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Dr. Gelila Goba receives award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Dr. Gelila Goba received the Martin-Peterson Global Health Scholar Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on December 12th, 2017.  This Award recognizes an exceptional obstetrician gynecologist from a low or middle income country employed by a formal Hospital or University in the United States. The Global Operations Advisory Group noted Dr. Goba’s commitment to Women’s Health, both in [...]

By | 2017-12-14T10:43:59+00:00 December 14th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Dr. Gelila Goba receives award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Annual Conference 2017, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice Chicago,” October 26-27, 2017

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 26-27, 2017, was a resounding success!  Registrants heard from and interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The annual conference began with the twelfth annual Antonio Scommegna Symposium. The keynote speaker for symposium was Dr. Julia [...]

By | 2017-12-13T14:14:33+00:00 December 13th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Annual Conference 2017, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice Chicago,” October 26-27, 2017

Celebrating the Life of of the late Antonio Scommegna, MD

A Celebration of Life and Legacy of the late Antonio ‘Tony’ Scommegna, MD was held in Chicago on Wednesday October 25, 2017 at Francesca’s restaurant, which was actually one of Tony’s favorites! Dr. Scommegna was former Department Head at UIC for 10 years and over his 30 years as Department Head in Chicago, first at Michael [...]

By | 2017-11-28T15:57:36+00:00 November 28th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Celebrating the Life of of the late Antonio Scommegna, MD

Delivering Emotions, Dr. Elizabeth Corey

Dr. Elizabeth Corey's Article in JAMA Delivering Emotions An OB/GYN Senior Resident’s Personal Reflection of How to Manage Emotions Dr. Corey had her essay, “Delivering Emotions”, published in the “A Piece of My Mind” column in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on September 5, 2017 This is a deeply personal reflection on [...]

By | 2017-11-06T10:17:05+00:00 November 6th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Delivering Emotions, Dr. Elizabeth Corey

2017 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. •   [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:21:57+00:00 August 4th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2017 OB/Gyn Faculty, Residents, and Midwives honored

OBGYN Rising Star Award & Faculty of the Year

Rising Star Award - Musa Zamah, MD, PhD Musa Zamah, MD, PhD won the 2017 UIC College of Medicine Rising Star Award for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Zamah has built a robust clinical practice, primarily in infertility, in vitro fertilization, and recurrent pregnancy loss.  He has brought his science, evidence-based clinical practice, passion for teaching [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:31:27+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on OBGYN Rising Star Award & Faculty of the Year

Annual Conference, 2016 Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” Chicago, October 27-28, 2016

Our Annual Conference, “Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice”, held on October 27-28, 2016, was a resounding success!  Over 100 registrants interacted with national and international Distinguished Faculty who provided state-of-the-art lectures on patient care topics. The Charles Sumner Bacon Lectureship was given by Dr. Mark Pearlman, the S. Jan Behrman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:38:13+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Annual Conference, 2016 Challenges in OB/Gyn: Pearls for Practice” Chicago, October 27-28, 2016

Miscarriages May Be Prevented With Progesterone

This article was published on TIME.COM Well-timed doses of the hormone may help a woman's pregnancy For women who have had multiple miscarriages, a safe and inexpensive progesterone treatment may increase their chances of completing a pregnancy. In a new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, two-thirds of women who used the [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:22:46+00:00 May 16th, 2017|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Miscarriages May Be Prevented With Progesterone