|    Join     |    Donate    |   Store    |   About NAMS
Facebook TwitterYouTubeLinkedinRSS

Scientific Program


Gloria A Richard-Davis, MD, FACOG, NCMP
Chair, 2018 Scientific Program Committee
Ever since 1989, The North American Menopause Society has held an Annual Scientific Meeting considered to be the leading medical conference dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond.

Translational Science Symposium Program

Pre-Meeting Program

Annual Meeting Program

Scientific Program

Innovation, Evidence, and Individualization: Moving Menopause Management Forward

This year’s meeting, with the theme of Innovation, Evidence, and Individualization: Moving Menopause Management Forward, is sure to provide you with comprehensive and exciting updates on today’s most relevant issues relating to menopause and midlife women’s health.

The Scientific Program Committee, chaired by Gloria A. Richard-Davis, MD, MBA, NCMP, welcomes you to join them October 3 to October 6 in San Diego, California, for what promises to be an outstanding scientific program. The NAMS Annual Meeting is a must-attend event for anyone involved with midlife women’s health issues.

  • Hear from world-renowned speakers
  • Learn the latest discoveries from the most important clinical trials
  • Network with colleagues from North America and around the world

The Continuing Education Program will cover such topics as

  • Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
  • Sexual Health and Desire
  • Alzheimer Disease and Women
  • Obesity and Weight Loss
  • Telomeres
  • Breast Health
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Vasomotor Symptoms/Hot Flashes
  • Update on MsFLASH Trials
  • And much more

Pre-Meeting Symposium

Everything Your Patients Always Wanted to Know About Sex But YOU Were Afraid to Ask


Join us on n Wednesday, October 3, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, when we’ll kick off the meeting with the Pre-Meeting organized by the 2018 Pre-Meeting Co-Chair, Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD.

Presentations will address epidemiology and classification, office-based assessment and communication skills, the biology and the psychosocial in the biopsychosocial approach to treating hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in postmenopausal women, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic options for arousal and orgasm issues, the role of the physical therapist in female sexual function and dysfunction, treatment options for sexual problems resulting from genitourinary syndrome of menopause, and testosterone for HSDD: clinical perspectives from sexual medicine and gynecology. The program will include interactive panel discussions and Q&A with the audience.

Pre-Meeting and
Annual Meeting Program
Kingsberg, Sheryl 2016 
Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD
NAMS 2017-2018 President
Co-Chair, 2018 Pre-Meeting Symposium

Meet the Experts CME Breakfasts

On Thursday morning take the opportunity to speak one-on-one with leaders in the field who have been studying and specializing in these topic areas. On Friday morning, hear the panel discussion regarding Trauma-Informed Care (#MeToo).

Topics and Moderators
There’s more . . .

The President's Reception

Unwind in an entertaining atmosphere filled with music, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. NAMS President Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg invites you and your registered guest to a special President's Reception on Wednesday evening, October 3.

Poster Reception and NAMS Exhibits

Learn about some of the latest medical studies and about new products on the market by attending the Poster Reception and visiting the NAMS Exhibit Hall. A special reception is being hosted in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday evening, October 4.

Donor Cocktail Party

Show your support of NAMS by joining the Board of Trustees for appetizers and cocktails at the 2018 Donor Cocktail Party on Friday evening, October 5. Your tax-deductible donation gives you access to the party and helps support NAMS many educational initiatives.

NCMP Certification

Signal to the world that you are a menopause specialist by becoming a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). The competency exam leading to this prestigious credential will be administered from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 3, at the hotel—so that you can be on your way to meeting a new standard of care at the same time you’re attending the NAMS Annual Meeting. Learn more about registration deadlines and fees by referring to the Candidate Handbook.

Candidate Handbook

Welcome to Commercial Supporters

All registered commercial supporters are invited to attend all scientific sessions. By exhibiting at the NAMS Annual Meeting, you have an opportunity to have an influence and showcase your products and messages to the medical industry’s top thought leaders, decision makers, and influential educators in the field of menopause and women’s health.

Exhibit Prospectus

Copyright© 2022 |  Home  |  Privacy Policy  |   Site Map |


30050 Chagrin Blvd, Suite 120W - Pepper Pike, OH 44124, USA
Telephone: 440/442-7550 - Fax: 440/442-2660  - Email: info@menopause.org
Email a Friend
Please enter a valid email address.
255 character limit
Your friend will receive an e-mail invitation to view this page, but we will not store or share this e-mail address with outside parties.

To submit the email please enter the sum of 4 + 6.