The MEFS Embryology Specialty Interest Group (MEFS Emb. SIG) is the professional association of clinical embryologists and laboratory specialists. Through its MEFS platform, Emb.SIG advances the profession of clinical embryology through education, communication of knowledge, leadership development and collaboration. Members include county, regional, as well as international clinical embryologists and health care fertility providers.
The aim of the MEFS Emb. SIG is to foster consistent improvement in assisted conception outcomes in the Arab World by promoting the ongoing education of all ART laboratory scientists, to reach the highest standard of professionalism and quality in the field of organized clinical embryology.
MEFS Emb. SIG is committed to educating and supporting clinical embryologists to advance the profession of embryologists and andrology/embryology laboratories management.
MEFS Emb. SIG's vision is to be the foremost resource for Arab’s clinical embryology professionals in achieving excellence in andrology/embryology laboratories management.
MEFS Emb. SIG values service, integrity, innovation, diversity, professionalism, teamwork and individual contribution.
Membership Benefits Joining the MEFS Emb. SIG gives you the opportunity to:
Membership in the MEFS Emb. SIG offers the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with leading researchers and practitioners in the field. The best opportunity for networking occurs at the annual MEFS conference.
A newsletter is published electronically monthly containing: 1) recent papers of particular interest, 2) announcements of forthcoming meetings on subjects related to clinical embryology, 3) a level 1 evidence paper, 5) an infographic, 6) a 10 years challenge including two papers of a specific topic or author one recently published and the other the last decade, 7) the S. Holmes appraisal comprising results of the visual assessment quiz and 8) polls results. Newsletters are sent via email to members. The table of content may vary each month.
A membership directory will be available online through the MEFS website. The directory lists the member’s name, the name of their organization, address, and email.
The MEFS Emb. SIG sponsors a listserv as a vehicle to foster communication between members on all topics related to clinical embryology. It includes members posts, some selected posted from the web, a poll and a S. Holmes appraisal quiz. Advertisements or offensive posts will be blocked. Remember that your posts will be sent to all members so be judicious in your choice of words.
The MEFS Emb. SIG provides a voice in the annual MEFS meeting. Members are encouraged to contribute in the embryology scientific program.
The MEFS Emb. SIG cares about many aspects of your reproductive life cycle. We provide information on ART for the public. Members assist in preparing patient resources, fact sheets or frequently requested reproductive health information.
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