Toni Golen, MD

Toni Golen is a physician specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, practicing in Boston. Dr. Golen completed her residency training at George Washington University Medical Center in 1995 and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She has a special interest in health care quality and patient safety and serves as the Director of Labor and Delivery as well as Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In these roles, she is responsible for the development and implementation of quality improvement projects that advance the safety, accessibility, and patient-centered focus of care that is provided to women and their families. In 2017, Dr. Golen was senior author of a study published in The Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Safety that showed a significant reduction in cesarean delivery rate after serial quality improvement initiatives. Dr. Golen lives in Wellesley with her husband and children.

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Inducing labor: A way to avoid a cesarean?

Toni Golen, MD


A study comparing the health of babies delivered by induced labor with those delivered when labor occurred spontaneously also found that the chance of cesarean delivery was lower among the women whose labor was induced.