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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. 

ACOG Updates Guidance on Over-the-Counter Access to Hormonal Contraception

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 17:01
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has expanded its recommendations on over-the-counter access to hormonal contraception. ACOG believes that vaginal rings, the contraceptive patch, and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) injections are safe and should be available over the counter with no age restrictions, according to updated guidance released today. 

New Guidelines for Facilities Performing Office-Based Procedures Including Abortion

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:50
Today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) along with the National Partnership for Women & Families released the results of “The Project on Facility Guidelines for the Safe Performance of Primary Care and Gynecology Procedures in Offices and Clinics”. 

Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, FACOG, Joins the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as CEO

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 07:57
Today, Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, FACOG, assumed the role of CEO of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the nation’s leading membership organization of 58,000 ob-gyns and women’s health care providers.