Annual Antonio Scommegna, MD Symposium

Annual Antonio Scommegna, MD Symposium2018-11-14T10:08:07+00:00

Since 2005 the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology has held a
symposium to honor the career and accomplishments of the late Antonio Scommegna MD, Professor Emeritus and Past Department Head.

For more than 30 years as Chairman, Dr. Scommegna contributed
to the training of over 200 of our region’s outstanding obstetricians
and gynecologists. He was a pioneer and a leader and made numerous scientific contributions towards progress
in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology.

The 13th Annual Antonio Scommegna, MD Symposium will take
place on Friday, October 26th, 2018. Please visit our our conference webpage for further information.

Memorial contributions may be made to the UIC Antonio Scommegna, M.D Symposium Endowment Fund (771378), www.medicine.uic.edu/givenow. If you have any questions regarding your donation, call Heather Schuster at 312 355-5138 or Dr. Mary Stephenson at 312 996-7006

Modern Perspective on Uterine Fibroids
New Medical Management Options for Uterine Fibroids (2018)

Guest Speaker: Erica Marsh, MD

Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Should Pre- and Post- Menopausal Women Be Treated With Androgens? (2018)

Guest Speaker: Bruce Carr, MD

Paul MacDonald Distinguished Chair

Professor and Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Menopausal Challenges for the Gynecologist and
An Update on the Management of Osteopenia (2017)

Guest Speaker: Julia Johnson, MD

Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

What’s New in the Surgical Management of Endometriosis (2016)

Guest Speaker: Grace Janik, MD​

President, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Wisconsin Fertility Institute, Middleton, WI

Thrombophilias and Reproduction: Treat or Not? (2015)

Guest Speaker: William Kutteh, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor, Vanderbilt University, Director of Fertility Preservation at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Director of the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Center in Memphis, TN

Endometriosis & Infertility: Is surgery still an option? (2014)

Guest Speaker: Ceana Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS

Medical Director, Nezhat Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
Former President, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

What to Do with a Pregnancy of Unknown Location (2013)

Guest Speaker: Kurt Barnhart, MD, MSCE

Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Operations
Director of Reproductive Research
William Shippen, Jr. Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professor of Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania

New Advances in the Evaluation and Management of Uterine Leiomyomas (2012)

Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Stewart, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive
Endocrinology and Infertility, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

The Cutting Edge of Endometriosis Management (2011)

Guest Speaker:  Serdar Bulun, MD

Professor and Chief, Division of Reproductive Biology Research, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Controversies and Management (2010)

Guest Speaker: Richard Legro, MD​

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

When, Why and How to Evaluate Recurrent Pregnancy Loss? (2009)

Guest Speaker: Mary Stephenson, MD, MSc

Director, University of Chicago Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program,
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Reproductive
Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Controversies in the Perimenopausal Transition: Clinical Implications and New Management Strategies (2008)

Guest Speaker: Nanette Santoro, MD

Professor and Director,  Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of  Obstetrics and Gynecology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Pelvic Disease: From Bench to Bedside (2007)

Guest Speaker: Sarah L. Berga, MD

James Robert  McCord Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics
and Gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine,
Atlanta, GA

Celebrating the Career of Tony Scommegna (2005)

Guest Speakers: Sandra Carson, MD
Professor and Director,  Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University

Lewis Blumenthal, MD
Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology,  Michael Reese Hospital; Laurence Burd, MD, Professor,  Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics  and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Humberto Scoccia, MD
Professor and Director,  Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
University of Illinois at Chicago

(Left to Right)
Drs. Scoccia, Stewart, and Scommegna
2012

(Left to Right)
Drs. Nezhat, Dmowski, Bulun
2011

(Left to Right)
Drs. Janik, Scommegna, Nezhat, Bulun
2011

(Left to Right)
Drs. Scommegna, Nezhat, Scoccia
2011

Make a Donation, Make a Difference.

If you are interested in supporting the Antonio Scommegna, MD Endowment Fund, please forward your donation to:

University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
Antonio Scommegna, MD Endowment Fund
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
820 South Wood Street M/C 808
Chicago, IL 60612

Please make checks payable to: The University of Illinois
*Please note that all donations are tax-deductible.

If you have any questions regarding your donation, call 312.355.0458.