Bridget C Huysman, MD, MPH
Clinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Undergrad: University of New Hampshire
Medical School: George Washington University
Residency: Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
PubMed name: Huysman, BC and Huysman, B
What are your career goals?
Further develop skills in advocacy, abortion care, obstetric emergencies and culturally competent care
Hometown: Old Saybrook, CT
What are your research interests?
Health equity and disparities, reproductive health justice, intersection of MFM and CFP, community engagement, patient counseling/decision making/satisfaction
What are your hobbies?
Yoga, biking, travel, hiking! Puzzles and food related activities with my partner. Spoiling and snuggling our cat, Dolores
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I took college genetics and microbiology in Spanish in Mexico.
Awards & Honors
- Gold Humanism Honor Society Member
- WASHU Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
- Honor Medical Society Member; Rothman Resident Research Award;
- Kody Kunda Resident Teaching Award;
- Kane-King-Dodek Obstetrical Honor Society
- GW SMHS Excellence in Public Health
- GW SMHS Benjamin Manchester Humanitarianism Award
- GW SMHS Huron W. Lawson Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Association of Surgical Technologists National Honor Society Member
Why did you chose WashU for residency?
Since I did residency here, there are countless reasons, including lower rent and less traffic! But the patients, community and mentorship, and opportunities for advocacy are unparalleled and fulfilling..
What are you looking forward to the most by being a fellow at WashU?
The privilege to continue to care for and learn from the diverse, complex pregnant and birthing population we serve.
What advice would you give OBGYN residents applying for your chosen fellowship specialty?
MFM is a diverse field, keep your mind open during residency to see what inspires you. Pregnant and birthing persons need compassionate physicians and fierce advocates now more than ever.