The UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to providing outstanding clinical care and improving the quality of life for women and their families.
Our mission extends outside our clinical services as we strive to reach out to those near and far within our community. Our department focuses on high quality research, education and advocacy. We raise awareness about important women’s health issues and disseminate the latest discoveries in cutting edge research and treatment. Our education and outreach efforts build support for better health for women and their families and help provide a financial foundation for pioneering research and unparalleled patient care.
- American Family Children’s Hospital
- March of Dimes
- Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance
- Wisconsin Association For Perinatal Care
- Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
- Perinatal Foundation
- Gynecologic Cancer Foundation
- Center for Patient Partnerships
- Wisconsin Women Health Foundation
- Foundation for Women's Cancer
- Agrace HospiceCare
Community Events Supported by Department
- March of Dimes - March for Babies
- March of Dimes - Signature Chef's Auction
- Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation Spring Gala
- Hospice Butterfly Gala
- Lily's Luau for Epilepsy Research
- Friends for American Family Childrens Hospital - A Round for Friends
- American Family Childrens Hospital McCarthy's Golf Tournament
- WAPC Annual Statewide Perinatal Conference
- WOCA Brunch
- Friends for American Family Childrens Hospital "Get in the Game" Gala
- Wisconsin Womens Health Summit
- Second Harvest Food Bank
Opportunities to Support the Department
Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund
The Healthy Women, Health Babies fund was created to promote awareness about healthy lifestyles of women of all ages and how their decisions to make healthy choices impact not only their own lives, but the lives of their current future family members.
The Ben Miller, MD, PhD Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology Fund
This endowed chair is established by the UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, faculty, staff, former residents, grateful patients, friends, and the Peckham family to honor Dr. Ben Miller Peckham for his distinguished career and lifelong commitment to Women's Health. The chair will honor a nationally recognized faculty member who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership at both the local and national level.
Ben M. Peckham Memorial Fund
The purpose of the fund is to aid the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in its teaching, research, and public services roles. The donations from the fund is used to support visiting professors.
Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Program Fund
The purpose of this fund is to support of Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Program. The fund includes supporting the student related activities of the program in general, providing support or supplementation to students in cases of hardship or where not eligible for grant funding and provision of small prizes for program related activities.
Dr. Douglas Laube Lectureship Fund
The Dr. Douglas Laube Lectureship Fund was created to honor Dr. Douglas Laube's accomplishments as the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1993-2006. This fund will support the Dr. Douglas Laube Visiting Lectureship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, enriching the teaching, research, clinical practice of the Madison Obstetrics and Gynecology Commnity through such media as lectures, seminars, conferences or presentations.
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Leonard Medical Student Award OB/GYN
This fund supports the annual Dr. Thomas A. Leonard Medical Student Award for exemplary performance on the third year Obstetrics and Gynecology rotation.
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Leonard Visiting Professor for OB/GYN
This fund supports the annual Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Leonard Visiting Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology for the distinguished visiting professors who will enrich the teaching, research and clinical practice of the Madison obstetrics and gynecology community through such as lectures, seminars, conferences or presentations.
Dr. Samuel G. Perlson Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Samuel G. Perlson Scholarship is to be awarded annually to one fourth year medical student planning to pursue a career in obstetrics and gynecology who has deomonstrated oustanding abilities as a scholar, and who has also exhibited commensurate outanding humanistic qualities.
Gloria E. Sarto, MD, PhD Professorship in Women's Health
The Gloria Sarto Professorship in Women's Health honors the internationally recognized academician and leader of the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Publich Health for being on the forefront of women's health initiatives. Donations may be used for research program support, educational program support, and for other expenses and services that further the scholarly activities of the Sarto Professorship in Women's Health.
Sparkle of Hope
This fund was established to benefit the gynecologic oncology research program.
Lois S. Wurtzlery Cancer Prevention Fund
This fund is established by Gail L. Wurtzler for the prupose of supporting research in ovarian cancer.