roundtables

SWHR routinely convenes interdisciplinary scientific roundtables to bring fresh thinking and thought leadership to critical areas of women’s health.

Our roundtables promote discussion among health care professionals and patients on timely women’s health topics and promote the discovery of new ideas in sex-based biology. For more information on our scientific roundtables, please contact science@swhr.org.

Roundtable Goals

  • Assess the state of the science for a specific disease or condition.
  • Identify knowledge gaps in research, clinical practice, policy, or education.
  • Develop recommendations to address research, clinical, policy, or education gaps.
  • Communicate recommendations widely to promote innovation and eliminate barriers to research and care.
POLICY, ROUNDTABLE, SCIENCE

Fertility Options for Women: Improving Awareness, Access, and Outcomes

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR is convening an interdisciplinary working group for a closed roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to treatments for infertility in women.

September 20-21 @ 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT

past roundtables

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October 2022

Gender and Health: Impacts of Structural Sexism, Gender Norms, Relational Power Dynamics, and Gender Inqualities

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

Workshop objectives include: Review definitions and conceptual frameworks commonly used to study structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities in health. Examine issues in measurement and methods to evaluate structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. Identify modifiable factors and points of intervention to mitigate health disparities based in structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. Highlight interventions (evidence-based practices, promising practices, etc.) and targeting different levels (e.g., socioecological, multilevel frameworks)…

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health

Hosted by UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster

In this virtual conference series, the Women's Health Research Cluster will be hosting bi-weekly events including two keynote talks, four symposia, trainee mentor sessions, guest workshops and a roundtable discussion where attendees will co-create create a blueprint for future research on hormonal contraceptives. You are invited to join all of these gatherings, or pick and choose which ones you want to attend.  This virtual conference series will dig into unique aspects of hormonal contraceptives and the examined effects of these…

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
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One event on October 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on November 23, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on December 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on January 26, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on February 9, 2023 at 11:00 am

One event on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 8, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 23, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 30, 2023 at 10:00 am

Engaging Providers to Address Knowledge Gaps on Medication Use in Pregnancy and Lactation

Hosted by FDA Office of Women’s Health

On October 27, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM ET, join the FDA Office of Women’s Health in collaboration with CDER’s Division of Pediatrics and Maternal Health for Part 2 of the discussion of the FDA Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Final Rule, implemented in 2015. Although the current labeling system improved the presentation of information in prescription medication labeling, it highlighted the gaps in human data for medications used during pregnancy and lactation. The speakers will provide an overview of the studies enrolling…

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

November 2022

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Annual Meeting

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

More details to come. REGISTER

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

NPWH Genetic Courses

Hosted by Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) is pleased to present a weekend of Genetics Courses for WHNPs and APRNs. The weekend is comprised of two courses. Attendees can register for one or both courses. Course 1: Clinical Cancer Genetics Bootcamp, 9:00am CT Friday, November 4 - 12:00pm CT Saturday, November 5 Course 2: Current Trends in Preconception and Perinatal Genetics Workshop, 1:00pm - 5:00pmCT, Saturday, November 5 These are live virtual courses that will be available…

November 4 - November 5

WOMEN’S HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES 2022/2023

Hosted by UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster

The Women’s Health Seminar Series will feature multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship for attendees including students across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social factors in women’s health and their effects on women’s health outcomes. Each seminar will feature 45 minutes talks followed by an interactive question and answer period. The series is open…

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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One event on September 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 9, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 6, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 6, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 20, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 3, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 17, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Modernizing Women’s Health – Elevating Quality Care for Everyday Practice

Hosted by Medscape LIVE

Register for Modernizing Women’s Health -Elevating Quality Care for Everyday Practice on November 9-10, 2022. Get the latest updates from expert faculty and learn new skills that will better provide treatment plans for your patients. This two-day virtual master class will cover dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, HIV, overactive bladder, HPV screening and vaccines, contraception, STIs, menopause, and more. Earn up to 6.0CME/CE credits, network with your peers and participate in activities including live Q&As following each presentation. Medscape Education will donate $15…

November 9 - November 10

Narcolepsy & Women’s Health: A Wake-Up Call

Hosted by SWHR

https://youtu.be/3ZwSq-o60Xw Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder that is characterized by persistent and excessive daytime sleepiness and an inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles. In some cases, cataplexy – a sudden loss or activation of muscle tone in one or more parts of the body – can be triggered by strong emotions. Narcolepsy Type 1 (NT1) occurs with cataplexy, whereas Narcolepsy Type 2 (NT2) does not. Narcolepsy symptoms are often mistaken for mood disorders, behavioral issues, and other conditions, which result…

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health

Hosted by UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster

In this virtual conference series, the Women's Health Research Cluster will be hosting bi-weekly events including two keynote talks, four symposia, trainee mentor sessions, guest workshops and a roundtable discussion where attendees will co-create create a blueprint for future research on hormonal contraceptives. You are invited to join all of these gatherings, or pick and choose which ones you want to attend.  This virtual conference series will dig into unique aspects of hormonal contraceptives and the examined effects of these…

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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One event on October 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on November 23, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on November 30, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on December 8, 2022 at 4:00 pm

One event on January 12, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on January 26, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on February 9, 2023 at 11:00 am

One event on February 23, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 8, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 23, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on March 30, 2023 at 10:00 am

Moving Conversations About Alzheimer’s Disease into Policy and Practice: An SWHR Town Hall

Hosted by SWHR

https://youtu.be/z1eSzWzg54o Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a rapidly growing and costly public health crisis that has a disproportionate impact on women, and especially women of color. Improving AD outcomes—for both patients and caregivers—requires a multi-layered approach that involves communities, clinicians, nonprofit groups, organizations, and state and federal policymakers. Achieving this shift will require not only enacting federal policies that support access to care, make early detection easier, and prioritize research investments in cognitive health, but importantly, it also requires ensuring that…

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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