Welcome to the MacDonald Obstetric Medicine Society
Welcome to the website of the MacDonald Obstetric Medicine Society. This is the UK obstetric medicine society which aims to support clinicians across all disciplines to improve pregnancy outcomes for mothers with medical disorders. If you are interested in the field of obstetric medicine or intersted in training in obstetric medicine then please join our society.
MOMS! The exec are excited to announce a virtual morning meeting on MONDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 0930-1230 in lieu of our annual meeting in Newcastle this Autumn. Trainees, get your study leave in and see below for details on abstract submission! It will be free for all and further details regarding registration, coming soon!
New Treasurer and Secretary
The MOMS exec are pleased to announce and welcome Anita Banerjee as our new secretary and treasurer after member voting! Welcome to the exec and really excited to be working with you!
We would like to extend many thanks again to Marie Smith for all her hard work and contribution to MOMS successes over the years!
ISOM 2021 Save the Date
Please see the message from Ken Chen (president of our partner organisation ISOM):
I had just wanted to give everyone an update about the next ISOM meeting which has tentatively been rescheduled for next year 9/27 to 9/29 (still in Toronto, Canada) & also to see if anyone had any questions or feedback.
Joining the MOMS Exec [updated 26.6.20]
Following the AGM 25.6.20 we have decided to give a few days for people to register their interest!
Please email us as below by the end of June and we will be in touch shortly after with the brief(!) application process.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team. We would welcome expressions of interest in the position of secretary + treasurer (flexibility possible). Marie Smith is planning to step down soon. Please email us for further information on the job role.
All paying members of MOMS receive the quarterly Obstetric Medicine Journal. Please ensure your postal address is kept updated via your members’ log in as the website automatically sends an updated list to the journal before each issue.
Resources and Events
We are working on making this website a hub for sharing information be it obstetric medicine conferences / meetings to guidelines to other resources from databases you can use to adjunct your day to day practice to webinars from different sources. Please see the relevant pages on the dropdown menus to upper right.
If you’d like to share a conference / meeting or useful resource via MOMS please get in touch as above
Other Ways to Keep in Touch
Please join our society! All members will automatically get access to the quarterly Obs Med Journal and be added to our mailing list.
You can also join our mailing list independent of membership
MOMS are excited to announce and fund a new series of monthly Obstetric Medicine Webinars organised by Dr Charlotte Frise, aiming to provide a regular source of Obstetric Medicine education whilst other meetings are not taking place. To keep up with news about these upcoming webinars or to be added to the circulation list please email email@example.com
Streamable recordings of previous webinars are available on this site here on the “Obstetric Medicine Webinar” page under the “Training and Resources” tab on the top right menu for MOMS members.
44th Annual MOMS Meeting UPDATE
It is with deep regret that the executive committee of MOMS have made the decision to postpone the MOMS 2020 Annual meeting.
We will be in contact in due course with further information. This will be available via email and also on this site. For those who have already registered we will update information regarding registration fees when we have made further plans.
Benefits of joining MOMS
This website aims to provide guidance and resources for those interested in training in Obstetric Medicine, irrespective of their background, and also to provide a forum for discussion to encourage the formal expansion of this exciting specialty.
Quarterly Obstetric Medicine Journal
Free access to Obstetric Medicine Journal online
Reduction to registration fee for annual meeting
Full business meetings and voting rights
Stand for nominated MOMS positions and become part of the executive committee