The goal of the study is to better understand how pregnant women are affected by COVID-19 including what their symptoms are, how long they last, and how COVID-19 may impact their pregnancy and/or delivery.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Pregnant, or have been pregnant in the last 6 weeks
  • Diagnosed with COVID-19; or being evaluated for COVID-19 since January 1, 2020
  • Over 13 years of age

What are the participants asked to do?

  • Complete questionnaires about their health and pregnancy online, by phone, or by mail.
  • Give permission to review their medical record related to the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.
  • Be contacted up to 7 times over a year to check-in on their health status.
  • Participants receive up to $80 in gift cards for their participation


The PRIORITY Study is a joint initiative between researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to collect data on pregnant and recently pregnant women under investigation for or recently diagnosed with COVID-19.


Executive Committee/Co-Principal Investigators

Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS, Principal Investigator

Stephanie Gaw, MD, PhDAssistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Valerie Flaherman, MD, Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Pediatrics

Brittany Chambers, PhD, Assitant Professor, Univeristy of California, San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Yalda Afshar, MD, PhDAssistant Professor In-Residence, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Learn more here!