No one quite like my wise old conservative OB-GYN. She continued holding clinic until a few months before she died, in April, in her mid-80s.
For peace of mind, I consulted my old OB-GYN, although not for anything riskier than a second opinion.
The study examines the growing shortage in obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYN) due to a maturing workforce and coming retirement wave.
By cross-referencing these factors, Doximity researchers have developed a composite index score to identify the cities with the highest risk of OB-GYN shortages nationally.
"A partnership with an ob-gyn
to optimize early identification and modification of risk factors for heart disease and stroke can be a critical element in improving women's health," the authors write.
Amato hopes that pointing out these curricular gaps will lead ob-gyn
programs to take it upon themselves to expand instruction on issues that are unique to lesbian patients.
Jones is a Mellon fellow in reproductive sciences and is the former NMA chair of the OB-GYN
section, and a NIH consultant in his area of expertise.
But, thankfully, the children's pediatrician and my Ob-Gyn
are on the list.