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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 include 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. It is 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.

The Department has established a commission with joint membership including faculty, administration and residents to implement and sustain diversity efforts.

The educational curriculum aims to train medical students, residents and faculty how to provide culturally competent, equitable, accessible, and high-quality care to all women. Changes implemented for all residents and faculty:

  • Implicit bias training
  • Grand rounds speakers
  • Health equity lectures
  • Book club

The Department has 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
Nidhi Shah, MD
Bruno Villazhiñay, MPH
Ray Whitt, 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 President and Chief Executive Office of WMCHealth Physicians, Advanced Physician Services, for the WMCHealth Network.

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

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