Dra. Llanos Medrano, Mª José Gómez y Dr. Sergio Rogel

The SEF endorses IVF-Life and the Universidad de Alicante’s ‘Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility’: A recognition of excellence

Today, at IVF-Life clinics, we are celebrating a significant milestone as we have received news that the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF) has granted its support and endorsement to the Máster en Formación Permanente en Fertilidad Humana’ (Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility)‘ which IVF-Life Alicante offers to aspiring fertility professionals in collaboration with the Universidad de Alicante and Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe de València. This announcement marks a historic moment in the history of our institution, as having an esteemed organisation like the SEF recognise our educational efforts serves as a strong impetus to continue making education one of our core pillars. 

The commendable role of the Spanish Fertility Society

For those who may not be familiar, the SEF is a highly reputable entity in the field of fertility in Spain, bringing together all professionals dedicated to this discipline and overseeing the activities of all assisted reproduction centres in the country. Its work encompasses both research and dissemination of knowledge and plays a pivotal role in the development of protocols and addressing key issues in the field of fertility. As stated by Dr. Sergio Rogel, Medical Director of IVF-Life Alicante, the Spanish Society of Fertility is undoubtedly the guiding light for all fertility clinics. 

In this context, the SEF’s endorsement of the ‘Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility’ is of great significance. Currently, numerous master’s and postgraduate programs related to assisted reproduction exist in Spain, but only those distinguished by their academic excellence and unwavering commitment to the highest educational standards, receive the endorsement of the Spanish Society of Fertility. 

The pillars of our 'Master's in Permanent Education in Human Fertility'

Enrolling in the education offered by IVF-Life Alicante entails gaining an interdisciplinary and innovative understanding of Reproductive Biology. The primary objective is to equip students with the essential skills not only for research but also for exemplary professional development, maintaining the highest standards of quality. 

This postgraduate program is organised by the Department of Biotechnology at the Universidad de Alicante, in collaboration with its Human Fertility Chair. Established in 2013, this chair represents the first of its kind dedicated to fertility and assisted reproduction at the University of Alicante. It was created in partnership with IVF-Life with the aim of providing a space for reflection, debate, training, and research in all aspects relevant to our field. 

The fundamental goal of the ‘Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility’ is to deliver an interdisciplinary and innovative education in Reproductive Biology. This educational philosophy is intended to equip students with essential skills for both research and the exemplary practice of their future profession, all while upholding the highest standards of quality. 

Dr. Mª José Gómez Torres, the Director of the Chair and also the Director of the ‘Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility,’ as well as a Professor of Cellular Biology in the Department of Biotechnology, emphasises the importance of an academic approach that not only rests on a solid theoretical foundation but also empowers students to develop critical thinking in the field, understand its ethical, legal, and social implications, and drive the application of research into clinical practice. 

Universidad de Alicante Campus

IVF-Life and Its Scientific, Educational, and Social Contributions

One of the core driving forces that sets IVF-Life apart is its unwavering commitment to scientific progress and education. The professionals at IVF-Life firmly believe in contributing to research that leads to social improvements. Furthermore, they consider it essential to play a significant role in shaping the future generation of professionals in this field. 

Students in our master’s program will have the opportunity to work closely with some of the most renowned experts in the field of assisted reproduction, participate in pioneering research, and acquire up-to-date knowledge on the latest technological and scientific advancements in human fertility. The ‘Master’s in Permanent Education in Human Fertility’ represents a unique opportunity for healthcare graduates who aspire to immerse themselves in the captivating world of assisted reproduction and be at the forefront of reproductive medicine in the future. 

The Medical Director at IVF-Life Alicante explains that having an entity like the SEF endorse our master’s program is an honour, as it reinforces our commitment to advancing medicine, education, research, and clinical practice with patients. Dr. Rogel concludes by explaining: 

“Contributing to their well-being and happiness is the ultimate goal of all our efforts” .

Dr. Sergio Rogel during a training

Indeed, this news is cause for celebration for both individuals seeking to enhance their educationwith the SEF also offering an appealing program of scholarships, and for future patients who can rest assured that they will always be surrounded by the finest professionals.