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What to Expect at Your First Prenatal Visit

March 26, 2024

When you find out you’re pregnant, your to-do list instantly becomes much longer. There are people to tell, nurseries to decorate and names to consider. You also need to establish where you’ll receive your prenatal care. Your first prenatal appointment should be scheduled seven to nine weeks after your last menstrual period. “Early prenatal care … Read more

Photos: SOM Teammates Meet First Lady, Discuss Women’s Health Research

March 25, 2024

UNC School of Medicine teammates met with First Lady Jill Biden, EdD, in Durham on Wednesday, March 20. The meeting was part of the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research. The initiative was announced in November 2023 with the aim of changing how the United States approaches and funds research on women’s health. More information … Read more

UNC Health’s OBGYN Department Hosts First OBGYN Medical Education Symposium

March 25, 2024

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosted their first OBGYN Medical Education Symposium. The symposium, “Challenges in Medical Education in the 21st Century,” was led by Dr. Omar Young, Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an Associate Professor in the … Read more

OBGYN Residency Match Announcement- Class of 2028

March 15, 2024

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the division of Medical Education is excited to announce the UNC OBGYN Class of 2028. We look forward to your arrival in Chapel Hill this summer. Welcome to Carolina!     Learn about UNC residency match.

Global Women’s Health Fellow Presents at the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

March 12, 2024

Dr. Katelyn Rittenhouse, a first-year Global Women’s Health Fellow and former UNC School of Medicine OBGYN resident, presented on the association between preeclampsia and HIV infection among Zambian women at the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver, CO last weekend. Dr. Rittenhouse presented as a New Investigator Scholar in the Themed Discussion … Read more

3 Tips to Make the Best Birth Plan for You

March 8, 2024

In between deciding on nursery colors, which brand of stroller to buy and whether you want to breastfeed, it can be helpful to give some thought to your labor and delivery experience. Sharing a birth plan ahead of time with your care team and loved ones can help them support you and make this moment as special … Read more

Dr. Erin Carey Named Co-Executive Director of FastTraCS at NC TraCS Institute

February 12, 2024

Erin Carey, MD, MSCR from UNC Health’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has accepted a formal leadership position with FastTraCS, the MedTech commercialization service at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Science (NC TraCS) Institute. Dr. Carey will facilitate the engagement of clinicians across UNC Health in FastTraCS initiatives with a particular focus on device … Read more

Dr. Amy Bryant and MS4 Students Present at the Association of Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Faculty Development Seminar

February 1, 2024

Amy Bryant, MD, MSCR presented alongside fourth year medical students from the UNC School of Medicine at the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Faculty Development Seminar in Amelia Island, FL. Dr. Bryant serves as a faculty advisor for Brittany Cureton, MPH, Sophia McFarlane, MPH, and Madeline Thornton, MPH. The three students are currently … Read more