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Family Planning ECHO

Family Planning ECHO

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ERICA TORRES
Project Facilitator
erica.torres@hsc.utah.edu

SESSION TIME
Second Wednesday of Every Month
7:30-8:30 AM MST

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What pain management options exist for IUD placement? How can I help my patient select the right birth control pill? Can the hormonal IUD really be used as emergency contraception? You've got questions, and the Division of Family Planning at the University of Utah has answers! Join us on Zoom the second Wednesday of each month to connect with local experts in family planning, discuss clinical cases, and share best practices for providing comprehensive person-centered family planning care to patients. 

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Division of Family Planning

The University of Utah family planning clinicians are specialists in the field of family planning. We provide a full range of contraceptive and abortion services. In addition to clinical care, faculty and fellows within the family planning program are leaders in research to improve family planning care.  

Mission Statement

The Utah Family Planning Group is an interdisciplinary collaboration of passionate health care providers, researchers, educators, and administrators committed to elevating the health and wellbeing of our community through essential sexual and reproductive health care, education, and advocacy.

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Family Planning ECHO Schedule

Session Date Presentation Topic Presenter Session Recordings
February 8, 2023 Reproductive Coercion

Kathryn Fay, MD

 

March 8, 2023 Person-Centered Counseling

Caitlin Quade, MPH

Susanna Cohen, DNP, CNM

 
April 12, 2023 What’s New in Contraceptive Methods TBD  
May 10, 2023 Pregnancy Options Counseling in Utah's Current Landscape

Misha Pangasa, MD

 
       

 

Previous Sessions

    September 8, 2021

    Spotlight on Emergency Contraception: What's New?

    David Turok, MD, MPH

    https://youtu.be/tvD4S3AgQBQ

     

    October 13, 2021

    IUD Insertions and Removals: What to Do When it Just Won’t Go

    Jennifer Kaiser, MD, MA

    https://youtu.be/Hrq_ZeSg73U

     

    November 10, 2021

    Strategies for Selecting Oral Contraception

    Amelia Clement, MD

    https://youtu.be/lm6ud3YefGg

     

    December 8, 2021

    Complex Feelings Around Pregnancy

    Jen Robinson (she/her), MS, WHNP-BC, &

    Connie Folse (she/her), MPH, CHES

    https://youtu.be/4g-bpfJq-Qs

     

    January 12, 2022

    More than Informed: Trauma-Liberative Family Planning Practice

    Kathryn Fay, MD, MSCI

    https://youtu.be/ikrD8Ls2-H8

     

    February 9, 2022

    Early Pregnancy Loss: Diagnosis and Management

    Jennifer Kaiser, MD, MA

    https://youtu.be/u0JmrDRTCkM

     

    March 9, 2022

    Best Practices in Teaching Adolescent Health Education in Utah

    Annabel Sheinberg

    Ocean Candler

     

    April 13, 2022 

    Accessing Abortion Care in Restrictive States: Utah as a Case Example

    Kathryn Fay, MD, MSCI 

    Our Presenters

    Mark Hathaway, MD, MPH

    Associate Clinical Professor of Health Care Sciences

    John's Hopkins Department of OB/GYN

    George Washington University

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    Erika Sullivan, MD

    University of Utah

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    ALEX WOODCOCK, MD

    Family Planning Fellow

    University of Utah

    Profile

    MISHA PANGASA, MD

    Family Planning Fellow

    University of Utah

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    MICHELLE DEBBINK, MD

    Family Planning Fellow

    University of Utah

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    AMELIA C. CLEMENT, MD

    Family Planning Fellow

    University of Utah

     

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    DAVID K. TUROK, MD, MPH, FACOG

    Associate Professor and Division Chief

    University of Utah Division of Family Planning

     

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    JENNIFER KAISER, MD, MA

    Assistant Professor

    University of Utah Division of Family Planning

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    JEN ROBINSON, MS, WHNP-BC, CNM 

    Jen's pronouns: (she/her)

    Director of Clinical Training

    University of New Mexico LARC Mentoring Program

    CONNIE FOLSE, MPH, CHES 

    Connie's pronouns: (she/her)

    Training and Education Manager

    Beyond the Pill

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    KATHRYN FAY, MD, MSCI

    Kathryn's pronouns: (she/her)

    Brigham and Women's Hospital

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    ANNABEL SHEINBERG

    VP for External Affairs

    Planned Parenthood Association of Utah

    OCEAN CANDLER

    Community Health Educator

    Planned Parenthood Association of Utah