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  • February 2, 2017

    Presidents of Five Medical Organizations Representing 500,000 Physicians and Medical Students Meet with U.S. Senators With One Message: Protect Patients’ Access to Health Care

    In meetings with Republican and Democratic senators, the presidents of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Osteopathic Association laid out five recommendations for any legislation that would make changes to our current health care system.

  • January 25, 2017

    Approaches for Ob-gyns and Maternity Care Providers to Limit Intervention During Labor and Birth in Low-Risk Pregnancies

    For low-risk pregnancies, obstetrician-gynecologists and other maternity care providers should consider labor and delivery approaches that facilitate limited medical intervention, according to new guidance released today by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). 

  • January 3, 2017

    ACOG Mourns the Passing of Former President and Founding Fellow, Brooks Ranney, M.D.

    "The ACOG family is extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Brooks Ranney, a devoted doctor and scientist who dedicated his life to advancing women’s health care. Dr. Ranney served as president of ACOG from 1982-83. He is remembered for significant contributions to the field of obstetrics and gynecology, including as a founding member of ACOG. Over a career spanning 50 years, he published 75 papers based on results of clinical trials."

  • January 3, 2017

    Four Leading Medical Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Patients’ Access to Health Care

    Four medical organizations representing nearly 400,000 physicians and medical students have called on the 115th Congress to maintain Americans’ access to comprehensive health benefits and ensure a stable insurance market in any health reform legislation they consider. In a letter sent today to congressional leaders by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the organizations urged Congress not to increase the number of uninsured, to ensure a viable health care safety net and to ensure vital patient protections in the health insurance marketplace, among other recommendations.  

  • January 3, 2017

    Four Leading Medical Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Patients’ Access to Health Care

    Four medical organizations representing nearly 400,000 physicians and medical students have called on the 115th Congress to maintain Americans’ access to comprehensive health benefits and ensure a stable insurance market in any health reform legislation they consider. In a letter sent today to congressional leaders by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the organizations urged Congress not to increase the number of uninsured, to ensure a viable health care safety net and to ensure vital patient protections in the health insurance marketplace, among other recommendations.  

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