Beyond the Pandemic: Articles and Resources for Self-Education

June 11, 2021

This list was compiled by Christine R. Isaacs, MD; and William M. Leininger, MD, as a supplement to their presentation from the 2021 American College for Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (ACSM), held virtually April 30-May 2.

The role of the pediatric provider in supporting gender-diverse youth

June 10, 2021

Pediatricians, adolescent medicine physicians, and other youth providers can play a crucial role in mitigating this risk by supporting SMGD youth and their families and promoting resilience through inclusive and clinically, culturally competent care.

Sexual orientation and provider-patient communication

June 08, 2021

The interaction of sexual orientation and provider-patient communication on sexual and reproductive health (SHR) can be tricky to navigate, according to the results of a prospective study of a sample of U.S. women of diverse sexual orientations in the journal Patient Education and Counseling.

Researchers find association between obesity and HMB

April 19, 2021

“Researching how obesity impacts menstrual blood loss is important to improve the ways we prevent and treat the debilitating symptom of heavy menstrual bleeding,” said Jacqueline Maybin, MBChB, PhD, senior research fellow and honorary consultant gynecologist at the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh.

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 825 advocates trauma-informed model of care

April 15, 2021

New guidance from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG) calls on ob/gyns to recognize the prevalence of trauma and its impact on patients and health care teams and outlines the importance of trauma-informed approaches to delivery of care.