Clinical Services:
     
 
OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
AT THE GW MEDICAL FACULTY ASSOCIATES
 Whitney Pinger
About Whitney Pinger

Whitney Pinger, CNM, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of California, Berkeley in 1983 and completed her midwifery training at Yale University in 1986.  Prior to joining the Ob/Gyn Faculty at The GW Medical Faculty Associates, she had established private practices, run low-income clinics, and served on the faculty at Yale University, Georgetown University, and The Washington Hospital Center.  

Her strong advocacy for normal birth infuses her teaching on labor and delivery and her faculty practice.  She is an expert in evidence-based maternity care, natural childbirth, optimal nutrition during pregnancy, primary cesarean prevention, and vaginal birth after cesarean.  She is committed to and passionate about, the education of the next generation of physicians, midwives, and nurses.

Whitney received the American College of Nurse-Midwives Regional Award of Excellence in 2009 and was recently honored as a 2010 Women's Health Hero by The Our Bodies Ourselves Foundation.  She has developed a PowerPoint presentation entitled Midwifery Pearls: Evidence for Clinical Practice that is designed to educate doctors, residents, medical students, administrators, and consumers about how to increase the incidence of normal birth.  This presentation received the ACNM National Media Award for 2010.  She also received The 2010 Outstanding Resident Teacher Award from the Residents at the Washington Hospital Center.  

For more information on our services, please contact: midwife@mfa.gwu.edu


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