Crowne Plaza Resort | Asheville, NC | July 29 - 31, 2024


Make plans to join us in beautiful Asheville, NC for impactful, hands-on training and simulations, CME opportunities, dynamic and educational presentations and networking with friends and colleagues from across the country! Schedule and speaker details will be updated as they are confirmed. We can't wait to see you in the Land of the Sky!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (subject to change)

Monday, July 29

7:15 – 11:00am Registration

8:00 – 11:00am Optional Colposcopy Training* with Breann Garbas, DHSc, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA and Shannon Cohen, MPAS, PA-C Register for     Colposcopy training using this link.

                             Optional OBGYN 101 Workshop with Paragard IUD Training

11:00 - 11:20am Welcome with APAOG President Melanie Lucks and Aleece Fosnight

11:30am-12:15pm Opening Keynote - TBD


12:15 – 1:00pm Lunch and Annual Membership Meeting

1:00 – 2:00pm Effective Conversations About Abortion Panel with Drs. Diane Horvath, Anitra Beasley & Leilah Zahedi-Spung - ACOG

2:00 – 2:10pm Break

2:10 – 3:00pm Breakout Session

• Effective Conversations About Abortion Extension Discussion with Drs. Diane Horvath, Anitra Beasley & Leilah Zahedi-Spung - ACOG

• Wellness Session 

3:00 – 3:10pm Break

3:10 – 4:00pm No Period, Now What? with Allison Amsler, PA-C

4:00 – 5:00pm Addressing OB Emergencies in Non-OB Settings: The Role of OBGYN PAs with Arlene Remick, MPH & Nina Garcia Heithaus, MA

4:00 – 6:30pm Exhibitor Set-up

7:00 – 9:00pm Welcome Reception with Exhibitor Showcase

Tuesday, July 30 

6:15 – 7:00am Exhibitor Set up

7:00 – 8:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors and Registration (Sponsored by Natera)

8:00 – 8:50am STIs: Old Foes, New Tricks with Deanna Najera, MPAS, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

8:50 – 9:00am Break with Exhibitors

9:00 – 9:50am Breakout Session 

  • Update from NCCPA: New OBGYN CAQ and PANRE-LA with Alicia Quella, PhD, PA-C
  • Localized Provoked Vulvodynia: What is the Evidence for Management? with Emily Douglas, MSPAS, MSc, PA-C

9:50 – 10:00am Break with Exhibitors

10:00am – 12:00pm Bayer IUD Training with Catherine Charbonneau, PharmD, MS

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch with Exhibitors (Sponsored by Astellas)

1:00 – 3:00pm OCPL – Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) training - ACOG

3:00 – 3:10pm Break with Exhibitors

3:10 – 4:00pm Intrapartum Emergencies with Elijah Salzer, DMSc, PA-C, NYSAFE, C-EFM

4:00 – 6:00pm Breakout Session

• Intrapartum Procedures Workshop

• Wellness Session 

6:30 – 8:30pm APAOG Board Meeting and Dinner**

Wednesday, July 31 

7:00 – 8:00am Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00am Limited OBGYN Ultrasound Lecture

9:00am – 12:00pm Limited OBGYN Ultrasound Workshop

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch

1:00 – 5:00pm SCCM FCCS OB Emergencies Workshop*

*Indicates additional cost and advanced registration required **Indicates APAOG Board Members only

Please note this schedule is tentative and subject to change without advance notice. Thank you for your understanding.


Do you have a Women's Health topic or presentation you'd like to showcase to the group? APAOG wants to hear from you! All presentation submissions will be considered. Selected speakers will be contacted and scheduled individually.

 Submit your presentation!


Are you looking to showcase your organization to a large group of PAs in OBGYN? Conference sponsorship and exhibitor registration is now open. Space is truly limited! View the vendor prospectus HERE and click the link below to reserve your space today!

Register to sponsor or exhibit!


Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville

1 Resort Drive

Asheville, NC 28806

To learn more about the hotel, click HERE.

Book your room at the Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville before June 28, 2024 to receive the discounted room rate of $149 plus taxes and fees. To make reservations, call the Crowne Plaza Resort at Book your room at the Crowne Plaza Resort by calling the hotel at (828) 285-2603 and refer to the meeting name Association of Physician Associates in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2024 group.

About Asheville: Asheville is a vibrant city in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, know for its arts, culture, and outdoor adventure. The city boasts the largest private home in America, the Biltmore Estate, a stunning 250-room chateau with gardens, winery, and museum. Learn more about our host city HERE.


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