Progestins and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: A Nested Case-Control Study of the MarketScan Databases

Learning Objectives:

1. Review current limited data evaluating VTE risk of contraceptive and therapeutic progestins in contrast to combined hormonal contraception

2. Identify best practices in reporting on pharmacoepidemiology studies using routinely collected health data with rare exposures and rare outcomes

3. Learn about preliminary results from a nested case-control study to determine risk estimates for incident acute VTE associated with the use of progestin-only medications by women of reproductive age as compared with non-use  



Birth Behind Bars: Incarceration and Reproductive Health 

Learning Objectives:

1. Provide background about the growing problem of female incarceration

2. Discuss the human rights issues that become apparent around pregnancy and postpartum care

3. Review the implications for separation of children from parents while incarcerated and discuss alternative solutions

Session date: 
04/02/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Richard Cockrum, MD; Juliana Taney, MD