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Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of New York Medical College (NYMC) is dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education and excellence in Women’s Health Care. The department offers expertise in general ob-gyn as well as the subspecialties of maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology and pediatric/adolescent gynecology.

The department encompasses multiple clinical sites which includes an academic medical center and a university teaching hospital for its residency programs and several teaching affiliates for its medical students.

Diversity and Inclusion

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Commission on Health and Health Care Disparities in OBGYN

The department of OBGYN values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to eliminating health and health care disparities in OBGYN. We are working to be a better residency program through anti-racism, inclusivity, and community engagement.

We have established a commission with joint membership including faculty, administration and residents to implement and sustain diversity efforts.

Our educational curriculum is aimed at training medical students, residents and faculty how to provide culturally competent, equitable, accessible, and high-quality care to all women. Here are some changes we have implemented for all residents and faculty:

            -Implicit bias training

            -Grand rounds speakers

            -Health equity lectures

            -Book club

We have also developed an anti-racism research agenda, and are focused on enhancing our community involvement.

Commission Members:
Ama Buskwofie, MD
Julia Keltz, MD
Sharifa Menon, MD
Jose Vicens-Villafana, MD
Ray Whitt, MD
Nidhi Shah, MD

About the Chair

Sean Shaheen Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.Sean Tedjarati, MD, MPH, MBA, FRCS, FACOG
Clinical Professor and Chair

Dr. Tedjarati also serves as director of OB/GYN at Westchester Medical Center (WMC). He has served as division director of gynecologic oncology at NYMC and chief of gynecologic oncology and robotic gynecologic surgery at WMC. He also serves as chief clinical integration officer for the WMCHealth Network, responsible for the integration and strategic oversight of clinical services.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
19 Skyline Drive 2N-B04
Phone: (914) 594-2110
Fax: (914) 594-2111