Department Events

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosts, sponsors, and collaborates on a number of events throughout the year. Please check back frequently for current and upcoming events.

Dr. Ryan Spencer presenting Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds

Thursday mornings

On a regular basis, the Department of Ob-Gyn hosts Grand Rounds presentations featuring local, national, and international experts in ob-gyn and reproductive health. Grand Rounds presentations take place on Thursday mornings. Many presentations are eligible for continuing medical education (CME) credit. 

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Healthy Women Community Talks

Schedule varies

This free community education series is dedicated to helping all women stay healthy throughout their lives. Healthy Women Community Talks provide an opportunity for the public to hear from clinicians, scientists, and other women’s health experts about the latest research, trends, and treatment options. Questions and discussion are highly encouraged.

Dr. Maya Gross and Dr. Laura Cooney behind a lectern

Resident Research Days

February 22 and March 7, 2024

In addition to exciting keynote presentations from visiting lecturers, Resident Research Days are an opportunity for graduating PGY-4 residents in obstetrics and gynecology to present their resident research projects.

Keynote presentation at 2023 Clinical Embryologists Summit

Clinical Embryologists Summit Conference

May 3-4, 2024

The Clinical Embryologists Summit Conference is an annual event designed to give participants an informal setting to share ideas and to interact with invited speakers and other clinical embryologists. Lively interaction among attendees is a critical element of the Summit Conference. 

Dr. Kristina Warner shares poster at department research event

Department Research Day

May 30, 2024

At Department Research Day, fellows in their final year of training present their research projects. This event also features a keynote presentation from a visiting lecturer, research presentations from members of the Department of Ob-Gyn, and a poster session showcasing a variety of ob-gyn and reproductive health research.

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Department Awards and Recognition Ceremony

June 13, 2024

The Department of Ob-Gyn holds an awards and recognition ceremony in June each year. Department awards recognize faculty, trainee, advanced practice provider, staff, and adjunct educator accomplishments in research, mentorship, education, clinical excellence, and more.

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Diaper Drive

August 2024

The Department of Ob-Gyn Diaper Drive supports families in need in the Madison area by collecting monetary donations. The department's Healthy Women Healthy Babies Fund supports the annual drive and enables the department to distribute donations of diapers and wipes to local organizations that support families with infants and toddlers in our community.

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Gloria Sarto Reproductive Health Equity Symposium

October 10, 2024

The Gloria Sarto Reproductive Health Equity Symposium (formerly the Women's Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium) is an annual meeting that connects healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates dedicated to advancing health equity. The presentations highlight research addressing persistent gender, racial, and other disparities.

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95th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

October 25-26, 2024

UW Department of Ob-Gyn alumni, faculty, family, and friends are invited to join us in Madison to celebrate 95 years of training remarkable reproductive health clinicians and researchers in the Department!