclusive
Moderators: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA) & Paul Yong, MD, PhD, FRCSC (Canada)
Speakers: Barbara Chubak, MD (USA) & Daphna Stroumsa, MD, MPH (USA)
02:35 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
Q&A
02:45 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Fernand Labrie Award Lecture
Speaker: Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
03:05 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Q&A
03:15 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Break - Visit Exhibitors - Poster Sessions
04:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Symposium 2: Sex, Drugs and...
Moderators: Nicole Cirino, MD, IF (USA) & Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA)
Drugs and Sex in the Community
Speaker: Leah Moyle (United Kingdom)
Amphetamines
Speaker: Maggie Mott (USA)
Opiates and Psychedelics
Speaker: James Pfaus, PhD, IF (Czech Republic)
05:15 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Q&A
05:30 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
ISSWSH Business Meeting (members only)
Saturday, March 4, 2023
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Special Interest Group Breakfast Sessions
08:00 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.
Journals Sessions
Moderators: Sue Goldstein, BA, CCRC, AASECT-CSE, IF (USA) & Linda Vignozzi, MD, PhD (Italy)
Journal of Sexual Medicine
Speaker: Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Sexual Medicine Reviews
Speaker: Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF (USA)
Sexual Medcine Open Access
Speaker: Jill Krapf, MD, MEd, FACOG, NCMP (USA)
08:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Symposium 3: Inflammation and Sexual Health
Moderators: Jeff Kiesner, PhD (Italy), Tierney Lorenz, PhD (USA) & Jandra Mueller, DPT,MS (USA)
When the First Domino Falls: Inflammation and Pain in the Vulva
Speaker: Megan Falsetta, PhD (USA)
What Sexual Health Specialists Can Learn From the Study of Sickness Behaviors
Speaker: Robert Dantzer, DVM, PhD (USA)
Mast Cell Activation and Reproductive Health
Speaker: Tania Dempsey, MD (USA)
09:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Q&A
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Break - Visit Exhibitors - Poster Sessions
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
State of the Art 4: Limitations of Sexual Research in Diverse Populations
Moderators: Karen Brandon, DSc, PT (USA) & Jeff Kiesner, PhD (Italy)
Speakers: Janeane Anderson, PhD, MPH (USA) & Carissa Battle, MD (USA)
11:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Q&A
11:45 a.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Lunch Break - Visit Exhibits
12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 1: Slut Shaming and the Trusted Healthcare Provider: A Mini-SAR Experience Addressing Barriers to Inclusive and Sex-positive Care
Speakers: Aleece Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C, CSC, CSE, IF (USA), Heather Howard, PhD, MPH, CSC, CSE, IF (USA) & Anna Randall (USA)
12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn 2: The Business of Sexual Medicine
Speakers: Sarah Cigna, MD, MS, IF (USA), Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA), Sameena Rahman, MD, IF (USA) & Rachel Rubin, MD, IF (USA)
01:15 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
Research Podium Session 3
01:15 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
Instructional Course 3: Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Sexual Desire and Arousal Difficulties (Separate Registration Required)
Moderator: Heather Quaile, DNP, WHNP-BC, IF (USA)
Speaker: Kyle Stephenson, PhD (USA)
02:45 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Break - Visit Exhibitors - Poster Sessions
03:30 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
NAMS Lecture
Speaker: Juliana Kling, MD, MPH (USA)
03:50 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Q&A
04:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Symposium 4: Contraception, Abortion and Sexual Health
Moderators: Janeane Anderson, PhD, MPH (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)
Contraception and Sexual Wellbeing
Speaker: Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH (USA)
Contraception and Abortion in Minority Communities
Speaker: Andrea Jackson, MD, MAS (USA)
Abortion Restriction and Sexual Oppression
Speaker: Adrienne Davis (USA)
05:15 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Q&A
05:30 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
Early Career Professionals Mixer
Sunday, March 5, 2023
07:30 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Breakfast
08:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Research Podium Session 4
08:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Instructional Course 4: Sexual Medicine Care for the Transgender Patient (Separate Registration Required)
Speakers: Blair Peters, MD (USA) & Tami Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF (USA)

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