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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 2" on 09/23/2020, is being reviewed 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.  

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 2

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 ~ 6:00 pm EST


 

"MITOCHONDRIAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY: Towards preventing genetic disease"

 

Presented by:
Dietrich Egli, PhD
Assistant Professor
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


Description:
I will talk about different mechanisms of genetic disease, the research required and the measures to prevent them.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn what are mitochondrial disease and mitochondrial replacement
2. Identify double strand break repair and how is it relevant to embryo development and genetic disease
3. Understand gene editing and what research is needed


"The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Reproductive Technologies"


Presented by:

 Nikica Zaninovic, PhD
Associate Professor, Embryology Lab Director, MS, PhD CRM
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY


Description:
In this lecture, we will explore the different types of artificial intelligence, with a specific focus on the current and potential applications of AI in ART, including:
• Embryo evaluation and selection
• Prediction of aneuploidies and other genetic defects in embryos
• Evaluation of ovarian reserves
• Sperm identification and selection
• Identification of embryos that will result in miscarriage
• Providing personalized precision medical care

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand basic AI concepts and recognize different platforms of AI applications.
2. Identify the potential of AI applications in ART.
3. Grasp the novel concepts and future development of AI application in ART.

 

 

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