Obstetrics Member Interest Group

Established December 2018

Join the Obstetrics MIG Community

Visit the Obstetrics online community and click on "Join Group" to connect with other AAFP members who share your professional interests.

NOTE: As a first-time visitor, you will be asked to affirm a Code of Conduct prior to community access.

Promote evidence-based practice in obstetrics and maternity care and help AAFP members integrate comprehensive maternity health care into their practices.

Objectives

  • Promote evidence-based practice in obstetrics and maternity care
  • Suggest topics for CME activities related to obstetrics and maternity care
  • Help AAFP members integrate comprehensive maternity care into their practices
  • Serve as a resource for students, residents, and physicians who are currently practicing, or desire to practice, obstetrics
  • Advocate for training in obstetrics as part of the family medicine resident curriculum
  • Advocate for family physician privileging and practice opportunities in full-scope obstetrics and maternity care
  • Assist the AAFP in membership recruitment and retention of family physicians practicing obstetrics and maternity care

Long-term Goals

  • Establish a network for medical students, family medicine residents, and physicians to connect and share issues regarding practicing maternity care
  • Identify gaps in residency, post-residency, and CME training, as well as work through appropriate channels in order to create educational materials and workshops for these areas (i.e., C-section skills, c-hys, etc.)
  • Develop ready-to-use materials for physicians applying for obstetric privileges in various parts of the United States

Leadership

Chair: Zita Magloire, MD

Vice Chair: Amy Wiser, MD

Secretary: Tracy Williams, MD

Overseen By: Commission on Health of the Public and Science

 

Join the Obstetrics MIG Community

Visit the Obstetrics online community and click on "Join Group" to connect with other AAFP members who share your professional interests.

NOTE: As a first-time visitor, you will be asked to affirm a Code of Conduct prior to community access.