Sheridan, WY— Vicki L. Macy is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Healthcare Professional for her contributions to the medical field.
Dr. Macy earned a medical degree from the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine in 1981. She moved to Salt Lake City to pursue an OB-GYN residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She became the first woman to complete the OB-GYN residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine and then became one of the first female obstetrician-gynecologists in the state.
Dr. Macy is a retired board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who is licensed to practice medicine in Wyoming, Washington, Utah, and Montana. She was affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyoming & Salt Lake Regional Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. According to the doctor, she has delivered more than 9000 babies, including multiple generations in several families. Though she is extremely proud of this accomplishment, she is most proud of her relationships with her patients.
Dr. Macy is a Fellow of the College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). According to Dr. Macy, the mission of the ABOG is to define standards certify obstetricians and gynecologists and facilitate continuous learning to advance knowledge practice and professionalism in women’s health. Obstetrics and Gynecology is the medical specialty that encompasses the two subspecialties of obstetrics and gynecology. An obstetrician-gynecologist or OB-GYN is a healthcare professional who specializes in female reproductive health.
Dr. Macy has received Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010) and Patients’ Choice Award (2008). She would like to dedicate this honor in loving memory of her mother, Lucy Fairchild, and also like to Dick Speight, who was an admissions officer at the University of Oregon, and her mentor James Scott.