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Immediate Post-Pregnancy Long Acting Reversible Contraception Summit (PP-LARC)

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

larcThe Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia presents: 

Immediate Post-Pregnancy Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Summit (PP-LARC) 

*** 2.5 hours of CME 

This is a free program HOWEVER REGISTRATION IS A MUST so we may have enough food and materials for everyone.

WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2017 1100 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

WHERE: Zubrow Auditorium at Pennsylvania Hospital 

8th & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 

11:00-11:30 Advocacy that Led to Immediate PP-LARC in Philadelphia 

Sara Kinsman, Dept. of Health and Human Services

11:30-12:00 How to get PP LARC at your Institution: Lessons Learned at Reading Hospital, John Dougherty, MD, MBA, Reading Health

12:00-12:30 Lunch Break

12:30-1:00 How to Place PP-LARC and Post AB LARC and Who Should Get One 

Elizabeth Gurney, MD, MPH, Einstein Medical Center

1:00-1:45 Hands on Simulation of Immediate PP LARC 

1:45-3:00 Nexplanon Training*, FDA required training

*You must specifically preregister for the Nexplanon training. Summit ends at 1:45 for those not participating in Nexplanon Training

To Register: Email Teri Wiseley at 

Please indicate if you will be attending the Nexplanon training and whether or not you have any dietary restrictions.

President’s night – “Maternal Mortality in the USA and the World, WE can do better!”

Monday, May 1st, 2017

maternal mortality 1Please join us for President’s night where Dr. Dipak Delvadia, D.O.  (our current president)  and Robert Debbs, D.O. Director, University of Pennsylvania Maternal-Fetal Medicine Network will discuss this very important topic.

Our new location – The National Liberty Museum,  321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

*Discounted parking in the Bourse garage – 400 Ranstead St.*



Thursday, April 13th, 2017




321 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106


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Please join us for a great evening!!

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

2017-02-26_19-10-11_01Adele Sandra Schneider, M.D. is a local Philadelphian. Presently she has her medical genetics and pediatric practice at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. She completed her medical school training at Witwatersrand University in South Africa. After completing her medical internship in South Africa she did her residency in pediatric at Wilmington Medical Center. She went on to complete a fellowship in Clinical Genetics and Metabolic Diseases at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Schneider has received numerous awards and has been recognized locally as “top Doc for Kids”. As an expert in medical genetics she has authored numerous publications and books and continues to do research in the field. We are privileged to have such an expert in our back yard! Her presentation on March 16th will be an incredible update of extended carrier screening. It will also be a great chance to ask questions and interact with a world authority in TSAD (Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases) screening Horizons for Expanded Carrier Screenings”


Thursday, February 9th, 2017

mike foleyAs of now, we are meeting tonight. Our speaker is on his way and the weather looks promising. Please join us for a great evening.




Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

snow 1Dear members

Although we expect some bad weather tomorrow, WE ARE STILL PLANNING TO GO AHEAD with tomorrow’s meeting.

We will keep you updated via this website and will post updates every few hours. We are still expecting a fantastic lecture and a great meeting.

Thank you, Dipak Delvadia , DO  President 2016-17


February Event Venue Change

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Michael Foley, M.D. returns to Philadelphia for another talk:

“The ABC’s of DIC”on Thursday, February 9, 2017

New location:

The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

National Liberty Museum

 Discounted Parking at the Bourse Garage, 400 Ranstead Street.

2016-2017 Meetings Posted

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

New 2016-2017 meetings have been posted. View the full list of upcoming events here

Thursday, October 08, 2015 – Avoiding Surgical Complications… and Who do you call?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Thursday, October 08, 2015 – 5:30 pm. Avoiding Surgical Complications… and Who do you call?
David Scott Miller, M.D. Professor and Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology University of Texas Center SW Medical Center

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Thursday, May 07, 2015 – President’s Night: Making it Safe

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Thursday, May 7, 2015 – 5:30 pm. President’s Night: Making it Safe
Jason K.. Baxter, MD, MSCP, Director of Impatient Obstetrics, Thomas Jefferson University

Click here to sign up for the event.