Fetal Medicine Video Conference Series

Please join us for a special edition of Topics of Fetal Medicine on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:30 pm.

The Zika Virus and the Fetal Brain
Roberta DeBiasi, MD
Chief, Infectious Disease
Children's National Health System

Adre du Plessis, MBChB, MPH
Director, Fetal Medicine Institute
Chief, Fetal and Transitional Medicine
Children's National Health System

Topics in Fetal Medicine is a monthly videoconference featuring subject matter experts from Children’s National and elsewhere as they facilitate the discussion of compelling topics in the field of fetal and transitional medicine.

This series is presented as a live WebEx meeting on the third Tuesday of every month from 7:30-8:15 am. Participants are welcome to attend in person at the Fetal Medicine Institute on the main campus of Children’s National or join remotely through WebEx. The following table provides information about this year's presentations.

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2015-2016 Agenda Topics Presenter(s)Date
Advanced Fetal MR Imaging: The Future is Here*Catherine Limperopoulos, PhD April 19, 2016
The Zika Virus and the Fetal Brain
Roberta DeBiasi, MD
Adre du Plessis, MBChB, MPH
May 5, 2016
12:30 pm
Fetal Spinal Anomalies: Impact on Prenatal and Postnatal Management* 
John Myseros, MD May 17, 2016
 Delivery Management of CDH*Billie Lou Short, MDJune 21, 2016
 Fetal Arrythmia: How to Diagnose and Updates in Management*Anita Krishnan, MDJuly 19, 2016
 Skeletal Dysplasias: What We Need to Know*Dorothy Bulas, MD August 16, 2016

*Topic titles above are subject to change.

Because this series is jointly sponsored by the Inova Office of Continuing Medicinal Education (CME), which is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide CME for physicians, particpants may claim a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM per meeting. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in each meeting.

CME LogoCME credit is available for 90 days after WebEx participation through the Inova CME System.

The following resources may help you with the Inova CME System.

Upcoming Sessions

Upcoming Sessions


Title: Advanced Fetal MR Imaging: The Future is Here
Speaker: Catherine Limperopoulous, PhD
Date: April 19, 2016
Time: 7:30 am 
Registration: Email FetalMedicine@ChildrensNational.org

Past Sessions: 2016

Past Sessions: 2016

March 15Title: Too Many Cesareans: The Impact of Placenta Accretas
Speaker: Rachel Overcash, MD
January 19Title: Lymphatic Malformations- Impact on Prenatal Counseling and Postnatal Management  
Speaker: Philip C. Guzzetta, MD
Past Sessions: 2014

Past Sessions: 2014

December 16 Title:The Rise and Fall of the Placenta—In 266 Days
Speaker: Melissa H. Fries, MD
November 18 Title:Posterior Fossa Lesions in the Fetus: A Diagnostic Approach to a Complicated Issue
Speaker: Adré J. du Plessis, MBChB, MPH
October 21 Title: Diagnosis of Fetal Heart Disease: Importance for Delivery Planning
Speaker: Mary T. Donofrio, MD