Rebecca Shaw, Des Moines University Specialty Medicine

Rebecca Shaw, M.D., FACOG

Chair and Associate Professor, Specialty Medicine

Additional Roles
Associate Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program

Rebecca D. Shaw. MD, FACOG,  is an assistant professor in the Department of Specialty Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at DMU.  She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

She is committed to the development and updating of the obstetrics and gynecology curriculum at Des Moines University, including the pre-clerkship lectures, and simulation labs. She is the clerkship director for obstetrics and gynecology clerkships in the third year and is involved with fourth-year rotations in obstetrics and gynecology.  Also, her activities include the women’s health direction for some global health medical service trips.


LicensureIowa, current
Professional AffiliationsAmerican Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG), member
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, member, 2013 – present
American Medical Association
Polk County Medical Society
Iowa Methodist Medical Center – Medical Staff

OB/GYN Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1975-1979
University of Iowa, M.D., 1975
Luther College, Bachelor of Arts, 1971

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, active

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