Yemane promoted to Clinical Associate Professor

We are thrilled to share that Ruth Yemane, MD, of the Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn, has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor! The UW School of Medicine and Public Health Clinician Teacher Track Appointments and Promotions Committee met in mid-January 2023 and overwhelmingly endorsed Yemane’s promotion. The promotion will be effective June 18, 2023. Con... more

Congratulations to winners of 2021 UW Ob-Gyn department awards!

On June 24, 2021, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn held its annual awards ceremony, recognizing educational, research and administrative accomplishments throughout the year. The ceremony started by acknowledging a few momentous departures: Klaus Diem, MD is retiring after many years of service in the department. Diem is a past director of the Division of Gynecology, and served a... more

Women’s Healthcast: Yemane discusses transgender health care in ob-gyn settings

Ruth Yemane, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn, is one of our department’s leading experts in gender affirming surgery and gynecologic care for transgender people. On this episode, Yemane shares recommendations for safe, trust-filled patient-provider relationships, and what surgical, clinical and preventive health care can look like for trans a... more