Why OB/GYN Hospitalist?

“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 are the benefits of joining SOGH?

SOGH is the only medical society whose sole focus is to advance the OB/GYN hospitalist model and to support all individuals who are dedicated to enhancing the safety and quality of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine.  SOGH exists to support current OB/GYN Hospitalists and those providers looking to become OB/GYN Hospitalists.

  • Discounted member pricing to attend the very popular Annual Clinical Meeting Conference
  • eNewsletters with articles geared towards the OB/GYN Hospitalist – clinical pearls, coding wisdom, updates on the latest research, conference info, etc.
  • Access to the most comprehensive job opportunities database to assist in finding the best physician to join your OB/GYN Hospitalist program or to find a position as an OB/GYN Hospitalist
  • Training materials and videos to help you start simulation training on Labor & Delivery (coming soon)
  • Access to the largest assembled group of OB/GYN hospitalists for advice through the website discussion page and for survey data regarding relationships with MFM’s and employment benefits
  • Knowledge that you are part of a team who is changing the face of future obstetrics and gynecology

Types of Membership:

Full Membership: $225
Licensed physicians or certified nurse midwives with an interest in obstetrics and gynecology, hospital care and/or who participate in the management of obstetrical-gynecological hospitalized patients.

Associate Membership: $150
Residents - Physicians, midwives, nurses or allied healthcare professionals in residency or training who express an interest in obstetrical/gynecological hospital care.

Affiliate Membership: $150
Allied healthcare professionals or non-healthcare providers (i.e. layperson, bioethicist, scientist, business person) who have expressed an interest in obstetrical/gynecological hospital care and wishes to support the goals of the Society.


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