A new national study led by UCLA and UCSF analyzed the clinical course and outcomes of 594 women who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus during pregnancy. The PRIORITY study
(Pregnancy CoRonavIrus Outcomes RegIsTrY), which is the largest COVID-19 study among non-hospitalized pregnant women to date, showed that symptoms for pregnant women with COVID-19 can be prolonged, lasting two months or longer. The study also found that the most common early symptoms for pregnant women were cough, sore throat and body aches. Yalda Asfshar, MD, PhD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the division of maternal fetal medicine at UCLA, is the lead author of the findings published in Obstetrics & Gynecology. | UCLA Health Newsroom >
UCLA OBGYN is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Lai as a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor. Dr. Lai received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and an M.D. degree from the University of Hawaii. She completed her internship at UCLA, residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Hawaii, and a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her clinical and research interests include hereditary cancers, targeted and novel therapeutics in gynecologic cancers, palliative care and comprehensive care for women with gynecologic cancers. She sees patients in our UCLA OBGYN offices in Santa Monica and Westwood.
The BirthPlace Westwood and the BirthPlace Santa Monica are comprehensive maternity centers that provide private rooms, family-centered care and offer a wide range of services to make your birthing experience an event to cherish. More BirthPlace Information >
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Join us for a Labor & Delivery QA with Providers on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 pm. Meet a few of our obstetric doctors, nurses and anesthesiologists, and find out what to expect when you give birth at UCLA. This live webinar will also provide the opportunity for questions and answers with our expert team! Registration Is required. Email us at: UCLAOBGYNRegistration@mednet.ucla.edu
Giving to UCLA Obstetrics & Gynecology - UCLA OBGYN counts on your generous support to sustain our innovative programs, allowing us to provide exceptional gynecologic and obstetric health care for women by emphasizing the whole patient. Giving >
We congratulate Dr. Deborah Krakow, Chair of UCLA OBGYN, and Dr. Beth Karlan, Professor of UCLA OBGYN and Vice Chair of Women’s Health Research, for being featured in the “100 in 100: A Salute to 100 Trailblazing Women of UCLA Health.” Read more about them here >
We in the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology acknowledge and are deeply concerned regarding the disparities in the healthcare of women, particularly those of under-represented minorities. We recognize that the basis of this disparity is long-standing and sadly has its roots in racism and injustice against people of color, especially Black, Latino and Native American people. We concur with the statements released by other organizations that include National Medical Association (NMA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Society of Family Planning (SFP), and American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). We are committed as a department to identifying underlying implicit and explicit biases and eliminating them from our department in all areas including clinical service, research, and education.
UCLA OBGYN wants you to know that we are doing everything possible to ensure your health and safety during this unusual time. Given the concerns about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are scheduling or rescheduling many clinic visits as “telemedicine visits,” which can be conducted from home. For more information > To schedule an appointment, call 310-794-7274.