This week on Contemporary OB/GYN: Jan. 25 to Jan. 29

We are covering a variety of topics this week.

Here's what to look for from Contemporary OB/GYN® this week.

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) will hold their 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting from Monday, Jan. 25 to Saturday, Jan. 30. To register and learn more about this year's meeting, visit the website for SMFM's 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting.

2021 Rally for Maternal Health

Leadership from SMFM’s Health Policy and Advocacy Committee will kick off their advocacy work for the year and launch the 2021-2020 Maternal Mortality Scorecard. Contemporary OB/GYN® will cover remarks from policymakers and patient advocates, and provide a glimpse of the new scorecard.

Racism, equity, and respectful care: A primer for MFMs

Co-sponsored by SMFM and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, this presentation will address racism, maternal health disparities, health equity and more.

“Whatever you do for me but without me, you do against me”: Practicing equitable global health

Led by Kelli Barbour, MD, MSc, MA, and Adetola Louis-Jacques, MD, this forum will focus on establishing equitable global health partnerships.

Women with prior preeclampsia have higher rates of hypertension and persistent T helper-associated inflammation

Oral abstract presentation

Does Vitamin D Prophylaxis decrease the incidence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy?

Oral abstract presentation

For additional coverage of the SMFM 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, visit our Conference Coverage page.