March 12-18 is Patient Safety Awareness Week
SOGH is proud to support the National Patient Safety Foundation's Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2017. We're working together for safe health care for every woman. We invite you to help us spread the #unitedforpatientsafety message this week and learn more about these important efforts online:
Please find SOGH on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook where we'll be talking about Patient Safety Awareness Week and help us share this vital information by tagging all messages with #unitedforpatientsafety and #PSAW2017.
New SOGH Offices Announced
Please note our new address and contact information:Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists
SOGH Appoints Dr. Meredith Morgan as Board President
At the recent SOGH Annual Clinical Meeting in Broomfield, CO on October 1, 2016, Dr. Meredith Morgan was elected as President of the SOGH Board of Directors for a one-year term. He is medical director of L&D at Houston Methodist Hospital — Texas Medical Center, a U.S. News Honor Roll Hospital, serving as the managing physician of the OB/GYN hospitalist program there since 2005. In addition, since 2008 Dr. Morgan has been the administrative physician of the program at The Woman's Hospital of Texas, an HCA facility which does more than 11,000 deliveries per year.
His academic affiliation is with Baylor College of Medicine as Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Having been recognized by local, state, and national lay publications, he has been invited to list with Top Docs, Leading Physicians of the World, and Who's Who in American Business. As a founding member of SOGH, Dr. Morgan served as treasurer from inception until being voted President-Elect in 2015.
Dr. Morgan replaces Dr. Brigid McCue who served the SOGH Board as President for two years. Other appointments approved at the 2016 Annual Meeting included the election of Dr. Ngozi Wexler to the Board of Directors as well as the following officers: Dr. Tanner Colegrove, President-Elect, and Dr. Shefali Gandhi-List, Secretary. A complete 2016-17 Board list can be found here.
2017 Annual Clinical Meeting Dates and Location Announced
The Board of Directors of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists is excited to announce the 2017 Annual Clinical Meeting:
September 24-27, 2017
This marks the 7th annual conference hosted by SOGH, which will include classes, lectures, panel discussions, simulations, surgical skills stations, and various networking opportunities for attendees. Additional details will be uploaded to the Annual Conference page as it is confirmed.
Toni Capra Hired as New Executive Director
SOGH would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Executive Director, Ms. Toni Capra. After an extensive search, Toni was appointed SOGH’s first independent Executive Director. Toni has a remarkable and varied twenty-year career working in the social sector, where she specialized in nonprofit management, strategic planning, governance, and board development. She served in key strategic roles at Houston Grand Opera, WNET New York PBS, and the U.S. Tennis Association. In addition, she consulted on a number of high-profile projects for organizations including Theater District Houston, Public Television Rocks – The Police One Night Only at Madison Square Garden, and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.
Toni holds a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Howard Payne University, and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from The New School in New York City. In addition, she is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer.
Toni will be working closely with the SOGH Board to strengthen SOGH so the organization may better serve the diverse needs of our members. We are excited to have Toni on board!
November SOGH Newsletter - Available Now!
An archive of the latest edition of the SOGH Newsletter is available for members here.