Gender Informed Care in MS

The UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center is proud to present a new initiative to provide up-to-date Gender Informed Care in MS. Through this initiative, UCSF MS Faculty are providing an evening Patient Education Seminar Series to discuss current approaches to care on a variety of gender-based topics. Central recurring topics include guiding women with MS through a pregnancy or menopause.

Please note that these sessions are hosted online only. Connection details provided below.

Please email Dr. Riley Bove (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) with any questions or concerns.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Upcoming Sessions:

PREGNANCY. Starting a Family: Managing MS before, during and after a pregnancy
Monday, September 19, 2022 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM

With the right care, most women with multiple sclerosis can achieve their goals of a safe and healthy pregnancy. Join us as Dr. Riley Bove helps us understand how best to prepare for a pregnancy. This will include whether to keep or stop medications, whether to breastfeed, and common medical and emotional considerations for MS women in the postpartum period.

Zoom Connection Details:

Future Pregnancy Sessions
Monday, January 30, 2023 (Zoom Connection)
Monday, May 22, 2023 (Zoom Connection)

MENOPAUSE. Living well with MS: Management during menopause and beyond
Monday, December 12, 2022 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM

The challenges of living with MS can be compounded by menopause symptoms (like hot flashes, or changes in mood or bladder function), changes in family or work structure, and sometimes progression of MS. This is a great time to reevaluate MS care in the context of a woman’s journey. Join us as Dr. Riley Bove discusses whole-person approaches to wellness during menopause and beyond.

Zoom Connection Details:

Future Menopause Sessions
Future Dates TBA