Topics in Fetal Medicine

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 the on 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.

2014-2015 Agenda Topics Presenter(s) Date
Diagnosis of Fetal Heart Disease: Importance for Delivery Planning Mary Donofrio, MD October 21, 2014
Posterior Fossa Lesions in the Fetus: A Diagnostic Approach to a Complicated Issue

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Adré du Plessis, MBChB November 18, 2014
The Rise and Fall of the Placenta—In 266 Days

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Melissa Fries, MD December 16, 2014
Perinatal CMV Infection: New Horizons for Evaluation and Treatment

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Roberta DeBiasi, MD January 20, 2015
Prenatal Diagnostic Imaging of Cleft Lip/Palate Albert Oh, MD
February 17, 2015
Anomalies of the Fetal Urogenital Tract* Craig Peters, MD
March 17, 2015
Understanding Fetal Supratentorial Brain Development: Role of MRI Gilbert Vezina, MD
April 21, 2015
Ethical Dilemmas in Counseling for Congenital Anomalies* Meg Menzel, MS, CGC;
Tomas J Silber, MD
May 19, 2015
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: What We Know and Don’t Know* 
Andrea Badillo, MD;
Eva Rubio, MD
June 16, 2015

*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, participants 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 credit is available for 30 days after WebEx participation through the Inova CME System.

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

Upcoming Sessions

Upcoming Sessions

April

Title: Understanding Fetal Supratentorial Brain Development: Role of MRI
Speaker: Gilbert Vezina, MD
Date: April 21, 2015
Time: 7:30 am 
Registration: Email FetalMedicine@ChildrensNational.org

Past Sessions

Past Sessions

2015

March

Title: Anomalies of the Fetal Urogenital Tract*
Speaker: Craig Peters, MD
Date: March 17, 2015

February

Title: Prenatal Diagnostic Imaging of Cleft Lip/Palate
Speaker: Albert Oh, MD
Date: February 17, 2015

January

Title: Perinatal CMV Infection: New Horizons for Evaluation and Treatment
Speaker: Roberta DeBiasi, MD
Date: January 20, 2015
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2014

December

Title: The Rise and Fall of the Placenta—In 266 Days
Speaker: Melissa H. Fries, MD
Date: December 16, 2014
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November

Title: Posterior Fossa Lesions in the Fetus: A Diagnostic Approach to a Complicated Issue
Speaker: Adré J. du Plessis, MBChB, MPH
Date: November 18, 2014
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October

Title: Diagnosis of Fetal Heart Disease: Importance for Delivery Planning
Speaker: Mary T. Donofrio, MD
Date: October 21, 2014

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