Hanks publishes blog about global health trip

Laura Hanks, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Academic Specialists in Obstetrics and Gynecology, shared her experiences traveling to Gambia on the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Surgery’s Global Surgery website. Hanks was a visiting lecturer at the Edward Francis Teaching Hospital in March of 2024.In “In My Own Words: Dr. Hanks’ trip... more

Sanneh presents on panel during Department of Medicine Education Day

UW Department of Ob-Gyn resident Awa Sanneh, MD, PGY-4, joined a panel of physicians who shared their experiences with becoming parents during medical training at the 2024 UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Medicine Education Day on February 23, 2024.Sanneh spoke during the breakout session “Fertility, Pregnancy, Parental Leave & Lactation Issues in GME”. ... more

Posters, presentations, and awards at the 2024 Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine conference

Faculty, trainees, researchers, and more from the UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology brought posters and presentations to the 2024 Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Pregnancy Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, this February. Read on for some of their exciting accomplishments! Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow Jackie Powell, MD, earned the Best Poster of Poster Ses... more

Welcome Awa Sanneh to Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn

Awa Sanneh, MD, has accepted our offer to join the Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn faculty as an assistant professor (CHS), effective September 3, 2024. Dr. Sanneh will be a Centennial Clinician faculty, with a role focusing on clinical care, education, and global health. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sanneh to our faculty!Sanneh earned her medical degree at Joh... more

Department engages UW students during AHANA-MAPS outreach event

On November 16, 2023, several members of the Department of Ob-Gyn participated in an outreach event with the University of Wisconsin–Madison AHANA-MAPS Pre-Health Society. The event focused on showcasing obstetrics and gynecology careers and career pathways with students interested in medical and health science careers. During the event, department members led hands-on birt... more

UW Ob-Gyn residents represent department at Student National Medical Association conference

UW Ob-Gyn residents India Anderson-Carter, MD, PGY-2, Ushma Patel, MD, PGY-4, and Awa Sanneh, MD, PGY-2 attended the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Annual Medical Education Conference in Orlando to represent the UW Ob-Gyn residency in April!The SNMA is an organization that supports current and future underrepresented minority medical students. The Annual Medical... more