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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:
Jeffrey Dicke, MD dickejm@wustl.edu
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interim Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetic Diagnosis
Vice Chair, Imaging
Interim Fellowship Director

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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:

Carrie Gower cgower@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:
Jeffrey Dicke, MD dickejm@wustl.edu
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interim Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetic Diagnosis
Vice Chair, Imaging
Interim Fellowship Director

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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:
Jeffrey Dicke, MD dickejm@wustl.edu
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interim Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetic Diagnosis
Vice Chair, Imaging
Interim Fellowship Director

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Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

The Division Chief will have overall responsibility for division strategy and the unique opportunity to lead the ongoing development of the division’s nationally ranked clinical and educational programs and expand cutting-edge basic, clinical, and translational research. Reporting to the Chief is the Director, IVF Laboratory and administrative and clinical staff of approximately 20.

The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility is a regional leader in delivering evidence-based services to men and women facing infertility. The division is home to The Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center which annually experiences 19,000 office visits providing all services conveniently under one roof. Each year, more than 2,000 couples are evaluated and treated for infertility making it the most trusted center in the region. The Center proudly maintains a 24-year membership with the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART).

Faculty conduct groundbreaking research both at the bench and at the bedside and participate in a number of individual and multi-center clinical studies.  The division is home to a three-year fellowship with one fellow per year. Faculty are also highly engaged in a variety of learners, including a rigorous fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Ob/Gyn residency training program, and medical students.

This key leadership role requires an academic physician leader with strong clinical and business/marketing acumen. The successful candidate will have a track record of outstanding patient care, collaborative leadership skills, individual scholarship, program growth/development, educational excellence, and faculty recruitment.

Qualified candidates must hold AMBS board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility with an MD, DO, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and should be at the rank Assistant Professor or above.  The successful candidate will be an innovative leader with knowledge and experience in navigating complex academic institutions, health centers, and/or teaching hospitals coupled with administrative experience.

The Chief will be well-informed on national trends and best practices in REI and have demonstrated a strong commitment to medical education and dedication to promoting scholarship and research opportunities for students, residents, fellows, and faculty members. The ability to recruit, develop, mentor and manage academic faculty and staff across the clinical, research, and education missions is essential.

Please direct inquiries to:
Mark Prosperi
prosperim@wustl.edu

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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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