Statements

  • August 21, 2018

    Leading Women’s Health Care Groups Issue Joint Statement on USPSTF Final Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations

    “The leading professional organizations representing physicians who screen for and treat women with cervical cancer thank the USPSTF for including multiple strategies to screen for cervical cancer in its final recommendation statement."

  • August 8, 2018

    Leaders in Obstetric Care Respond to the Published Results of the ARRIVE Trial

    “The ARRIVE Trial studied more than 6,100 first-time, healthy pregnant women across the country. Researchers randomly assigned half of the women to an expectant management group (waiting for labor to begin on its own and intervening only if problems occur) and the other half to a group that would undergo an elective induction (inducing labor without a medical reason) at 39 weeks of gestation."

  • June 26, 2018

    ACOG Applauds Senate for Advancing Maternal Health Bill

    “This bipartisan legislation, introduced by Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Shelley Moore-Capito (R-WV), will help reverse our country’s rising maternal mortality rate by assisting states to establish or improve multidisciplinary committees that will track, analyze and identify local solutions to prevent maternal deaths. These are known as maternal mortality review committees (MMRCs). 

  • June 26, 2018

    ACOG Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in NIFLA v. Becerra

    “In our amicus brief, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) makes it clear that policies that allow women to obtain desired medical services as quickly and safely as possible are of the utmost importance. Unnecessary delays are harmful to women’s health.

     

  • May 23, 2018

    America’s Women’s Health Providers Oppose Efforts to Exclude Qualified Providers from Federally-Funded Programs

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), the American College of Physicians (ACP), the Association for Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology (APAOG), the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH), and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s proposed rule restricting qualified providers from federally-funded programs:  

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