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Programs and providers of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine are often the focus of news stories and features appearing in major national media. We invite you to review some stories that typify the breakthrough accomplishments of our remarkable team and highlight the impact our care has had on patient’s lives.

Dr. Eloise Chapman-Davis provides expert point of view on ovarian cancer research

Dr. Eloise Chapman-Davis, Assistant Professor in Gynecologic Oncology, recently provided her expert point of view to the American Society of Clinical Oncology on a new clinical trial studying maintenance therapy for patients with ovarian cancer. You can read about it in The ASCO Post

Eloise Chapman-Davis, M.D.

Dr. Kevin Holcomb to participate in live surgical demonstration

On Sunday, May 7th, Dr. Kevin Holcomb, Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Department of OB/GYN, will perform a live surgical demonstration with audience participation. 

Kevin Holcomb, M.D.

The live surgery will be broadcast during the annual meeting of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, which is the premier professional association for OB/GYN physicians. The goal of this demonstration is to share best practices of renowned international surgeons in safe, effective minimally invasive surgery. You can find more information during the Live Telesurgery Forum

Department Chairman Leads Prestigious International Ethics Committee

FIGO Ethics Committee

Dr. Frank Chervenak, Given Foundation Professor and Chairman, Obstetrician and Gynecologist in-Chief, was recently named chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). FIGO is the largest international organization of obstetricians and gynecologists in the world. Dr. Chervenak is a leader in the field of obstetric ethics. He has written extensively on the ethics of patient choice with regard to cesarean and early delivery, research on pregnant women, home birth and other essential topics.