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 |2021-08-16T10:37:34-05:00June 1st, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Message from the Department Head

Dr. Gelila Goba received the Chicago Medical Student Council Faculty Award

Dr. Gelila Goba, was honored on April 14, 2021 with the Chicago Medical Student Council Faculty Award (Dr. Pulido Award) for this past academic year. The Pulido Award for Excellence in Medical Education in Surgery is to acknowledge outstanding teaching of medical [...]

By |2021-05-14T12:49:08-05:00April 15th, 2021|OB/GYN - Global Women's Health, OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Dr. Gelila Goba received the Chicago Medical Student Council Faculty Award

Welcoming Our 2021 Incoming OBGYN Interns!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's resident recruitment process was entirely virtual and, consequently, truly unique and historically significant.  Despite some unprecedented challenges under these circumstances, the extraordinary efforts of our department's faculty, staff, and residents made the 2020-2021 match season a categorical success, and the results speak for themselves.  We are thrilled to [...]

By |2021-04-15T11:24:49-05:00April 2nd, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Welcoming Our 2021 Incoming OBGYN Interns!

2021 Castle Connolly Top Ob/Gyns

Four of our physicians are considered to be among the top Castle Connolly Ob/Gyns for 2021 for the second year in a row! Dr. Catalin Buhimschi and Dr. William Kobak were named as Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors and Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Chicago Magazine for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mary Stephenson and [...]

By |2021-04-02T19:22:28-05:00March 18th, 2021|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2021 Castle Connolly Top Ob/Gyns

Congratulations to our 2020 Graduating Ob/Gyn Residents!

2020 has been a year of change and uncertainty, but despite that, our program found a way to celebrate our graduates.  We were grateful to be able to celebrate the graduation of 7 residents in our program (in an outdoor, socially distanced way)! We are thankful for the years that we had with these [...]

By |2020-07-13T14:19:36-05:00July 13th, 2020|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on Congratulations to our 2020 Graduating Ob/Gyn Residents!

2020 Ob/Gyn Faculty, Residents and Midwives Honored

We congratulate the following 2019-2020 Ob/Gyn faculty, residents, and midwives who were honored at this year's Research Day: Affiliate Service Award - Raffinee Smith Medical Student Teaching Awards: PGY1: Nada Hussein PGY2: Caitlin Fujisawa  PGY3: Jessica Morgan PGY4:  Anna Whelan Research Mentoring Award - Erica Hinz, MD Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence [...]

By |2020-07-08T11:47:40-05:00July 8th, 2020|OB/GYN - News|Comments Off on 2020 Ob/Gyn Faculty, Residents and Midwives Honored
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