Menopause Videos from NAMS

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) presents its comprehensive video series for clinicians about important midlife health topics. All of the interviews in the series are hosted by NAMS Board of Trustees Member and President-Elect Dr. Marla Shapiro, a Canadian physician, who led this exciting initiative. Dr. Shapiro is also the medical consultant for CTV News and on-air medical contributor to Canada AM.

Note: The Australasian Menopause Society does not necessarily endorse the medical and scientific information provided in these videos.  As the medical and scientific information provided here might not be relevant to a particular person's circumstances and you should always discuss your health with your own healthcare provider.   


A Clinician's Guide to Bone Drug Holidays

Dr Michael McClung

NAMS Board Member and Founding Director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center in Portland, Oregon.

Dr McClung discusses the right timing for drug holidays from bisphosphonates for women at low risk and as well as follow-up procedures. He discusses those who should not consider a drug holiday. 


Evaluation and Treatment GSM (Genito-urinary syndrome of menopause)

Dr Jan Shifren

The North American Menopause Society President-Elect, Dr Maria Shapiro, interviews Dr. Jan Shifren, Director, Massachusetts General Midlife Women's Health Center and Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, about evaluation and treatment of GSM (Genito-urinary syndrome of menopause).


Fragility Fractures and Treatment Options

Dr Risa Kagan

Dr Kagan is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist, and Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at The University of California in San Francisco and discusses Fragility Fractures and Treatment Options with Dr Marla Shapiro.




Nonhormonal therapy options

Dr Utian

The North American Menopause Society President-Elect, Dr Maria Shapiro, interviews Dr Utian, the executive director emeritus and honorary founding president of The North American Menopause Society.

They discuss discuss hot flush management options for patients who do not want or can’t take traditional hormone therapy.





SERM discussion

Dr. Pinkerton discusses SERMs

The North American Menopause Society provides an informative video about how clinicians can use SERMs (selective estrogen receptor modulators) to help their patients..




Sex After Menopause

Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD

Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg discusses initiating discussion with your patients about the two most common postmenopausal sexual health issues: loss of libido and dyspareunia.



Tips for Taking a Sexual History

Dr Sheryl Kingsberg

Chief, Division of Behavioral and Professor in the departments of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and President-Elect of NAMS.

Dr Kingsberg discusses the importance of and simple tips for taking a woman's sexual history.