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Mission and Aims


We provide excellent, compassionate, evidence-based maternal-fetal care; teach current and future providers; and conduct research that improves the


The fundamental goal of the training program in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at OU is to train physicians in the clinical, research, and academic principles required to:

  • Have advanced knowledge of obstetrical, medical, and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on both mother and fetus
  • Be skilled with prenatal ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis
  • Care for directly or function as a consultant to obstetricians caring for women with complicated pregnancies
  • Have advanced knowledge of newborn adaptation
  • Function effectively in the arena of basic and clinical research in MFM in order to advance the field and remain current despite practicing in a rapidly changing field.