Without the privacy protections of Roe and its progeny, states would be free--as some have repeatedly tried to do already--to enact laws that confer legal “personhood” beginning at fertilization. These would severely restrict the practice of IVF and pregnancy management.
The current update by the ASRM Coronavirus/COVID-19 Task Force (the “Task Force”) continues to affirm the recommendations presented in Update No. 3 (American Society for Reproductive Medicine Patient Management and Clinical Recommendations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic - Update No. 3, April 24, 2020), which were further elaborated upon in Update Nos. 4-8. Collectively, these updates recommend the judicious resumption of the delivery of reproductive care, with the use of careful preventive measures, such as the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks, frequent hand washing, and social distancing measures. Given the continued presence of COVID-19 cases in much of the United States (U.S.), these strategies continue to be critical in managing this ongoing pandemic.
In this episode, Dr. Anne Steiner, Editor-in-Chief of F&S Reviews, discusses the new journal, which publishes both systematic and comprehensive, authoritative review articles spanning reproductive medicine or science.
In this episode, Dr. Amy Sparks discusses the upcoming ASRM 2020 Virtual Scientific Congress & Expo Postgraduate Program. The Postgraduate courses will be held on Thursday, October 22nd. Dr. Sparks is the Postgraduate Program Planning Chair.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is pleased to announce its 2020 Society Award Winners. Recipients will be celebrated during the ASRM Virtual Gala on October 16th. Below are the 2020 winners and their award descriptions.
In contrast to years past, this year’s ASRM Special Interest Group members’ meetings will be held before the ASRM 2020 Virtual Scientific Congress & Expo via Zoom. Each meeting requires prior registration.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced plans to expand its Research Project Review Panel (RP2) reviewer pool with both English and French speaking reviewers, and is seeking experienced Sexual and Reproductive Health researchers at a senior level, at a minimum with a PhD, and a matching publication list.