“Holding a Space for You:” Communication and Coping in Reproductive Loss


Thursday, May 26, 2022


2:00pm - 3:00pm




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Ashley Hesson, M.D., Ph.D. is an Obstetrician and current Maternal Fetal Medicine fellow with a background in health care communication.

She will be discussing her personal experiences caring for patients suffering from reproductive loss. She will also review recent literature and highlight best practices for communicating with patients as well as supporting provider mental health. As a part of this presentation, a new tool for teaching and practicing in reproductive loss will be introduced. Attendees will be encouraged to reflect on their own experiences in loss care. They will develop skills to become advocates for reproductive loss care in their respective clinical spaces, By the end of the activity, learners will be able to 1) apply best practices in reproductive loss communication, 2) describe resources for obtaining self-care and mental health support while caring for reproductive loss patients, 3) serve as a leader and role model for reproductive loss care in their respective clinical spaces.

(1.0 CEs offered for nursing, physician, and social work)