New Chair Ivica Zalud leads department


If you had a baby last year, there’s a good chance that you know one or more of the physicians in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

In 2013, the department’s fellows, faculty and residents directly participated in about one-third (2,400) of the deliveries in the state of Hawai`i, many of them considered “high risk” births.

In addition to teaching medical students, OB-GYN has trained 303 physicians since its Residency Training Program was established in 1949. The majority of those physicians established their practices in Hawai`i.

Because OB-GYN procedures happen at all hours of the day and night, the pace of the profession can be exhausting. But newly appointed department Chair Ivica Zalud, MD, PhD, doesn’t see it that way.

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