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2016 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

At our annual resident gradaution and celebration, residents, midwives, and faculty were honored for their teaching, service, research and mentorship. The award for best third year resident research project (presented at our annual resident research day) was also awarded. The Winners are listed below. Congratulations to our faculty, midwives, fellow and residents award winners. [...]

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Rising Star Award

Gelila Goba, MD, MPH won the 2016 UIC College of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology Rising Star Award.  Dr. Goba won this award for establishing a formal partnership between the UIC Department of OB/Gyn and Mekelle University, Ethiopia, to support and improve the quality of their OB/Gyn residency program and provide faculty [...]

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Vosges Haut-Chocolat Support Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) Program

Katrina Markoff, Founder & Head Chocolatier of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, hosted a chocolate tasting event at her Lincoln Park boutique on Wednesday, May 4th to support the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Hospital.  The event, held just prior to Mother's Day, brought together people [...]

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UIC Ob/Gyn Continues Work in Ethiopia

In March 2016, Dr. Humberto Scoccia, UIC Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), Dr. Gelila Goba, Principal Investigator of the MELA Project, and two PGY 3 residents Dr. Rachel Harrison and Dr. Kristina Pontarelli travelled to Ayder Hospital in Mekelle, Ethiopia. The purpose of the trip was to introduce an REI [...]

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Two OB/Gyns named among Chicago Top Doctors!

Two of our physicians, Dr. Mary Stephenson and Dr. Humberto Scoccia, were highlighted in the January 2016 issue of Chicago Magazine as being among Chicago's Top Doctors. Honorees were nominated by physicians nationwide who were asked to consider such factors as clinical excellence, bedside manner, education and board certification. Chicago magazine worked with the [...]

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OB/Gyn works with the March of Dimes to reduce premature births

The March of Dimes has chosen the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System as the Illinois site to implement its new program "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait", designed to reduce preterm delivery. To support this program, UI Health will receive $40,000 a year for three years from the March of Dimes. [...]

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Annual Conference, 2015

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” was a resounding success with over 100 registrants each day to listen to national/international distinguished faculty from across the United States who took multidisciplinary perspectives on patient care in OB/Gyn. Charles Sumner Bacon Lectureship Distinguished faculty, Dr. Suzie As-Sanie (Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, [...]

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The Mela Project

At the end of September, 2015, Dr. Mary Stephenson (Department Head), Dr. Humberto Scoccia, Dr. William Kobak, Dr. Dimitrios Mastrogiannis, and Dr. Tamika Alexander, led by Dr. Gelila Goba spent a week in Tigray, Ethiopia as part of the Mela Project.  The goal of the project was to increase the number of OB/Gyns in [...]

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