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Editors’ Picks

An in-depth discussion of articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 34:08
Obstetrics & Gynecology August 2020, Volume 136, Issue 2;
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the August 2020 issue (Association of Obesity With Postpartum Tubal Ligation; Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents’ Surgical Confidence; Postpartum Therapeutic Anticoagulation). This podcast features an interview with Erika Banks, MD, author of the article on surgical confidence.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 36:32
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the July 2020 issue (Coronavirus 2019 Disease (COVID-19) Research in Pregnancy; Essentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; Obesity and Early-Onset vs Late-Onset Preeclampsia). This podcast features an interview with Matthew Bicocca, MD, author of the article on obesity.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 30:46
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the June 2020 issue (Teaching Hospital Abortion Policies; Improving Postcesarean Delivery Mobility; Antenatal Therapy and Neurodevelopmental Impairment). This podcast features an interview with Samuel Gentle, MD, author of the article on antenatal therapy.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 33:16
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the May 2020 issue (Mode of Delivery and First Twin in Breech Presentation; Balloon Occlusion for Placenta Previa Accreta; Human Papillomavirus Vaccine to Reduce Recurrent CIN). This podcast features an interview with Kimberly Levinson, MD, MPH, author of the article on human papillomavirus vaccine.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 4:37
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the editorial team’s response to COVID-19: including submissions, resources, and extensions for peer review and manuscript revision.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 37:08
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the April 2020 issue (Low-Dose Copper IUD Phase 2; Adenocarcinoma-in-Situ Recommendations; Prediction of Postpartum Hemorrhage). This podcast features an interview with Kartik Venkatesh, MD, PhD, author of the article on prediction of postpartum hemorrhage.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 30:01
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the March 2020 issue (Peripartum Stress-Dose Steroids; Long-term Mesh Implants in Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Vital Sign Reference Ranges for Pregnancy). This podcast features an interview with Kendra Sylvester-Armstrong, MD, author of the article on peripartum stress-dose steroids.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 32:33
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the February 2020 issue (Race and Ethnicity, Medical Insurance, and Within-Hospital Severe Maternal Morbidity Disparities; A Risk-Adjusted Model for Ovarian Cancer Care and Disparities in Access to High-Performing Hospitals; Effect of Surgery for Stress Incontinence on Female Sexual Function). This podcast features an interview with Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, author of the article on maternal morbidity disparities.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 43:54
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the January 2020 issue (Persistent Opioid Use After Hysterectomy in the United States, 2005–2015; Risk of Stillbirth for Fetuses With Specific Birth Defects; Pregnancy Outcomes in Patients With Prior Uterine Rupture or Dehiscence: A 5-Year Update). This podcast features an interview with Nathan Fox, MD, author of the article on prior uterine rupture or dehiscence.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 25:37
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the December 2019 issue (Ibuprofen and Postpartum Blood Pressure in Women With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial; Effects of Gastrointestinal-Type Chemotherapy in Women With Ovarian Mucinous Carcinoma; Prognostic Factors for the Failure of Endometrial Ablation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis). This podcast features an interview with Pleun Beelen, MD, and Imke M. A. Reinders, MD, authors of the article on failure of endometrial ablation.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 39:00
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the November 2019 issue (A Comparison of Two Methods of Catheter Management After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial; Long-term Risk of Reoperation After Synthetic Mesh Midurethral Sling Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence; Association of Medicaid Expansion With Coverage and Access to Care for Pregnant Women). This podcast features an interview with Alexander Berger, MD, MPH, author of the article on reoperation after synthetic mesh midurethral sling surgery.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 27:12
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the October 2019 issue (Prospective Evaluation of Maternal Sleep Position Through 30 Weeks of Gestation and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes; Predictive Value of the Signs and Symptoms Preceding Eclampsia: A Systematic Review; Effects of Shared Decision Making on Opioid Prescribing After Hysterectomy). This podcast features an interview with Annmarie L. Vilkins, DO, and Sawsan As-Sanie, MD, MPH, authors of the article on opioid prescribing after hysterectomy.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 35:22
