Sex, fertility and the future for teenagers with endocrine conditions and President's prize


Tuesday 15 January 2019


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Paediatrics & Child Health Section , Endocrinology & Diabetes Section


6 CPD Points

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about this event

The event covers topics in adolescent endocrinology and diabetes and reproductive medicine.  

Key current topics such as technology in diabetes, and fertility preservation will be discussed at length.

Other presentations will cover difficult paediatrician areas including; diabetes transition, hormone replacement, and managing periods in girls with disabilities.

The meeting also includes four oral presentations by trainees who will be competing for the President’s prize. Scroll down to find out more on how to apply!


Topics include: 

  • Current knowledge in diabetes technology and hormone replacement 
  • Practical aspects of diabetes transition 
  • Fertility preservation  
  • Information and practical advice on adolescent endocrinology problems


Key speakers:

  • Dr Carlo Acerinipart of the Cambridge research group into “closing the loop”.  
  • Miss Melanie Davies, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Chair of Fertility Preservation UK. 
  • Dr Ephia Yasmin, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, who will talk about managing periods in girls with disabilities.



RSM members: £27 - £90

Non-members: £45 - 150


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Session one: Diabetes

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

8.55 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Nicola Bridges

9.00 am

Optimal transition in diabetes mellitus

Dr Jai Ganapathi, Paediatric Consultant and Diabetes Lead, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

9.30 am

Technology in diabetes - how near are we to closing the loop?

Dr Carlo Acerini, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge

10.00 am

Pregnancy in diabetes mellitus

Dr Rochan Agha-Jaffar, Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

10.30 am

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Fertility preservation

11.00 am

Fertility preservation in Turner syndrome and oncology

Miss Melanie Davies, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Chair of Fertility Preservation UK

11.30 am

Fertility preservation in Klinefelter and transgender patients

Miss Phillipa Sangster, Consultant Urologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.00 pm

Panel discussion

12.15 pm

President's prize presentation one: Endometriosis in a case with Fraser Syndrome

Ms Rucira Ooi, Medical Student, Cardiff University

12.35 pm

President's prize presentation two: A case of 17 beta-HSD3 presenting at 16 years of age: The challenges for patients of sex identity, fertility potential and future malignancy risk

Dr Katherine Hawton, ST5 Paediatrics Doctor, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

12.55 pm


Section three: Adolescent endocrinology

1.45 pm

Primary amenorrhoea and oestrogen replacement therapy

Dr Lisa Webber, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reproductive Medicine Subspecialist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.15 pm

Hirsutism and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents

Professor Gerard Conway, Professor in Endocrinology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.45 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.00 pm

Managing puberty and periods in girls with developmental delay

Miss Ephia Yasmin, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Subspecialist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

3.30 pm

Panel discussion

3.45 pm

Close of meeting and prize presentation

Professor Gerard Conway

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