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Starting a Peripartum Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinic: Why and How
In this webinar, participants will learn about how a peripartum pelvic floor disorder clinic can improve care for patients by filling a common gap in obstetrical care. Principles of gaining leadership support, setting up clinical space, and providing education to patients as providers will be reviewed.
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe how to engage leadership in establishment of a new service line.
  2. Define the infrastructure components necessary for implementing a postpartum perineal clinic.
  3. Describe essential components of clinical workflow of a postpartum perineal clinic. 
Katie Propst, MD, is a urogynecologist at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in obstetrics & gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Propst serves as the division director of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Fellowship Director for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive surgery, and director of the Pregnancy and Postpartum Pelvic Health Clinic. She is the co-founder and chair of the Childbirth and Pelvic Floor Disorders Special Interest Group of the American Urogynecologic Society where she works collaboratively with other experts from across the United States.

Lauren Stewart, MD (Moderator), is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology in the Division of FPMRS at NYU Langone Health in New York City. She attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College then relocated to the beautiful Pacific Northwest for Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Washington Medical Center. Following residency, she completed her FPMRS fellowship at Brown University/Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island where she was fortunate to train with incredible mentors and leaders in our field. During fellowship, she developed an academic interest in incorporating evidence based guidelines into the perioperative care of urogynecologic surgical patients. She has since been actively involved in committee work, quality improvement, research, and education on the topic. She looks forward to sharing what she has learned with the AUGS Community. 

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

Katie Propst, MD has no financial relationships to disclose.
Lauren Stewart 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: No future session
Expires on Dec 31, 2023
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $25.00
Fellow: $0.00
Student: $0.00
Affiliate: $0.00
Fellow-Program: $0.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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