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Women's Health

The mission of the Department of Women’s Health is to promote the health of women throughout the lifecycle through care, education and innovation. The department currently includes academic specialists in general obstetrics and gynecology but also includes the subspecialties of maternal-fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Additionally and gratefully, support for our patients and our learners comes from several community-based providers in general obstetrics and gynecology as well as specialists in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, gynecologic oncology, and maternal-fetal medicine. We currently train obstetrical and gynecology residents, while educating medical students from the Dell Medical School.

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A Vision for Women's Health

The vision of the Department of Women’s Health is to promote health and equality in care delivery across the lifecycle of a woman regardless of her need or ability to pay.

Women's Health initiatives

Women's Health Initiatives in Central Texas

Early initiatives include recruiting a strong academic team, developing a model for integrated delivery of obstetric care, and working with the community to better understand current gaps in care.

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Community Approach to Women's Health

Pregnant women across Central Texas will benefit from enhanced health care under a redesigned system of perinatal care.

Rethink Women's Health

Community Education Series

The Department of Women's Health Community Education Series brings leading experts to Central Texas to share their insights.


Women's Health interns 2015

For the Community

We have a responsibility to not only improve the care for women and children in our area, but to demonstrate a model for other communities.

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For Physicians

We are focused on enhancing care by providing new programs and providers to fill gaps and identify under-utilized resources in Austin.