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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Releases Primer on Implementing Telehealth for Obstetrician–Gynecologists

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 16:56
The new Committee Opinion on telehealth is the result of a presidential initiative led by former ACOG President Haywood Brown, MD, and focuses specifically on how to navigate licensure, credentialing, billing, and technology requirements.

Skye Perryman, JD, Named Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 11:15
ACOG today announced that Skye Perryman, JD, has assumed the role of Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Ms. Perryman will lead ACOG’s legal, public policy, and government affairs work during a critical time for women’s health care.

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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 11:01

Breast and Labial Surgery in Adolescents

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 16:06
With adolescent women already inquiring about breast augmentation and reduction surgeries at a high rate and a recent increase in the marketing of labiaplasty, female adolescents may be under particular stress to conform to societal conceptions of the "ideal" body. Increasingly, obstetrician-gynecologists are receiving requests from young women for advice about surgery for the breast or vulva in order to improve appearance and function.

ACOG Leads Coalition of Major Medical Organizations in Submitting Amicus Brief in <i>June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Gee</i>

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:14
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) told the Supreme Court again on Monday, December 2 that laws requiring physicians who provide abortions to have hospital admitting privileges are not medically justified.

ACOG Leads Coalition of Major Medical Organizations in Submitting Amicus Brief in <i>EMW Women’s Surgical Center v. Meier</i>

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 17:00
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) led a coalition of medical organizations in filing an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States yesterday regarding EMW Women’s Surgical Center v. Meier. The case challenges Kentucky law H.B.2, which requires women’s health care clinicians to show, describe, and share sounds from fetal ultrasounds to patients prior to an abortion.