Acknowledgments and Disclosures
NAMS appreciates the contributions of the NAMS 2020 GSM Position Statement Editorial Panel and the work of the NAMS Board of Trustees on this position statement. The authors, planners, reviewers, and staff who were in a position to control and influence the content of this activity were required to disclosure any relevant financial relationship (s) of the individuals or their spouse/partner that had occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. After reviewing disclosures from all involved in the content of this activity, NAMS has implemented mechanisms to identify and resolve any conflicts for all involved, including review of content by those who had no conflicts of interest.
The NAMS 2020 GSM Position Statement Editorial Panel: Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, MBA, FACP, NCMP, IF, Lead; Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida; Penny and Bill George Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Women's Health; Medical Director, The North American Menopause Society, Pepper Pike, Ohio. Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD, Lead; Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center; MacDonald Women's Hospital; Professor, Departments of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Amanda L. Clark, MD, MCR, NCMP; Affiliate Investigator and Urogynecology Physician, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon. Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD, FACOG, NCMP; University of Florida Term Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; University of Florida College of Medicine—Jacksonville; Medical Director and Director of Menopause and Gynecologic Ultrasound Services, University of Florida Women's Health Specialists—Emerson, Jacksonville, Florida. Susan Kellogg Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF, FCST, CSC; Director of Female Sexual Medicine, Center for Pelvic Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine; Widener University College of Human Service Professions; Academic Urology Center for Pelvic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lisa C. Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF; Lisa Larkin and Associates, Internal Medicine and Women's Health, Cincinnati, Ohio. Caroline M. Mitchell, MD, MPH; Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Vulvovaginal Disorders Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Jan L. Shifren, MD, NCMP; Director, Midlife Women's Health Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Vincent Trustees Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG; Clinical Professor, George Washington University; Medical Director, Women's Health and Research Consultants, Washington, DC.
NAMS recognizes the contributions of Ms. Carolyn Develen, NAMS Chief Operating Officer, and Ms. Kathy Method, MA, NAMS Communications Manager.
This position statement was reviewed and approved by the 2019–2020 NAMS Board of Trustees: Rebecca C. Thurston, PhD, President; Director, Women's Biobehavioral Health Laboratory; Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, President-Elect; Executive Director, Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology; Paula A. Johnson Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Women's Health; Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair for Psychiatry Research, Department of Psychiatry; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. James H. Liu, MD, NCMP, Immediate Past President; Arthur H. Bill Professor and Chair; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center; MacDonald Women's Hospital; Department of Reproductive Biology; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Lisa C. Larkin, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF, Treasurer; Lisa Larkin and Associates, Internal Medicine and Women's Health, Cincinnati, Ohio. Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP, FASBMR, Secretary; Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California. Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, MBA, FACP, NCMP, IF, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida; Penny and Bill George Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Women's Health; Medical Director, The North American Menopause Society, Pepper Pike, Ohio. Lisa Astalos Chism, DNP, APRN, NCMP, FAANP; Clinical Director, Women's Wellness Clinic; Sexual Health Counselor and Educator; Karmanos Cancer Institute; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery; Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan. Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, BPharm, FAHA; Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Epidemiology Data Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michael R. McClung, MD, FACP, FASBMR, FACE; Founding Director, Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, Oregon, Professorial Fellow, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia. Susan D. Reed, MD, MPH; Research Director, Women's Reproductive Health Research Program; Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington. Nanette F. Santoro, MD; Professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado. Chrisandra L. Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP; Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center and Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center; Director, Women's Hormone and Menopause Program; Associate Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Claudio N. Soares, MD, PhD, FRCPC, MBA; Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University School of Medicine; Executive Director, Research and Innovation, Providence Care Hospital; Executive Lead, Strategy and New Partnerships, Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression (CAN-BIND), St. Michael's Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Isaac Schiff, CM, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Menopause; Joe Vincent Meigs Distinguished Professor of Gynecology, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emeritus; The Women's Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
Menopause. 2020;27(9):976-992. © 2020 The North American Menopause Society