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Congenital Genito-urinary Anomalies and the Role of the Urogynecologist
This webinar will focus on the evaluation, management and unique considerations of common GU anomalies that a urogynecologist will encounter.
Learning Objectives
  1. Identify different types of GU anomalies.
  2. Know the evaluation and management of common GU anomalies.
  3. Anticipate reproductive, sexual health and pelvic floor outcomes.

Margaret Mueller, MD is an Associate Professor in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology and Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  She joined the faculty in 2015 after completing her Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern University. She completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of Chicago. She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.Dr. Mueller’s clinical interests include treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, complex urinary and rectal fistulas, and mesh complications. She has worked with expert pediatric surgeons to develop a nationally recognized program, the Collaborative Advanced Reconstructive Evaluation Clinic for Women with Congenital Anomalies, to care for young women with complex congenital anomalies. Increasing numbers of women who underwent complex surgery for cloacal and bladder exstrophy are transitioning to adulthood with unique urologic, obstetric, and gynecologic needs. Dr. Mueller recently earned ABOG Focus Practice Designation for Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology and is on staff at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital as well as Northwestern Medicine.She is actively involved in Women’s Health Research and has received several national grants to study complex pelvic floor disorders. Most of her research interests focus on surgical outcomes. She is actively involved in multiple national research collaborations.  She is also active in national organizations including AUGS, ABOG, SGS and ACS.Dr. Mueller is an enthusiastic surgical educator.  She currently co-directs the Feinberg School of Medicine Reproductive and Genito-Urinary Sciences module and serves as the Fellowship Program Director for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery program. 

Tajnoos Yazdany, MD (Moderator) is a urogynecologist working in Los Angeles county and associate professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She serves as Vice Chair of education, Program director for the FPMRS and OBGYN Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Yazdany has also authored the book “Atlas of Urogynecology”. 

Accreditation Statement

The American Urogynecologic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Urogynecologic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. AUGS mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, AUGS seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. AUGS is committed to providing learners with high-quality CME.

Faculty Disclosures

Margaret Mueller, MD, has no financial relationships to disclose.
Tajnoos Yazdany, MD, moderator, has no financial relationships to disclose.

Planner Disclosures

None of the planners, reviewers, or AUGS staff have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Availability: Retired
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Fellow: $0.00
Student: $0.00
Affiliate: $0.00
Fellow-Program: $0.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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