23rd Annual Congress of Womens Health
Grand Hyatt WashingtonWashington, USA Visit the Venue to read more
Join us for a special award presentation and
reception to honor our 2015 Award recipients
Jointly sponsored by Postgraduate Institute
for Medicine, Academy of Women’s Health,
and Institute for Professional Education.
CME/CE Credit Designation
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
This activity is also certifi ed for ANCC, AAFP, and AANP credits.
For full accreditation information, go to:
Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary
Leadership in Women’s Health
Nanette Santoro is a Professor and the E. Stewart Taylor Chair
in the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Colorado School of
Medicine. Her major research is in the physiology of gonadotropinreleasing
hormone secretion. She has been involved with numerous
industry and government-supported clinical trials and currently
holds a K24 grant.
Journal of Women’s Health Award for Outstanding
Achievement in Women’s Health Research
Nancy Milliken is the Founding and Current Director of the UCSF
National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and Associate Chair
for Clinical Programs at UCSF’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology
and Reproductive Sciences. She has long sought to improve the
health of women by increasing their knowledge and participation in
decisions regarding their health. As a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow,
she explored the ethical issues involved in reproductive decisionmaking
and engaged in the national debate regarding “maternalfetal
confl ict” and forced treatment of pregnant women.
Women’s Health 2015
The 23rd Annual Congress
Grand Hyatt • Washington, DC
April 16–19, 2015
Even more reasons to register now!
• New NIH Offi ce of Research on Women’s Health
• More CMEs: 26.25 in just 3 days!
• Added, two breakfast symposiums
• The best of the best in women’s health presenters
• The latest research & best practices
• Opportunities to build your professional network
In partnership with
NIH Offi ce of Research
on Women’s Health
HHS Offi ce
on Women’s Health
The most comprehensive interdisciplinary
conference on women’s health of the year
The only meeting focused exclusively on
Best Practices for Better Outcomes
See inside for more details including this year’s special award winners
Institute for Professional Education
140 Huguenot Street, 3rd Floor
New Rochelle, New York 10801-5215
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
• Implement the most current guidelines for screening a variety of disease states
aff ecting women across their lifespan.
• Employ evidence-based approaches for the diagnosis of diseases impacting
all aspects of women’s health.
• Incorporate sex and gender in evidence-based management prevention strategies
to address disease states impacting women’s health.
• Utilize evidence-based treatment strategies to provide care for women’s sexual
health including care for women with a history of sexual assault.
• Provide care, counsel, and education to female patients to promote health
management and disease prevention
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Women's Health 2015 will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC, 20001 USA
Thank you for your interest in the Women's Health & Sex Differences Research Scientific Poster Session: in partnership with the Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH). We look forward to your participation in our exciting conference and reviewing your abstracts. All abstract presenters will be given the early-bird discount rate to attend the Annual Meeting. Conference registration will open in October. Authors are required to register for the conference. You are strongly encouraged to submit your abstract before then. Notifications regarding acceptance of submitted abstracts will be emailed in January.
Who Should Submit:
We invite researchers at all levels to submit abstracts on current and emerging issues in women's health and sex differences including basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiologic, disparities, and health services research. In addition, we welcome abstracts on innovations in education and career development for health researchers. Scientific abstracts report the results of original research and must contain data (either quantitative or qualitative) and report research results.
- ★ Clinical and Translational Research
- ★ Community and Public Health Research
- ★ Basic Research
- ★ Innovations in Health Professions Education and Career Development
What to Submit:
Using this electronic submission tool, please submit a structured abstract with Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusion. Tables are not permitted in abstract submissions. Please see the table of definitions for each category below and specify which category best suits your poster. Awards will be made based on category, so it is important that your poster be properly classified.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure information is required for submission of all abstracts.
Abstract Review Process:
Acceptance and rejection notifications will be sent in January. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee and evaluated based on: 1) Quality and importance of the scientific question, 2) Relevance to women's health or sex differences, 3) Scientific content - design and methodology, 4) Poster organization and clarity.
Notification of Receipt and Acceptance:
Receipt of abstract submissions will be acknowledged via e-mail to the submitting author. After the review process is complete, the author will be notified regarding the acceptance or rejection of their submissions.
Authors will then be required to confirm that they will be present. All poster presenters must register for the full meeting and attend the poster session in which their poster is displayed. Accepted abstracts will be published in the March issue ofJournal of Women's Health.
The Congress is an unprecedented opportunity to reach key leaders in women's health in a broad range of disciplines and an excellent way to forge critical relationships with clinicians and hands-on health providers. There are several opportunities still available to support presentations of cutting-edge research, featuring the most respected, influential, world-class researchers, practitioners, policy experts, and leaders in women's health.
Exhibiting is also an excellent way to showcase your organization and share your solutions with top professionals in the field. As an exhibitor, your organization has a unique opportunity to educate, inform, and network with Congress participants.
For Supporter and Exhibitor opportunities please download the 2015 Supporter and Exhibitor Package.
Karla Shepard Rubinger
Academy of Women's Health