PCRS 2024 Annual Meeting Syllabus  

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Time (PT) Session Title Presentations
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM The REI Job Search: Paths, Timing, and Strategies
Dr. Eduardo Hariton

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Fellows Talk/IVF Lab Influences on Outcomes

Dr. Mike Abeyta

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Genetics Breakout/Weathering Turbulence in the Genetics Industry: Management of Expanded Carrier Screening Panels

Lauren Isley, MS, CGC

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Lab Breakout/Clearing the Air: Does Air Quality Matter

Sangita Jindal, HCLD

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Spermatogenesis and Fertilization

Dr. Jason Franasiak

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Lab Breakout/Origin, Incidence and Outcomes: Piecing Together the Patterns of Mosaicism

Dr. Andrea Victor

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Genetics Breakout/Mastering Embryo Selection in the Genomic Era: Perspectives From an REI, Embryologist and Genetic Counselor

Dr. Amber Gamma, Dr. Liesl Nel-Themaat, Dr. Alex Quaas

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Onsite vs Offsite Lab Directors: Which Model is Best for High Functioning IVF Laboratories

Dr. Jason Swain

4:30 – 6:00 PM

APP/Nurse FAQ Social Hour

Anne Judge


Time (PT) Session Title Room
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Endometriosis Is Not Just a Gynecologic Disease

Dr. Hugh Taylor

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Mental Health in IVF

Dr. Iffath Hoskins

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Uterine Fibroids: 2024

Dr. Ebbie Stewart

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Oral Abstracts 1-3
View Abstract Presentations
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Oral Abstracts 4-6

View Abstract Presentations
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Troubleshooting in the IVF Lab – What, When and How To Act on Your KPI

Dr. Allison Bartolucci
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Debate – Repro-AI to Optimize ART Outcome

Dr. Ilan Tur-Kaspa, Dr. Ravi Gada, Dr. Charlie Bormann
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Fellows Debate: 2 vs. 3 Year Fellowship

Dr. Ebbie Stewart, Dr. Hugh Taylor, Dr. Samantha Estevez, Dr. Hadi Ramadan, Dr. Amanda Adeleye, Dr. Tia Jackson-Bey 



Time (PT) Session Title Presentations
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Oral Presentations of Abstracts 7 - 10 (11 & 12 slots will be for Ferring Research Grant Winners)

View Abstract Presentations
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM


Dr. Mandy Katz Jaffe
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Role of Race in IVF

Dr. Iffath Hoskins
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Embryology Debate - Born and Raised vs. Professionally Trained Embryologists

Dr. Jason Swain, Dr. Sangita Jindal, Dr. Alison Bartolucci, Dr. Jason Barritt, Dr. Charlie Bormann, Dr. Mike Abeyta


Time (PT) Session Title Presentation
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Conversations on Conservation: Creating Conversations To Maximize the Use of Genetics and Assisted Reproduction Technology in Applied Conservation Management

Darren Karl Griffin


8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

New Concepts in Adenomyosis

Dr. Ebbie Stewart
10:00 AM– 10:45 AM

SART Male Data

Dr. Sangita Jindal
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Endocrine Disruptors

Dr. Hugh Taylor
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

ART for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients

Dr. Molly Moravek

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Dr. Mike Slowey
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

The Changing Landscape of Embryos and ART Law. Caselaw and Legislative Reaction After Dobbs

Dr. Nidhi Desai
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Future of Fertility Care

Dr. Jared Robins