Increasing NIH funding for academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology: a call to action.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The National Institutes of Health funding for reproductive sciences research, specifically in academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, is disproportionately low. Research is one of the most important pillars in advancing healthcare. Despite US Congress' vision in providing increased funding to the National Institutes of Health as a whole, underfunding for research in the departments of obstetrics and gynecology remains one of the several critical drivers in the decline in reproductive health and healthcare for women in the United States.

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Cited Authors

  • Rice, LW; Cedars, MI; Sadovsky, Y; Siddiqui, NY; Teal, SB; Wright, JD; Zorbas, A; Del Carmen, MG

Published Date

  • July 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 223 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 79.e1 - 79.e8

PubMed ID

  • 32272090

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6868

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.03.022


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States