PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

Clinical Foundations for the Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - Pre-conference (requires separate registration)
Morning
07:30 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Pre-function Area
It’s Time to Connect! Meet and Greet with Regional Colleagues (incl. breakfast)
08:00 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 1
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:05 a.m.
Introduction
08:05 a.m. - 08:15 a.m.
Chronic Pelvic Pain 101
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
08:15 a.m. - 08:25 a.m.
Creating an Interdisciplinary “A” Team
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
08:25 a.m. - 08:45 a.m.
Comprehensive Assessment for CPP Patients
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
08:45 a.m. - 09:35 a.m.
Pain Pathophysiology
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
09:35 a.m. - 09:50 a.m.
Q&A
09:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
10:10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 2
Moderator: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Neuro-musculoskeletal Foundations
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
History Taking Simplified (Small groups review the IPPS Pelvic Pain Assessment with case study)
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
11:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Q&A
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Gynecological Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Gastrointestinal Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Urological Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
Afternoon
12:45 p.m. - 01:45 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Lunch (light lunch included)
01:45 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 3
Moderator: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
01:45 p.m. - 02:45 p.m.
Physical Exam
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
02:45 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Behavioral Approaches in Chronic Pain
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
03:15 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.
Pain Pharmacology 101
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
03:45 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
04:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 4
04:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Expert Panel Discussion for Complex Cases
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA), Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA), Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA), Janelle Moulder, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
05:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Q&A
Evening
06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Welcome Reception (open for all meeting attendees)

