Health Care for Underserved Women

  • Committee Opinions Committee Opinions represent an ACOG committee's assessment of emerging issues in obstetric and gynecologic practice and are reviewed regularly for accuracy....

  • Toxic Environmental Agents Toxic chemicals in the environment harm our ability to reproduce and negatively affect pregnancies. Many chemicals that pregnant women absorb or ingest from the environment can cross the placenta to ...

  • Enhanced CLAS Standards The Office of Minority Health of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has launched the enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Healt...

  • Reproductive Health Care for Women with Disabilities - An interactive resource for clinicians serving patients with disabilities Reproductive Health Care for Women with Disabilities assists women's health care clinicians with office skills to assist with their care of women with physical, developmental or sensory disabilities ...

  • Women and Alcohol Website At-risk alcohol use results in multiple health effects, including unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, altered fertility, menstrual disorders and breast cancer, and a greater risk of...

  • Futures Without Violence Safety Cards Futures Without Violence (formerly the Family Violence Prevention Fund) has developed patient education safety cards that can be discreetly left in waiting rooms, exam rooms or re...

  • Resource Guide - Nutrition and Physical Activity to Address Overweight and Obesity The Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women developed a resource guide to provide obstetrician-gynecologists with a list of easily accessible educational tools and references to assist in...

  • Female Genital Cutting Female Genital Cutting refers to the culturally determined practice of ritually cutting a female's external genitals. It is estimated to have affected over 130 million women and girls worldwide....

Contact:

Alicia Luchowski, MPH
Director
Health Care for Underserved Women/ LARC Program
aluchowski@acog.org

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188 | Mailing Address: PO Box 70620, Washington, DC 20024-9998