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Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality With Pre-and-Postnatal Substance Use Disorder Screening

Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality With Pre-and-Postnatal Substance Use Disorder Screening In Massachusetts, approximately 20 percent of deaths during pregnancy or within one year of pregnancy are related to substance use. And yet, care during pregnancy often does not include screening for substance use disorders. Recognizing this need, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Boston Medical […]

Advocacy in action: OBGYN Residents and Physicians visit Capitol Hill to advocate for legislation to prevent maternal mortality

Dr. Markenson, Dr. O’Connor, Dr. Belcher-Obejero-Paz. and Dr. Cannon Over the past three days, two of our residents, Dr. Sarah O’Connor and Dr. Alexandra Belcher-Obejero-Paz, (together with Drs. Markenson and Cannon) had the opportunity to attend the Congressional Leadership Conference where they met many like-minded OB/GYNs, heard inspirational speakers, and learned more about the political environment […]