Dinner Lecture Series

Seattle Gynecologic Society’s Dinner Lecture Series

Please join us for our bi-monthly dinner lecture series brought to you by the Seattle GYN Society. This is a wonderful time to sit down with colleagues over a delicious dinner and socialize. Following the meal there is a 60 minute educational presentation by a medical expert on important gynecological issues, followed by a lively Question & Answer session.

To join us, please RSVP below, as space is limited. The dinner lecture series is complimentary to all current, paid SGS members.  To join the SGS, please visit our membership page and submit an application on line today.

SGS Current Members: Free!
Life Members: $50 charge, pay on-site.
Non-members: $75 fee/dinner, pay on-site*

*Attendees who join SGS afterwards will have the $75 dinner payment  deducted from new member fee!


Next Dinner Lecture

November 8, 2023
Washington Athletic Club

Speaker: Russell E. Ettinger, MD
Topic: Gender Affirming Chest & Facial Surgery

Dinner Lecture Registration

Social: 6:00 – 6:30 PM | Dinner: 6:30 – 7:00 PM | Lecture: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Russell E. Ettinger is an Assistant Professor and Craniofacial Surgeon in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with expertise in both pediatric and adult craniofacial reconstruction.  His primary areas of practice include cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, adult facial trauma, secondary facial burn reconstruction, and gender affirmation surgery.  His pediatric practice is based at Seattle Children’s Hospital and his adult practice is based at Harborview Medical Center.  Dr. Ettinger graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington honors college and matriculated to the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Following medical school Dr. Ettinger completed his residency training in Plastic Surgery at the University of Michigan, including a one-year T-32 NIH research fellowship investigating translational approaches to the pharmacologic augmentation on bone healing in the setting of radiation induced injury.  He then returned to Seattle to complete his Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Harborview Medical Center, after which he was recruited to join the faculty within the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  He is the Medical Director of the Burn & Plastic Surgery Clinic and the service line Chief of Craniofacial Plastic Surgery at Harborview Medical Center.


2024 Dinner Lecture Dates

  • January 10, 2024 – Bellevue Club
  • March 13, 2024 – Washington Athletic Club
  • May 8, 2024 – Bellevue Club
  • November 6, 2024 – Washington Athletic Club





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Schedule for all in-person Dinners Presentations:

6:00 PM – Social
6:30 PM – Dinner
7:00-8:00 PM – Program/Q & A

Questions?: contact the SGS Executive at admin@seagyn.org

Bring A Resident To Dinner!

Do you have a resident or fellow that is interested in learning more about gynecology? Bring them as your guest to the SGS meeting and they will receive a complimentary dinner. Please RSVP for both of you to SGS Executive at admin@seagyn.org

Dinner and Lecture is free for all active members in good standing in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. There is a $50.00 fee for Life Members. A $75 fee for non members to visit one time. If a prospective member decides to join SGS then $75 will be removed from the $300 new member registration fee.


If you have a topic that you would like to hear at a SGS Dinner Lecture, please send your suggestions to SGS Executive Director: admin@seagyn.org

Read our list of past dynamic speakers and educational topics.

Past SGS Guest Speakers and Presentations