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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Women's Health Services

About the Kaplan Lectureship

Dr. Alan Kaplan

Dr. Alan L. Kaplan is chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Houston Methodist Hospital and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received his medical degree in 1955 from Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in 1959. He then served two years in the U.S. Army, following which he returned to Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for fellowship training, which he completed in 1963.

Dr. Kaplan joined Baylor College of Medicine in 1963, and was with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for 42 years, during which time he served as professor and director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Kaplan became a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1966, and earned his certification in Gynecologic Oncology in 1974.

Dr. Kaplan is a member of numerous professional societies, many of which relate to his specialty field of female cancers. He has served on various editorial boards, and is active on committees of both the professional organizations and the hospitals at which he practices. He has received numerous teaching awards. Dr. Kaplan has authored or co-authored almost 100 peer-reviewed articles and five books. In his clinical practice, he cares for women with gynecologic surgical problems and female cancers. He enjoys jogging, swimming, reading and tennis.

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Planning Committee

Danielle D. Antosh, M.D.
Linda F. Bergstrom
Gizelle N. Brooks-Carter, M.D.
Jackie C. Callies
Amy L. Carrington
Meredith Cowan
Roland A. Cruickshank
Hailey L. Hall, M.D.

Konrad Harms, M.D.
Eric J. Haufrect, M.D.
Christopher D. Hobday, M.D.
Aparna Kamat, M.D.
Alan L. Kaplan, M.D.
Stephanie J. Lionberger
Meredith V. Morgan, M.D.
Susan E. Puls

Christopher Ralls
Bani M. Ratan, M.D.
Keith Reeves, M.D.
Priti Schachel, M.D.
Eugene Toy, M.D.
Arun Vargheese
Carolyn C. Ward

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

Houston Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Houston Methodist Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Houston Methodist Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Houston Methodist Hospital will provide 1.0 nursing continuing education contact hour for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.