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2017 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting May 6-9, 2017, San Diego, California

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists held its clinical and scientific meeting in San Diego, CA on May 6-9, 2017. Two SIU Medicine medical students and one resident presented their research at this meeting. Sofia Candel is a fourth year medical student, who is going into an OB/GYN residency this summer, and Christine Sulmers is a third year medical student planning to pursue an OB/GYN residency next year. Dr. Aguirre is a resident in our department, who presented his basic science research project at ACOG. 

ASSESSMENT OF FETAL ULTRASOUND TRAINING FOR OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY RESIDENTS. Christine Sulmers, Paula Diaz-Sylvester, Jill Cox, Heeyoung Han, Kathleen Groesch, Teresa Wilson, Kristin Delfino, Funminiyi Taylor. Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Education, Maternal Fetal Medicine and the Center for Clinical Research, Southern Illinois University –School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

CORRELATION BETWEEN PERCEIVED VERSUS ACTUAL PROFICIENCY IN OBGYN RESIDENCY TRAINING FOR OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUNDS. Christine Sulmers, Paula Diaz-Sylvester, Kathleen Groesch, Teresa Wilson, Jacquelyn Patterson, Kristin Delfino, Funminiyi Taylor. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal and Fetal Medicine and the Center for Clinical Research, Southern Illinois University –School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

MICROBIAL PROFILES AND TUMOR MARKERS FROM CULDOCENTESIS: A NOVEL SCREENING METHOD FOR EPITHELIAL OVARIAN CANCER. Sofia Candel, Mallory Karr, Laurent Brard, Jongjin Anne Thomson, Kathleen Groesch, Paula Diaz-Sylvester, Michael Welge, Colleen Bushell, Ruoquing Zhu, Loretta Auvil, Ruizhong Miao, Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming. Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology and the Center for Clinical Research at Southern Illinois University -School of Medicine, Springfield, IL and National Center for Supercomputing Applications -University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EXPRESSION AND REGULATION OF ANTI-ANGIOGENIC GENES AND PRO-ANGIOGENIC GENES IN HUMAN TROPHOBLAST. Fernando Aguirre-Amezquita MD, Trenae Smith, Mark Schroeder, Haneen Ismaeel, Paula Diaz-Sylvester, Kathleen Groesch, Donald S. Torry, Ph.D. Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

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