The following articles have been deemed by members of the IUGA Fellows, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals Committee to be of the utmost importance in the field of urogynecology.

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Association of Delivery Mode With Pelvic Floor Disorders After Childbirth
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Blomquist JL, Muñoz A, Carroll M, Handa VL. Association of Delivery Mode With Pelvic Floor Disorders After Childbirth. JAMA. 2018;320(23):2438–2447.

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Brief Mindfulness Practices for HealthcareProviders – A Systematic Literature Review
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Gilmartin, H, Goyal, A, Hamati, M,  Mann, J,  Saint, S, Chopra, V. The American Journal of Medicine (2017) 130, 1219.e1–1219.e17

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Current trends and future perspectives in pelvic reconstructive surgery
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Aubé, M., & Tu, L. M. (2018). Current trends and future perspectives in pelvic reconstructive surgery. Women’s Health.

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Differences in learning objectives during the labour ward clinical attachment between medical students and their midwifery preceptors
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Quinlivan, J.A., Black, K.I., Petersen, R.W. and Kornman, L.H. (2003), Differences in learning objectives during the labour ward clinical attachment between medical students and their midwifery preceptors. Medical Education, 37: 913-920.

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FIGO review of statements on use of synthetic mesh for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence.
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Ugianskiene, A. , Davila, G. W., Su, T. and , (2019), Int J Gynecol Obstet, 147: 147-155.

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Improving medical student knowledge of female pelvic floor dysfunction and anatomy: a randomized trial
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Hampton BS, Sung VW. Improving medical student knowledge of female pelvic floor dysfunction and anatomy: a randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;202:601.e1-8.

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In pursuit of patient-centered innovation: The role of professional organizations*
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Thakar, R., Cundiff, G.W. In pursuit of patient-centered innovation: The role of professional organizations. Int Urogynecol J (2020)

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Indications for Pelvic Examination
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Evans D, Goldstein S, Loewy A, Altman AD. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Aug;41(8):1221-1234.

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Innovation in internship preparation: an operative anatomy course increases senior medical students' knowledge and confidence
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Tocco N, Brunsvold M, Kabbani L, et al. Innovation in internship preparation: an operative anatomy course increases senior medical students' knowledge and confidence. Am J Surg. 2013;206(2):269-279. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.07.043

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Is nocturia of young adulthood a remnant of childhood nocturnal enuresis?*
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Yazici, C.M., Abali, R., Tasdemir, N. et al. Is nocturia of young adulthood a remnant of childhood nocturnal enuresis?. Int Urogynecol J 25, 273–278 (2014).

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Joint position statement on the management of mesh-related complications for the FPMRS specialist*
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Rardin, C.R., Duckett, J., Milani, A.L. et al. Joint position statement on the management of mesh-related complications for the FPMRS specialist. Int Urogynecol J (2020)

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Joint report on terminology for surgical procedures to treat pelvic organ prolapse*
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Meriwether, K.V., Gold, K.P., de Tayrac, R. et al. Joint report on terminology for surgical procedures to treat pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J (2020)

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Joint report on the terminology for surgical procedures to treat stress urinary incontinence in women*
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Collins, S.A., Swift, S. et al. Joint report on the terminology for surgical procedures to treat stress urinary incontinence in women. Int Urogynecol J (2020)

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Medical students learning experiences of the labour ward: a qualitative research study
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Cotter, D., Turner, M., McAuliffe, F., Higgins, M. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology Volume 206, P204-207, November 01, 2016

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Mindfulness for surgeons
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Fernando et al. ANZ J Surg 84 (2014) 722–724

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Pelvic floor examination performed by medical students: a model to obtain consent.
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Santhirakumaran S., Kalkat H.S., Sonagara V.J. Advances in Medical Education and Practice:Volume 2019, Issue 10, 7-10

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Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young Women
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Parden AM, Griffin RL, Hoover K, et al. Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young Women. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016;22(5):346‐354.

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Project to decrease medical student refusal in the Obstetric and Gynecology Clinic at the University of Iowa
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Bremer KC, Shaffer SA, Fisher SJ. Project to decrease medical student refusal in the Obstetric and Gynecology Clinic at the University of Iowa. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct 29;8(3):Article 12 [12 p.].

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Proposed learning strategies of medical students in a clinical rotation in obstetrics and gynecology: a descriptive study.
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Dean, R., Murphy, A. Advances in Medical Education and Practice: Volume 2016: Issue 7

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Teaching mindfulness in medical school: where are we now and where are we going?
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Dobkin, P,  Hutchinson, T. 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. MEDICAL EDUCATION 2013;47: 768–779

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The Effective Use of Graphs
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Slutsky DJ. The effective use of graphs. J Wrist Surg. 2014;3(2):67-68. doi:10.1055/s-0034-1375704