2018 Oncofertility Conference
Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative
November 13-15, 2018

Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior Street, 3rd Floor Harris Atrium
Chicago, Illinois 

Join us for the 12th Annual Oncofertility Conference which attracts over 250 members of the oncofertility community and is a place where new ideas for research projects develop, networks of clinical care converge, and the interdisciplinary community of oncologists, reproductive endocrinologists, research scientists and patients participate in this cutting edge field. Continuing Medical Education credits are available for interested attendees. 

The agenda for the 2018 Oncofertility Conference Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative will feature two full days of lectures, followed by a full day of didactic courses including our 3rd annual Fellow Education Day and three applied learning sessions (Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Considerations in Oncofertility, Fertility Preservation Case Studies, and Existing and Emerging Techniques in Reproductive Health). Dr. Woodruff will provide updates on the Oncofertility Professional Engagement Network (OPEN) and invites you all to join and participate in our exciting subcommittees!

Sponsorship opportunities are still available; contact us at oncofertility@northwestern.edu for more information. 

Note:  Registration is now closed. On-site registration is not guaranteed and based on availability.  All on-site registrations are $500.  No exceptions will be made.


This year the Oncofertility Consortium is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the conference. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the basic science advances in fertility preservation and restoration and global outcomes of pregnancy after cancer 
2. Identify ethical considerations for fertility preservation in expanded patient populations such as pediatric and gender and sex diverse patients
3. Recognize alternative communication strategies for discussion fertility 

Target Audience: 
Healthcare professionals who treat adolescent and young adult patients with cancer and AYA cancer survivors
Research Scientists research ways to mitigate fertility threats to AYA cancer patients

Accreditation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The 2018 Oncofertility Conference is funded by the NIH (grants 5R13HD063248 and P50HD076188) and a generous donation from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro. 

Previous Conference Media

2015 Oncofertility Conference Presentations

2016 Oncofertility Conference Presentations

2017 Oncofertility Conference Presentations 

2017 Oncofertility Conference Breakout Session Slides

Additional Oncofertility Conference Presentations