American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists/ OB/GYN Interest Group (ACOG)
Advisor: Dr. Rachel Cannon, Rachel.Cannon@bmc.org
The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG), founded in 1951, has over 46,000 members and is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG is dedicated to the advancement of women’s health through education, practice, research, and advocacy.
The BUSM Student Chapter of ACOG was founded in January 1999. Since its inception, the Chapter has hosted events such as lectures, lunches, movie screenings, and a social hour with residents with the following objectives:
- to provide students exposure to the field of obstetrics and gynecology
- to facilitate interaction between students, residents, and faculty in obstetrics and gynecology
- to advocate for quality health care for women
- to increase awareness of the changing issues facing women’s health care