Jake Hirshberg, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 3rd year Fellow
Undergrad: Tufts University
Med school: University of Missouri, Columbia
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine
What are your career goals? I hope to work in an academic setting focusing on the care of critically ill pregnant and postpartum women.
How are you listed in PubMed?: Hirshberg, JS
Awards & Honors: Washington University School of Medicine Teaching Resident of the Year Award
Washington University School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Chief Administrative Resident.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Induction
Hometown: Saint Louis, MO
What are your hobbies? Gardening, smoking meats, hiking
Family info: My wife and I had our first child earlier this year.
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? I was born in Barnes Hospital
Why did you choose your MFM fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine? It has unrivaled clinical training, research infrastructure and mentorship.
What impact have you had on the Fellowship? I am paving the way for future dual MFM/critical care training
How has your opinion of the Fellowship changed since starting your training? The addition of new attending from diverse training backgrounds has expanded the variety of our practice pattern.
What are the greatest opportunities you have had to make a difference? There are so many opportunities to advocate on the local, state and national level for our patients.
LIFE IN STL
What do you love about St Louis? Saint Louis is a diverse and dynamic city. It is affordable, easy to navigate and friendly, while still offering the attractions of a major metropolitan area.
What is one thing people don’t know about St.Louis/Washington University?
Forest Park is the largest city park in the USA.