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the September 2019 issue (Intimate Partner Violence and Women’s Health; Endometriosis and Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes; Developing as an Academic Medical Educator in Obstetrics and Gynecology). This podcast features an interview Monica A. Lutgendorf, MD, author of the article intimate partner violence.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 30:37
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the August 2019 issue (Predictive Model of Factors Associated With Maternal Intensive Care Unit Admission; Association Between First-Trimester Subchorionic Hematomas and Pregnancy Loss in Singleton Pregnancies; Effects of Educational Interventions on Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptability: A Randomized Controlled Trial). This podcast features an interview with Lori Cory, MD, MSCE, corresponding author of the article on education inventions for human papillomavirus vaccine acceptability.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 37:24
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the July 2019 issue (Predictive Model of Factors Associated With Maternal Intensive Care Unit Admission; Increased Rwandan Access to Obstetrician–Gynecologists Through a U.S.–Rwanda Academic Training Partnership; Menstrual Suppression for Military Women: Barriers to Care in the United States). This podcast features an interview with Sheena Eagan, MPH, PhD, corresponding author of the article on menstrual suppression for military women.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 40:51
Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the June 2019 issue (Surgical Volume and Radical Hysterectomy Outcome; Hospital Minimum-Volume Standards for Ovarian Cancer; Twin Pregnancy and Severe Maternal Morbidity). This podcast features an interview with Dr. Jason Wright, corresponding author of the article on minimum-volume standards for hospitals treating women with ovarian cancer.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 32:37
Obstetrics & Gynecology May 2019, Volume 133, Issue 5;
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the May 2019 issue (Cystoscopy at the Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications and Delayed Lower Genitourinary Tract Injury; Herbal Medicinal Product Use During Pregnancy and the Postnatal Period: A Systematic Review; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Prenatal Insomnia: A Randomized Controlled Trial). This podcast features an interview with Dr. Emma Barber, corresponding author of the article on cystoscopy.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 36:06
Obstetrics & Gynecology April 2019, Volume 133, Issue 4;
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, and Dr. John Fischer, Web Editor, review the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the April 2019 issue (Safety Assessment of a Large-Scale Improvement Collaborative to Reduce Nulliparous Cesarean Delivery Rates; Hypertensive Postpartum Admissions Among Women Without a History of Hypertension or Preeclampsia; Change in Second-Trimester Abortion After Implementation of a Restrictive State Law). This podcast features an interview with Dr. Elliott Main, corresponding author of the safety assessment article.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 34:14
Obstetrics & Gynecology March 2019, Volume 133, Issue 3;
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, reviews the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the March 2019 issue (Improving Women’s Health and Combatting Sexually Transmitted Infections Through Expedited Partner Therapy; Gestational Weight Gain and Severe Maternal Morbidity at Delivery Hospitalization; Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents’ Perspectives on Wellness: Findings from a National Survey). This podcast features an interview with Dr. Helen Morgan, corresponding author of the national ob-gyn resident survey article.
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 39:10
Obstetrics & Gynecology November 2018, Volume 132, Issue 5;
Dr. John Fischer interviews the authors of each of the Editors’ Picks for the November 2018 issue (Dr. van Nagell, “Survival of Women With Type I and II Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Detected by Ultrasound Screening”; Dr. Viteri, “Torsemide for Prevention of Persistent Postpartum Hypertension in Women With Preeclampsia: A Randomized Controlled Trial”; Dr. Trivedi, “A Comprehensive Evaluation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residencies' Global Health Training Programs”).
Creator: John R. Fischer, MD
Duration: 35:35
Obstetrics & Gynecology July 2018, Volume 132, Issue 1;
Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, reviews the articles that have been designated as Editors’ Picks for the July 2018 issue. (Cost-Effectiveness of Lymphadenectomy Strategies; Liposomal Bupivacaine at Cesarean Delivery; Using Antihypertensive Medications and Uterotonics With Asthma). The podcast hosts incorrectly referred to Dr. Prabhu as male. Dr. Prabhu is female. The hosts extend their apologies.
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