Gwendolyn Cobbs, MD; Danielle Holmes, MD; Mary Dimasi, CNM and Sali Jordan, MD (not pictured)
What do you look forward to when you go to work every day?
The honor of getting to work with a diverse group of women, helping them to navigate their obstetrical and gynecological needs. With more than 44 years of combined experience, we have extensive knowledge and spend time educating our clients so they can make informed decisions about what is best for their bodies, from contraception to planning the birth they desire, and much more.
How do you measure success?
Success is measured by our patients, who are much more than just a number to us. We feel privileged to walk with them and support them on what can sometimes be a difficult journey. Seeing their smiling faces when they realize their own power after a delivery or get the good news they’ve been waiting for—that is true success.
What changes or innovations are on the horizon in your industry? How are you preparing for them?
As information on obstetrics and gynecology has become so widely accessible, patients are more vocal now than ever about the care they want and the options available to them. In an effort to better meet our patients’ needs, we integrated a Certified Nurse Midwife into our practice to help cultivate an environment more geared toward shared decision making with our patients and better overall outcomes for maternal and infant mortality.
How have you mentored or inspired others who have followed in your footsteps?
Teaching the next generation of healthcare providers is essential, especially offering lessons that cannot be learned from textbooks. Showing new practitioners how to treat patients with kindness, respect and dignity is powerful, and it’s the best advice we can pass on to those who will come after us.
“We spend time educating our clients so they can make informed decisions about what is best for their bodies.”