‘Ideal provider’ Dr. Bob Strauss Receives 2019 Fuller Award

September 19, 2019

Many congratulations to Robert ‘Bob’ Strauss, MD, Cefalo-Bowes Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and medical director for labor and delivery at N.C. Women’s Hospital, who was honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award. Strauss received the award on Sept. 16 at a meeting of the UNC Health Care Board of Directors. “Dr. Strauss … Continued

UNC OB-GYN’s residency program is in the nation’s top three

August 13, 2019

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s residency program is once again recognized as one of the best in the nation. According to the Doximity Residency Navigator survey, which includes peer nominations from board-certified U.S. physicians, UNC’s OB-GYN residency is recognized as No. 3 in clinical reputation. This is the fourth year in a row … Continued

Menard is a lead author of revised national guidelines on risk-appropriate maternal care

July 26, 2019

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal–Fetal Medicine (SMFM) jointly released on July 25, 2019, updated guidance to better prepare hospitals to provide risk-appropriate maternal care. The guidelines, drafted in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), appear in the August 2019 issue of Obstetrics & … Continued

Buprenorphine can accelerate heart rate in pregnant women with opioid use disorders

June 24, 2019

Though the use of buprenorphine in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) during pregnancy has shown to have few impacts on fetuses and infants, a new study examining the physiological impact of the drug on pregnant women shows a significant impact on maternal heart rate. Hendrée Jones, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology … Continued

Van Le is co-editor of well-known textbook on obstetrics and gynecology

June 13, 2019

Linda Van Le, MD, Leonard D. Palumbo Distinguished Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, is co-editor of the recently released 12th edition of ‘Te Linde’s Operative Gynecology.’ Many other UNC OB-GYN faculty members authored chapters in the book, including John Soper, MD, Leslie Clark, MD, Erin Carey, MD, MSCR, Amy Bryant, MD, MSCR, Jes Morse, MD, MPH, … Continued

ACNM names UNC Midwives a 2018 Triple Aim practice

June 11, 2019

UNC Midwives has recently achieved the designation of Best Practice for the 2018 ACNM Benchmarking Project from The American College of Nurse Midwives. The practice is being recognized for Triple Aim Achievement and a high rate of attendance at the six week postpartum visit. “Triple Aim” Best Practice recognizes practices which meet the Institute for … Continued

UNC OB-GYN faculty are honored with 2019 Carolina Care Excellence Awards

June 3, 2019

This year 18 providers from the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have received the 2019 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence for creating exceptional experience for patients. Across UNC Health Care, 189 providers total received the 2019 award. View all UNC Health Care recipients This award honors providers … Continued