Upcoming Event

Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 6:00 pm. What can resource poor countries teach wealthy ones about reducing maternal mortality?

Date: Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 6:00 pm. 

“What can resource poor countries teach wealthy ones

about reducing maternal mortality?”

Location:           Philadelphia County Medical Society Building, 2100 Spring Garden Street
Time:                  6:00 p.m. Cocktails, 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program

Philip …

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Newsletter January 2013


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Please join us for a great evening

 This month we are pleased to host a joint meeting with the Philadelphia Perinatal Society. Dr Ron Wapner, a leader in the field of prenatal fetal DNA analysis, will discuss the cutting-edge topic of nonin­vasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD). In our …

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President address- February 2013

I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to all of the members of the Philadelphia Re p r o d u c t i v e and Obstetrical Societies for gathering together in January for a very interesting lecture …

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President address for the joint meeting- January 10th 2013

With the first snow fall and the transition to winter, it is time to usher in 2013 and the many exciting and interesting programs that lie ahead. I   hope that members of the society and their families had a wonderful …

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City-wide QI in OB – Cancelled

As you know, on March 31st, the OB Society of Philadelphia was planning to host a meeting “Shared Quality Initiatives in OB Care in the City of Philadelphia”. At this meeting, we were planning to discuss several initiatives that the Obstetrical Chairs in the city of Philadelphia have been working on relating to improved safety and care of our patients.

Unfortunately, we are cancelling the meeting due to several conflicts. We are sorry for the late notification and for any inconveniece that this may cause. We are planning to reschedule the meeting this spring, and we will let you know as soon as a date has been set. We are very excited about having this meeting, and we hope that the change in date will not affect your desire to attend.

Thank you for your consideration and patience.

Harish Sehdev, M.D.

The Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia 


 “ City-wide QI in OB”

Shared Quality Initiatives in Obstetrical Care in Philadelphia

**To be rescheduled**

Zubrow Auditorium at Pennsylvania Hospital

8th & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA


Who should attend?


Residents & Fellows in Ob/Gyn

Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants


Quality Assurance doctors and nurses

Department Chairs

City Health Officials

Health Plan medical directors 

Health Plan Quality Improvement officers

Anyone interested in learning how to improve Obstetrical care from those who are doing it.


Admission is free.  However, RSVP’s are a must.  Please respond to obphila@yahoo.com or call 484-343-8199 so we may have enough refreshments

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President's Message




On the morning of February 8, I stood in front of Philadelphia City Hall, at the corner of 15th Street and South Penn Square to witness something that many of us wondered would ever happen in our lifetime. The Eagles had just won the Super Bowl and hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Center City to celebrate the Parade of Champions. As I stood in the cold shadows of the morning, I reflected on the success of the team, but more importantly the many lessons to be learned from ...

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