Presidential Addresses

1) Beacham, Woodward D., MD (1911-1987)
A history of American obstetric and gynecologic organizations and the genesis of the American Academy.
Obstet Gynecol 1(1):115-125, January 1953.
Presidential Year: 1951-1952

2) Huber, Carl P., MD (1903-1974)
The American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Second presidential address.
Obstet Gynecol 1(4):488-490, April 1953.
Presidential Year: 1952

3) Kimbrough, Robert A., Jr., MD (1899-1967)
The American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Presidential Address.
Obstet Gynecol 3(3):329-332, March 1954.
Presidential Year: 1952-1953

4) Carter, Francis B., MD (1899-1976)
American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology Presidential Address: To Polish the Mirror.
Obstet Gynecol 5(3):356-357, March 1955.
Presidential Year: 1953-1954

5) Mengert, William F., MD (1899-1976)
American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology Presidential Address: Our Maturing Specialty.
Obstet Gynecol 7(3):353-359, March 1956.
Presidential Year: 1954-1955

6) Campbell, Ralph E., MD (1897-1970)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Presidential Address: Fifth Anniversary Meeting, 1956.
Obstet Gynecol 11(4):474-479, April 1958.
Presidential Year: 1955-1956

7) Douglas, Robert G., MD (1898-1989)
Presidential Address: Radiation Protection in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Obstet Gynecol 12(4):485-491, October 1958.
Presidential Year: 1956-1958

8) Craig, Robert G., MD (1897-1970)
Presidential Address: Our Opportunities.
Obstet Gynecol 14(6):811-814, December 1959.
Presidential Year: 1958-1959

9) Brewer, John I., MD (1903-1997)
Presidential Address: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: The Scope of Medical Specialties.
Obstet Gynecol 16(2):235-238, August 1960.
Presidential Year: 1959-1960

10) Hodgkinson, Charles P., MD (1907-1999)
Presidential Address: Continuing Education in Gynecology-Obstetrics.
Obstet Gynecol 18(2):243-250, August 1961.
Presidential Year: 1960-1961

11) Eastman, Nicholson J., MD (1895-1973)
Presidential Address: The Professor at the Delivery Table.
Obstet Gynecol 20(1):128-131, July 1962.
Presidential Year: 1961-1962

12) Hughes, Edward C., MD (1901-1976)
Inaugural Address: To Sow is to Reap.
Obstet Gynecol 21(5):639-645, May 1963.
Presidential Year: 1962-1963

13) Judd, George E., MD (1901-1988)
Inaugural Address: Reverence for Life.
Obstet Gynecol 22(4):533-541, October 1963.
Presidential Year: 1963-1964

14) Lock, Frank R., MD (1910-1979)
Inaugural Address: The Challenge of Change.
Obstet Gynecol 24(3):481-487, September 1964.
Presidential Year: 1964-1965

15) Arneson, Axel N., MD (1905-1996)
Inaugural Address: The Price of Achievement.
Obstet Gynecol 25(6):888-892, June 1965.
Presidential Year: 1965-1966

16) Taylor, Howard C., Jr., MD (1900-1985)
Inaugural Address: External Affairs.
Obstet Gynecol 29(3):420-426, March 1967.
Presidential Year: 1966-1967

17) Reid, Duncan E., MD (1905-1985)
Inaugural Address: To Everything There Is a Season.
Obstet Gynecol 30(2):269-280, August 1967.
Presidential Year: 1967-1968

18) Brown, Willis E., MD (1909-1969)
A Mature College Pursues Excellence. (Unpublished)
Presidential Year: 1968-1969

19) Russell, Keith P., MD (1916-1996)
Automatically succeeded to the Presidency upon the death of Dr. Brown,
Jan 1969 and served out the unexpired term of 113 days.
Presidential Year: 1969

20) Ross, Robert A., MD (1899-1973)
Inaugural Address: Time for Reconciliation and Adjustment.
Obstet Gynecol 34(5):737-743, November 1969.
Presidential Year: 1969-1970

21) Willson, James R., MD (1912-1993)
Inaugural Address: Health Care for Women: Present Deficiencies and Future Needs.
Obstet Gynecol 36(2):178-186, August 1970.
Presidential Year: 1970-1971

