For nearly two decades, this annual symposium has brought together health care providers – physicians, nurses, medical students, specialists and more – to enhance their understanding of women’s health and sex and gender differences and strengthen the care they provide.


Thanks to everyone who attended this year's event! Stay tuned for news about the 19th Annual Women's Health Symposium in 2021.

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Past Topics


Decoding what to do with your Patients who have Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Jane Reusch, MD

Statins: Fact, Fiction, and Myths

When Should you Start Statin Therapy and/or Consider Other Lipid Lowering Medication? - Marc Cornier, MD

When Should you Consider Stopping Statins in Older Adults? - Amy Huebschmann, MD

Cardiovascular Disease in Transgender Adults Taking Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy: Exploring Sex Steroids, Gender, and Risk - Sean Iwamoto, MD

Sleep and Mood in Women going through Menopause: Strategies to Improve Well-Being - Helen L. Coons, PhD, ABPP

Personalized Medicine: Implications for Women's Health - Christina Aquilante, PharmD, FCCP


Management of Mental Health during the Perinatal Period (for non-psychiatrists) - M. Camille Hoffman, MD, MSCS, FACOG

Managing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Needs in Primary Care with Limited Time and Resources - Shandra Brown-Levey, PhD and Amy Huebschmann, MD

Treatment Considerations in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Does Sex Matter? - Robert Page, PhD

Going Beyond the Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator: The Role of Non-Invasive Imaging and Non-Traditional Labs - Irene Schauer, MD, PhD

New Physical Activity Guidelines: What do they Mean and How to Inform Your Patients - Judy Regensteiner, PhD


Are your Counseling Approaches Evidence-Based? Contrasting Effective and Ineffective Lifestyle Counseling Strategies for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes -  Amy Huebschmann, MD, MS

Go Further with Food: How to Enhance your Practice and Improve Patient Outcomes by Providing Nutrition Guidance that is Reliable, Relevant, and Realistic - Tanya Halliday, PhD, RD

Nutrition in Pregnancy - Teri Hernandez, PhD, RN

An Update on Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - Christine Swanson, MD

Primary Palliative Care and Women’s Health - Dan Matlock, MD, MPH

Leveraging Telepsychiatry in Primary Care and Other Settings to Support Women’s Mental Health and Wellness​ - Jay Shore, MD