Please note, this schedule is subject to change.



10:00 am - 10:15 am

Review of Agenda and Conference Goals
Nazema Siddiqui

Part I: Measuring Quality and Outcomes of Prolapse Treatment: "What we’ve done, where we are now, and how to move forward"

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Setting the Stage

Developing a Rigorous Tool to Measure Quality of Prolapse Care
Kevin Weinfurt

  • NQF, CMS, ICHOM, other recommendations
  • Recommended pathway for refining patient reported outcomes

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Where We Are Now

Existing Quality "Process" Measures for Prolapse
Dan Morgan

  • "Process" vs "Outcome" Measures

Existing Work to Gain Patient Perspectives

    • Conceptual framework for prolapse measurement
      Matt Barber
    • Patient perspective on surgical adverse events
      Chris Chermansky
    • Patient Advisory Board Comments
      Patient Representative

Proposed Data Elements for Inclusion in Registries

    • Clinician-provided data elements
      Catherine Bradley
    • Patient Advisory Board comments
      Patient Representative

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Group Discussion 
Nazema Siddiqui (Moderator)

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Working Lunch

  • Review existing lists of PROMs, anatomic measures, and AQUIRE variables among smaller groups

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm

Where We Are Now vs Where We Would Like to Be

  • Mapping PROMs and AQUIRE data elements to conceptual framework
    Sarah Boyles
  • Gaps and opportunities for improvement
    Gena Dunivan

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How to Move Forward

  • Roadmap for inclusion of PRO information in AQUIRE and quality measurement
    Kevin Weinfurt

Part II: Building Consensus on the Approach to Mesh Complications

2:00 pm - 2:10 pm

Desired Goals and Outcomes from the AUGS Board
Geoffrey Cundiff

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm 

Patient Perspective on Dealing with Complications
Patient Representative

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

Proposed Prolapse Registry (AQUIRE)

  • Review existing data elements
    Catherine Bradley
  • Challenges with inclusion of mesh complications in a registry
    Pamela Moalli

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm


  • Review of ICS/IUGA terminology on mesh complications
    Doug Tincello
  • Limitations of terminology system
    Charles Rardin

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Preview of AUGS Position Statement on Mesh Complications
Charles Rardin

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Group Discussion: How Do We Move Forward and What is Still Needed?
Matt Barber (Moderator)

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

New Strategies for Approaching Mesh Complications

  • Adoption of proposed treatment algorithm
  • Centers of Excellence

Panel Discussion: Charles Rardin (AUGS), Doug Tincello (IUGA), Jennifer Anger (SUFU), Marie Paraiso (AAGL), Danielle Antosh (SGS), Renee Ward (ACOG)

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Summary and Wrap-Up
Nazema Siddiqui and Catherine Bradley