Chief: Kenan R. Omurtag, MD
The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fully integrates the medical school’s commitments to education, patient care and research. Each facet of our mission builds on the others’ strengths, driving us to advance knowledge and practice in our field while providing patients the highest level of care and fostering a fast-paced, collegial environment among our faculty, fellows and staff.
Our three-year fellowship program trains experts in the diagnosis and management of issues related to infertility and the reproductive endocrine system.
Helpful resources for current fellows
Current fellows can make use of the resources below. A username and password is required to access many of these resources.
- Research Opportunities
- Becker Medical Library – PubMed
- Shared library of REI specific articles available to our fellows at Zotero.
- Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) List of Classic Papers in REI
- SREI Associate Members Facebook Page and SREI Forum. Great venues to interact with peers and share experiences, ask questions with your professional network.
A tradition of leadership in ART
The Washington University Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility has been a leader in assisted reproductive technologies (ART) from the start. Here are a few highlights:
1976: REI fellowship initiated
1983: In vitro fertilization (IVF) program – the first in St. Louis – begins in partnership with Jewish Hospital
1985: First baby in Missouri conceived through IVF is born to parents treated in our division
1989: REI clinical presence expands with national and international study participation
1996: REI division unifies into one clinical center and begins offering continuous access to IVF
2010 – 2014: Significant growth of REI faculty to 7 physicians, 3 fellows, 1 PhD
2015: IVF program exceeds 700 cycles
To see our fellows and clinical staff, visit the Fertility Center website.