Past Lectures

Wed. May. 8, 2019

Bellevue Club
11200 SE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Room: Olympic Room A

Guest Speaker: Rebecca L. Taub, MD

Dr. Taub is a Family Planning Fellow, University of Washington

Topic: Creating an Inclusive Practice for Gender and Sexual Minorities

LGBT, trans, and nonbinary individuals face health disparities and barriers to accessing healthcare. This presentation will provide a brief review on the importance of creating a trans and LGBT-inclusive environment in your practice and offer participants concrete tips on creating a welcoming clinical environment from the systems level to the provider-patient interaction.


Wed. March 13, 2019

Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101
Room: Johnson Lobby Lounge (Floor 1)

Guest Speaker: Larry Mauksch M.Ed.

Larry Mauksch, clinical professor emeritus, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine has presented to hundreds of health care and educational institutions across America. His research and educational strategies help physicians and other team members communicate effectively with patients and manage time.

Topic: Working with our patients to make the best use of time

This interactive presentation will use video demonstration, skill practice, and the presentation of evidence to help participants learn communication skills that decrease time management anxiety and enhance the quality of the physician patient relationship. Participants will learn to use the Patient Centered Observation Form for continued training of themselves and colleagues.


Wed. Jan. 9, 2019

Bellevue Club
11200 SE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Room: Olympic Room A

Guest Speaker: Dr. Fernanda Musa

Dr. Musa works at Pacific Gynecology Specialists

Topic: AIS of the Cervix: Guidelines and Controversies

This talk will focus on AIS, it’s relationship to HPV and new management guidelines. It will also address some recent controversies on the management of cervical cancer.



Wed. Nov. 14, 2018

Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101
Room: Meisnest Room: Floor 3

Guest Speaker: Dr. Brooke Winner

Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery / Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology / Washington University School of Medicine

Brooke Winner, M.D., was born and raised in Alaska, attended Stanford University as an undergraduate, University of Washington for medical school, and Washington University in St. Louis for her residency in obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a two-year fellowship there in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. She was then appointed to the faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, where she worked for four years before moving back to Seattle in September and joining Pacific Gynecology Specialists. When she is not busy removing large fibroids through tiny incisions, Dr. Winner enjoys running, hiking, cooking and traveling.

Topic: Uterine Morcellation: Fact & Fiction

A high-profile case involving uterine morcellation rocked the medical community several years ago. What have we learned since then? Join Dr. Brooke Winner to discuss new data, review essential components of a preoperative workup to minimize occult malignancy risk, and watch surgical video demonstrating several in-bag techniques for safer tissue extraction.


March 2018

Wed. March 14, 2018

Washington Athletic Club

Guest Speaker: Dr. Barbara Goff

Presentation: Updates on Screening, Early detection and Prevention in Ovarian Cancer

Barbara A. Goff, M.D. is a UW professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and affiliate researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr Goff specializes in surgical treatment of gynecologic malignancies, robotic surgery, chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers, clinical trials and early detection of ovarian cancer.


January 2018

Dr. Shahine’s presentation from our January 2018 guest speaker on Environmental Toxins and Women’s Reproductive Health

November 2017

PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Bundy, our November 2017 guest speaker on Physician Burnout

Past guest speakers and topics from 2001-2017

Please click link below to get a historical outline of our past guest speakers.

Past speakers pdf