New clerkship program follows patients longitudinally

A group of 10 third-year medical students at McGovern Medical School will be selected to participate in a new longitudinal integrated clerkship (LIC) program focused on developing a continuity experience in an underserved population.


Giving Thanks (Healthily)

Joy Ashby Cornthwaite, R.D., certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian/nutritionist, Natalia Hauck, R.D., and Cheryl D. Woolf, R.D., with UT Physicians, surprised a group of high risk patients with options for a healthier and delicious Thanksgiving meal in honor of Diabetes Awareness Day Nov 14.


Jacqueline Parchem, MD Parchem wins SMFM Scholarship Award

The Foundation for Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation (AAOGF) selected Jacqueline Parchem, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, for the 2019-22 Foundation for SMFM/AAOGF Scholarship Award for her project “Modulation of Neural Tube Development by Amniotic Fluid Exosomes.”


Suneet P. Chauhan, M.D. Delivering moms at 39 weeks lowers C-section, high blood pressure rates

Healthy first-time mothers whose pregnancies were induced at 39 weeks were less likely to deliver by cesarean section and had significantly lower rates of high blood pressure disorders of pregnancy, said researchers at McGovern Medical School.


Jacqueline Parchem, MD Parchem receives grant for fetal development studies

AMAG Pharmaceuticals announced it has awarded Dr. Jacqueline Parchem, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School, a grant to help further research in fetal development.


Dr. Sean Blackwell Blackwell named president of Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) named Dr. Sean Blackwell, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School, its newest president in early February.