Welcome to the website of the MacDonald Obstetric Medicine Society (the UK obstetric medicine society). We aim to support clinicians across all disciplines to improve pregnancy outcomes for mothers with medical problems. This website seeks to provide guidance and resources, as well as a forum for discussion to encourage the formal expansion of this exciting specialty.
Latest News

MOMS Bursary Fund: March 2024 Application

Published 01/03/2024

MOMS has set up a bursary fund to help, encourage and support our members to contribute to MOMS missions, which include:

To support healthcare professionals, across all disciplines, to improve outcomes for pregnant people whose pregnancies are complicated by medical problems.

To drive clinical excellence in the care of those with medical problems before, during and after pregnancy through learning, research and collaboration.

To lead learning and training in Obstetric Medicine, through shaping policy, education, research and evidence-based practice.

For further information click here

The next window for applications is now open (closing date: 31 March 2024).

New trainee representative applications NOW OPEN for Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Joint Committee for Obstetric Medicine

Published 07/02/2024

The RCP Joint Committee for Obstetric medicine is looking for a new trainee physician representative to support, shape and reflect the training and views in obstetric medicine.

The trainee representative will join this committee established jointly between the Royal College of Physicians of London and the MacDonald Obstetric Medicine Society (MOMS). The Committee is established to advise its parent bodies, or other organisations on their behalf, on matters of mutual interest. These will include but not limited to:

This fantastic opportunity is open for physicians in training and they would be working with the committee on local and national issues in obstetric medicine.

Candidates must be members of the Society and should register their interest by submitting an expression of interest here.

This should include a 250-word paragraph highlighting your strengths, your suitability for the role of trainee representative and what you would bring to the role.

The closing date for expressions of interest and your applications is 17:00 on 29 March 2024.

New appointment to MOMS education lead

Published 07/02/2024

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Charlotte Patient has joined the executive team as our new Education rep. Charlotte was the only applicant and her EOI can be found below.

We thank Charlotte Frise for her longstanding expertise in the Education role and look forward to her continuing work with the exec team as Secretary of MOMS.

Dr Patient’s EoI Statement

ISOM 2024: Save the date!

Published 21/01/2024


It is our pleasure to advise that the International Joint Congress of the International Society of Obstetric Medicine (ISOM) and the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) will be held at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, Australia from 17 to 20 October 2024.

For more information click here!

MOMS Educational Lead vacancy and new appointment to MOMS secretary

Published 06/12/2023

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Dr Charlotte Frise will succeed Dr Anita Banerjee as Secretary of MOMS effective 1st Jan 2024. Dr Frise was the only applicant, and her expression of interest statement can be read below. We would like to thank Dr Banerjee for her tireless work for MOMS over the years.

Dr Frise’s EoI Statement

There is, therefore, a new vacancy in the executive committee of MOMS for the position of Educational Lead. 

Expressions of interest (max 250 words) can be submitted here and are open until 31st December 2023 22:00 GMT.

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