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National Fertility Organization Honors PAMF Fertility Medical Director

David Adamson, M.D.

David Adamson, M.D.

David Adamson, M.D., FRCSC, FACOG, FACS, a reproductive endocrinologist and the medical director of the assisted reproductive technology laboratories at Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Fertility Physicians of Northern California, has been selected by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, to receive its highest honor, the Barbara Eck Founders Award, for leadership, volunteerism and research in the field of infertility.  Dr. Adamson will accept the award at RESOLVE’s Night of Hope Gala, on November 17, 2015 in New York City.

As the organization that supports and provides a voice for people diagnosed with infertility, RESOLVE established the Hope Awards to recognize professionals, companies, volunteers and the media who have demonstrated leadership in the infertility field or have made a positive impact in the lives of people struggling with infertility.

“RESOLVE is delighted to recognize Dr. Adamson for his years of service to RESOLVE and to the entire infertility community,” says Barbara Collura, president and CEO of RESOLVE.  “The Night of Hope is a special opportunity to thank all those who work tirelessly to improve the lives of the 7.3 million women and men in the U.S. facing infertility.

Dr. Adamson has been a volunteer with RESOLVE for over 15 years, serving as both a local and national board member and a supporter and champion of RESOLVE’s mission. “I am very honored to receive this award,” Dr. Adamson says.  “At PAMF Fertility, we are committed to using the latest evidence-based fertility treatments to help patients achieve their goals as safely, quickly and cost-effectively as possible in an emotionally supportive environment.”

In addition to being a key member of the fertility team at PAMF, Dr. Adamson is a clinical professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and an Associate Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Adamson has over 300 peer-reviewed and other scientific/medical publications, and has lectured extensively on assisted reproductive technologies, endometriosis, reproductive surgery and infertility. He is also the founder, chairman and CEO of ARC Fertility, a leader in the IVF fertility market providing innovative products and services to the infertility community.

About the Palo Alto Medical Foundation
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) for Health Care, Research and Education, is part of the Sutter Health network. Founded in 1930, PAMF is a not-for-profit health care organization that is a pioneer in the multispecialty group practice of medicine, health innovation and patient-centered care. PAMF’s more than 1,200 affiliated physicians and 5,400 employees serve nearly 1 million patients at its medical centers and clinics in Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. For more information, visit: PAMF website I blog Twitter I Facebook I Google+.

About RESOLVE: The National Infertility Organization
Established in 1974, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Organization is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age has trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. RESOLVE addresses this public health issue by providing community to these women and men, connecting them with others who can help, empowering them to find resolution and giving voice to their demands for access to all family building options.  For more information, visit