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  • May 19, 2015

    Christopher M. Zahn, MD, Appointed Vice President for Practice for The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    Washington, DC—The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) today announced that Christopher M. Zahn, MD, has assumed the role of Vice President of Practice Activities. In joining ACOG, Dr. Zahn replaces Gerald F. Joseph, Jr. MD, who has transitioned to the role of Vice President for Fellowship.

  • May 8, 2015

    ACOG Elects New Officers

    San Francisco — Today, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) announced the election of Thomas Gellhaus, MD, of Iowa City, IA as President Elect; Ted Anderson, MD, PhD, of Nashville, TN as Treasurer; Wilma I. Larsen, MD of Temple, TX, as Fellow-at-Large; and Tamara HelferMD of Champaign, IN, as Young Physician-at-Large. They will assume their respective offices on May 6, 2015.

  • May 6, 2015

    Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, Becomes 66th President of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    Today, Mark Stephen DeFrancesco, MD, of Cheshire, Connecticut, became the 66th president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), based in Washington, DC. In assuming this role, Dr. DeFrancesco also became president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

  • April 30, 2015

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Kicks Off Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, CA

    Speakers and presenters at the meeting – which gathers thousands of ob-gyns from around the world – will address emerging and leading women’s care issues, such as methods for lowing the cesarean rate, trends in gynecologic surgery, the role of reproductive health in a woman’s wellness, and efforts to predict and prevent obstetric complications.

  • April 21, 2015

    ACOG Releases New Recommendations on Early Pregnancy Loss

    Early pregnancy loss, or miscarriage, is a tragic yet common event, occurring in approximately ten percent of all clinically recognized pregnancies. Because of this, obstetrician-gynecologists must be prepared to care for patients and offer the full range of options for the management of early pregnancy loss, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College). The recommendations on “Early Pregnancy Loss” are presented in a Practice Bulletin released today by the College.

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