Metabolism Matters: A 'Caring for Women Series CME Symposium

Friday, February 24, 2023

Conference starts in:

Biomedical Research Tower - Columbus, OH
1 Day Conference February 24th, 2023
8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Early Bird Pricing until February 1, 2023


For pricing information, see pricing tab below.

Dates and Times

Start: 2/24/2023 7:00 AM
End: 2/24/2023 4:40 PM


  • Define polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and highlight its heterogeneous and complicated presentation
  • Review case studies to highlight ways to improve the recognition and diagnosis of PCOS
  • Employ the mechanism of hormone management in PCOS and strategies for the use of hormone therapy for cycle control
  • Identify evidence-based approaches to hirsutism, dermatologic changes and hair loss in the context of PCOS
  • Recall the strong association between PCOS with metabolic syndrome and review cardiovascular risk evaluation and mitigation
  • Describe the role of wellness in both the provider and the patient and create strategies to maximize the success of that partnership
  • Illustrate the approach to diet and nutrition for weight loss, and develop strategies to overcome barriers to success
  • Review current pharmacologic options for medical weight loss, and consider the best approach in the context of metabolic syndrome and PCOS
  •  Evaluate the definition of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and recognize when and how to evaluate and refer
  • Introduce the concept of body positivity, and review the impact of provider approach to this concept on successful management and improved health outcomes
  • Define the current standard-of-care expectations in regards to reproductive and fertility issues in the context of PCOS
  • Illustrate the current knowledge of the gut microbiome and its role in metabolic syndrome and PCOS; current understanding and future directions


Tier Price
EARLY BIRD: Medical Providers $150.00
EARLY BIRD: Residents & Students $100.00


  • Dr. Andrea Bonny, MD
    • PCOS in Adolescents – differing presentation and management
  • Dr. Ryan Fawley, MD
    • Update on the Microbiome – Current Understanding
  • Dr. Sean Kelly, MD
    • NAFLD – Suspicion, evaluation and approach
  • Dr. Laxmi Mehta, MD
    • Updates on cardiovascular disease prevention in women
  • Dr. Lekshmi Nair, MD
    • Overview and Update of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Dr. Benjamin O'Donnell, MD
    • Medical Weight Management – Our current therapies
  • Dr. Eva Panigrahi, PhD
    • Body Positivity in the care of women
  • Ms. Sharon Plotner
    • Management of Hirsutism and Hair Loss in PCOS
  • Dr. Brooke Rossi, MD
    • Reproductive endocrinology – when to refer, approach to mgmt.
  • Dr. Laura Ryan, MD
    • Preconception Endocrinology Considerations
  • Ms. Jessica Schweller, CNP
    • Sleep and Metabolic Syndrome: Evaluation and Basic Management
  • Ms. Olivia Small, RD
    • Updates on dietary strategies for weight management
  • Dr. Loriana Soma, MD
    • Hormone Management and Cycle control in PCOS
  • Mr. Allan Sommer
    • Exercise is Medicine


Biomedical Research Tower
460 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.