Ob.Gyn. News has received the Gold Award from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors for having the "best regular column." Master Class, a column that has run regularly in the print publication since January 2004 and is featured on Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network, earned the prestigious award for demonstrating editorial excellence and achievement.
The column is written by Christine Kilgore. The medical editors are Dr. Charles E. Miller and Dr. E. Albert Reece. Dr. Miller is a clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, immediate past president of the International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy, and a past president of the AAGL. He is a reproductive endocrinologist and minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon in private practice in Naperville and Schaumburg, Ill.
Dr. Reece is vice president for medical affairs, the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor, and dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is also professor in the departments of obstetrics and gynecology, medicine, and biochemistry and molecular biology.
ASHPE, "is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of healthcare publication editors, and thereby expanding their value to, and contribution of, the publications they serve," according to a statement on their website. The organization is "committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in management; rewarding excellence in publications development and editorial performance; and serving as an authority on evolving trends in the healthcare publishing sector."