Welcome to Stanford Ob/Gyn

September is Women in Medicine Month 

Each September, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve women's health through innovative and compassionate care, education, advocacy and discovery. 

Our faculty is committed to the highest level of basic and clinical research in Obstetric and Gynecologic science. In particular, we are focused on innovative translational medicine; bringing scientific results from the bench to the bedside. 

Our faculty practices medicine in a world-class hospital; and are internationally recognized for the medical, surgical and reproductive Obstetric and Gynecologic care they provide to their patients. 

Our vision is to be local and global leaders, advancing and transforming women's health across the lifespan.

In The News

Department News

  • SMFM23 Recap

    Stanford Medicine’s Obstetrics and Gynecology department had amazing representation with two oral presentations and 15 poster presentations from work led by our investigators under the Dunlevie Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center for Discovery, Innovation and Clinical Impact.

  • Bridging the Gap

    Children and adolescents have unique gynecological needs often overlooked by pediatrics and adult OB/GYN.

  • A Historic Drop

    A new paper details a statewide initiative by the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative that significantly reduced cesarean deliveries for low-risk babies.

  • Taking Pride

    Powered by community, PRIDEnet works to uncover key insights about LGBTQ+ health.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are open to community physicians but are closed to the general public.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Monday, September 25

"Beyond Abortion: Exploring Clinical Applications of Mifepristone and Misoprostol"

Kate Shaw, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Chief of Gynecology and Gynecologic Specialties
Associate Chair of Education
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford School of Medicine

Dunlevie Maternal Fetal Medicine Center

Empowering an arc of research and discovery in maternal-fetal health.


Our commitment to women's health spans over a century with groundbreaking innovations and world-class care.