OBGYN to host fetal and placenta accreta symposium

By Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications

Fetal Center and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Symposiium

The McGovern Medical School Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences hosts the 2024 Fetal Center & Maternal-Fetal Medicine Symposium, Jan. 27-28.

The two-day symposium will run be held in a virtual format and is free, although registration is required.

The symposium will enhance knowledge in the complex prenatal and postnatal management of placenta accreta spectrum and provide an overview of advancements in fetal intervention and managing pregnancies diagnosed with fetal anomalies. Attendees will hear from experts in maternal-fetal medicine, fetal surgery, pediatric surgery, prenatal genetic counseling, and more.

The theme for the first day of the symposium is Placenta Accreta while the second day’s topic is Fetal Intervention. Each speaker will give a 40-minute presentation before taking part in a 30-minute Q&A session. Presenters from McGovern Medical School include: Baha Sibai, MD; Ramesha Papanna, MD; Edgar Hernandez Andrade, MD; Eduardo Matta, MD; Barbara Orlando MD; Abigail Zamorano, MD; Rodrick Zvavanjanja, MD; Loic Sentilhes, MD; Hila Lahav-Ezra, MD; Elias Castel, MD, Eric Bergh, MD; Anthony Johnson, DO; Jimmy Espinoza, MD; Blair Stevens, MS; Kuojen Taso, MD; and Mary Austin, MD.

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation of the activity.