Annual Meeting

PICCK’s First Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 26, 2020
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST

Remote via Zoom

CME/CNE credit is available
Attendance is free

TIME (EST)

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
PICCK

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
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12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
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2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

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PRESENTATION

Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge Welcome (Katharine White, MD, MPH)

Department of Public Health Policy Update (Jill Clark, MPH)

When Reproductive Health and Technology Collide (Paula Castaño, MD, MPH)

AM Break

Addressing Contraceptive Side Effects (Tessa Madden, MD, MPH)

When Technology Meets Healthcare: Examining Hindrances to Patient Care During COVID-19 (PICCK Community Advisory Board: J Carroll, Joann Thelusma, Angélique Bouthot)

Fertility Desires and Contraceptive Care Among Transmasculine Young Adults (Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH; Alex Cottrill)

Lunch Break

Equity, Justice, & Contraceptive Care (Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH)

Pregnancy rates after Medicaid-funded hysteroscopic compared to laparoscopic sterilization (Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG, MHS)

PICCK Successes In The First Year and Closing Remarks (Katharine White, MD, MPH)

Materials, resources, and more opportunities to engage with PICCK

Katharine White, MD, MPH
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Principal Investigator, PICCK, Boston Medical Center

Dr. White is the Vice Chair of Academics in the Department of OB/GYN, Director of the Family Planning Fellowship at Boston Medical Center and is an Associate Professor of OB/GYN at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the Principal Investigator of PICCK and is active in multiple research studies in various areas of contraception and abortion. Dr. White is also a contributor on sexual health issues for Glamour magazine and a member of the advisory board for Women’s Health.

Paula Castaño, MD, MPH
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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Director of Outpatient Services, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Castaño has over 16 years of experience as a family planning clinician and as a researcher in reproductive health. Her primary research interest is the use of innovative technologies, such as text messaging, to collect patient-reported data and improve health care. She has also published an evaluation of smartphone menstrual cycle tracking applications. As medical director of outpatient practices, she develops policies and procedures and collaborates with hospital and university leadership to ensure quality assurance and patient satisfaction.

Community Advisory Board
Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge                                    Presented by J Carroll, Joann Thelusma, and Angélique Bouthot

PICCK’s Community Advisory Board (CAB) is grounded in the belief that everyone brings expertise to the conversation, and that all kinds of expertise are required for us to exceed. The CAB is comprised of a diverse membership of consumers of contraceptive care and community stakeholders throughout the state.
conversations regarding contraception, pregnancy, birthing

Angélique Bouthot
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Community Advisory Board Member

Angélique Bouthot is a graduate fellow at Merrimack College, pursuing an M.Ed. in Community Engagement. Her prior work focuses in sexual health, community outreach, college health promotion, and customer service. Most recently, she was the Community Outreach Manager at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, where she encouraged community members to ask questions, share information, and exercise their right to high quality, inclusive sexual and reproductive healthcare and education.

Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH
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Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health, Tufts University
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Madina Agénor is the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society in the Department of Community Health at Tufts University. She is also Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine and The Fenway Institute. As a social epidemiologist, Dr. Agénor investigates health inequities in relation to sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and gender identity using an intersectional lens. She holds a Doctor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Women, Gender, and Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in Community Health and Gender Studies from Brown University.

Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH
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Assistant Professor, Co-Director, Research Section, Director of Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine (RHEDI), and Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Strategic Planning for RHEDI at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Diana N. Carvajal, MD, MPH is a practicing family physician and clinical researcher in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).  She is an assistant professor and is the research  section leader in her department. She is the Director of the Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine (RHEDI) program of the UMSOM Family Medicine Residency Program, and in addition, is the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism and Strategic planning at the national RHEDI program. Her research focuses on LatinX populations and contraceptive decision-making. In her work, Dr. Carvajal strives to use the frameworks of intersectionality and reproductive justice that recognize historic and current injustices perpetuated against marginalized people.

Jill Clark, MPH
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Director, Division of Child/Adolescent Health and Reproductive Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jill Clark is currently the Director of the Division of Child/Adolescent Health and Reproductive Health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  She provides leadership and strategic direction for school, community, and clinical programs intended to provide better access to sexual and reproductive health clinical services, education, and primary care for youth and adults.  She received her MPH in Global Reproductive Health from Emory University.

Tessa Madden, MD, MPH
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Director, Division of Family Planning
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Madden received her medical doctorate from Washington University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University – New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She then obtained her Master’s in Public Health and completed a Fellowship in Family Planning at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is active in patient care, clinical research, and education. Her research interests include improving delivery of contraceptive care and reducing barriers to contraception. contraceptive care and reducing barriers to contraception.

J Carroll, Esq.
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Community Advisory Board Member

J Carroll is a family law attorney and Director of the Legal Advocacy Program at a local domestic violence organization.  J identifies as a white, queer, non-binary trans solo parent by choice.  J strongly believes that reproductive justice and family planning is not just about choices surrounding having children, it is also about access to the resources to safely parent the children you do have. J brings experience advocating for trans and non-binary folks to be included in research and conversations regarding contraception, pregnancy, birthing, and parenting.

