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ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2023

ISSWSH is a multidisciplinary, academic, and scientific organization whose purposes are:

To provide

opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers, and practitioners about women's sexual function and sexual experience...

To support

the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education, and clinical practice of women's sexuality, and ...

To provide

the public with accurate information about women's sexuality and sexual health.

UPCOMING MEETING

ISSWSH Genitopelvic Pain Course 2022-2023

Multiple Dates
Virtual
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ISSWSH Fall Course 2022

November 17-20, 2022   93 days left
DoubleTree Resort - Paradise Valley - Scottsdale, AZ
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ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2023

March 2-5, 2023   198 days left
Marriott St. Louis Grand - St. Louis, MO
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LATEST NEWS

ISSWSH Signs on to Joint Statement on Legislative Interference

Initiated by ACOG and the AMA, this joint statement was signed by ISSWSH and 74 other organizations.

As the U.S. health care system enters a post-Roe era, we, representing dozens of major organizations of health care professionals, oppose all legislative interference in the patient–clinician relationship. Our patients need to be able to access—and our clinicians need to be able to provide—the evidence-based care that is right for them, including abortion, without arbitrary limitations, without threats, and without harm.

The wave of abortion bans going into effect in states across the country will harm patients, impair the integrity of the medical profession, and have a devastating and unquantifiable impact on the patients and clinicians it affects. People in at least half the states will now face a cruel choice between traveling hundreds of miles to receive abortion care (which is simply impossible for those who lack the resources, means, and opportunity) or being forced to continue with a pregnancy that may threaten their health, well-being, and future.

Read full statement HERE

ISSWSH supports WAS Declaration

The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) remains committed to affirming and supporting the sexual rights of all people worldwide, in accordance with the World Association for Sexual Health Declaration of Sexual Rights. As an international society, we support the WAS Declaration in its totality as it addresses sociopolitical and cultural issues related to sexual health in the various situations that may exist in different countries across the globe.More specifically, the recent US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the legal decision on Roe v Wade in 1973 violates multiple rights that are included in the WAS Declaration including the right to equality and non-discrimination, the right to autonomy and bodily integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, the right to privacy, the right to the highest attainable standard of health, including sexual health, with the possibility of pleasurable, satisfying and safe experiences, the right to information, and the right to decide whether to have children, the number and spacing of children, and to have information and the means to do so.As a professional medical and scientific society, we further oppose government interference in the physician-patient relationship and any criminalization of clinicians for providing quality patient care. Sexuality is a fundamental human right and therefore the ISSWSH supports the rights of people to make their own decisions about their bodies, to have access to safe reproductive healthcare services without discrimination, harassment, or violence, and to be able to maintain both dignity and well-being. This violation of the rights of people, in particular of marginalized populations, must not be tolerated.

AUA is seeking nominations for guideline panel on GSM

The AUA is seeking nominations to populate an upcoming guideline panel on Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause. The AUA advocates for a diverse and inclusive environment within the association, as well as the global urology community; as such, all interested individuals are invited to apply. In an effort to create a multidisciplinary panel, applicants from multiple specialties are welcome to submit an application for this opportunity. The deadline to apply is July 8, 2022.

To apply, please visit: https://www.auanet.org/guidelines or complete and return the Nomination Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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14305 Southcross Dr
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Burnsville, MN 55306
USA

Phone: +1 (952) 683 9025
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