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2011 World Symposium on Endometriosis Announced

The World Symposium on Endometriosis will be held on March 24-26, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference will strive to educate physicians, surgeons and other medical professionals through an extensive two and a half day symposium on early detection and advancements in treatment.

The faculty are internationally recognized leaders in the areas of Endometriosis providing exciting updates on research, education and treatment. The symposium has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Endometriosis is the third leading cause of gynecologic hospitalization in the US and accounts for approximately 20% of the hysterectomies performed in the United States annually.

It is estimated that Endometriosis affects over 6 million women and teens in the United States and another 70-80 million women worldwide.

The World Symposium on Endometriosis is sponsored by Northside Hospital in Atlanta.