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VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES DATES:
  •July 14
  >>>July 14 Evaluation
  >>>Link to Recorded Session

  •September 23
  •December 3

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ACCREDITATION:

Physicians:
This Live series activity, "NEFS Virtual Meeting Series, Genetics, Social Media and Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier of Assisted Reproductive Technologies - Part 1" from 07/14/2020 - 07/14/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Approved for 2 AAFP Prescribed credits.

Nurse:
Village Fertility Pharmacy is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 16820, and activity is approved for up to 2 contact hours.  Village Fertility Pharmacy is sponsoring the educational activity for the New England Fertility Society.

Laboratory Professionals:
This activity is approved for up to 2 contact hours by The American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) Professional Enrichment Educational Renewal (PEER).

In order to receive credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a credit application and evaluation form. Please complete the evaluation form HERE. Please complete the form in full, save a copy and email the copy to Michelle Picher at NEFS at michellepicher@nefs.org.

Statements of credit will be emailed within 6–8 weeks following the program.

2020 VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES ~ Part I

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 ~ 6:30 pm


 Donor “Anonymity” and Confidentiality
 in the Era of Direct-To-Consumer DNA Testing
 and Social Media

 

  Presented by:
  Andrea M. Braverman, PhD
  Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
 Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
 Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Description:
Direct-to-consumer DNA testing and internet websites have made donor anonymity obsolete There are a myriad of interests among and between stakeholders regarding this contact as well as competing interests amongst donors, donor-conceived persons, as well as their families with linking and contact. The age and stage of development impacts interest and access to donor linking. Expectations and relationships are not defined by genetics but may be informed by them.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify how donor linking can occur through DNA banks and websites
• Examine the dilemmas posed by donor linked contact
• Discuss the implications of donor linking for professionals in the ART field

 

 "Legally Speaking 2020": An Update on ART Law”
 

  Presented by:
 Susan L. Crockin, JD
 Crockin Law & Policy Group, PLLC
 Senior Scholar, Adjunct Professor, The O'Neill Inst. for National and  
 Global Health Law, Georgetown Law Center

 Research Assistant Professor, Kennedy Inst. of Ethics, Georgetown University


Description:
Ongoing developments in reproductive technologies,  repro-genetics, and 3rd Party ART all create legal tensions for courts and legislatures. This presentation will update attendees on legal developments that may impact their current and future practices.

Learning Objectives:
• Recognize both ongoing and new issues involving  reproductive tissue storage and disposition
• Identify legal vulnerabilities for patients involved with international surrogacy
• Appreciate the legal complexities of posthumous reproduction

 

 

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