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The Obstetrician–Gynecologist Distribution Atlas The Obstetrician–Gynecologist Distribution Atlas was developed by the Workforce Studies and Planning Group of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The information, references, and Internet links contained in this publication were current as of August 2, 2012, and may be subject to change without notice. Reference to Internet sites and other sources of information other than ACOG does not indicate endorsement by ACOG. Readers are responsible for confirming the status of information contained in this publication ...


The Obstetrician-Gynecologist Workforce in the United States Facts, Figures, and Implications 2011 The Obstetrician- Gynecologist Workforce in the United States Facts, Figures, and Implications 2011 William F. Rayburn, MD, MBA, FACOG The Obstetrician-Gynecologist Workforce in the United States: Facts, Figures, and Implications, 2011 was developed by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). This publication was made possible by a grant from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College) Development Fund.Library of Congr...


Number Number 639, September 2015

(Reaffirmed 2017)

ABSTRACT: Information from vital records is critical to identify and quantify health-related issues and to measure progress toward quality improvement and public health goals. In particular, maternal and infant mortality serve as important indicators of the nation’s health, thereby influencing policy development, funding of programs and research, and measures of health care quality. Accurate and timely documentation of births and deaths is essential to high-quality vital statistics. This Committee Opinion describes the process by which births, maternal deaths, and fetal deaths are registered;...


Washington, DC -- Recently released data showing the overall cesarean delivery rate in the US has not increased over the past three years is encouraging. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) believes that its ongoing efforts to reduce nonmedically indicated deliveries before 39 weeks’ gestation has helped to achieve this plateau.


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