22) Randall, Clyde L., MD (1905-1990)
Inaugural Address: Opportunity and Decision.
Obstet Gynecol 38(3):455-460, September 1971.
Presidential Year: 1971-1972

23) Gardiner, Sprague H., MD (1910-1993)
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists-1972: President's Inaugural Address.
Obstet Gynecol 40(4):461-465, October 1972.
Presidential Year: 1972-1973

24) Russell, Keith P., MD (1916-1996)
The ACOG: Ten Goals in Ten Years.
Obstet Gynecol 42(5):637-643, November 1973.
Presidential Year: 1973-1974

25) Hofmeister, Frederick J., MD (1909-1996)
The Touching of Hands.
Obstet Gynecol 45(2):121-123, February 1975.
Presidential Year: 1974-1975 

26) Parker, Roy T., MD (1920-2003)
The Next Twenty-Five Years.
Obstet Gynecol 47(1):1-7, January 1976.
Presidential Year: 1975-1976 

27) Evans, Tommy N., MD (1922-2008)
Incongruities.
Obstet Gynecol 49(2):129-136, February 1977.
Presidential Year: 1976-1977 

28) Schmidt, Richard T.F.. MD (1918-2007)
Rising Expectations-A New Dimension.
Obstet Gynecol 50(4):383-391, October 1977.
Presidential Year: 1977-1978 

29) Kaminetzky, Harold A., MD (1923- )
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: The Issues and the Sections.
Obstet Gynecol 52(6):645-648, December 1978.
Presidential Year: 1978-1979 

30) Stone, Martin L., MD (1920-2012)
Inaugural Address. (Unpublished)
Presidential Year: 1979-1980 

31) Rhu, Herman A., MD (1914-2003)
Presidential Address: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists--Past, Present, and Future.
Obstet Gynecol 57(4):513-515, April 1981.
Presidential Year: 1980-1981 

32) Ryan, George M., Jr., MD (1929- )
Presidential Address: Caring: The Key to Our Future.
Obstet Gynecol 58(5):639-641, November 1981.
Presidential Year: 1981-1982 

33) Ranney, Brooks, MD (1915- )
Responsibilities, Ten Problems, and a Few Solutions.
Obstet Gynecol 61(2):241-247, February 1983.
Presidential Year: 1982-1983 

34) Breen, James L., MD (1926- )
What Was, What Is, and What May Be.
Obstet Gynecol 62(4):401-407, October 1983.
Presidential Year: 1983-1984

35) Klein, Luella, MD (1924- )
To Have or Not to Have a Pregnancy.
Obstet Gynecol 65(1):1-4, January 1985.
Presidential Year: 1984-1985 

36) Mixson, William T., MD (1924- )
The Spring of Hope.
Obstet Gynecol 67(2):153-156, February 1986.
Presidential Year: 1985-1986 

37) Jonas, Harry S., MD (1926- )
A Time for Reason.
Obstet Gynecol 69(2):141-145, February 1987.
Presidential Year: 1986-1987 

38) Morley, George W., MD (1923-2005)
The Quality of Caring.
Obstet Gynecol 71(1):1-5, January 1988.
Presidential Year: 1987-1988 

39) Park, Robert C., Col., MC USA (1932- )
Old Bedfellows: Ethics and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Obstet Gynecol 73(1):1-3, January 1989.
Presidential Year: 1988-1989 

40) Malkasian, George D., Jr., MD (1927- )
The Conscience of the Specialty.
Obstet Gynecol 75(1):1-4, January 1990.
Presidential Year: 1989-1990 

41) Davidson, Ezra C., Jr., MD (1933- )
A Strategy to Reduce Infant Mortality.
Obstet Gynecol 77(1):1-5, January 1991.
Presidential Year: 1990-1991 

42) Schwarz, Richard H., MD (1931- )
The Physician and the Social Contract.
Obstet Gynecol 79(1):1-4, January 1992.
Presidential Year: 1991-1992 

43) Jones, Richard F., III, MD (1934- )
Domestic Violence: Let Our Voices be Heard.
Obstet Gynecol 81(1):1-4, January 1993.
Presidential Year: 1992-1993 

