History and Very Important People

Since our founding more than 40 years ago, SOAP has served a critical purpose as a forum for those who share an interest in improving the care of the pregnant patient and newborn. Below are a collection of resources about the society and many of the important contributors to our profession. 

Articles and Links

Past Leaders, Award Recipients, and Honorary Lecturers


Legacy Interview: Joanne Douglas, M.D., CM, FRCPC,
interviewed by Curtis Baysinger, MD


Legacy Interview: Joy Hawkins, M.D.,
interviewed by Curtis Baysinger, MD


Tribute to Dr. Gertie Marx, Mother of Obstetric Anesthesia
Coordinated by International Medical Development, Inc.