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Virtual Course 2020
ISSWSH Virtual Annual Meeting 2021

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 Virtual Course 2020

November 6, 13, & 20, 2020  
Virtual
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ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2021

March 4-7, 2021   134 days left
Virtual
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LATEST NEWS

ISSWSH 2021 Annual Meeting Will be Virtual!

The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) would like to announce the decision to move its Annual Meeting, scheduled in March in Dallas, to a Virtual Annual Meeting in 2021! This will truly be an “International” meeting with our Scientific Meeting Chair, Dr. Linda Vignozzi (Italy) and Co-Chair, Dr. Paul Yong (Canada) who have put together an incredible program with invited speakers from Australia, Canada, Italy, Korea, Switzerland, and the United States. It will also include perspectives from across disciplines including clinical scientists, neuroscientists, obstetricians/gynecologists, physical therapists, psychologists, researchers, sexologists, sexual medicine professionals, sex therapists, urologists, and others passionate about the sexual health of women. Organizing this as a virtual meeting eliminates the barriers of travel and expense by allowing everyone to connect to and learn from a global network of sexual health professionals from the comfort of their own home or workplace!

Comprised of symposia, state of the art lectures, and the latest in research through dynamic abstract presentations, the program will take a look at the role of inflammation in arousal dysfunction and chronic pain; managing disorders of orgasm; and sexual medicine care and cultural sensitivity. Other topics explored include stress, sex and reproductive hormones, sex and food, pelvic pain, and surrogate partner therapy.

Stay tuned for more details on the dates and times for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and join us for this meeting, which will certainly showcase the I (International) in ISSWSH!

ISSWSH Call for Speaker Proposals

New ISSWSH Virtual Course: Fundamentals in Women's Sexual Health

As part of the ISSWSH Virtual Course: Fundamentals in Women’s Sexual Health we will be showcasing a series of 20-minute TED Talk style lectures. The goal is to inspire and educate those practicing in or wishing to practice in women’s sexual health.

What are we looking for in a speaker?
Authentic, dynamic speakers, and members of ISSWSH, with a desire to inspire and empower others. A great talk is typically one that is evidence based, simple, clear, original, and relevant.

What are we NOT looking for in a speaker?
A speaker that is self-promoting and/or reading from a slide deck. If you are including science, as a professional medical society, we will be looking for accurate, evidence-based information, so No Bad Science.

To submit a proposal please provide the following:

  • CV
  • Brief description of your proposed talk and what you hope to achieve by giving the talk
  • 30-second to 1-minute video showcasing your talk (If selected these may also be used to promote the Course)

The submission due date is August 2nd! Submit via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line "Course Speaker Submission"

The ISSWSH Virtual Course: Fundamentals in Women’s Sexual Health will be held on three consecutive Friday’s, November 6, 13, and 20. Though the final program is not yet finalized, we have tentatively scheduled these talks to be given on Friday, November 20.

Submission for 2021 Grant Applications is now open

Mentees of ISSWSH members can now submit their applications for the 2021 ISSWSH Scholars in Women’s Sexual Health Research Grant Program. Application deadline is December 4, 2020, and the maximum award amount is $7,500. Additional information and link to submit can be found here: https://www.isswsh.org/grants

Please contact the ISSWSH Executive Office if you have any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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