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Travel Information

Scientific Program

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Course Description

This two-day course is designated for gynecologists seeking to advance their knowledge of pelvic anatomy and chronic pelvic pain. The morning will consist of didactic instruction. The afternoon hands-on course will be divided into 3 labs, which will run concurrently and participants will switch at a designated time. The first lab will provide each participant the opportunity to treat patients with pelvic pain, particularly surgical treatment for severe endometriosis, including: dissection of pelvic anatomy, using unembalmed cadavers, with an emphasis on the retroperitoneal space, including pararectal/paravesical spaces, the ureters, and branches of the iliac arteries and associated pelvic nerves.

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Course Fees & Registration

Registrant Type Course Fee
Practicing Physician (AAGL Member) $1945
Practicing Physician (Non Member) $2170
Practicing Physician – Observation Only(AAGL Member) $695
Practicing Physician – Observation Only (Non Member) $845
Resident/Fellow (AAGL Member) $245
Resident/Fellow (Non Member) $395

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Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1) Identify pelvic anatomical structures relevant to surgery in patients with severe endometriosis and adhesive disease; 2) describe workup and demonstrate treatment procedures in patients with pelvic floor dysfunction and neuropathic pain, including surface and ultrasound-guided nerve blocks and trigger point injections; 3) identify conditions leading to pelvic pain beyond endometriosis and discuss proper examination and treatment of these types of pelvic floor conditions.


AAGL is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The AAGL designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hotel Accommodations

The Hilton Phoenix Suites will be the hotel of choice for this event. This contemporary all-suite hotel in midtown Phoenix is a 4-minute walk from the Thomas Rd/Central Ave light-rail station for links to downtown attractions and 2.4 miles to Phoenix Convention Center. All 2-room suites offer sophisticated decor, separate living areas (with pull-out sofas) and custom-designed beds, plus minifridges, microwaves, 2 flat-screen TVs and WiFi (fee). For reservations, please contact Liz Weber at AAGL (

Airline Reservations

Star & Shield Travel Services has been appointed as the official travel agent for this workshop. Attendees are able to make reservations on any airline through this agency and their representatives will assist you in obtaining the lowest fare possible for your travel preference and schedule. Contact Star & Shield at (562) 902-1033, or you may click on the button below to contact them by email with your travel requests.

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AAGL – Elevating Gynecologic Surgery
6757 Katella Avenue | Cypress, CA 90630
(800) 554-2245 | (714) 503-6200
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