Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology (POG) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2 (September 2015)



The impact of clinical clerkships on medical students’ attitudes toward contraception and abortion: a pilot study Article 1
Elyse N. Brock, Colleen K. Stockdale, Hans R. House, and Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks


Mapping change in medical student attitudes regarding lesbian, gay and bisexual healthcare Article 2
Kaitlyn C. McCune, Katherine L. Imborek, Theang Ho, Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks, and Colleen K. Stockdale


Pregnant transmen and barriers to high quality healthcare Article 3
Anthony P. Berger, Elizabeth M. Potter, Christina M. Shutters, and Katherine L. Imborek


Clinicopathological predictors of chemoresponsiveness in epithelial ovarian cancer: a preliminary institutional study Article 6
Rebecca K. Chung, Andreea Mihai Newtson, Sarah L. Mott, and Jesus Gonzalez-Bosquet

Case Reports

POG's Personal Perspectives


The Power of a Team Article 8
Adrianne R. Racek




Kimberly K. Leslie, MD, The University of Iowa

Guest Editor

Colleen K. Stockdale, , MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor and Clerkship Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Iowa

Managing Editor

Susan Schwartz-Rogers, MLS, The University of Iowa

Scientific Associate Editor

Kristina W. Thiel, PhD, The University of Iowa

I am pleased to present the second issue of the fifth volume of Proceedings in Obstetrics & Gynecology featuring works (original studies, a case report, and a personal perspective) co-authored by residents and medical students. This is the second edition to highlight trainees who work directly with faculty mentors in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

This issue contains a broad range of articles representing the varied interests within our field.

With sincere appreciation to Dr. Leslie for the opportunity to contribute to this exciting issue, welcome to Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Colleen K. Stockdale, MD, MS, Guest Editor

Colleen K. Stockdale, MD, MS, is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Clerkship Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Iowa.