Posted on 03/30/2017 in Business

Midwest Reproduction Symposium International 2017

The Drake Hotel 140 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
$325 - $1,375
Midwest Reproduction Symposium International 2017
Start Date
06/15/2017
End Date
06/17/2017

Midwest Reproduction Symposium International 2017

June 15 – June 17 2017

About Us

The Midwest Reproductive Symposium International (MRSi) was designed in 2005 to promote the timely discussion of topics relevant to reproductive medicine. This two-day conference has the primary objective to provide high quality, appropriate, continuing medical education for professionals within the reproductive medical field.

The MRSi conference is comprised of workshops, lectured sessions, and panel discussions mixed with interactive activities and events that offer attendees a unique opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors in an all-inclusive setting. Attendees will share their knowledge and experiences in several rapidly advancing fields within reproductive medicine.

Participants are also given the opportunity to attend specialized programming in the following areas:

MRSI Nurse Practicum: As one of the only nursing education opportunities offered in the United States today, the Nurse Practicum is a program specifically designed for nurses by nurses that is an integral part of the MRSi conference presented as an optional day on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Business Minds Program: The Business Minds program session is an educational platform created for reproductive medical professionals to gather and discuss innovative trends and thought-provoking concepts within business world of reproductive medicine.

REI Fellows Program is a unique opportunity offered to fellows, within the reproductive medical field. It also invites them to share their research to medical professionals. Each year fellows are selected to attend MRSi and display a poster presentation of their work at the scientific session.

Mental Health Day –– NEW for 2017! is a captivating forum that brings together experts of the mental health profession and reproductive medicine colleagues for an open discussion on how to counsel patients who face difficult decisions. This is a unique opportunity to share challenges and explore strategies. New for 2017, the Mental Health Day is now Thursday, June 15, 2017.

                TARGET AUDIENCE

MRSi is attended by physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and basic scientists, from around the world, who are highly engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine. In 2005, the meeting was attended by 170 health care professionals. Since then, the MRSi program has seen an increase in attendance. In 2016, the event was host to over 430 participants.

Organizing Committee Chairpersons

Executive Committee Chairs

Angeline N. Beltsos, MD, FACOG, Executive Chairperson, Board President

Paul Brezina, MD, MBA, FACOG, Board Treasurer

William Kearns, PhD, Board Secretary

Amber Cooper MD, MSCI, FACOG

Eric Forman, MD, FACOG

Nurse Practicum Committee Chairs

Ann Scalia, RN, BSN, CNOR

Nancy Harrington, RNC

Emily Ehlers, RN

Business Minds Program Chairs

Janet Fraser, MBA

Derek Larkin, MBA, JD

REI Fellows Program Chairs

Gretchen Collins, MD

Roohi Jeelani, MD

Mental Health Day Chairs

Lyn Jacobson, MSW, LMSW

Angela Lawson, PhD

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation Information

Mission and Purpose of Symposium

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to consider becoming a sponsor of at the 2017 Midwest Reproductive Symposium international.

THEME: From Artemis and Dionsys to Athena and Rhea, you cannot deny Greece’s history in the world of Fertility. Where West meets East, the culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years. Its culture is rich and historic with aspects of medicine, culture, science and philosophy.

The ability to express ourselves through ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) is an incredible force in mankind and can transcend many differences that may exist. ART also reminds us that through science but also through the miracle of life are we able to help people achieve a family.

This years theme is MRSi with a Greek Twist. You will see the ART of Greece sprinkled throughout the program and sponsorship opportunities.

MRSi: The Midwest Reproductive Symposium international (MRSi), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is an educational event that began in 2005 to promote the timely discussion of issues relevant to reproductive medicine. The primary objective is the provision of high quality, appropriate, continuing medical education for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and basic scientists engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine. The 3–day MRSi program consists of a mix of lectures, panel discussions and interactive workshops. It offers attendees a unique opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors in casual and formal educational settings and to share knowledge and experiences in several rapidly advancing fields within reproductive medicine. The 2017 program faculty (as well as past events) can be found at the meeting website www.mrsmeeting.org.

