The NAMS Annual Meeting continues its successful tradition of holding all scientific sessions and exhibits in one single hotel. The Exhibit Hall is conveniently located within the meeting hotel, directly next to the Poster Session, allowing attendees to easily access and visit the Exhibit Hall throughout the course of the meeting.
Also, take advantage of your attendance at the Annual Meeting to become a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP).
The meeting promises to deliver a comprehensive scientific program. Included will be expert faculty presentations on the latest research and interpretations of findings for clinical application. More than 1,300 healthcare professionals are expected to attend, representing the key medical thought leaders, decision makers, and educators in their respective fields.
Past meeting evaluations indicate that participants consider the commercial exhibits to be an integral part of the meeting, complementing their learning experience. The NAMS Exhibit Hall is one of the best attended of all exhibit opportunities in women’s healthcare, and dedicated exhibit time has been included throughout the meeting. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet and interact with this highly sought-after and influential audience - often only reachable at the NAMS Annual Meeting.
Founded in 1989, The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause and healthy aging. Its multidisciplinary membership of 2,000 leaders in the field - including clinical and basic science experts from medicine, nursing, sociology, psychology, nutrition, anthropology, epidemiology, pharmacy, and education - allows NAMS to be uniquely qualified to provide information that is both accurate and unbiased, not for or against any point of view.
MD, FACOG, FACS. Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: What the Menopause Practitioner Needs to Know
Since the advent of the first laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy in the late 1980’s, minimally invasive surgical techniques have had a significant impact on women’s health. Although technological innovation has occurred by leaps and bounds over the last couple of decades, so have the complications and controversies related to those advancements. This presentation will address the risks and benefits of undergoing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery during the menopausal years. Relevant surgical device controversies and the implications on clinical decision making for postmenopausal women will be discussed.