Dr. Shannon MacLaughlan David awarded for the UI Cancer Center’s 2022 Community Outreach & Engagement Seed Grants

Congratulations to Dr. MacLaughlan David, whose project “Centering care with community stakeholders for innovative approach to cervical cancer control” has been awarded for the University of Illinois Cancer Center's 2022 Community Outreach & Engagement Seed Grants. Along with Drs. Caryn Peterson (Co-PI), Nada Hussein, and Christina Son, Shannon aims to address the need for engagement [...]

By |2022-03-16T11:16:17-05:00March 16th, 2022|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

The UI Health Family Birth Center in top five choices for Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section (VBAC)

The UI Health Family Birth Center was listed as one of the top five choices for Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section (VBAC) in the Chicago area and is noted for significant improvement in this measure since the prior reporting period. Congratulations to all providers and certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) who are contributing to the excellent care [...]

By |2022-01-26T10:39:25-06:00January 26th, 2022|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

UI Health doctors to study new diagnostic test for preeclampsia in Africa

Read more about Dr. Irina Buhimschi and Dr. Gelila Goba's study: https://today.uic.edu/ui-health-doctors-to-study-new-diagnostic-test-for-preeclampsia-in-africa    

By |2022-01-26T10:36:40-06:00January 26th, 2022|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - Global Women's Health, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

Dr. Gelila Goba Appointed to the FIGO Committee on Well Woman Health Care

In December 2021 our faculty Dr. Gelila Goba was invited to serve as full member of International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Committee on Well Woman Health Care. This is a significant honor for our Institution and Department! Congratulations Dr. Goba! Read more about the Committee on Well Woman Health Care here: https://www.figo.org/what-we-do/figo-divisions-committees/committee-well-woman-health

By |2022-01-20T10:25:02-06:00January 20th, 2022|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - Global Women's Health, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

Penny Feldmann and Julie Leung receive Top Box Advanced Practice Provider awards

Penny Feldmann, APRN-CNM, and Julie Leung, APRN-CNM, received the Top Box Advanced Practice Providers award, or Top Box APPs, from The Office of Advanced Practice Providers and Patient Excellence & Experience Office, in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Medical Officer. This recognition is awarded to advanced practice providers who achieve optimal patient [...]

By |2021-12-03T09:53:04-06:00December 3rd, 2021|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

Drs. Tamika Alexander and Catalin Buhimschi receive awards at the 2021 Faculty Recognition Ceremony

On November 11, 2021 the University of Illinois College of Medicine honored its Chicago campus faculty during the Faculty Recognition Ceremony at Student Center West. The ceremony honored recipients of the Rising Star and Faculty of the Year awards. Dr. Alexander was conferred the UIC College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ”Faculty Rising [...]

By |2021-12-02T15:22:59-06:00November 19th, 2021|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|0 Comments

Dr. Catalin Buhimschi appointed interim Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce Catalin Buhimschi, MD, MMS, MBA, has been appointed interim Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Interim Chief of Service at UI Health effective Aug. 16, subject only to Board of Trustees approval. Dr. Buhimschi joined the College of [...]

By |2021-07-23T13:39:06-05:00July 23rd, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Dr. Catalin Buhimschi appointed interim Department Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!

On June 25, 2021, we celebrated our seven chief residents and two fellows at their graduation ceremony. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we could not all gather for our usual grand gala for graduation. Instead, however, we celebrated in an intimate affair in Moss Auditorium with family, friends, and staff joining remotely.  We are [...]

By |2021-07-02T15:12:15-05:00July 2nd, 2021|OB/GYN, OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!

2021 Ob/Gyn Faculty, Residents and Midwives Honored

We congratulate the following 2020-2021 Ob/Gyn faculty, residents, and midwives who were honored this year: Affiliate Service Award – Perry Clark Medical Student Teaching Awards: PGY1: Nicky Nienow-Birch, MD PGY2: Nada Hussein, MD  PGY3: Darlene Ariel, MD PGY4:  Carly Kruse, MD, MSc Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching – Meredith Pavicic MD  [...]

By |2021-06-22T10:52:20-05:00June 22nd, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2021 Ob/Gyn Faculty, Residents and Midwives Honored

Message from the Department Head

Following the unprecedented events of the past year, including the COVID pandemic, social unrest, and national turmoil, this year's spring makes way for renewed optimism. The vaccine roll-out is accelerating but we must continue to be vigilant about social distancing and masking. The faculty and residents continue to serve on the front lines caring for [...]

By |2022-01-12T09:26:55-06:00June 1st, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Message from the Department Head
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