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- The Women's Health and Sex and Gender-based Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital led a recent virtual Medical Grand Rounds
- A multidisciplinary panel of Mass General colleagues presented several cases across a woman's reproductive lifespan, from pregnancy to menopause
- Topics included the impact of pregnancy on cardiovascular, pulmonary, and autoimmune disease; symptoms and current treatment recommendations for menopause; and more
A virtual Department of Medicine Medical Grand Rounds presentation was held on June 1, 2023, led by the Women's Health and Sex- and Gender-based Medicine (WSGM) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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The presentation covered multidisciplinary cases across a woman's reproductive lifespan, from pregnancy to menopause. The presenters characterized the importance of women's health and sex and gender medicine in research, education, and clinical care; described the impact of pregnancy on cardiovascular, pulmonary, and autoimmune disease; explained the importance of contraception; and discussed the symptoms, treatment recommendations, and risk of menopause to women's health.
The panel included Deborah Kwolek, MD, lead of the WSGM Program, Emily Lau, MD, MPH, director of the Cardiometabolic Health and Hormones Clinic at Mass General, Jacquelyn Nestor, MD, PhD, clinical and research fellow in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Amy Sarma, MD, co-director of the Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy Program, and Alison Witkin, MD, associate director of the Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboendarterectomy Program.
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