2019 Oncofertility Consortium Conference
November 11-13, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

Pediatric Oncofertility
At the Intersection of Oncology, Fertility Preservation, and Patient Care

Conference Co-Chairs: Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, Olivia Jaworek Frias, MSN, RN, Courtney Finlayson, MD

All sessions will be held in the Third Floor Conference Center at Prentice Women's Hospital, 250 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611


Day 1: Monday, November 11, 2019
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

7:30-8:00AM Registration and Breakfast

Breakout Sessions: 

8:00- 11:30AM Pediatric Initiative Network (PIN) Meeting Canning Auditorium
11:30-1:30PM PIN Breakout: Best Practices Classroom #TBD
1:30-3:30PM PIN Breakout: Research Classroom #TBD
8:00AM-3:00PM Fellow Education Day L North Conference Room 
9:00AM-3:00PM ECHO Training L South Conference Room

*Boxed lunches will be available from 11:30AM-1:30PM

4:00-6:30PM Dinner at Dr. Woodruff's. Directions and details will be provided ahead of the conference. 

Day 2: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

  • 8:00 – 8:30AM Registration: Continental Breakfast and Networking
  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome from Conference Chairs:    Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, Northwestern University, Olivia Jaworek Frias, MSN, RN, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Courtney Finlayson, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Morning Session - Moderator: Courtney Finlayson, MD

  • 9:00 – 10:00 AM Gwen Quinn, PhD, New York University, and Susan Vadaparampil, PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
    Readiness Assessment and Toolkit
     
  • 10:00 – 10:30 AM Olivia Frias, MSN, RN, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Navigating Seamless Access to a Fertility Preservation Program Near You
     
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM Courtney Finlayson, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA
    Counseling the Transgender Population
     
  • 11:00 – 11:30 AM Julia Taylor, MD, University of Virginia, USA
    Decreasing Moral Distress
     
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch, Networking, Poster Set-up, and Exhibitor Tables
     

Afternoon Clinical Session - Moderator: Olivia Frias, MSN, RN

  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM Michael VonWolff, MD, FertiProtekt, Germany
    The FertiProtekt Network
     
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM Program Development and Implementation Panel Session
    Karen Burns, MD and Julie Rios, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, William Kutteh, MD, St. Jude Children's Hospital, Michael VonWolff, MD, FertiProtekt
     
  • 2:30 – 3:30 PM Break and Poster Review and Exhibitor Tables
     
  • 3:30 – 4:30 PM Keynote: Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, Albany Medical College, USA
    Ethical Issues in Pediatric Oncofertility
     
  • 4:30 – 6:30 PM Reception, Posters, Exhibitor Tables, and Networking

Day 3: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
8:30am – 4:00pm

 

  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Networking 

Basic Science Morning Session - Moderator: Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD

  • 9:00 – 9:30 AM Jing Xu, PhD, Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
    Primordial follicle activation and subsequent development in the matrix-free three-dimensional culture
     
  • 9:30 – 10:00 AM Jeffrey Gross, MD, Northwestern University, USA
    Is Proton Radiation Fertility Sparing?
     
  • 10:00 – 10:30 AM Break and Poster Review and Exhibitor Tables
     
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM Ariella Shikanov, PhD, University of Michigan, USA
    New Models of Ovarian Regeneration 
     
  • 11:00 - 11:30 AM Joyce Reinecke, JD, Alliance for Fertility Preservation
    Fertility Preservation Advocacy and Legislation
     
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Working Lunch: Fertility Preservation Legislation and Loopholes, Networking, Poster Review, and Exhibitor Tables

Afternoon Case Study and Outcome Session - Moderator: Leslie Appiah, MD

  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM Leena Nahata, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA
    Updates from the Pediatric Initiative Network 
     
  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM Erin Rowell, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA
    Oophorectomy Cases
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM Rebecca Flyckt, MD, Cleveland Clinic, USA
    Cortical Biopsy 

  • 2:30 – 3:30PM Guided Consensus Discussion 
     
  • *4:00 PM Illinois Symposium for Reproductive Science Opening Ceremony