Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients / Sarasota Memorial Hospital Meeting





Julio E. Pabon, M.D. from Fertility Center and Applied Genetics of Florida and Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD from Moffitt  Cancer Center will be discussing Oncofertility in a continuing medical education meeting on September 28, 2013.  More information is available through smh.com

Here is the meeting agenda:

Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients:
  • Date:
  • Time:
    8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Sarasota Memorial Hospital, 1st floor Waldemere Tower Auditorium
  • Phone:
    (941) 917-8644
  • Event Description:

    Sarasota Memorial Health Care System presents: Fertility Preservation for Oncology Patients with Julio E. Pabon, MD, FACOG, Fertility Center & Applied Genetics of Florida,and Gwendolyn P. Quinn, PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center


    Goal of Program:

    To enhance awareness of reproductive issues faced by adolescent and young adult cancer patients and provide information on fertility preservation options.

    Target Audience:

    Physicians, surgeons, radiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and medical assistants.


     1.   Describe the physiological and psychosocial impact of cancer on the reproductive health of adolescent and young

    adult patients and survivors.


    2.   Discuss the options for male and female adolescent and young adult cancer patients to preserve fertility prior to
    cancer treatment.


    3.   Recognize healthcare provider barriers to discussing reproductive health issues with adolescent and young adult
    cancer patients.


    4.   Identify local and national fertility preservation resources for adolescent and young adult cancer patients.


     8:00 AM – 8:25 AM – Registration and continental breakfast

    8:25 AM – 8:30 AM – Opening remarks

    8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Julio E. Pabon, MD: “Fertility Preservation for the Oncology Patient”

    10:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Break

    10:15 AM – 11:45 AM – Gwendolyn Quinn,PhD: “ENRICH – Educating Nurses about reproductive Issues in Cancer Healthcare”

    11:45 AM – noon – Questions and answers, concluding remarks

     Contact Persons:

     Marie Borsellino, Breast Health Navigator, (941) 917-3377  Marie-Borsellino@smh.com

    Joann Heaton, Advanced Practice Nurse, (941) 917-8644   Joann-Heaton@smh.com

     Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    Sarasota Memorial Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Sarasota Memorial Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of three (3) AMA PRA Category I CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the

    American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    FL Board of Nursing Provider Number FBN2120; CE Broker Provider #50-1749; and Board of Clinical Social Work,

    Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling provider number BAP-377.