The value of advocacy in obstetrics and maternal–fetal medicine

  title={The value of advocacy in obstetrics and maternal–fetal medicine},
  author={Kathryn G Schubert and Nicholas G. Cavarocchi},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
Purpose of review To show that advocacy on behalf of an individual or organization has improved the practice of obstetrics and maternal–fetal medicine. Recent findings Advocacy by an individual or a large group aims to influence public policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. For obstetrician–gynecologists and maternal–fetal medicine physicians, there is a health policy medical practice intersection that may be often overlooked… 
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