Junior Fellow EssayAdvocacy and the Importance of Supporting Patients Beyond the Examination RoomHorvath-Cosper, Diane, MDAuthor Information From HealthPartners, Woodbury, Minnesota. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Junior Fellow Congress Advisory Council sponsored an essay contest to promote a positive perception of the specialty. Of the 11 essays submitted, this essay was chosen as the winner. Corresponding author: Diane Horvath-Cosper, MD, HealthPartners, 8450 Seasons Parkway, Woodbury, MN 55125; e-mail: email@example.com. Financial Disclosure The author did not report any potential conflicts of interest. Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 2012 - Volume 120 - Issue 4 - p 918-919 doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31826b328a Buy Metrics This essay is the winner of a contest sponsored by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Junior Fellow Congress Advisory Council. © 2012 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.