Program

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Session Time  Session
9:00 am - 9:15 am

Introduction and Welcome

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

9:15 am - 9:25 am

Introduction to Sex Research

Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

9:25 am - 9:40 am

SexMed 101 - The Basics of Female Sexual Medicine: Terminology and Anatomy

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

9:40 am - 10:20 am

Epidemiology and Identification

Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP 

10:20 am - 10:30 am Q&A
10:30 am - 10:50 am Coffee break with Exhibitors
10:50 am - 11:05 am

Screening and Diagnosis of HSDD

Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 

11:05 am - 11:20 am

Central Mechanisms of HSDD

Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

11:20 am - 11:45 am

Sex Therapies for HSDD

Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 

11:45 am - 12:00 pm Q&A
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 1:50 pm

Hormonal Agents for HSDD

Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP 

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm

Central Agents for HSDD

James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Q&A
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Arousal and Orgasm: Evaluation and Diagnosis

Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

Arousal and Orgasm: Psychologic Treatment

Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 

3:20 pm - 3:45 pm

Arousal and Orgasm: Physiologic Treatment

Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

3:45 pm - 3:55 pm Q&A
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm Coffee break with Exhibitors
4:15 pm - 4:35 pm

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)

Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

4:35 pm - 5:15 pm

Clinical Cases

04:35 PM – 04:45 PM
HSDD Behavioral
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 

04:45 PM – 04:55 PM
HSDD Hormone
Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP

04:55 PM – 5:05 PM
Arousal Case
Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 

05:05 PM – 05:15 PM
PGAD
Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Q&A
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Friday, October 8, 2021

Session Time Session
8:30 am - 8:35 am

Housekeeping and Announcements

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

8:35 am - 12:00 pm

Sexual Pain Mini-Course

08:35 AM – 09:25 AM
Epidemiology, Anatomy, Physical Exam and Lab Testing
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

09:25 AM – 9:55 AM
Vulvodynia Algorithmic Approach
Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

9:55 AM – 10:15 AM
Q&A

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM
Vulvar Dermatoses 
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

10:55 AM – 11:15AM
Vulvodynia: Differential Beyond the Vestibule
Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

11:15 AM – 11:35 AM
Physical Therapy
Tara Sullivan, PT, PRPC, WCS, IF 

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM
Q&A

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch with Faculty
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Estrogen and Progestogen

James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG 

2:00 pm - 2:35 pm

GSM Evaluation and Therapy

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

2:35 pm - 2:45 pm Q&A
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee break with Exhibitors
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Breakouts - Assigned Rotating Groups
(25-minute rotations)

Basic Cases
Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF
James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG 

Vestibulodynia Algorithm
Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

Objective Structured Clinical Examination #1
Sue W. Goldstein, BA, CCRC, CSE, IF 
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 
Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP 
Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Session Time  Session
8:30 am - 8:40 am

Housekeeping and ISSWSH Fellowship

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

8:40 am - 9:00 am

Common OB/GYN Conditions and Sexual Health

Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Family Planning, Contraception and Sexual Health

Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 

9:30 am - 9:45 am Q&A
9:45 am - 10:15 am Coffee break with Exhibitors
10:15 am - 10:35 am 

TBD

Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, MSc, FACOG, IF 

10:35 am - 10:55 am

Depression and Sexual Disorders

Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP 

10:55 am - 11:15 am

Sexual Fluidity

Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 

11:15 am - 11:40 am

Sexual Health of Vulnerable Populations

Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, MSc, FACOG, IF 

11:40 am - 12:00 pm Q&A
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Quiz and Review of Key Medical Treatments

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

1:45 pm - 2:05 pm

Future Treatments

James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG 

2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

Business of Sexual Medicine: Coding and Billing

Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Q&A and Final Remarks
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee break with Exhibitors
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Breakouts - Assigned Rotating Groups
(25-minute rotations)

Objective Structured Clinical Examination #2
Sue W. Goldstein, BA, CCRC, CSE, IF 
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, IF 
Sharon Parish, MD, IF, NCMP 
Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

Cancer and Sex
Tami S. Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG, IF 
James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG 

Lubricants and Devices
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

Female Genital Cutting
Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, MSc, FACOG, IF 

Vulvoscopy Course Program - Sunday, October 10, 2021

Session Time  Session
7:00 am - 7::30 am Breakfast
7:30 am - 7:40 am

Overview

Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

7:40 am - 8:10 am

Embryology, Anatomy and Role of the Vulva

Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

8:10 am - 8:20 am Q&A
8:20 am - 9:20 am

Advanced Vulvar Dermatology 

Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

9:20 am - 9:30 am Q&A
9:30 am - 9:45 am Coffee Break
9:45 am - 10:10 am

Vaginitis

Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

10:10 am - 10:55 am

Introduction to Procedures of the Vulva and Pelvic Floor: Biopsy, Injections, Clitoral Adhesions

Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

10:55 am - 11:10 am Q&A
11:10 am - 11:20 am Break
11:20 am - 1:00 pm

Hands-on Experience with Colposcopes Breakouts
Assigned Rotating Groups (30-minute rotations)

Breakout Room 1
Sexual Medical Diagnostics: With a Focus on Atrophy
Irwin Goldstein, MD, IF 

Breakout Room 2
Procedures (trigger point injections, lysis of adhesions)
Rachel S. Rubin, MD, IF 

Breakout Room 3
Biopsy
Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF 

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