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Suggested Subject Matter for Abstract Submissions

Physician and Team Topics

  • Embryo Implantation and Endometrial Assessment
  • Optimizing Ovarian Stimulation
  • Blastocyst Development Efficiency
  • Comprehensive Chromosome Screening 
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Ovarian Biology
  • Sperm Biology
  • Oocyte Donation
  • Gestational Carrier
  • Male Fertility
  • Management of the Poor Responder
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Reproduction
  • Environmental Impact on Fertility 
  • Endometriosis
  • Embryo Transfer: Fresh and Frozen
  • Single Embryo Transfer
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Quality Improvement Advances in RE 
  • Risk Reduction Strategies
  • Team Building 
  • Extended Carrier Screening
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Screening
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Pregnancy Outcomes


Lab Issues and Techniques

  • Oocyte Health and Competence
  • Sperm Biology and Function
  • Vitrification
  • Embryo Culture and Handling
  • Trophectoderm Biopsy
  • Ovarian Freezing
  • QC and QA in an IVF Lab
  • Oocyte Cryopreservation
  • Utilizing Frozen Oocytes
  • Emerging Culture Systems


Clinical Nursing Topics

  • Overcoming Patient Barriers such as High Body Mass Index and Age
  • Ectopic Pregnancies
  • Ultrasound and Early Pregnancy
  • Effective Donor Care and Counseling
  • Encouraging Patients to Accept Single Embryo Transfer
  • Preconception Genetic Screening and Counseling
  • Evaluating Patient Outcomes versus Protocol
  • Patients’ Stress and Diet Management


Genetic and Genomic Science

  • Genetic Counseling in ART 
  • Molecular Methods for Preimplantation Genetics
  • Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis of Human Embryo and Germ Line Development
  • Integration of Genomics in Reproductive Medicine
  • Genetics of Spermatogenesis
  • Expanded Carrier Screening for Gamete Donors
  • Routine Expanded Carrier Screening in ART Patient Population


Practice Management Topics

  • Management of ART Practices
  • Integration of Genetic Counseling in the Fertility Clinic
  • ICD10 - The Future of Medical Coding
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Marketing