Webinar: Meet the Expert: Professor John J. Sciarra
19th May, 2021
Time: 4 - 5pm UTC+1
Description: John J. Sciarra, M.D., Ph.D. is the Watkins Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University. From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Sciarra was president of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). From 1974 to 2003 he served as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at both Northwestern University and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. From 1985 to 2007, Dr. Sciarra was the editor of the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and is now Editor Emeritus. Dr. Sciarra was the Editor-in-Chief of the six volume series, Gynecology and Obstetrics, that has been transformed into The Global Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM) that was launched in the fall of 2008 and now is the FIGO educational portal that provides educational information for physicians in over 170 countries. Dr. Sciarra has written more than 200 scientific publications and authored or edited 18 books. He has served as president of the American Gynecologic Club and the International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy. Dr. Sciarra was admitted to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (London) as a fellow ad eundem in 1992 and in 2006 he was made a guest professor at Peking University (China). He was recently awarded the annual COGA Award of the Chinese Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He is the Vice-President of the International Academy of Human Reproduction.
Join this interview and interactive Q&A with John J. Sciarra, with questions from FIGO's President Elect and Vice President.
Dr Faysal El Kak, FIGO Vice President, Lebanon
Dr Jeanne Conry, FIGO President Elect, USA
Professor John J. Sciarra, Watkins Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Former FIGO President and Former IJGO Editor-in-Chief