Caitlin Martin, MD, MS
Clinical Fellow, REI
Undergrad: Barnard College of Columbia University
Med school: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine
What are your career goals? I’d like to be a reproductive endocrinologist at an academic medical center. I love the atmosphere in academic medicine – cutting edge research, innovative patient care, constant discussions and learning. My first love is seeing patients – I look forward to helping to grow families! I also have broad research interests and hope to continue doing research. Teaching has always been important to me and I hope to continue teaching learners of all levels.
How are you listed in PubMed?: Caitlin E Martin
Awards & Honors: ASRM Mental Health Professional Group Prize Paper (Best Randomized, Controlled Trial) 2020, Rothman Research Day – Best Fellow Research Project 2021
Hometown: Valley Cottage, New York
What are your hobbies? All things crafting! Knitting is my favorite, but I also dable in sewing and using the cricut. I also enjoy running and riding my peloton.
Family info: I am happily married to a pediatrician (we met in medical school) and we have two little kids.
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? I’m a triplet! My parents had trouble getting pregnant, which inspired my interest in REI
Why did you choose your REI fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine? Washu’s commitment to research excellence. The research infrastructure is outstanding and is set up to help you to succeed. I also really enjoyed the attendings I met on my interview day – they have been great teachers.
What impact have you had on the Fellowship? I’ve helped to develop an environment of collaboration, teaching and support between the fellows.
How has your opinion of the Fellowship changed since starting your training? I’m constantly reminded of the reasons why I chose WashU.
What are the greatest opportunities you have had to make a difference? I have been able to be involved in important research, which is now getting published and making an impact.
LIFE IN STL
What do you love about St Louis? It’s such a great city to live in. There’s tons of free stuff to do and great stuff to do with little kids. We love the Tower Grove Farmer’s market and if I’m off, we always go!
What is one thing people don’t know about St.Louis/Washington University? Everyone is so nice and welcoming, which fosters a great environment for learning and patient care.