TARGET AUDIENCE: MRSi is attended by physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and basic scientists, from around the world, who are highly engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine. In 2005, the meeting was attended by 170 health care professionals. Since then, the MRSi program has seen an increase in attendance. In 2016, the event was host to over 430 participants.

WHY SPONSOR MRSi?: The Midwest Reproductive Symposium international is a unique opportunity to market your organization during an event like no other in the industry. MRSi has a boutique feel but includes the top Key Opinion.

Leaders in reproductive medicine from around the world. This event is large enough for impact but small enough to effectively influence at an individual level. Sponsoring is the perfect way to market your company to industry leaders in reproductive medicine. This program will give you excellent value for your marketing dollar with one of the finest conferences held in the industry today.

Participants are also given the opportunity to attend specialized programming in the following areas:

The Drake Hotel

Symposium international June 15-17, 2017

–– Scientific Session is held Friday, June 16, 2017 & Saturday, June 17, 2017 and is the main stage of the presentation of the latest scientific developments in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

–– Nurse Practicum Program is one of the few reproductive endocrinology and infertility nursing education opportunities offered in the United States today, the Nurse Practicum is a program specifically designed for nurses, by nurses and is an integral part of the MRSi conference presented Thursday, June 15, 2017.

–– Business Minds Program is an educational platform created for reproductive medical professionals to gather and discuss innovative trends and thoughtprovoking concepts within the business world of reproductive medicine presented

on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

–– REI Fellows are invited to is a unique opportunity offered to fellows, within the reproductive medical field. It also invites them to share their research to medical professionals. Each year fellows are selected to attend MRSi and display a poster presentation of their work at the scientific session. Dinner with the fellows will be on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

–– Mental Health Day is a captivating forum that brings together experts of the mental health profession and reproductive medicine colleagues for an open discussion on how to counsel patients who face difficult decisions.

This is a unique opportunity to share challenges and explore strategies. Mental Health Day will be on Thursday, June 15, 2017 during the workshops.

To increase medical knowledge to benefit patient care in the area of reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Learning Objectives

After attending the 2017 MRSi meeting, the participant should be able to:

Discuss several new concepts, techniques, and treatment modalities relevant to the practice of reproductive medicine.

Identify current clinical challenges to the effective and timely delivery of reproductive medicine and in vitro fertilization.

Evaluate methods to individualize treatment that incorporate learning objectives 1 and 2.

Identify patient concerns and describe appropriate methods to address those concerns.

Utilize new evidence-based studies pertaining to reproductive medicine to improve clinical outcomes.

Physician Credit*

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Midwest Reproductive Symposium international. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Hours listed above are from 2016.)

Nursing Credit*

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 11 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 11 contact hours

MRSi Nurse Practicum Day*

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 6.25 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 6.25 contact hours.

Laboratory Professionals Accreditation*

Pending ABB PER approval for CEU’s/contact hours.

* Final number of credit hours will be determined based upon the final agenda and subject to change from hours listed above.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

To look through the agenda, please, follow this link: http://midwestreproductionsymposium.org/agenda-at-a-glance.php

Questions? Jennifer Poncher at Jennifer.Poncher@MRSmeeting.org.

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Information

NEW for 2017, an updated Exhibitor and Sponsorship Program!

Exhibitors

We are excited to announce that we have added an extra day to the 2017 MRSi Exhibitor Program. You will now have an opportunity to exhibit Thursday, June 15, 2017 through Saturday, June 17, 2017. This offers many more networking opportunities from attendees on Thursday that may not attend the Friday & Saturday Scientific Sessions.

Early Bird Pricing –– $3200 until February 15, 2017

Standard Pricing –– $3500 after February 15, 2017

Sponsors

The 2017 Midwest Reproductive Symposium international Sponsorship Program has been redesigned. From the Premier Sponsorships to the Exhibitor Hall Breaks, there is an opportunity for every size company to promote their products and services.

For more information on Sponsorship or Exhibitor Opportunities, please contact Sam Jones at Sam.Jones@MRSmeeting.org


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