The Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is one of the oldest and most prestigious obstetrics and gynecology associations in the country, and was a founding organization of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1951. The association is made up of Obstetricians and Gynecologists primarily residing in the core states:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The purpose of this organization is to promote optimal health care of women by providing high quality, continuing medical education in a form for advancing and discussing scientific research in obstetrics and gynecology. The organization is committed to addressing the concerns of a diverse group of community and academic obstetricians and gynecologist and to foster an atmosphere of collegiality and respect among its members.