During our Fall 2012 Medical Students for Life tour, we were privileged to facilitate a lecture at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Byron Calhoun, the pioneer of perinatal hospice spoke on the issue of perinatal hospice. Well over 70 medical students attended the lecture. Dr. Byron C. Calhoun, MD, FACOG, FACS, MBA is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is board certified in general Obstetrics/Gynecology and the sub-specialty of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Here is the lecture in it’s entirety:
Dr. Calhoun has authored 60+ peer review articles in the obstetric and gynecologic literature, presented 100+ scientific papers, participated in 40+ research projects, and published several articles on perinatal hospice. He is an original author of the perinatal hospice concept, which provides a multidisciplinary care to families with a lethal prenatal diagnosis.
Dr. Calhoun serves as Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Virginia University-Charleston. He is also the National Medical Advisor for NIFLA, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates.