Kristin Smith, the Oncofertility Consortium's esteemed patient navigator, was recently featured on the final episode of the This Is Infertility podcast to discuss her role as a patient navigator. Here is some more information about the episode:
Oncofertility Series – Part 4 of 4. Kristin Smith is the Program Manager for Fertility Preservation at Northwestern Medicine and the Oncofertility Consortium. In the final episode of our oncofertility series, we hear how Kristin helps patients navigate their treatment between their oncology team and their reproductive endocrinology team. Today’s host is Lissa Kline, VP of Provider and Member Services at Progyny.
Guests include: Kristin Smith from Northwestern Medicine, Dr. Janet Choi from CCRM New York, and Dr. Jennifer Levine, from Alliance for Fertility Preservation and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Click here to listen to the full episode featuring Kristin Smith.
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Our partners at the Moffit Cancer Center are hosting a free oncofertility training program.
ECHO is web-based training program that includes psychosocial, biological, clinical and skill building modules to help oncology allied health professionals (nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and...
Only three more days to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference! Be sure to register before registration closes on November 1. This year's conference features two full days of lectures and a full day of didatic and applied learning sessions. In addition to the great program, this conference...
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OPEN Member Val Peddie, from the Royal College of Nursing in Aberdeen was recently highlighted in Royal College of Nursing electronic magazine bulletin (see pages 10-11) to discuss fertility preservation and patient experience in Aberdeen. The article highlights Val and all of the work she does...
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Our very own Megan Connolly, former patient, survivor, and oncofertility advocate, was recently featured on an episode of the This is Infertility podcast to tell her story and talk about what oncofertility means to her. Here is some more information about the episode:
We're looking forward to the 2018 Oncofertility Conference- the agenda consists of alot of amazing speakers and talks! In particular, the Day 1 Afternoon Clinical Session on November 13 should be of great interest not only to clinicians, but also to the basic scientists who are invested in how...
Dr. So-Youn Kim, a former Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern, who has now moved on as an Assistant Professor at the University Nebraska Medical Center, will return to Northwestern for the 2018 Oncoferility Conference and deliver a talk entitled New Discoveries Driving Oncofertility...
At this year's Oncofertility Conference, we are honored that Dr. Lillian Meacham will deliver the day 2 keynote on November 14. Dr. Meacham is is a pediatric endocrinologist and the Kathleen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship in the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's Healthcare of...
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The 2018 Oncofertility Conference is just one month away and we are all looking forward to this year's exciting agenda and conference program. In anticipation of the conference, we will be featuring our speakers and other information about the conference in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned!
On September 22-23rd in New Delhi, India, the Asian Society for Fertility Preservation (ASFP) and the Fertility Preservation Society (India) (FPSI) hosted their second annual joint Congress of the ASFP & FERTIPROTECT. At this meeting, Dr. Atsuko Kusuhara, an alumna of the Masters of Science in...
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An exciting OPEN announcement from our partners in Canada. Eileen McMahon, a nurse practitioner at Mount Sinai Fertility in Toronto was recently named the Vice President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS). This is the first time a nurse has held this position. Eileen McMahon is...
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One more day to register for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference at a reduced registration rate! Registration will increase on October 1, so register now before the rate increases! Registration will close on Novembet 1. We can't wait to see you all in November!!
This year, thanks to funding from the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), the Oncofertility Consortium has secured funding for five REI fellows to attend the 3rd annual Fellow Education Day at the Oncofertility Conference. Each award is $1000 and should be used to...
On August 18th and 19th, Dr. Shuo Xiao, an Assistant Professor from University of South Carolina and also the current member of Oncofertility Consortium, was invited to give a talk at the Chinese Fertility Preservation Society (CFPS) 2nd Annual Meeting in Shanghai, China. Dr. Xiao introduced the...
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On August 27, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will sign in to law HB2617, which will ensure insurance coverage for oncofertility and fertility preservation patients. Illinois will join four other states that have passed similar legislation. This is a huge milestone for the field and on behalf...
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Dr. Mahmoud Salama, an active member of the Oncofertility Consortium and OPEN, recently represented the Consortium during a podcast interview where he discussed fertility preservation options for cancer patients. The interview appeared on the Simplify Cancer Podcast, a podcast for cancer patients...
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Members of the Oncofertility Professional Engagment Network (OPEN) from Iran recently hosted their first ever Sypomisum on Oncofertility in June. The Royan Symposium on Oncofertility was held on June 21, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. The Symposium was jointly organized by Royan Institute and with...
This year at the 2018 Oncofertility Conference, we will host our third annual Fellow Education Day. This day long program will be on the third day of the conference and is open to all fellows in related medical fields. The purpose of the course is to educate fellows on fertility preservation and...
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