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PCRS 2023 Annual Meeting Schedule

The PCRS Annual Meeting provides an outstanding forum for the exchange of information and the advancement of the ideologies of reproductive medicine in a relaxed and collegial setting. 

Session topics have been carefully selected to bring you the highest quality, innovative CME, designed and presented by thought leaders in reproductive medicine. 

Be sure to review the full event schedule and then mark your calendar for a meeting you won't want to miss.

Global Education GroupGlobal Education Group 

The registration desk is located in the lobby of the Esmeralda Ballroom.
Wednesday, March 22 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, March 23 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday, March 24 6:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday, March 26 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM


 = CME Credits Available 

Time (PT) Session Title
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Fellows Lunch

Sponsored by EMD Serono

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM  When IVF is not Successful, How do you Give Bad News?
Dr. Andrea Braverman
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM  How to Organize a Business/Contract Negotiation
Dr. Eric Widra
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM  How to Work with your Embryologists
Dr. Joseph Conaghan
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM What does SART do for You
Dr. Paul Lin
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM  Male Factor and Treatment 101
Dr. Paul Turek
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Fellows Cocktail Reception 

Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

7:15 PM – 9:00 PM Fellows Dinner

Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Time (PT) Session Title
7:00 AM – 7:50 AM Breakfast
7:50 AM – 8:00 AM President's Welcome
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM  Implications of Roe v. Wade Reversal for IVF
Susan Crockin, JD
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM  How to Train/Recruit Personnel, Projections of Personnel Need in the Future
Dr. Eric Widra
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Oral Presentation of Abstracts 1–5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Lunch - Exhibit Hall
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM  Immunology and Infertility 
Dr. Zev Williams
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM  Infertility and Sexual Function: Issues and Solutions
Dr. Andrea Braverman
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

 Fertility Related Genti-Pelvic Penetration Disorders: Clinical Pearls of Pelvic Floor Exam and Physical Therapy Treatments 
Ms. Kathe Wallace, PT

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM  Roe v. Wade Reversal Q&A session
Sean Tipton, Susan Crocken, Gloria Richard-Davis, Marcelle Cedars 
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Product Theater

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Fellows Dinner 

Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

IVF Lab Professional Reception

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Nurses/Genetic Counselors Reception
Sponsored by Mandell's Pharmacy
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception 

Sponsored by PCRS

6:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Faculty/Board of Directors/Past Presidents Dinner
Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Time (PT) Session Title
6:30 AM 7:15 AM Yoga on the Rose Lawn
Sponsored by Kindbody
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast Symposium
Sponsored by EMD Serono

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM  Diversity and Disparities in Reproductive Health
Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM Male Infertility: Window into Men's Health?
Dr. Michael Eisenberg
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Oral Presentation of Abstracts 6–10
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Symposia Session - Planned Oocyte Cryopreservation Perceptions and Misperceptions
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Post-Symposia Lunch
Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM  Novel Therapies for Endometriosis 
Dr. Serdar Bulun
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM  Corporate IVF-A Shift in the Industry
Dr. Barry Behr
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Advocacy in Reproductive Health: How You Can Make a Difference
Mr. Sean Tipton
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Fellows Debate
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Session & Reception
8:45 PM – 10:15 PM Fellows Late Night Reception

Sponsored by Reproductive Health Center


Time (PT) Session Title
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM  Ranking System for Mosaic Embryos
Dr. Manuel Viotti
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM  How is Female Infertility a Biomarker of Health?
Dr. Marcelle Cedars
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM  Advances in IVM
Dr. David Albertini
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Morning Break in Exhibit Hall
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

Genetics Sessions

 Manifesting Heterozygotes: Complications for Interpreting Expanded Carrier Screening Results in our Patient and Donor Populations.
Ms. Andria Besser

 Established and Emerging Information on Outcomes from Non-Euploid Embryo Transfer
Dr. Alyssa Snider


 Lab Sessions

Entrepreneurship in Embryology
Dr. Barry Behr

Efficiency in the IVF Lab – Doing More with Less
Dr. Liesl Nel-Themaat

Cryostorage Solutions – Troubleshooting and Simplifying Processes
Dr. Abeer Salhia 


 RN/APP Sessions

Introduction and Knobology
Lauren Nervi, NP

GYN and Other Pathology
Hayley Rapp, NP

Early Pregnancy Management
Tamara Tobias, NP

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Family Fun and Pool
6:00 PM – 6:45 PM
President's Reception
Sponsored by EMD Serono
6:45 PM – 9:00 PM Awards Dinner


Time (PT) Session Title
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Sunday Brunch Program

 COVID, How do we do Better with Other Pandemics, Monkeypox
Dr. Ciprian Gheorghe

Preliminary Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: All registered attendees and guests MUST wear a badge throughout the entire event. NO persons without a proper attendee or guest badge will be admitted to sessions, socials, or special events.

Wednesday, March 22

Fellow's Day

 Adult Guest Pass Available* 

A dynamic day geared toward the reproductive professional in training for fellows, residents, and/or medical students. 

*Fellows social events are reserved for fellows, only. Fellows may purchase a guest pass to bring one adult guest with them to fellows events.

Thursday, March 23

PCRS Welcome Reception

 Adult & Child Guest Passes are Available 

All registered attendees, guests, and members of industry are invited to join this festive event, held on the Rose Lawn.

Friday, March 24

Poster Session/Reception

 Adult & Child Guest Passes are Available 

An evening reception featuring the presentation of selected outstanding scientific posters. Held in the exhibit hall, all registered attendees, guests, and members of the industry are welcome.

Fellows' Late Night

 Adult Guest Pass Available* 

Beer, wine, and treats – a casual get-together for PCRS attendee fellows, residents, and students of all kinds.

*Fellows social events are reserved for fellows, only. Fellows may purchase a guest pass to bring one adult guest with them to fellows event.


Saturday, March 25

Poolside R&R — Family-Friendly!

 Adult & Child Guest Passes Available 

The perfect chance to unwind poolside with a refreshing beverage in hand while you network and get to know your colleagues.

Awards Dinner

 Adult & Child Guest Passes Available 

The Awards Dinner will take place on the Rose Lawn.

Sunday, March 26

Farewell Brunch Program

 Adult & Child Guest Passes Available 

Say "see you later" to your new friends and colleagues, but not before you enjoy a delicious brunch.