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

UNC Horizons director speaks at women judges meeting in Washington, D.C.

July 22, 2019

Dr. Hendrée Jones, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of UNC Horizons, was an invited speaker on a panel for the 14th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women Judges and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues July 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The title of the panel was “The Opioid Crisis … 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

Dr. Jennifer Wu named Interim Chair of UNC OB-GYN

June 10, 2019

Jennifer Wu, MD, MPH, has been named interim Chair of UNC OB-GYN, effective July 1, 2019. Wu joined UNC OB-GYN’s Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in 2013 where she currently serves as director. Wu earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and received her MD from the University of California … Continued