• September 8, 2012
      • 9:00 am - 9:50 amRegistrationRegistration for the Symposium and Refreshments
      • 10:00 am - 10:15 amOpening AddressOpening Address from ISMH Chairman, Professor Eamon O’Dwyer, MAO LLB FRCPI FRCOG
      • 10:20 am - 11:00 amContemporary Management of High- Risk Pregnancies: Maternal, Foetal and Neonatal RisksDr Monique V. Chireau, MD MPH
      • 11:00 am - 11:45 amImproving Maternal Healthcare in Kenya: Challenges and Strategies for Low Resource NationsDr Jean Kagia, MBCHB M Med OBS/GYNE
      • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pmPerinatal Hospice: Comprehensive Care Model for Families with Fatal Prenatal DiagnosesDr Byron Calhoun, MD FACOG FACS MBA
      • 12:45 pm - 1:30 pmCancer Treatment During Pregnancy: Evidence for Maternal and Foetal SafetyDr Frederic Amant, MD PhD
      • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLunchLunch provided for delegates
      • 2:30 pm - 3:10 pmA Safe Place: Achieving Excellence in Irish Maternal HealthcareDr John Monaghan, DCH FRCPI FRCOG
      • 3:10 pm - 3:50 pmThe Relative Safety of Abortion vs. Childbirth: A Focus on Psychological Morbidity and Mortality Dr Priscilla K. Coleman, PhD
      • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmCoffee BreakTea/Coffee provided for delegates
      • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pmImpact of Reproductive Laws on Maternal Mortality: the Chilean Natural ExperimentDr Elard Koch, Msc
      • 5:15 pm - 6:00 pmManaging the Challenges of High-risk Obstetrics: The Role of the Maternal- Foetal SpecialistDr Byron Calhoun, MD FACOG FACS MBA
      • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmCheese and Wine Reception





    This event is about information and learning from some of the world’s experts on how we should best care for pregnant women and their babies. Obstetricians and doctors across all medical specialties, nurses and midwives, paediatricians, researchers, medical students and special interest groups  benefited greatly from this event.

    The Symposium was awarded 6 CME points by the RCPI. These points will also be recognised by the ICGP and Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.