Laurel Rice, MD

University of Washington School of Medicine and Public Health

RiceDr. Rice earned her BA and MD at the University of Colorado, and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as her Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Prior to coming to UW, she served on the faculty of the Massachusetts General Hospital, and of the University of Virginia, where she was appointed Division Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, established a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, and served as Vice Chair of the Department of OB-GYN.

Dr. Rice presently serves as the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Nationally recognized as an expert in the care of women with gynecologic malignancies, she serves in leadership positions of many national organizations including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the Council of University Chairs in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Gynecologic Obstetrics Society. Recently, she was appointed as Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Representative, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rice serves as an Associate Editor of The Journal of Gynecologic Oncology.

Spotlight

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in West Bloomfield, MI. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.