Four Shady Grove Fertility Physicians Invited as Inaugural Members of Resolve: The National Infertility Association's Physicians Council

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Physician Council members show a unique passion for RESOLVE’s mission to improve the lives of those struggling to build their family.

RESOLVE helps our patients to feel they are not alone, to know their options, and feel empowered in their decisions.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association announced last week that the organization’s first Physicians Council will include four physicians from Shady Grove Fertility. Jason G. Bromer, M.D., Isaac E. Sasson, M.D., Ph.D., Gilbert L. Mottla, M.D., and the practice’s Medical Director, Eric A. Widra, M.D., join other esteemed colleagues from around the nation to further support RESOLVE’s mission to improve the lives of those struggling to build their family.

In a release RESOLVE’s President/CEO, Barb Collura, explained these physicians’ selection on the inaugural council, saying “These physicians have not only made a significant investment in ensuring RESOLVE has the resources to fulfill our mission, but they offer their advice, counsel, and leadership, which grows our ability to serve more people in need.”

From patient support and education, to research and development, and advocacy on the federal and state level, Shady Grove Fertility proudly partners with RESOLVE to help overcome infertility. Shady Grove Fertility physicians represent the values and dedication that have guided the practice’s success for over a quarter century.

Among the reasons Dr. Widra, who sees patients in SGF’s K Street, Washington, D.C. location, pledges his support for RESOLVE, “RESOLVE is an important ally for patients and physicians in helping couples overcome infertility. Through their efforts—providing patients with a myriad of support resources, improving access to needed medical treatment by advocating for greater insurance coverage, or normalizing the diagnosis—I see the benefits of their tireless efforts every day.”

Dr. Bromer, who sees patients in SGF’s Frederick, MD, and Hagerstown, MD locations adds, “Infertility is a serious public health issue that affects one in eight couples, and it is devastating for anyone trying to grow their family. RESOLVE has been absolutely vital in providing information, community support, financial resources, and advocacy to these vulnerable patients. I am very excited to partner with RESOLVE in its mission and look forward to more opportunities to pursue this vital work.”

Serving on the inaugural Physicians Council, not only will these four Shady Grove Fertility physicians continue their efforts helping to build families while providing education and support through RESOLVE but all of SGF’s 35 physicians remain committed to RESOLVE’s mission.

“Patients entrust us with their care at such a vulnerable time in their lives and it's our honor to get to know our patients on a personal level. The RESOLVE community promotes patient education and a sense of belonging. Going through infertility can often feel isolating and alone, but through RESOLVE we all feel connected to one another. RESOLVE helps our patients to feel they are not alone, to know their options, and feel empowered in their decisions,” remarks Dr. Sasson, who sees patients in SGF’s Chesterbrook, PA, location.

Dr. Mottla, who sees patients in SGF’s Annapolis, MD office adds, “RESOLVE is an organization of talented individuals who care deeply about their mission of patient support and advocacy. I support RESOLVE for many reasons but in particular for their continued success at advocacy at both the state and federal levels resulting in significant and improved patient access to care.”

About Shady Grove Fertility
Shady Grove Fertility is a leading fertility and IVF center of excellence offering patients individualized care, innovative financial options, and pregnancy rates among the highest of all national centers. 2016 commemorates 25 years of Shady Grove Fertility providing medical and service excellence to patients from all 50 states and 35 countries around the world, and celebrates over 40,000 babies born—more than any other center in the nation. Today, 34 reproductive endocrinologists, supported by a highly specialized team of 600 urologists, Ph.D. scientists, geneticists, and staff care for patients in 19 full-service offices and six satellite sites throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Shady Grove Fertility physicians actively train residents and reproductive endocrinology fellows and invest in continuous clinical research and education to advance the field of reproductive medicine through numerous academic appointments and partnerships such as Georgetown Medical School, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the University of Maryland, and the National Institutes of Health. More than 1,700 physicians refer their patients to Shady Grove Fertility each year. For more information, call 1-888-761-1967 or visit https://www.shadygrovefertility.com.

About RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
Established in 1974, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age has trouble conceiving or carrying a pregnancy to term. RESOLVE addresses this public health issue by providing community to these women and men, connecting them with others who can help, empowering them to find resolution and giving voice to their demands for access to all family building options. For more information, visit http://www.RESOLVE.org.

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