Safe Surrogacy & Navigating COVID-19
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May 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm PDT
Join us for an insightful webinar about safe surrogacy in the US and navigating the current COVID-19 climate. We’ll discuss how we’re successfully helping families in Europe thoughtfully plan and mentally prepare for their journey to parenthood.
- Social Distance IVF (Telemedicine, COVID-19 screening & more)
- Surrogate matching and monitoring
- Egg Donors
- Traveling & safety
- Financial planning
Dr. Brandon Bankowski, ORM Fertility
Dr. Bankowski is one of the most respected and experienced US physicians helping intended parents build their families through surrogacy. He is a board-certiﬁed reproductive endocrinologist with extensive experience in IVF, egg donation, surrogacy and genomics. He has practiced at ORM Fertility (formerly Oregon Reproductive Medicine) since 2005. He and his partners at ORM have helped intended parents from across the world build their families.
Dr. Bankowski is passionate about providing ORM’s patients the best care and the highest chance for success on their first attempt, while looking after the genetic health of their family. His vision led to the formation of ORM’s industry-leading reproductive genomics program, as well as the integration of advanced genetic screening of all donors in ORM’s donor program. He is committed to helping intended parents using surrogacy have the very best chance of a healthy baby.
Steve Snyder, IARC Surrogacy
Steven H. Snyder, Esq., is the founding and principal partner of Steven H. Snyder & Associates, and he is the Director of IARC Surrogacy, a full-service surrogacy agency, both located in the U.S. in Minnesota. His life’s passion is to help others experience the joys of being a parent, as he has experienced raising his two children.
Mr. Snyder is an active leader in numerous professional organizations, including the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS), RESOLVE Infertility, the American Fertility Association, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and the American Bar Association Assisted Reproductive Technology Committee. Mr. Snyder is the author of numerous articles and continuing legal education materials. He is also a frequent national and international lecturer and continuing legal education presenter in the area of assisted reproductive technology law.
Craig Reisser, ORM Fertility and Parent Through Egg Donation and Surrogacy
Craig is a parent through surrogacy and egg donation in the USA. He and his partner have two boys (5 1/2 years and 4 years old). He was a patient at ORM Fertility and his two back-to-back surrogacy journeys, during which he had first time success each time, took him and his partner just under 3 years to build their family.
Craig has helped hundreds of intended parents get started on building their families, and has a focus on helping intended parents understand how to select providers, build their budgets, decipher success rates, and make the choices that will maximise the chance for first time success. Craig is an active writer and speaker on the topic of surrogacy and egg donation.