Rebecca Shaw, Des Moines University Specialty Medicine

Rebecca Shaw, M.D., FACOG

Chair and Assistant Professor, Specialty Medicine

Additional Roles
Assistant Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program

515-271-7850 (Office Phone)

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 development and updating of the obstetrics and gynecology curriculum at Des Moines University, including the pre-clerkship lectures, 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
Iowa Medical Society
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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