Ethical Obligations and Genetic Screening
This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.
Miscarriage: A Patient's Perspective
Miscarriage unfortunately is a common part of OB/GYN, but do you ever wonder what your patients are feeling? This blog addresses one patient's experience.
Diversification Key to Avoiding Professional Boredom
In this blog, one OB/GYN details how she pulled herself out of a professional rut and became re-inspired after 20 years of clinical practice.
What's an Ethical Response to Home Birth?
In this blog, Paul Burcher, MD, PhD, considers the professional obligations of obstetricians in a hospital setting to women who opt for a home birth.
The Price of Private Practice
In this blog, one OB/GYN discusses her move from a hospital staff physician to a solo private practice, a decision that hasn't come without costs.
Are Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Doing Enough?
Breast cancer awareness campaigns are great, but they should be expanded to provide more clinician education on health disparities and to target women most at risk.
The Scylla and Charybdis of Medical Ethics
Not enough medicine or not enough ethics? Paul Burcher, MD, PhD, shares his thoughts on finding the balance for good medical ethical decision making.
Getting Personal: 8 Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance
Struggling to be fully present at home and at work? Here are 8 tips that have helped one veteran Ob/Gyn in her quest to achieve a satisfactory work-life balance.
The July Phenomenon: Are Residents of Other Specialties Your Problem?
As a specialty, Ob/Gyn seems immune to the so-called “July Phenomenon. But are your patients safe from the errors that eager first-years of other specialties may make?
Morcellation: Doctors Need Data, Not Rhetoric
Gyns morcellate fibroids because it benefits patients, not their wallet. Despite the risks, the procedure has a place in treatment, until data say otherwise.