Study finds treatment inequities for pain following cesarean deliveries

November 7, 2019

Medical records show that women of color may experience unequal treatment for pain relief after cesarean childbirth, according to a new retrospective study from researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. The results highlight the need for continued efforts to undo biases in medical care. Many such efforts – including standardized pain management procedures adopted in 2016 for … Continued

UNC Gynecologic Oncology takes home regional conference awards

November 6, 2019

The UNC OB-GYN Division of Gynecologic Oncology once again had an impressive presence at the Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Meeting (MAGOS) in October 2019, with 14 presentations and three awards: Best Fellow Oral Presentation, Best Overall Poster, Best Medical Student Oral Presentation. Gabrielle M Hawkins, MD, won the Best Oral Presentation by a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow … Continued

Q&A with Dr. Alice Chuang | ‘Finding Joy’

November 3, 2019

This fall, UNC Health Care was designated among 22 healthcare organizations to receive the American Medical Association (AMA)’s first Joy in Medicine Recognition, which acknowledges healthcare organizations that have committed to improving physician satisfaction and reducing burnout. Alice Chuang, MD, MEd, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and the UNC School of Medicine’s Assistant Dean of … Continued

Announcing a new UNC Health Care clinic for reproductive women with kidney disease

October 27, 2019

This month, Dr. Christina Herrera of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Dr. Monica Reynolds of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at UNC’s School of Medicine opened a joint nephrology / maternal-fetal medicine clinic at UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Vilcom to provide evidence-based, patient-centered, multidisciplinary care to reproductive women with chronic kidney disease (CKD) … Continued

Transitioning to Attending-Hood

October 23, 2019

The following post from Dr. Angelica Glover, assistant professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, appeared in the latest e-newsletter from the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Fall has finally arrived to most of the continental U.S. and, with it, a plethora of change – cooler weather, the colors of a new season, and the end … Continued

New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes

October 17, 2019

  Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Kristin Tully, PhD, in collaboration with partners at North Carolina State University and The Ohio State University, have received a $2.5 million grant from … Continued

UNC celebrates Women in Medicine

October 15, 2019

  Wanda Nicholson, professor at UNC OB-GYN and president of the UNC Association of Professional Women in Medicine and Science helped organize the UNC School of Medicine’s 2019 Women in Medicine Conference on October 4, 2019 at the Carolina Inn. Each year, the event celebrates women in medicine at UNC and honors physicians who have … Continued