Positions

Overview

  • Alice Goepfert is professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) and currently serves as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the UAB School of Medicine and ACGME Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and joined the UAB School of Medicine as an OBGYN Resident in 1991. She completed MFM Fellowship training at UAB and joined the faculty in 1997 as Assistant Professor and OBGYN clerkship director. She was promoted to Associate Professor in the Department’s MFM Division in 2004, then Professor in 2011. She served as the Director of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the OBGYN Residency Program from 2009 - 2017. She served as course director for the UAB Department of OBGYN’s annual CME course for physicians and nurses (Bruce A. Harris Symposium: Progress in OBGYN) from 2010 until 2019. She currently serves as Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Department of OBGYN. She has served on several national committees and in national leadership roles related to education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 The effects of offering immediate postpartum placement of IUDs and implants to pregnant patients with heart diseaseContraception2021
    2018 Smartphone Use and the Perception of Professionalism Among Medical Students and Surgical Faculty 2018
    2018 myTIPreport and Training for Independent Practice: A Tool for Real-Time Workplace Feedback for Milestones and Procedural SkillsJournal of graduate medical education.  10:70-77. 2018
    2014 Test of Integrated Professional Skills: Objective Structured Clinical Examination/Simulation Hybrid Assessment of Obstetrics-Gynecology Residents' Skill IntegrationJournal of graduate medical education.  6:117-122. 2014
    2011 Making the best match: Can we select the right residents for obstetrics and gynecology and for our own programs?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  204:369-370. 2011
    2008 Steering Committee of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units NetworkAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  199. 2008
    2007 Early second-trimester inflammatory markers and short cervical length and the risk of recurrent preterm birthJournal of Reproductive Immunology.  75:133-140. 2007
    2007 IgA nephropathy and henoch-schoenlein purpura nephritis: Aberrant glycosylation of IgA1, formation of IgA1-containing immune complexes, and activation of mesangial cellsContributions to Nephrology.  157:134-138. 2007
    2006 Early mid-trimester serum relaxin, soluble CD163, and cervical length in women at high risk for preterm deliveryAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  195:208-214. 2006
    2006 To the Point: Reviews in medical education online computer assisted instruction materialsAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  194:1064-1069. 2006
    2005 The essential elements of undergraduate medical education in obstetrics and gynecology: A comparison of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Student Educational Objectives and the National Board of Medical Examiners Subject ExaminationAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:1773-1779. 2005
    2004 To the point: Reviews in medical education teaching techniquesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  191:408-411. 2004
    2004 An evaluation of trends in obstetrics and gynecology clerkships in the United States and CanadaAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  191:354-358. 2004
    2002 Increasing the instructional equivalency at a tri-clinical campus: going online with an Ob-Gyn clerkship. 2002
    1999 Obstetrical determinants of neonatal neurological morbidity in ≤1000- gram infants 1999
    1999 Terbutaline [1] (multiple letters)American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  180:1593-1595. 1999
    1997 Management options in women with preterm uterine contractions: A randomized clinical trialAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  177:814-818. 1997
    1996 Prediction of prematurityCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  8:417-427. 1996

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Beckmann and Ling's Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Syphilis Infection in Women.  36-44. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Medical education and curriculum development with emphasis on the use of technology in undergraduate and graduate medical education

    Maternal and fetal/neonatal infections and inflammatory response including response to vaginal organisms (bacterial vaginosis) and periodontal disease. Particular emphasis is on the role of the mucosal immune system in adverse pregnancy outcome including infection-related spontaneous preterm birth and fetal/neonatal morbidity.
  • Teaching Activities

  • 40-401R - OB/GYN RESEARCH (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 40-401R - OB/GYN RESEARCH (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PCL2245 - REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PCL2245 - REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 10-999O - SCHOLARS' WEEK EXPERIENCE IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PCL1100 - PATIENT, DOCTOR, & SOCIETY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PCL1100 - PATIENT, DOCTOR AND SOCIETY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2007) 2007 - 2008
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401 - VISITING ELECTIVES IN OB/GYN (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-401R - OB-GYN / RESEARCH (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PCL1100 - PATIENT, DOCTOR AND SOCIETY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 40-402 - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 1991
  • Full Name

  • Alice Goepfert