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.
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.
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.
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.