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Joshua A. Copel, MD
DR. COPEL is Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Director of the Yale Fetal Cardiovascular Center, and Vice Chair and Director of Obstetric Ultrasound, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. He is also President of The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
Maintaining excellence in obstetrics and gynecology
Faced with dramatic changes in the practice and financing of medicine during the past 2 decades, clinicians, educators, and researchers have struggled to adapt. Obstetrics and gynecology has seen an increased emphasis on subspecialization, without equal emphasis on enhancing women’s care.
Gastroschisis: Prenatal diagnosis and management
Gastroschisis: Prenatal diagnosis and management
With incidence of this birth defect on the rise, ob/gyns need to understand how best to spot and deal with it.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Obesity in pregnancy
An expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 156: Obesity in Pregnancy.
Fetal Growth Restriction
Growth-restricted fetuses pose many clinical conundrums: How to identify them? How to distinguish the small and normal from the small and abnormal? How to manage them?
Leverage your knowledge and create a legacy
The average ob/gyn might deliver 10 to 15 babies a month over a 30-year career—let’s say 4000 to 5000 in total. Inspire one medical student to enter our field every year by striking up a relationship during his or her clerkship, and you could influence the births of more than 100,000 babies down the road.
Role of ultrasound during labor and induction
How useful a role might U/S play in full-term laboring patients for estimating fetal weight, assessing the cervix, and determining fetal position?