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ASRM Today: Social Work and Reproductive Medicine with Melanie Mikkelsen

Tune in for an insightful discussion on the crucial role social work plays in reproductive medicine. Melanie Mikkelsen, MSW, LICSW, explores the vital role social workers play in reproductive medicine, offering valuable insights for healthcare providers and patients. Join us for an informative, engaging, and thought-provoking episode of ASRM Today. Tune in now!

Fertility and Sterility On Air - TOC: March 2023

Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include a discussion on racial and ethnic disparities in ART (1:04), Covid-19 vaccination and mestrual cycle changes (1:32), opiod use and risk of opiod abuse in male reproductive surgery patients (8:14), male HPV infection and risk of idiopathic recurrent pregnancy loss (16:44),uterine niche and adverse IVF/ICSI outcomes (23:43), association between AMH and ploidy (31:04) and fertility preservation technique for young women with breast cancer (40:18).

ASRM Today: ASRM Nutrition and Environmental Health Special Interest Group with Dr. Audrey Gaskins

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Audrey Gaskins, the chair of the ASRM Nutrition and Environmental Health Special Interest Group, to discuss why nutrition and environment are critical considerations for reproductive medicine specialists. Dr. Gaskins shares valuable insights into the impact of diet, lifestyle, and environmental factors on fertility and reproductive health. She also highlights important topics in nutrition and environment that patients need to know in 2023. If you're attending the 2023 Annual Conference in New Orleans, be sure to check out the events hosted by the ASRM Nutrition and Environmental Health Special Interest Group. Tune in now to learn more about the critical role of nutrition and environment in reproductive medicine.

ASRM Applauds OPM’s Updated Health Benefits for Federal Employees with Expanded ART Coverage

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), which has long advocated for fertility coverage, is thrilled to share that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program includes in its 2024 carrier letter a call for plans to include artificial insemination (intrauterine insemination, intracervical insemination, and intravaginal insemination) and associated medication, and medication for up to three cycles of IVF annually.

ASRM Today: ASRM Updates March 2023

Stay up-to-date in March 2023 with our latest podcast episode! Discover the upcoming deadlines for abstract submissions and the KY Cha Memorial Award, as well as the resources available through the ASRM Career Center. Tune in for all the details from ASRM!

Fertility and Sterility On Air - Unplugged: February 2023

In this month's Fertility & Sterility: Unplugged, we take a look at articles from each of F&S's sister journals! Topics this month include: a review of IVF cost reduction (1:00), a closer look at male factor infertility with use of sperm chromatin fragmentation (14:44), and the use of testosterone use before fertility preservation (26:56).
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