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Specialty: , Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Dec, 12, 2013 to Dec, 14, 2013
Location: Las vegas, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 295 to 1395 USD
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Primary Care Education Consortium designates this live activity, Titled Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery Symposium, for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-physicians who attend this symposium and successfully complete the requirements will be issued a certificate of participation upon successful completion of the program requirements (see end of syllabus). 

Physician Assistants

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Disclosure Information

As part of their efforts to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, the joint sponsors of this CME symposium have required the faculty and all others involved in the development of the content to disclose any relationships they may have with commercial companies that have a product or service relevant to this symposium.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, Primary Care Education Consortium will implement mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

We hope you can join us at the 2013 Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery Symposium (PAGS) December 12-14 at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas. 

We have great things in store for you at this premier meeting on controversies and dilemmas in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Topics to be discussed include: 
    • Pelvic Anatomy

    • Incontinence and Prolapse Surgery

    • Sterilization and Fibroid Management

    • Hysterectomy

    • Surgery for Adnexal Masses and Vulvar Disorders

    • Gynecologic Oncology for the Generalist

    • Avoiding and Managing Complications

Special Keynote Speaker
Special to the 2013 PAGS will be keynote speaker Dr. Amanda Fader. Dr. Fader is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts in laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and microlaparoscopy, as well as high-risk endometrial cancers. Dr Fader's keynote address will explore the cost of different to hysterectomy approaches. 

Optional practice management program
Also offered at the 2013 PAGS is P.E.P., an optional practice management program (additional fee required) designed to help make your practice more Profitable, Efficient, and Productive. This 4-hour course will serve as a mini-MBA-style program to provide you with the tools and skills necessary to run a modern medical practice. 

Both the PAGS Scientific Program and the P.E.P. Practice Management Program will take place at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, ensuring a most pleasant and informative educational experience.

We hope to see you in December at the Venetian/Palazzo. 


Mickey M. Karram, MD 
Course Director

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Course Director 

Special Keynote Speaker

Amanda Fader, MD
Associate Professor and Director 
Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Gynecology/Obstetrics
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Scientific Faculty

Michael Baggish, MD
St. Helena Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California San Francisco
St. Helena, California
Amy Garcia, MD
Medical Director
Sloan-Garcia Center for Women's Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico
John Gebhart, MD
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Javier F. Magrina, MD
Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Arizona
Mark Walters, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Gynecology
Center for Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Sugery
Department of Obstetrics - Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Management Faculty

Neil H. Baum, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Urology
Tulane Medical School
Louisiana State University
New Orleans, Louisiana
Barbara Levy, MD
Vice President of Health Policy
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Washington, D.C.
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About Our Venue, Venetian/Palazzo, Las Vegas

Rates of just $139* per night! 
After information-packed days, you'll be ready to relax and enjoy unparalleled dining, attractions, and entertainment at the all-suite Venetian/Palazzo** in Las Vegas.

Take advantage of discount room rates of just $139* per night for participants of PAGS. Click here to make your reservation, or call the Venetian/Palazzo reservation department at (877) 385-3885 or (866) 659-9659 and mention you are a PAGS attendee. The discount rate expires November 13, but we suggest you make your arrangements as soon as possible as our room block will sell out.

*Plus a $25 amenity fee entitling you to: unlimited in-suite internet access, complimentary daily newspaper, unlimited local and toll-free calls, and daily access for two to the fitness facility within the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®. ** Suites will be assigned in either the Venetian or Palazzo tower based on availability.

**Hotel cancellation policy: Attendees are charged a deposit of one (1) night suite and tax per suite to guarantee accommodations. Individual deposits will be credited to individual folios. Hotel will refund deposits when individual suite reservations are canceled a minimum of 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival date. 
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Phone: 502-574-9023

Fax: 502-589-3602

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