MAIN CONFERENCE SESSION

Expanding Your Therapeutic Vision for Persistent Pelvic Pain
Friday, October 22, 2021 - Main Conference
Morning
06:00 a.m. - 06:45 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom F
Morning Yoga (requires separate registration)
06:45 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium
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07:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 1
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
07:30 a.m. - 07:40 a.m.
Welcome/Announcements
Speaker: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:40 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Presidential Address
Speaker: Mario Castellanos, MD (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.
Paul Perry Memorial Award Lecture - Building Resilience in Times of Uncertainty
Speaker: Ronald Epstein, MD (USA)
08:40 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
Q&A
08:50 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
08:50 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom E
Poster Session 1
Cortical Mechanisms of Visual Hypersensitivity in Women at Risk for Chronic Pelvic (#004)
Speaker: Matthew Kmiecik, PhD (USA)
Postoperative Pain Outcomes in the Setting of Endometriosis and Nonrelaxing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (#005)
Speaker: Priyal Fadadu, MD (USA)
A Descriptive Analysis of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Pudendal Neuralgia (#006)
Speaker: Nicole Afuape, MD (USA)
Treatment for Pelvic Floor Myalgia and Myofascial Pelvic Pain: A Systematic Review (#007)
Speaker: Olivia Higgins, MD (USA)
The Impact of a Pelvic Floor Anatomy and Physical Examination Workshop on Resident Physician Knowledge and Confidence (#008)
Speaker: Hyunwoo June Choo, MD, MPH (USA)
A Systematic Review of Diagnostic Assessment Tools to Detect Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain (#009)
Speaker: Supuni Kapurubandara, MBBS, FRANZCOG (Australia)
09:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 2 - Patient-informed Care of Pelvic Pain
Moderator: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
09:20 a.m. - 09:25 a.m.
Introduction
09:25 a.m. - 09:55 a.m.
Bench to Beltway to Bedside: Advocacy for Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Heather Guidone, BCPA (USA)
09:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Patient-informed Research in Endometriosis
Speaker: Noemie Elhadad, PhD (USA)
10:25 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Increasing Patient Engagement in Management of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Elise De, MD (USA)
10:55 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Abstract Presentation - Using a Modified e-Delphi Process in the Multi-Stage Development of a Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Genito-Pelvic Dyspareunia (#001)
Speaker: Nisha Marshall, BScH (Canada)
11:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Innie Chen, MD, MPH, FRCSC (Canada)
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Q&A
Afternoon
11:30 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Lunch
01:00 p.m. - 02:40 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 3 - Disparities and Social Justice in Chronic Pelvic Pain
Moderator: Karen Brandon, DSc, PT, WCS (USA)
01:00 p.m. - 01:05 p.m.
Introduction
01:05 p.m. - 01:35 p.m.
Race, Sex, and the Pelvic Floor
Speaker: Uchenna Ossai, DPT (USA)
01:35 p.m. - 02:05 p.m.
Endometriosis as a Public Health and Social Justice Issue
Speaker: Jhumka Gupta, ScD, MPH (USA)
02:05 p.m. - 02:15 p.m.
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Deon Kennedy, MBChB, MMED, FCOG (South Africa)
02:15 p.m. - 02:40 p.m.
Q&A
02:40 p.m. - 03:10 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
02:40 p.m. - 03:10 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom E
Poster Session 2
Use of High Power Radio Frequency and Two Channels in the Solution of Urological and Gynecological Pathologies (#010)
Speaker: Jesus Rodrigues Lastra, MD, PHD (Venezuela)
Combination Natural Substances (Boron+Curcimin+Piperin) Inhibit Proliferation And Induce Apoptosis Of Endometriotic Cells In Vitro (#011)
Speaker: Mert Yesiladali, MD (Turkey)
Providers' Educational Preparation & Attitudes Towards Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain (#012)
Speaker: Aleshia Carlsen-Bryan, MA (USA)
Trigger Point Injections Followed by Immediate Myofascial Release in the Treatment of Pelvic Floor Tension Myalgia (#013)
Speaker: Gregory Lewis, MBBS (USA)
NIH HEAL Initiative: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke€™s Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC-Net) (#014)
Speaker: Barbara Karp, MD (USA)
10-Year Experience with OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) Injections for the Treatment of Myofascial Pelvic Pain (#015)
Speaker: Gregory Lewis, MBBS (USA)
03:10 p.m. - 05:20 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 4 - Building an Adaptable and Resilient Pelvic Pain Practice
Moderator: Allyson Shrikhande, MD (USA)
03:10 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Introduction
03:15 p.m. - 03:35 p.m.
Using Social Media to Reach Patients
Speaker: Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT (USA)
03:35 p.m. - 03:55 p.m.
Assembling a Multidisciplinary Team for Optimal Care of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Catherine Allaire, MD (Canada)
03:55 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Telehealth in Gynecologic Care of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
04:15 p.m. - 04:35 p.m.
Telehealth in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Speaker: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA)
04:35 p.m. - 04:55 p.m.
Pearls for Billing and Coding for Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
04:55 p.m. - 05:05 p.m.
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Fatemah Alhadhoud, MBBCh, MD, KBOG, MIGS (Kuwait)
05:05 p.m. - 05:20 p.m.
Q&A
05:20 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Break
05:30 p.m. - 06:30 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Awards and IPPS Annual Business Meeting
07:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pickles Pub at Camden Yards
Happy Hour Fundraiser
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - Main Conference
Morning
06:00 a.m. - 07:00 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom F
Morning Yoga (requires separate registration)
07:00 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Breakfast
07:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 5
Moderator: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:30 a.m. - 07:40 a.m.
Welcome/Announcements
Speaker: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:40 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.
Chair Report
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
08:00 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.
James E. Carter Memorial Award Lecture - The Reign of Pain: Determining When the Brain is the Source of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Howard Schubiner, MD (USA)
08:40 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
Q&A
08:50 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
08:50 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom E
Poster Session 3
Characterization of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) in Men: Case Series Study of Men Treated in a Pelvic Pain Unit in Bogota (Colombia) (#016)
Speaker: Ana Herrera-Betancourt, MD, FACOG (Colombia)
Central Sensitization in Patients with Pelvic Pain: Factors Influencing the CSI Score (#017)
Speaker: Ingrid Schuttert, MSc (The Netherlands)
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence For Efficient Chronic Pelvic Pain Data Collection (#018)
Speaker: Harrison Gottlich, BS (USA)
Healthcare Utilization Among Patients With Chronic Pelvic Pain: Data From A Large U.S. Claims Database (#019)
Speaker: Viengneesee Thao, PhD (USA)
Chronic Genitopelvic Pain and Pleasure: Does Ability to Experience Vulvar Pleasure Impact Scores on the 6 Dimensions of the Female Sexual Function Index? (#020)
Speaker: Theodora Mautz, BA (USA)
The Effect of COVID-19 on Outpatient Visits for Pelvic Pain (#021)
Speaker: Alexander Wang, MD (USA)
09:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 6 - Addressing the Whole Pain Experience
Moderator: Tim Deimling, MD (USA)
09:20 a.m. - 09:25 a.m.
Introduction
09:25 a.m. - 09:55 a.m.
Sleep Management and Persistent Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Mark Shepherd, DPT (USA)
09:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Yoga for Pelvic Pain: A Strategy for Patient Self-Efficacy
Speaker: Dustienne Miller, CYT, PT, MS, WCS (USA)
10:25 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Balancing Infertility and Pain Considerations in Management of Endometriosis
Speaker: Erkut Attar, MD, PhD (Turkey)
10:55 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Abstract Presentation - Comparative Self-reported Sexual Functioning Relative to Pelvic Pain Burden (#002)
Speaker: Eva Reina, MD (USA)
11:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Mariana Conforto (Brazil)
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Q&A
Afternoon
11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Roundtables with the Experts (non-CME) - (requires separate registration)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Update on Patient Informed Research in Endometriosis
Speaker: Noemie Elhadad, PhD (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Speaker: Frank Tu, MD (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Neuropathic Pelvic Pain & Treatments
Speaker: Mario Castellanos, MD (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Disparities and Social Justice in Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Uchenna Ossai, DPT (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Care within a Physical Therapy Practice
Speaker: Heather Jeffcoat, DPT (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Abdominal Wall & GI Associated Pain
Speaker: Linda Lee, MD, MBA (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Vulvar Disorders & Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Using Social Media to Reach Patient
Speaker: Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Heather Guidone, BCPA (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Bladder Pain Syndrome/IC
Speaker: Charles Butrick, MD, FPMRS (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Speaker: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Vulvar Disorders & Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Neuropathic Pelvic Pain & Treatments
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Care within a Physical Therapy Practice
Speaker: Alime Buyuk, MPT (Turkey)
12:30 p.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Managing Endometriosis Infertility in the Setting of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Erkut Attar, MD, PhD (Turkey)
01:30 p.m. - 03:40 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 7 - Not All Pelvic Pain is Gynecologic
Moderator: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
01:30 p.m. - 01:35 p.m.
Introduction
01:35 p.m. - 02:05 p.m.
Integrative Approach to Functional GI Disorders
Speaker: Linda Lee, MD, MBA (USA)
02:05 p.m. - 02:35 p.m.
Managing Psychological Contributors to Pain
Speaker: Sheera Lerman Zohar, PhD (USA)
02:35 p.m. - 03:05 p.m.
Pelvic Venous Disorders and Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Neil Khilnani, MD, FSIR, FAVLS (USA)
03:05 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Abstract Presentation - Altered Function and Structure of Left Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Men with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (#003)
Speaker: Moheb Yani, PhD (USA)
03:15 p.m. - 03:25 p.m.
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Karen Joseph, FRANZCOG, FFPMANZCA (New Zealand)
03:25 p.m. - 03:40 p.m.
Q&A
03:40 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
03:40 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom E
Poster Session 4
Telerehabilitation for Persistent Pelvic Girdle Pain within a Biopsychosocial Framework - A Case Report (#022)
Speaker: Malgorzata Starzec-proserpio, PhD (Poland)
Treatment of Chronic Mesh-induced Pelvic Pain with Botulinum Toxin (#023)
Speaker: Kirk Levins, MD (Ireland)
Transvaginal Photobiomodulation for Vulvodynia: A Pilot Report from Real-world Clinical Settings (#024)
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
Diagnosing Endometriosis using Artificial Intelligence on Ultrasound (#025)
Speaker: Jennifer Dai, BA (USA)
Pain and Quality of Life after Complete Pelvic Peritonectomy for Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain: a Prospective Pilot Study (#026)
Speaker: Meenal Misal, MD (USA)
Effects of Internal and External Myofascial Trigger Point Release Tecniques on Anorectal Angle in Women with Pelvic Pain (#027)
Speaker: Alime Buyuk, PhD(c) (Turkey)
04:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.
Maryland Ballroom ABC
Session 8 – Controversies in Pelvic Pain Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
Panel Discussion
Speakers: Erkut Attar, MD, PhD (Turkey), Heather Jeffcoat, DPT (USA), Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA), Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA), Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Erin Teeter Carey, MD (USA)

