In February, Jeffrey Ecker, MD, chief of the OB/GYN Department and chair of the Executive Committee on Community Health, has a long-standing commitment to community health. He reflects on the importance of community health for Mass General today and the role it has played in the OB/GYN Department.
Jeffrey Ecker, MD
Jeffrey Ecker, MD
Chief, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Vincent Obstetrics Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
- MD, Harvard Medical School
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, UC San Francisco
American Board Certifications
- Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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ACOG Committee on Obstetric Practice. Collaborators Wax JR, Ecker JL. Committee Opinion No. 679: Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Nov;128(5):e231-e236.
Iezzoni LI, Wint AJ, Smeltzer SC, Ecker JL. Recommendations about Pregnancy from Women with Mobility Disability to Their Peers. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Jan - Feb;27(1):75-82.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal–Fetal Medicine., Kilpatrick SK, Ecker JL. Severe maternal morbidity: screening and review. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep;215(3):B17-22.
Oberg AS, D'Onofrio BM, Rickert ME, Hernandez-Diaz S, Ecker JL, Almqvist C, Larsson H, Lichtenstein P, Bateman BT. Association of Labor Induction With Offspring Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Sep 6;170(9):e160965.
Ecker J, Abuhamad A, Hill W, Bailit J, Bateman BT, Berghella V, Blake-Lamb T, Guille C, Landau R, Minkoff H, Prabhu M, Rosenthal E, Terplan M, Wright TE, Yonkers KA. Substance use disorders in pregnancy: clinical, ethical, and research imperatives of the opioid epidemic: a report of a joint workshop of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Society of Addiction Medicine. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jul;221(1):B5-B28. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.03.022. Epub 2019 Mar 27.
- Feb | 5 | 2020
We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Ecker, chief of Obstetrics/Gynecology, as the new chair of the Executive Committee on Community Health (ECOCH).