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Charity Partner

Charity Partner - Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology partnered with the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K presented by UW Health because we care about the women of Wisconsin and their families. The Mini is a family event that can be enjoyed by everyone at any activity level. The Mini experience includes a half-marathon, 5K and age-tiered Kid’s Run. There are also a variety of volunteer opportunities for those who are less competitive. Most of all, the Mini demonstrates a community coming together and having fun while engaged in healthy activities.

As a charity partner of the Mini, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund receives a share of the proceeds earned from the race. Your participation helps further the department’s mission to improve the health of women and their families. You can join the competition or volunteer your time at the race. For more information, please visit obgyn.wisc.edu or uwhealth.org/obgyn.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology created The Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund to actively work with women of all ages to communicate the importance of a healthy lifestyle. By providing education and resources to women, we hope to develop strong, healthy families.

The Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund aids the Department in its clinical, academic and public service roles with support from grateful patients, alumni, friends and the community.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has provided financial support for Continuing Medical Education for clinical staff and has made generous contributions to the following organizations in support of their mission to promote the health of future and current expecting mothers as well as their future generations:

American Family Children's Hospital  

South Madison Health and Family Center, Inc 

March of Dimes   

Perinatal Foundation and Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care

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Getting to Know the Charity Partner

Read the latest news and research projects below:

Family Affair Project

Blanket and Diaper Drive

The Hair Study

Patient Outreach

Medical Education and Training

Philanthropy