Joann Thelusma, BS
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Community Advisory Board Member

Joann Thelusma is a doula, childbirth educator, and maternal mental health advocate. She is the owner and founder of Aila Birth Village, a Boston-based private doula practice. Since 2019, she has attended over thirty births at hospitals, birth centers, and homes. Joann is passionate about birth options advocacy, eliminating pregnancy-related racial and ethnic disparities, and reducing traumatic maternal and infant birth outcomes. A strong supporter of community building and outreach, Joann is a Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (R.O.S.E.) Community Transformer and volunteer breastfeeding peer counselor.

Alex Cottrill
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Research Coordinator, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Alex Cottrill is a Research Coordinator at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and a rising MPH candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He brings several years of experience in research addressing the impact of stigma and stigmatized identities on reproductive health and health access, with a particular focus on the reproductive health experiences of transgender and nonbinary individuals. particular focus on the reproductive health experiences of

 

Medicine (RHEDI) program of the UMSOM Family Medicine Residency Program, and in addition, is the Director of Diversity, nd reproductive justice that recognize historic and current injustices perpetuated against marginalized people.

Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG, MHS
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Director, Yale Fellowship in Family Planning at Yale University School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, RS

Dr. Gariepy is the Associate Chief of Family Planning, Director of the Family Planning Fellowship, and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Her research focuses on developing and testing innovative, multi-faceted strategies for decreasing unintended pregnancy in marginalized populations, with specific focus on female sterilization, the effect of unintended pregnancy on women, cost and contraceptive provision, and digital health interventions to improve reproductive health. She is the Principal Investigator of a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) award, “Real world effectiveness and safety of hysteroscopic (Essure®) compared to laparoscopic sterilization.”

Location

Remote via Zoom

CME/CNE Credit Information

Target Audience

Physicians, CNMs, PAs, NPs and other healthcare professionals interested in OB/GYN and contraception.

 

Educational Needs Addressed

Learners should be able to discuss innovative contraceptive care practices and needs of special populations to incorporate into the care they provide to improve access and quality.

Learners should be able to discuss how racial equity can be better achieved in contraceptive care.

 

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of Annual Meeting sessions, participants will be able to:

  1. Gain knowledge about innovative contraceptive care practices and needs of special populations to incorporate into the care they provide to improve access and quality
  2. Manage contraceptive side effects
  3. Understand how racial equity can be better achieved in contraceptive care
  4. Describe Massachusetts’ reproductive health policy landscape
  5. Understand reproductive health needs of transmasculine people
  6. Understand the patient perspective on the rise of telehealth services due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  7. Explore new technologies that can increase access to contraceptive care
  8. Discuss new scientific evidences about different techniques for female sterilization and their success rates

Course Co-Directors

Katharine White, MD, MPH
Vice-Chair of Academics, Department of OB/GYN, Boston Medical Center
Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator of Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge (PICCK)

Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc
Medical Director, BEACON Family Planning, Boston Medical Center
Associate Director of OB/GYN Residency Program, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine


Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Any individual with the ability to control the content of this program was screened for conflict of interest with commercial interest organizations.  No planners had any conflicts of interest.  The slide decks for any speakers with a potential conflict of interest were reviewed by independent content experts to ensure that there was no commercial bias, and those presentations will be monitored during the program.

 

Faculty Presenters

Katharine White, MD, MPH
Faculty receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Jill Clark, MPH
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Paula Castaño, MD, MPH
Faculty receives research support via Bayer Pharmaceuticals and serves as an instructor for Merck. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Tessa Madden, MD, MPH
Faculty serves on the data safety monitoring committee for phase 4 studies with Bayer Pharmaceuticals. She also serves as an author for topic chapter for Up to Date. She does plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product: medications used to treat hormone mediated irregular bleeding.

J Carroll, Esq.
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. They do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Angélique Bouthot
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Joann Thelusma, BS
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Alex Cottrill
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. He does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product. 

Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG, MHS
Faculty has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

 

Planning Committee

Katharine White, MD, MPH is a consultant for Fitbit and receives research support from Boston Medical Center via a Bayer Pharmaceuticals grant.  Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc, Megan O’Brien, RN, Natasha Lerner, MPA, DrPH(c), Kristina Tavilla, MPH, and Madeline Jankowski, BA, of Boston Medical Center, and Sakina Flint, MS, of Boston University School of Medicine have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

How to Earn Credit

In order to successfully complete this activity, you are required to view the entire live event and complete an evaluation. Partial credit can be claimed for individual sessions if the whole event is not attended.

 

How to Request a Certificate

Instructions on how to claim a certificate of credit will be shown to all participants who successfully complete this activity and evaluation. Following these instructions to go to the BUSM CME website, register/log in, and complete a second evaluation, participants will be able to instantly download a certificate.

 

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