The Future of the Academic Specialist

SASGOG 11th Annual Meeting

Join colleagues for a day focused on practical, actionable strategies to prepare for the future of the Academic Specialist OBGYN

Baltimore Convention Center

May 18, 2023

Don’t Miss These Sessions

SASGOG 11th Annual Meeting

Using Machine Learning to Advance the Tripartite Mission “AI in OB: Using Artificial Intelligence to Advance Our Specialty” The Future of Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physician scientist, Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs, MD, PhD, will discuss his exciting ventures using artificial intelligence in education, research and clinical care. With his expertise we explore the world of AI and learn how to apply it to our future work. Our featured Dr. Kenneth Noller Lecturer, Dr. Melissa Wong, MD, MHDS, MFM at Cedars-Sinai will share her research utilizing artificial intelligence in clinical practice to predict labor and reduce bias. A panel representing Academic Specialists and Department Chairs will explore the evolving scope of surgical practice for the academic specialist. This session will focus on the impact increasing sub-specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology has had over time and the implications for the future of practice and residency training.
Write your way into the Future The Balancing Game Financing Your Future

Join one of our three interactive, writing-focused breakout sessions focused on developing essential writing skills for the academic specialist:

  • Writing for Advocacy
  • Grant Writing for the Academic Specialist
  • Abstract and Manuscript Writing for the Academic Specialist.  
Balancing Individual Faculty Interests with the Clinical Needs of the Department

Tony Ogburn, MD
Mostafa Borahay, MD, PhD
Vanessa Gregg, MD
Julia Cron, MD
Kathryn McKenney, MD
Early career faculty learn finance and “Business of Medicine” fundamentals to support clinical and academic endeavors in two sequential breakout sessions.

Kim Gesci, MD, Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Medical College of Wisconsin

Jessica Kiley, MD, Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Chief, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University

Mentoring for Practitioners and Faculty

Are you a faculty member interested in 1:1 mentoring?
Register by April 15 to participate in our Annual Meeting Mentoring Program.
Mentee and Mentor pairs will be matched based on area of interest
and have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one breakfast on May 18.


Welcome Breakfast for Residents

Residents are invited to meet with other residents interested in pursuing careers as generalist OBGYNs at the Annual Meeting Residents Welcome Breakfast. During the Breakfast you will have the opportunity hear from SASGOG past presidents and other SASGOG dignitaries about their career paths as generalists.

Registration Fees


SASGOG Early Bird -
1/10/2023 - 03/15/2023

3/15/2023 - 5/16/2023

SASGOG On-site
5/17/2023 - 5/18/2023

Member - Individual




Member - Associate




Non-member – Practitioners/ Faculty***




Member - Student, Resident or Fellow**

$  80

$  90

$  99

Non-member - Student, Resident or Fellow**




** Note: Students, Residents and Fellows of Supporting Institutions receive SASGOG membership at no cost. Click here to learn more about SASGOG membership and our Supporting Institutions.

*** Click here to learn more about SASGOG membership and save $135 on registration.


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