SART Fertility Experts Podcast
Jun 01, 2021
Genetics is a significant part of advanced reproductive technology screening. Genetic counselors serve an essential role in the process. In this episode, Jenna Miller, a board-certified and licensed genetic counselor, and Dr. Cristin Slater, explain what preconceptual genetic carrier screening is and discuss preconception genetic testing (PGT) of embryos. Genomic testing indications, pros & cons, implications, and results, are also reviewed.
May 18, 2021
In this episode, Dr. Daniel Grow interviews Dr. Mark Leondires, the founder and medical director of both the Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut and of Gay Parents To Be.
May 04, 2021
Does stress cause infertility or is it the other way round? The emotional impacts of IVF treatment are featured in this episode with Dr. Julia Woodward, interviewed by Dr. Vickie Schafer. Dr. Woodward is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist who has directed the Patient Support Program at the Duke Fertility Center for over 15 years. In this episode, she discusses just how common depression and anxiety are among fertility patients, the factors that drive patients to minimize their struggles to the fertility team, the most common time points for stress to spike, the lack of evidence for stress
Apr 20, 2021
Due to the unique stress of infertility, patients often look for resources and support in addition to those provided by their medical provider. In this episode Barbara Collura, the Executive Director of RESOLVE, the oldest support organization for people dealing with infertility, is interviewed by Dr. Bill Petok, a psychologist who works with individuals and couples building their families through assisted reproductive technologies. Ms. Collura talks about the work of RESOLVE, both in terms of support networks and advocacy.
Apr 06, 2021
Welcome to the second season of SART Fertility Experts. This series will feature a variety of dedicated professionals who make IVF and infertility treatment possible, provide invaluable counseling and education to our patients, and advocate to make treatment accessible to all. Check back in two weeks for the first episode.
Sep 22, 2020
We hope you're enjoying the first season of SART fertility experts. We hope you've learned from our experts and that your family-building journey has benefited from the information they have provided. We know that creating the family you want is not always easy.
When this season ends, we will take a short break while next season's production is complete. Rest assured we will be back with more experts, more information to help you. While we are on break, please visit https://www.sart.org/patients/fyi-videos/ and learn more about infertility and its treatment.
Sep 15, 2020
Dr. Kenan Omurtag, MD joins host Dr. Mark Trolice to discuss the use of social media in the field of infertility. Dr. Omurtag is Associate Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and infertility at the Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine. Today’s podcast explores the way infertility practices use social media to educate and market to patients. Patients will also le
Sep 01, 2020
Dr. William Gibbons, former President of ASRM and long-time Fellowship Director at Baylor College of Medicine discusses ‘The making of a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist’ with Dr. Daniel Grow. These experts in infertility lead IVF programs, perform reproductive surgery, and perform research to enhance the field of reproductive medicine.
Aug 18, 2020
What’s the difference between a surrogate and a gestational carrier? Who needs a gestational carrier and how much does it cost? These questions and many more are discussed by Dr. James Goldfarb. Decades ago, he was responsible for the birth of the first gestational carrier baby and continues to be a world’s expert on the topic. In this episode, we discuss this complex topic, and reassure patients that help is always available.
Aug 04, 2020
Did you know that up to 40% of infertile couples suffer from male factor infertility? In this interview, Dr. Stanton Honig, an expert on male fertility and Clinical Professor of Urology at Yale University school of Medicine, shares his insights into everything you need to know about male fertility. Topics discussed include possible causes, home versus laboratory testing, available treatment options, the importance of lifestyle factors, and more.