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  • SART Fertility Experts - Donor Eggs: Fresh or frozen?

    Podcast Episodes

    This episode of SART Fertility Experts examines which patients are best suited for egg donation, what qualifies an egg donor, what is the difference between using fresh vs. frozen eggs, and how to measure the success of an outcome.

  • ASRM Today - COVID-19 Stories from the front lines: Nicolas Plachta

    Podcast Episodes

    In this episode, Dr. Nicolas Plachta a recounts his personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Plachta is an associate professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology in the Smilow Center for Translational Research in the Perelmen School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Recognizes Juneteenth as Holiday

    Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had formally freed them almost two and a half years earlier, Texas was the most remote of the slave states, so enforcement of the proclamation was slow to take effect. In light of recent tragic events and the need to recognize the culture of systemic racism in our nation, ASRM offices will be closed tomorrow.
  • ASRM Today – ASRM/ESHRE/IFFS Joint Statement on COVID 19 with Eve Feinberg

    Podcast Episodes
    On this episode of ASRM Today, Eve Feinberg discusses the Joint Statement issued by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) concerning the global COVID-19 pandemic.
  • SART Releases Podcast Series for Those Trying to Build a Family

    The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), is pleased to announce the release of its Fertility Experts Podcast Series. For those with questions about fertility and infertility, each 25-minute episode offers the insights of a variety of accomplished fertility specialists. They address a range of topics related to fertility testing, treatment, and the challenges of building a family.
  • ASRM 2020 Scientific Congress & Expo Goes Virtual!

    Announcements
    We are excited to announce that our 2020 Scientific Congress & Expo will be offered virtually in October. Considering the current pandemic, including adherence to current rules on large gatherings and best practices in social distancing guidelines, the leadership of ASRM has made the decision to convert the scheduled ASRM 2020 Scientific Congress & Expo from an in-person to an entirely virtual meeting.   
  • ASRM Today – Transgender Care: A Patient's View with Trystan Reese

    Podcast Episodes


    In this episode, Trystan Reese, a member of the transgender community, discusses the experience of undergoing fertility treatment to build a family.
  • ASRM Today – Transgender Care: A Physician's View with Paula Amato

    Podcast Episodes


    Dr. Paula Amato discusses medically assisted reproduction in transgender communities. Dr. Amato is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.

  • ASRM Patient Management and Clinical Recommendations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Update #5

    The world has been suffering a pandemic of a proportion not previously experienced in this century, with higher infectivity and mortality than previous epidemics. While acknowledging that infertility is a serious disease that requires treatment in a timely manner, in its recommendations of March 17, 2020 and in the subsequent Updates, No. 1 and No. 2, the ASRM Coronavirus/COVID-19 Task Force (the “Task Force”) recognized the need to delay any but the most urgent of reproductive care cases. This was necessary as the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic, its viral transmission rate, its impact on reproductive well-being and pregnancy, and the ability of health systems to cope were yet unknown, at least in the U.S. 
  • SART To Release Podcast Series For People Trying To Build A Family

    Announcements
    SART, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, is pleased to announce the release of its new SART Fertility Experts podcast series. For those with questions about fertility and infertility, each 25-minute episode offers the insights of a variety of accomplished fertility specialists regarding a range of topics related to fertility testing, treatment, and the challenges of building a family.
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