75th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference

June 11th to 14th in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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ACSC Scientific Program

Scientific program is subject to change


Congratulations to our 2019 ACSC Abstract Program "Best of Three" winners!

The SOGC is very pleased to announce the following winners of the “Best of Three” abstract presentation categories:

Best oral presentation

SOGC Members – Obstetrics

Mark Walker – Effect of high does folic acid supplementation throughout pregnancy on preeclampsia (FACT): a double blind, randomized controlled multicenter trial

SOGC Members – Gynaecology

Amanda Black – The Cost of Unintended Pregnancies in Canadian Adolescents and the Potential Impact of Increased Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

SOGC Junior Members – Obstetrics

Jayesh Tigdi – Cervical length as a predictor of latency to labour in twin pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (PPROM): a retrospective study

SOGC Junior Members – Gynaecology

Jennifer Mateshaytis – A Predictive Model for Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Patients with Endometrial Cancer

Best poster presentation

SOGC Members – Obstetrics

Christy Pylypjuk – 25 years later – must macrosomic fetuses be delivered by routine Cesarean section? A cross-sectional study.

SOGC Members – Gynaecology

Sara-Michelle Gratton – Is laparoscopic visualization sufficient for the diagnosis of endometriosis?

SOGC Junior Members – Obstetrics

Andréanne Chaumont – First-line antihypertensive treatment for severe hypertension in pregnancy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

SOGC Junior Members – Gynaecology

Andrea Mosher – Melatonin receptor expression and localization in endometriosis


Best video presentation

SOGC Members – Obstetrics or Gynaecology

Andrew Zakhari – Approach to Uterine Artery Occlusion at Myomectomy


Congratulations to all of our winners and to each of our presenters for all your hard work!
Many thanks to all of our dedicated judges and planning committee for making this program such a success.


Abstract Program

The submission portal is now closed.

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), the Canadian Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (CSMFM), the SOGC’s Canadian Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology and Obstetrics subspecialty committee (CANPAGO), the Canadian Society of Pelvic Medicine (CSPM) and the Society of Canadian Colposcopists (SCC) are pleased to present the 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference (ACSC) Abstract Program.

About the program


Join us for the 75th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference – June 11-14, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The SOGC’s Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference (ACSC) is the premier continuing medical education event in Canada for obstetrics and gynaecology, bringing together the largest gathering of health care professionals working in the field of women’s health.

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss relevant clinical updates in obstetrics and gynaecology (Communicator)
  • Assess, learn and apply new treatments and techniques (Medical Expert)
  • Apply SOGC clinical practice guidelines to daily practice (Scholar)
  • Participate in an interactive educational environment (Collaborator)
  • Discuss difficult cases relevant to their practice (Communicator)

We strongly encourage you to register in advance to enable us to be prepared for appropriate seating and food.  The SOGC onsite registration desk will be open at the Halifax Convention Centre during the following times:

 Tuesday, June 11  7:30am - 6:00pm
 Wednesday, June 12  7:00am - 6:00pm
 Thursday, June 13  7:00am - 5:30pm 
 Friday, June 14  7:00am - 12:00pm 


Captivating Speakers


Educational Workshops



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