Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Our faculty is focused on innovative translational medicine; bringing scientific results from the bench to the bedside. They are internationally recognized for the medical, surgical, and reproductive Obstetric & Gynecologic care they provide to their patients and are committed to the highest level of basic and clinical research.
Obstetrics & Gynecology News
Optimal C-section rate may be as high as 19 percent to save lives of mothers and infants
A new study suggests that the World Health Organization recommendation for cesarean delivery rates should be re-examined.
Elevated blood-sugar levels in pregnancy tied to baby's heart-defect risk
Congenital heart defects are correlated with moderate elevation of the mother’s blood sugar during pregnancy, even if she’s not diabetic, according to a new study.
Fertility, reproductive health services now part of Stanford Children’s Health
"We are uniquely positioned to offer a really comprehensive approach to helping couples fulfill their desires for a family,” said Valerie Baker, medical director of fertility and reproductive health services.
Pregnant women with PTSD more likely to give birth prematurely, study finds
Pregnant women with a recent diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder were 35 percent more likely to deliver a premature baby than were other pregnant women, a study of more than 16,000 births found.
Immune response turned up high by flu during pregnancy, Stanford/Packard study finds
Immune cells from pregnant women are strongly activated by influenza — a surprising finding that may explain the increased risk of flu complications in pregnancy, a new study finds.
Conferences and Workshops
International Humanitarian Aid Skills Course
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge - Stanford, CA
The 16th Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers: A Case-based Approach
Silverado Resort and Spa - Napa, CA
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices
- Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts
- Safe Opioid Prescribing and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS)
- Statistics for Medical Professionals
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Randomized Clinical Trials
- Writing in Science
- You’ve Called 911, Now What? A Simplified, Evidence-based Approach to Six Life-Threatening Office Emergencies
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