Black non-Hispanic and Hispanic women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are significantly less likely to receive or consistently use any medication to treat their opioid use disorder during pregnancy.
Reproductive Endocrine Unit
The Reproductive Endocrine Unit of the Department of Medicine was established in 1983 to provide a venue for the investigational, teaching and clinical activities of this rapidly expanding section of the Endocrinology Division at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Building on the MGH’s longstanding record of outstanding reproductive research.
The Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital leads broad-based clinical and basic research programs into the scientific basis of reproductive disorders.
In addition to leading broad-based clinical and basic research programs and educating the next generation of reproductive endocrinologists through our training and education programs, the Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital seeks to translate our clinical findings into top-quality, state-of-the-art care for patients with reproductive disorders. We offer our patients a diverse variety of treatments and clinical services.
Our faculty conduct a wide array of basic and clinical research activities in a variety of areas of reproductive biology, enhanced by our affiliations with Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute.
- Patient Education
- May | 16 | 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the care of children with preexisting medical conditions. Children with chronic conditions such as lung and heart disease, diabetes, and those with comprised immune systems, face unique stressors during the pandemic.
- May | 7 | 2020
La relación entre la diabetes y el COVID-19 es certera, pero las implicancias clínicas no están claras
Las series de casos identifican sistemáticamente a la diabetes mellitus como un factor de riesgo del COVID-19 grave. La Dra. Janaki D. Vakharia analiza ese tema y la pregunta relacionada de si tener el COVID-19 hace que las presentaciones de la diabetes sean más graves.
- May | 4 | 2020
“Expectant mothers should be assured that we are engaged in incredible amounts of thought, attention and energy to ensure that their care upon arrival to labor and delivery at Mass General is not only safe, but excellent,” says Susan Hernandez, CNM, MSN, chief of the nurse-midwifery service.
- May | 4 | 2020
During even the most routine pregnancies, anxiety often runs high. So, understandably, pregnant mothers and expectant families likely have increased concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team at Mass General is ready to care for mothers and families and address their concerns.
- Apr | 27 | 2020
A COVID-19 message to our Obstetrics & Gynecology patients at Massachusetts General Hospital: We are here and open, ready to care for you.