Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Leading Innovation in Michigan & Beyond

Join us to improve the health and well-being of women everywhere through clinical excellence, compassionate inclusive care, discovery, innovation and education.

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Breaking Boundaries, Advancing the Future

Our team of physicians, nurses, nurse midwives (and more) is dedicated to breaking boundaries in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology research and care. We are consistently ranked among the best in the nation for our efforts in advancing the future of women’s health care worldwide. Looking ahead, we’re focused on leveraging our experience, talent, state-of-the-art technology and uniquely collaborative environment to increase our contribution to this important field.

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About Us

Our physicians, nurses, midwives, and researchers are taking on challenges that impact women and families everywhere.

Education

Our dedicated faculty helps every student, resident and fellow achieve academic excellence.

Research

Our diverse, world-class research programs focus on the optimization of maternal outcomes and health equity.

People

A diverse spectrum of experts guides our clinical, research and educational programs on the path to excellence.

Patient Care

Our dedicated team works with state-of-the-art technology to serve women of all ages with comprehensive obstetric and gynecological care.

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Learn how you can support our work advancing the future of women's health care.

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The values of diversity, equity, and inclusion are woven into everything we do, including how we care for patients, teach the next generation of physicians, and design and conduct research. We actualize our commitment to DEI by carefully examining our performance, listening to members of our community, and constantly seeking to improve.

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    Pelvic Floor Research Group Day 2024
    Join the Pelvic Floor Research Group Day 2024 on Feb. 28.
    A Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
    The U-M Medical School's second annual Women in Academic Medicine celebration will include a keynote address by AAMC Chief Academic Officer Dr. Alison Whelan, panel discussion and award presentation featuring Dr. Dee Fenner.
    A Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
    Women's Health Luncheon
    Join us May 2 for an engaging afternoon dedicated to improving care for all women.
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    First Annual OBGYN/RSP Research Day
    Join us for a day of celebrating research, collaboration, and innovation.
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