• Randy Shaver

    Thanks to the Randy Shaver Foundation

    The Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota benefits greatly from the Randy Shaver Celebrity Golf Classic. The Randy Shaver Foundation has donated more than $2 million over the past 12 years. These funds help researchers like our own Dr. Martina Bazzaro (far right) work towards cancer treatments for everybody.

  • Resident Community Outreach Group

    Resident Community Outreach

    A group of Residents in the Department of Ob/Gyn have been collecting money and toiletries for Women's Health Fairs being held across the Minneapolis/St. Paul Area. The initial proposal for this community outreach was recognized by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

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  • 2015 Spring Research Symposium Flyer

    Spring Research Symposium

    Join us for the Spring Research Symposium being held on April 13, 2015 at the University of Minnesota Campus Club. The Morning session will focus on Big Data & Analytics in Gynecologic Cancer and the afternoon will have TED style presentations on Healthcare Leadership. This event is open to the entire University community. Please RSVP by April 1 to Kit Brown (brow3238@umn.edu)

  • WHS Newsletter 2015

    2015 Issue of Women's Health

    Check out the latest newsletter to stay current with the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health.

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Research Spotlight


Reproductive Medicine Center (RMC) will be one of the first clinics in the U.S. to offer Eeva (Early Embryo Viability Assessment). The FDA recently cleared for commercial use Auxogyn, Inc.’s time-lapse photography device that assists physicians and embryologists in choosing the most viable embryos for transfer into the woman’s womb.

Starr on KARE 11

Colon Cancer Patient raises money for U of M research

On March 3, 2015, Dr. Timothy Starr was featured in a KARE 11 News story about a colon cancer patient raising money to help fund research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Starr is one of our cancer researchers who looks into genes that can mutate and cause colon cancer.

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Our vision is to define the standard of care for all women, today and tomorrow.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health is dedicated to solving women’s health problems through medical education, research, and patient care with the ultimate goal of improving women’s lives. Our mission is to pursue excellence in teaching and research in an environment of superior clinical care.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health operates in a unique partnership with Fairview Health Services and the University’s Academic Health Center and draws on the strengths of both organizations to combine innovative academic medicine with world-class health care.