Didactic Schedule

Fellows Educational Activities Take Place on the first and third Fridays of each month. In addition to the formal lectures listed below, fellows also participate in the following weekly conferences.

Fourth Friday: Prenatal Pediatrics Conference (Fetal Boards)
Bi Monthly: Genetics Education
Monthly: Research Lab Meeting

Other Conferences: Maternal Boards, Evidence Based Medicine

Didactic Topics 2014-2015

  • Physiology of amniotic fluid
  • Billing and Coding
  • Techniques in Molecular Genetics
  • Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
  • Fetal GU system: embryology and malformations
  • What does the data show: Oligohydramnios & Polyhydramnios, what is pathologic?
  • Placenta implantation, development, and function(s) across gestation
  • Genetics: Cytogenetics II: common structural and numerical chromosome abnormalities
  • Admissions Day
  • Pulmonary Disease in pregnancy
  • What does the data show: Accreta diagnosis and management
  • Fetal teratogens
  • Genetics: Patterns of Inheritance
  • Pathology of the placenta, membranes and umbilical cord
  • What does the data show: TTTS and laser
  • Anesthesia: Ventilators
  • Autoimmune diseases in Pregnancy
  • Cytogenetics II: Common microdeletion syndromes
  • Antepartum & intrapartum fetal assessment
  • What does the data show: GDM medication
  • Ultrasound: Cervical assessment
  • Adrenal and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy
  • What does the data show: Tocolysis
  • Genetics Didactic: Syndromes associated with low maternal serum estriol (Seaver)
  • ID- TORCH infections
  • Obesity effects on pregnancy
  • Genetics: Teratogens (except FAS and Diabetes)
  • Fetal Hydrops
  • What does the data show: Cerclage
  • Genetics
  • Preterm labor
  • Fetal face and branchial arches: embryology and malformations
  • Genetics
  • The Organ Transplant Obstetrical Patient
  • What does the data show: Antepartum testing
  • Genetics
  • Annual Meeting
  • Hyperemesis and hyperalimentation in pregnancy
  • MRI and 3D ultraosund is fetal assessment
  • Genetics
  • Fetal CNS: Embryology and malformations
  • What does the data show: PPROM treatments
  • Genetics
  • Anesthesia
  • Substance abuse in pregnancy
  • Genetics
  • Ultrasoud: “Marker” findings
  • What does the data show: Steroids & MgSO4 for fetal benefit
  • Genetics
  • Neonatology
  • Pharmacology considerations in pregnancy
  • Genetics
  • Musculoskeletal changes and disorders in pregnancy
  • What does the data show: Thrombophilia and pregnancy complications
  • Genetics
  • ID- HIV
  • IUGR: Diagnosis and Etiologies
  • Genetics
  • What does the data show: Doppler in IUGR management
  • Fetal Considerations in the Critically Ill Gravida & Ethics in the Obstetrical Critical Care Setting
  • Genetics
  • Ultrasound: Fetal skeletal dysplasia
  • Assisted reproduction pregnancies: Special considerations
  • Genetics
  • The Breast and the Physiology of Lactation
  • What does the data show: NIPT
  • Genetics