POST-CONFERENCE SESSION

When East Meets West: The Intersection of Acupuncture and Dry Needling for the Treatment of Pelvic Pain
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - Post-conference (requires separate registration)
Morning
07:00 a.m. - 07:30 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Breakfast
07:30 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 1
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
07:30 a.m. - 07:40 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction of Faculty Layout of the Course
07:40 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.
Beyond the Controversary: Trigger Points and Dry Needling
Speaker: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA)
08:30 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.
Q&A
08:40 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.
Acu-What?: Modern Research on Pain Management using Ancient Ways - What does current scientific research tell us on how both acupuncture and acupressure work.
Speaker: Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
09:30 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.
Q&A
09:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 2
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Auricular Acupuncture: The Gateway to Balancing the Body - Connecting Ancient Ways to Current Science
Speaker: Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA)
10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Q&A
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Pre-function Area
Lunch (light lunch included)
Afternoon
11:45 a.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 3 - Experiential Breakout Groups
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
Trigger Point Palpation
Speaker: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA)
Auricular Acupuncture
Speaker: Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA)
Acupressure – Self Applied
Speaker: Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
01:15 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
01:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Baltimore Ballroom
Session 4
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
01:30 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Faculty Panel Discussion and Case Presentations
Speakers: Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA), Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA) & Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
03:00 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Q&A

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