Leilah Zahedi-Spung, MD
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 3rd year Fellow
Undergrad: University of Georgia
Medical school: Emory University
Residency: Emory University
What are your career goals? Ultimately, I would like to be able to provide MFM and Family Planning care in an academic setting.
How are you listed in PubMed?: Leilah Zahedi-Spung
Awards & Honors: SMFM Reproductive Health Sabbitical Award Recipient and Physicians for Reproductive Health Leadership Training Academy Class of 2020
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
What are your hobbies? Reading, spending time with family and friends, and college football
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? My wedding photographer became my best friend.
Why did you choose your MFM fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine? Mentorship, clinical experience, research infrastructure.
What impact have you had on the Fellowship? Hopefully by creating a niche for future fellows for a hybrid between family planning and MFM.
How has your opinion of the Fellowship changed since starting your training? We are a resilient division
What are the greatest opportunities you have had to make a difference? Through my Reproductive Health Sabbatical Grant and my work on the impact of the of reproductive health restrictions in Missouri.
LIFE IN STL
What do you love about St Louis? That almost all of the activities that are open to the public are free. The Zoo is a fantastic outing. We love the Farmer’s Market in Tower Grove Park as well.
What is one thing people don’t know about St.Louis/Washington University? Forest Park is 3 times the size of Central Park.