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Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Faculty

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, one of the finest medical schools in the country, is seeking a highly motivated faculty member for the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound.  The OB/GYN department at Washington University is nationally recognized, with outstanding fellowship programs, and extensive clinical and basic science research opportunities.

The division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound includes 12 faculty members, 7 fellows, and 1 nurse practitioner.  We perform approximately 4,000 deliveries at Barnes Jewish Hospital, the main teaching facility at Washington University.  Maternal-Fetal Medicine faculty staff labor and delivery as well as the antepartum unit and also have a robust consultative and full-MFM care outpatient practice. We have a state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility that performs over 16,000 ultrasounds a year and is staffed by 17 OB-GYN specialty sonographers. We are an academically active division with fellow and resident teaching and multiple faculty members with varied academic interests including clinical research, patient safety, and basic and translational research. We have multiple formal clinical and research collaborations with other departments at Washington University including cardiology/cardio-obstetrics, critical care, and substance use/psychiatry to provide multidisciplinary cutting-edge care for the high-risk pregnant patients of our region.

We primarily see patients for outpatient visits in two locations (on the main medical school campus and at nearby Missouri Baptist Medical Center).  Our practice also includes a specialized clinic for pregnancies affected by fetal anomalies, The Fetal Care Center collaboratively with our colleagues at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH). We have the full complement of support services including genetic counseling, ultrasound, antepartum fetal testing services, and diabetes education available for all of our patients. We provide genetic amniocentesis, CVS, cordocentesis, first trimester aneuploidy screening, and collaborate closely with SLCH neonatologists in our Level IV NICU. We have dedicated MFM schedulers and MFM nurses who assist in administrative tasks to streamline care for our patients.

Responsibilities of this position include comprehensive prenatal care for pregnancies complicated by maternal or fetal disease, and diagnostic ultrasonography.  Responsibilities will also include active participation in the academic clinical mission.  The candidate should have formal training in maternal-fetal medicine and possess excellent clinical and teaching skills.

Please direct inquiries to:
Molly J. Stout, MD MSCI mollystout@wustl.edu
Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, OB/GYN

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MFM Fetal Surgeon in Training

Washington University School of Medicine is seeking an experienced Maternal Fetal Medicine MD to join our nationally recognized full-service Fetal Care Center as a Fetal Surgeon in Training.  The Fetal Care Center at the Women & Infants Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital combines the best of three world class medical institutions – Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Washington University Physicians.  Expertise at the Fetal Care Center includes specialists in diagnostic ultrasound, fetal surgery, high-risk pregnancy, and newborn and pediatric care. We offer collaborative, compassionate and specialized care for women and their families whose pregnancies are complicated by fetal anomalies and pregnancies complicated by conditions that are amenable to intrauterine surgery.

Candidates for this unique position must hold Board Certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology and a completed fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine and have advanced skills in ultrasound and prenatal fetal diagnosis.  Additional hands-on training in complex fetal diagnosis and fetal surgery under the direction of nationally recognized fetal surgeon, Dr. Michael Bebbington, will highlight this opportunity with graded increase in responsibilities over the period of at least one year.    The highly-motivated candidate should also possess excellent obstetric clinical, teaching and communication skills, and feel comfortable practicing in an evidence-based academic environment with students, residents, fellows, and colleagues.  Faculty academic appointment will be in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine has a strong research presence and ranks 4th nationally in NIH funding for 2020.  The Fetal Care Center is a member of NAFNet.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the main teaching facility on the Washington University Medical School campus.  The Fetal Care Center has a specialized state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility with a dedicated group of specially trained sonographers. Additional imaging expertise exists with the Fetal Heart Program and Fetal MRI in St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  A specially designed Fetal Surgery operating room was included in the construction of the new Women’s & Infants Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital.  Pediatric and neonatal care is provided by the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the country.

Please direct inquiries to:

Merry Smith merry.smith@wustl.edu
Practice Manager of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, OB/GYN

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Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, one of the finest medical schools in the country, is seeking a highly motivated Chief for the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound.  The OB/GYN department at Washington University is nationally recognized, with outstanding fellowship programs, and extensive clinical and basic science research opportunities.

The division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound includes 12 faculty members, 7 fellows, and 1 nurse practitioner.  We perform approximately 4,000 deliveries at Barnes Jewish Hospital, the main teaching facility at Washington University.  Maternal-Fetal Medicine faculty staff labor and delivery as well as the antepartum unit and also have a robust consultative and full-MFM care outpatient practice. We have a state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis facility that performs over 16,000 ultrasounds a year and is staffed by 17 OB-GYN specialty sonographers. We are an academically active division with fellow and resident teaching and multiple faculty members with varied academic interests including clinical research, patient safety, and basic and translational research. We have multiple formal clinical and research collaborations with other departments at Washington University including cardiology/cardio-obstetrics, critical care, and substance use/psychiatry to provide multidisciplinary cutting-edge care for the high-risk pregnant patients of our region.

We primarily see patients for outpatient visits in two locations (on the main medical school campus and at nearby Missouri Baptist Medical Center).  Our practice also includes a specialized clinic for pregnancies affected by fetal anomalies, The Fetal Care Center collaboratively with our colleagues at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH). We have the full complement of support services including genetic counseling, ultrasound, antepartum fetal testing services, and diabetes education available for all of our patients. We provide genetic amniocentesis, CVS, cordocentesis, first trimester aneuploidy screening, and collaborate closely with SLCH neonatologists in our Level IV NICU. We have dedicated MFM schedulers and MFM nurses who assist in administrative tasks to streamline care for our patients.

