The mission of the International Society of Obstetric Medicine is to:
Support clinicians and researchers in the field of obstetric medicine by bringing them together as part of an international community that allows discussion, collaboration and sharing of expertise and resources
Provide an international forum for clinicians involved in the care of medical problems during pregnancy to present clinical and basic science research for discussion and critical evaluation
Encourage, support and promote research in obstetric medicine
Develop and promote educational programs to further international and regional expertise in obstetric medicine
Develop and promote clinical care guidelines to assist individuals caring for medical illness in pregnancy
Encourage obstetric medicine curriculum development at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels of medical education
Encourage the development of international guidelines for training individuals in obstetric medicine and to foster the recognition of special competence in obstetric medicine.