“OB/GYN Hospitalists in this country are the wave of the future. There’s no question about it.”

- Dr. J. Joshua Kopelman - Former Chair ACOG District VIII

    What is an OB/GYN Hospitalist?

  • The OB/GYN Hospitalist is an experienced OB/GYN physician with a practice focused on managing the OB/GYN care of the hospitalized patient

    How does having an OB/GYN Hospitalist program benefit hospitals and patients?

  • Improved patient safety and outcomes
  • Reduced Cesarean section rates
  • Reduced stress on nursing by having an in-house OB/GYN emergency specialist
  • Increased consistency in hospital protocols for high-risk conditions
  • Better teamwork through simulation and stable leadership

    Physicians benefit by:

  • Expanded knowledge and skill in labor and delivery
  • Satisfaction in improved patient outcomes
  • Reduced burnout from long hours and conflict with private practice
  • PROVEN decreased malpractice costs

What is the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists?

The Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) is a rapidly growing group of physicians, midwives, nurses, and other individuals in the field who support the OB/GYN Hospitalist model.

SOGH is dedicated to enhancing the safety and quality of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine by promoting excellence through education, coordination of hospital teams and collaboration with healthcare delivery systems.

Click here for more information about joining SOGH

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