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An Update on CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

An Update on CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

May 5th 2021

ACOG

A session of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2021 annual meeting pointed to the dramatic increase in STIs in the United States and presented highlights from the updated CDC STI guidelines.

The truth about mobile health apps and remote monitoring from ACOG 2021

The truth about mobile health apps and remote monitoring from ACOG 2021

May 2nd 2021

ACOG

During the 2021 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, 3 experts—Kathryn Marko, MD, NCMP; Katherine T. Chen, MD, MPH; and Tamika Auguste, MD—led presentations on different types of mobile health apps and remote monitoring, as well as the role they play in patient care.

Maternal Mortality in Pregnancy

Maternal Mortality in Pregnancy

May 2nd 2021

ACOG

A presentation at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, which started on April 30, discussed maternal mortality in pregnancy and how physicians can reduce rates.

Women’s health updates beyond the pandemic

Women’s health updates beyond the pandemic

May 2nd 2021

ACOG

Two leading experts provided ACOG ACSM attendees with a high-level overview on clinically valuable updates that may have been pushed to the backburner as COVID-19-related medical care dominated 2020.

Care considerations for pregnancy in transmasculine and non-binary patients

Care considerations for pregnancy in transmasculine and non-binary patients

May 2nd 2021

ACOG

If the oath “First, do no harm” is to be carried out by medical practitioners, one area in which this can truly be practiced involves the care of transmasculine or nonbinary patients who want to become pregnant or are already pregnant, according to a session from the 2021 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

Implementing recommendations to improve women’s health

Implementing recommendations to improve women’s health

May 1st 2021

ACOG

“When you leave populations behind from the data, you disadvantage the population that bears the brunt of the disease,” said Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, during her presentation on recommendations to improve women's health at this year's ACOG meeting.

ACOG’s COVID-19 Task Force Updates

ACOG’s COVID-19 Task Force Updates

May 1st 2021

ACOG

A session held virtually at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, which started on April 30, reviewed updates from its COVID-19 task force as we continue to witness the vaccine rollout.

ASCCP guidelines prioritize risk for management of abnormal screenings

ASCCP guidelines prioritize risk for management of abnormal screenings

May 1st 2021

ACOG

A session held virtually at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, which started on April 30, focused on the new ASCCP guidelines and highlighted the importance of identifying risk for management of abnormal screenings.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion capture attention on day 1 of conference

Diversity, equity, and inclusion capture attention on day 1 of conference

April 30th 2021

ACOG

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) was a key theme that helped to kick off the annual meeting, which was held virtually. During the Hale Lecture: Diversity and Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology – The Patient and the Provider – Care Delivery to Employment, several ob/gyns provided their own perspectives, including sharing data on diversity in the specialty now and its implications for the future pipeline.

ACOG President Eva Chalas kicks off Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

ACOG President Eva Chalas kicks off Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

April 30th 2021

ACOG

Eva Chalas, MD, kicked off the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting as ACOG’s 71st president. Her keynote speech focused on her presidential initiative of personalized care. The goal was to provide guidance and tools to assist ob/gyns in enhancing access to comprehensive preventive care.