John R. G. Gosling Lectureship (Established 1991)
John R. G. Gosling, M.D., was an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received many honors and awards during his career at U-M, including the Markle Foundation Scholar Award, the University of Michigan Distinguished Service Award and the prestigious Henry Russell Award. He published important and original work concerning gynecologic malignancy and medical education, and held prominent positions in the U-M Medical School. In recognition of his many contributions, the physicians he trained established the John R. G. Gosling Lectureship in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
2018 Gosling Lecture
Improving women’s health – Ensuring sustainable change globally
2019 Gosling Lecture
Healthy Women, Healthy Children, Healthy Planet: Realizing the Vision
Herbert Peterson, M.D.
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of North Carolina
Anita Payne Lectureship (Established 1994)
Anita H. Payne, Ph.D., was appointed to the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1969 and retired from U-M in 1996. In recognition of Dr. Payne’s many contributions to research in the field of obstetrics and gynecology -- specifically reproductive science -- the Anita H. Payne Lectureship in Reproductive Sciences was established in 1994. Traditionally, the Payne Lectureship is presented in conjunction with the Reproductive Sciences Program/Obstetrics and Gynecology Poster Day.
2018 Payne Lecture
Mysteries of the Endothelium: More Secrets Unraveled
2019 Payne Lecture
Abram Sager Lectureship (Established 1986)
Abram Sager, M.D., was chairman of Botany and Zoology from 1842 to 1854. In 1850, Dr. Sager became a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Diseases of Women and Children of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He remained in this capacity until 1874. In addition, Dr. Sager was named the first president (dean) of the University of Michigan Medical School in 1868, a position he held until 1875. Traditionally, a distinguished University of Michigan graduate, faculty member, or former faculty member presents this lectureship.
2018 Sager Lecture
It's All Your Choice
Hope Haefner, M.D.
University of Michigan
2019 Sager Lecture
Thanks! Gratitude in Practice
Mary Ciotti, M.D.
University of Southern California
Terri Murtland Lectureship (Established 2008)
The Terri Murtland MSN, CNM Lectureship and Scholarship was established in Fall 2008 by Terri’s mother, Audrey Murtland, and is supported by Terri’s many family members and friends as a memorial to Terri who was an exemplary individual and midwife.
2019 Murtland Lecture
Maltreatment, PTSD, and childbearing: Mobilizing a Trauma-informed Continuum of Care
Julia Seng, Ph.D., C.N.M, F.A.A.N.
Professor of Nursing
Associate Dean for Strategic Affairs
2020 Murtland Lecture
Reframing maternity care- building a community based program informed by equity and love
Co-Founder, Birth Detroit
George Nolan Lectureship (Established 2017)
The George Nolan, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology MFM Lecture Series was established in 2017 but a generous donation from Dr. Nolan in recognition of Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson and the accomplishments of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology under tenure as Chair (1993-2017).
Dr. George Nolan, a distinguished former MFM faculty at the University of Michigan (1970-1980) who then went on to be Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Howard University from 1980-1990, and Division Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan from 1990-1999.
2018 Nolan Lecture
University of Alabama
2019 Nolan Lecture
Steven Gabbe, M.D.
Patricia Gabbe, M.D.
Ohio State University