The National Medical Association’s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly took place July 30-Aug. 3 in Atlanta, Georgia. Maria Small, MD, MPH, who finished her tenure as chair of the Ob/Gyn Section for the NMA, organized a scientific program that featured many Duke Ob/Gyn alumni and faculty. Above: Sarahn Wheeler, MD, and maternal-fetal medicine alumna Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD, with Dr. Small.
Among the highlights:
- Ryan Duggal, MD, current resident, won first prize in the resident research competition
- Haywood Brown, MD, former department chair, was honored as a "Legend of the OB/GYN Section" and moderated the Roe v. Wade panel
- Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD, maternal-fetal medicine fellowship alumna, served as moderator of the MFM panel
- Kateena Addae-Konadu, MD, PhD, MSc, maternal-fetal medicine fellow, presented on Imposter Syndrome
- Benjamin Harris, MD, MPH, residency and reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship alumnus, served as moderator of the REI panel and was
elected to the executive board
- Tia Jackson-Bey, MD, MPH, residency alumna, gave a talk on racial disparities in REI
- Charlotte Gamble, MD, MPH, residency alumna, moderated the gynecologic oncology panel
- Serina Floyd, MD, residency program alumna and former faculty, presented on her experiences as vice president of medical affairs/medical director for Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington D.C.
- Cherie Hill, MD, residency program alumna, presented on wellness
Additionally, Dr. Small and Dr. Wheeler taught during the Resident Research Bootcamp, with a special Stats Jam lecture by Dr. Wheeler.