The IVF Experience

A one day educational seminar.

What: The American Infertility Association on Sunday, January 23rd, 2000 from 9-2 will sponsor an IVF Seminar. Both the veteran and the newcomer to the IVF experience will be able to benefit from this distinguished group of experts.
Theme: "The IVF Experience"
Topics: 9:00am - 10:00am The Medical Overview - Understanding the IVF cycle; when it is medically appropriate to consider it and when to move on to other options.

Speaker - Frederick Licciardi, MD, The NYU IVF Program


10:00am -11:00am Cycling and the Medications - Everything you would like to know about Medications; from choosing a protocol, to the risk of cancer and the medications.

Speaker - The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at Cornell Medical Center


11:00am -12:00pm The Psychological Issues - Exploring the emotional ups and downs of an IVF cycle and learning coping skills.

Speaker - Patricia Mendell, CSW, psychotherapist


12:00pm -1:00pm What If My Cycle Fails? - Why IVF can fail and how to make contingency plans.

Speaker - Michael Drews, MD, Co-Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ


1:00pm - 2:00pm My Cycle Worked Too Well! - The multiple issue and the need for reduction.

Speaker - Joanne Stone, MD, Assistant Professor Mt. Sinai School of Medicine


When: January 23rd, 2000
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The National Council of Jewish Women
820 Second Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Registration and Cost: $45.00 per AIA membership household
$60.00 for non-members

Space is limited.

For further information please call Pamela at

(Non-members may join The American Infertility Association at the seminar.)