ob-gyn


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ob-gyn

 (ō′bē-jē′wī-ĕn′)
n. Informal
1. The combined practice of obstetrics and gynecology.
2. A specialist in this field; an obstetrician-gynecologist.

ob-gyn

or ob/gyn

(ˈoʊˈbiˈdʒiˌwaɪˈɛn; sometimes ˈɒbˈgaɪn)
1. obstetrics and gynecology.
2. obstetrical-gynecological.
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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.