A number of OB/GYN faculty, residents and staff participated in the Healthcare Workers for Justice march from Harborview to Seattle's City Hall on Saturday, June 6. Masked, and carrying signs of protest, they marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, joining over 7,000 healthcare workers throughout Western Washington.
The first case series from the Washington State COVID-19 in Pregnancy Collaborative was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. It was a large collaboration led by the University of Washington and including community collaborators.
When COVID-19 first appeared in Washington State, UW Medicine was positioned to lead at the U.S. forefront of the pandemic. Here is media coverage featuring our experts.
Drs. Edith Cheng and Kristina Adams Waldorf spoke with Right As Rain, an online magazine by UW Medicine, about pregnancy and COVID-19.
Our department welcomes the incoming OB/GYN intern class.
Fellows Melissa Paulen, MD and Laura Sienas, MD are interviewed about access to abortion as essential healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Seattle Times reports on a truckload delivery of donated N95 surgical masks to the home of Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf by Elon Musk and Tesla.
Dr. Edith Cheng is interviewed by Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, about what happens when a laboring mother tests positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Laura Sienas is interviewed in USA Today about the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women.
The University of Washington's OB/GYN training has ranked #16 in a four-way tie, claiming a top 20 spot in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate and professional programs.