Grand Rounds: Andes presents “Ob-Gyn residency abortion training in a post-Dobbs era”

On February 8, Department of Ob-Gyn resident Alexandra Andes, MD, PGY-4, presented the Grand Rounds lecture “Ob-Gyn residency abortion training in a post-Dobbs era”.In the lecture, Andes first addressed the current state and availability of abortion services within the United States and how it relates to Ob-Gyn residency prog... more

Posters, presentations, and awards at the 2024 Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine conference

Faculty, trainees, researchers, and more from the UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology brought posters and presentations to the 2024 Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, this February. Read on for some of their exciting accomplishments! Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow Jacki... more

Welcome incoming REI fellow Jayapriya Jayakumaran, MD!

The UW Department of Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) is excited to announce that Jayapriya Jayakumaran, MD will join us as the first-ever REI fellow!Jayakumaran earned her medical degree from Madras Medical College, followed by obstetrics and gynecology residency at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical... more

Grand Rounds: Kaljo presents “Teaching in Virtually Every Learning Environment”

On February 1, Kristina Kaljo, PhD, associate professor in the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, presented the Grand Rounds lecture “Teaching in Virtually Every Learning Environment”.In the lecture, Kaljo compared the different perspectives around hybrid learning systems and shared strategi... more

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship earns ACGME accreditation

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Fellowship received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on February 7, 2024! Bala Bhagavath, MD, professor and director of the Division of REI, will serve as the fellowship pro... more

Women’s Healthcast: Fourth Trimester: Perineal Tears, featuring Jon Pennycuff, MD, MSPH

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists​ calls the 12 weeks after giving birth the Fourth Trimester. Jon Pennycuff, MD, MSPH, assistant professor in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, discussed a common aspect of postpartum recovery on the second episode of the Women’s Healthcas... more

Gravelle, Sibbald, Williams named chief residents for 2024-25 academic year

Congratulations to UW Department of Ob-Gyn residents John Gravelle, MD, Carrie Sibbald, MD, and Maggie Williams, MD, who will step into chief resident roles on May 1, 2024! Gravelle and Sibbald will be the Administrative Chief Residents, transitioning into the role with support from current administrative chiefs Alex Andes, M... more

Green, Higgins cited in WPR article about Wisconsin birth rates

​Tiffany Green, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Reproductive and Population Health, and Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH, professor and director of the UW Collaborative for Reproductive Equity and Division of Reproductive and Population Health, were cited in a recent Wisconsin Public Radio story about the effects of overtu... more

Stanic Lab publishes study in Frontiers in Immunology

Aleksandar Stanic-Kostic, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Divisions of Reproductive Sciences and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, co-authored a new article published in Frontiers in Immunology. Postdoctoral researcher Jessica Vazquez, PhD, is lead author on the article, and co-authors include Mona A. Mohamed, S... more