National Fertility Conference 2024 Program

Public Forum

08:00AM Registration
Tea and coffee on arrival
09:00AM Welcome
Dr Gabriel James - AIRRM Chair

Public Forum

One couples fertility journey.

With Guests:
- Paul + Jess Carroll
- Dr Mary Walsh
- Patsy Heffernan
- Dr Brendan Miller
MC: Dr Joseph Turner

10:00AM Tea Break

Conference Program

1015AM Session 1 Title: Fertility awakening

Chair: Cathryn Marshall

- Dr Kieran McCafferey Primary Amenorrhea - the first symptom

- Dr Felicity Roux Health literacy in schools and with medical students

- Dr Marguerite Duane Health literacy young Doctors

1130AM Morning Tea

11:45AM Session 2 Title: When new life beckons

Chair: Dr Cathy Peterson

- Dr Gabriel James Preconception health - preparing the ground for healthy pregnancy

- Dr Brendan Miller Early pregnancy complications and threatened miscarriage

- Prof Pilar Vigil PCOS - Type 3 Diabetes

- Mia Zimmerman RM How can we prevent repeat traumatic pregnancy experiences?

13:30PM Lunch

15:00PM Session 3 Title: Restoring health with ageing

- Prof Pilar Vigil Premature ovarian ageing

- Dr Alice Whittaker The Menopause consult and MHT

- Amanda Bowen,
- Cathryn Marshall and 
- Lesa Meese

Challenges charting in the perimenopause

- Cathryn Marshall and
- Dr Jessica Stillwell

Teaching and consulting online in RRM/FAM

16:30PM Afternoon Tea

16:45PM Conference Close Dr Gabriel James - AIRRM Chair

18:00PM Canapés and Drinks
19:00PM Conference Dinner Special guest speaker: Joanne Widdup
Be Natural: During life's twists and turns.

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