The candidate should have formal training in maternal-fetal medicine and possess excellent communication, clinical and teaching skills.

Duties include leading and managing the administrative, financial, research and clinical operations for the Division. In coordination with the Chair of the Department, develop a comprehensive strategy and plan for the growth and development of the division’s clinical, educational and research activities. Responsibilities also include development of the Division’s faculty with emphasis on quality, compassionate patient care and innovative research.  The MFM Division Chief would also foster an environment of collaboration with our partner hospitals while executing the goals for the Women’s and Infants program.  The candidate will participate in the comprehensive prenatal care for pregnancies complicated by maternal or fetal disease, and diagnostic ultrasonography.

Please direct inquiries to:
D. Michael Nelson, MD, PhD nelsondm@wustl.edu
Interim Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Laborist with Maternal Fetal Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, one of the finest schools in the country, is seeking a vibrant and highly-motivated team member for the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  The OB/GYN department at Washington University is nationally recognized with extensive clinical and basic science research opportunities.

Approximately 4,000 deliveries were performed last year at Barnes Jewish Hospital, the main teaching facility at Washington University.  We have a state of the art prenatal diagnosis facility that performs over 16,000 ultrasounds a year and is staffed by 14 sonographers.  We also host a database that includes over 100,000 ultrasounds, providing abundant opportunities for clinical research. Pediatric and neonatal care is provided by the Saint Louis Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the country.

The inpatient obstetric service is staffed by the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, which includes 2 laborists and12 MFM attendings to which we are looking to add another laborist. We also have 7 MFM fellows and 36 OB/GYN residents, who work with us closely in delivering comprehensive and team-base care. We see patients in our outpatient offices, The Women’s Health Center, on the medical school campus and at The Center for Women’s Wellness, at our other partner hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Responsibilities of this position include comprehensive intrapartum care, including labor management and deliveries, post-partum management and antepartum assessment. We are seeking an experienced Ob/Gyn physician to join our team. The candidate should possess excellent clinical and teaching skills, and feel comfortable practicing in an evidence-based academic environment with students, residents, fellows and colleagues

The candidate should possess excellent clinical and teaching skills.   Board eligible or certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Please direct inquiries to:
Molly J. Stout, MD MSCI mollystout@wustl.edu
Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, OB/GYN

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Research

Faculty – Center for Reproductive Health Sciences(CRepHS)

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS) invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Associate Professor (or equivalent). Outstanding individuals working in any area of female reproductive biology (ovarian, oocyte, gamete biology, and early development), or in the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of human reproductive tract disease are encouraged to apply.

Center for Reproductive Health Sciences was established as a hub for outstanding translational research in women’s and reproductive health at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) under the auspices of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our mission is to increase and enhance research in reproductive sciences, identify the most critical areas of women’s health research, and facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations to fill in the knowledge gap. We aim to enhance educational opportunities in reproductive sciences and establish a thriving community of reproductive science researchers at Washington University. Our research is enhanced by a highly collaborative environment within the School of Medicine. The Center is well positioned to undergo substantial growth under new leadership. Additional information about the Center can be found at: https://reproductivesciences.wustl.edu/.

Prospective candidates will have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, DVM or equivalent degree.  Applicants should enter the names and contact information for three referees who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf. Application review starts immediately and will continue on a rolling basis. We will offer competitive start-up funding, well-designed laboratory space and access to outstanding core facilities and biorepositories for translational research opportunities.

Please direct inquiries to:
Indira Mysorekar, PhD imysorekar@wustl.edu

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Chief of the Division of Clinical Research

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis seeks dynamic, productive, and collaborative candidates for the position of Chief of the Division of Clinical Research (DCR). The successful candidate will join a department that, in 2020, is ranked #4 in NIH funding among Obstetrics and Gynecology departments in US medical schools.  The goal of the DCR is to improve all aspects of reproductive health, with special focus on the following clinical areas:  Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Family Planning, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecologic Oncology, and Urogynecology. Additionally, the DCR works with world-class basic and translational investigators to conduct bench-to-bedside research. The DCR supports the research of faculty, fellows, and residents by assisting with project design, IRB submission, database development and management, patient recruitment and follow-up, specimen collection, and statistical analyses.

The DCR Chief will lead the continued growth of our department’s clinical research portfolio, including cross-divisional and transdisciplinary research, technology and methodology development, and clinical outcomes research relevant to improving women’s health. The DCR is composed of approximately 40 staff members, including research nurse coordinators, sonographers, clinical study assistants, and data analysts.  In addition to administrative responsibilities, the DCR Chief will contribute to the research and educational missions of the department. If desired, the DCR Chief can share in the clinical responsibilities of one or more of the clinical divisions.

The successful candidate will be appointed at an academic rank appropriate to years of experience and academic productivity. Candidates should have excellent communication and leadership skills. Additionally, the DCR Chief is expected to have a proven track record of extramural support and an independent research program, ideally one that expands the DCR’s current research programs.

Please direct inquiries to:
Sarah England, Ph.D. englands@wustl.edu Vice Chair for Research

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