43) Hollis, Richard S., MD (1927- )
Caring: A Privilege and Our Responsibility.
Obstet Gynecol 83(1):1-4, January 1994.
Presidential Year: 1993-1994 

45) Andrews, William C., MD (1924-2008)
The Transitional Years and Beyond.
Obstet Gynecol 85(1):1-5, January 1995.
Presidential Year: 1994-1995 

46) Wilbanks, George D., MD (1931-2012)
Leadership for Women's Health.
Obstet Gynecol 87(1):1-5, January 1996.
Presidential Year: 1995-1996 

47) Frigoletto, Frederic D., Jr., MD (1933- )
CPR: Can We Be Resuscitated?
Obstet Gynecol 89(1):1-4, January 1997.
Presidential Year: 1996-1997 

48) Seltzer, Vicki L., MD (1949- )
Obstetrician-Gynecologists: Women's Health Care Physicians.
Obstet Gynecol 91(1):1-5, January 1998.
Presidential Year: 1997-1998 

49) Youngblood, James P., MD (1932-2011)
Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Unique Surgical Specialty.
Obstet Gynecol 93(1):1-4, January 1999
Presidential Year: 1998-1999 

50) Miller, Frank C., MD (1936- )
Ten Goals for The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for the First Decade of the Next Millennium.
Obstet Gynecol 95(1):1-5, January 2000.
Presidential Year: 1999-2000 

51) Harer, W. Benson, Jr., MD (1930- )
A Look Back at Women's Health and ACOG, a Look Forward to the Challenges of the Future.
Obstet Gynecol 97(1):1-4, January 2001.
Presidential Year: 2000-2001 

52) Purdon, Thomas F., MD (1936- )
Caring.
Obstet Gynecol 98(4):545-9, October 2001.
Presidential Year: 2001-2002 

53) Hammond, Charles B., MD (1936- )
The Decline of the Profession of Medicine.
Obstet Gynecol 100(2):221-5, August 2002.
Presidential Year: 2002-2003 

54) Gibbons, John M., Jr., MD (1933-2006)
Springtime for Obstetrics and Gynecology: will the Specialty Continue to Blossom?
Obstet Gynecol 102(3):443-5, September 2003.
Presidential Year: 2003-2004 

55) Dickerson, Vivian M., MD (1947- )
The Tolling of the Bell: Women's Rights.
Obstet Gynecol 104(4):653-7, October 2004.
Presidential Year: 2004-2005 

56) Mennuti, Michael T., MD (1942- )
Embracing Change in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Obstet Gynecol 106(5,pt.1):904-7, November 2005.
Presidential Year: 2005-2006 

57) Laube, Douglas W., MD (1944- )
Medical Education: What’s Relevant, What’s Irrelevant, and What’s Missing.
Obstet Gynecol 108(5):1062-66, November 2006.
Presidential Year: 2006-2007 

58) Noller, Kenneth L., MD (1945- )
We are the Champions (of Women's Health).
Obstet Gynecol 109(6):1268-9, June 2007.
Presidential Year: 2007-2008 

59) Kirkpatrick, Douglas H., MD (1943- )
Climb Your Mountains for a Great Journey and a Great View.
Obstet Gynecol 112(1):2-4, July 2008.
Presidential Year: 2008-2009 

60) Joseph, Gerald F., Jr., MD (1946- )
Transitions.
Obstet Gynecol 114(1):4-6, July 2009.
Presidential Year: 2009-2010 

61) Richard N. Waldman, MD (1946- )
Together We Can Do Something Wonderful.
Obstet Gynecol 115(6):1116-9, June 2010
Presidential Year: 2010-2011 

62) James N. Martin, Jr., MD (1947- )
Take the High Road and Choose to Dance
Obstet Gynecol 117(6):1268-71, June 2011
Presidential Year: 2011-2012

63) James T. Breeden, MD (1945- )
Challenges, Changes, and Relevance
Obstet Gynecol 120(1):1-4, July 2012
Presidential Year: 2012-2013 

64) Jeanne A. Conry, MD, PhD (1952- )
Every Woman, Every Time
Obstet Gynecol 122(1):3-6, July 2013
Presidential Year: 2013-2014

 

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