India​ Claflin, MD

India​ Claflin, MD

Resident

Education

Undergraduate School: Creighton University
Medical School: Creighton University
PubMed name(s): India Claflin


Residency

Why did you choose WashU for your residency?
“I fell in love with WashU during my away rotation here in medical school. I had already known that WashU would provide me with all the tools I need to succeed academically, but I was blown away by how every physician I worked with here exemplified the kind of doctor I hope to become. Watching all of the attendings, fellows, and residents go above and beyond to connect with and advocate for their patients made me realize that these are the people I want to learn from!”

What are you looking forward to the most by being a resident here at WashU?
“I can’t wait to bond with my co-residents! I feel so lucky to get to train with a group of such dedicated people who share my passion for women’s health.”

What goals do you hope to accomplish during your residency?
“I hope to learn from the best how I can most effectively advocate for and form relationships with my patients!”

What are your research interests?

“Reproductive endocrinology, health policy, social determinants of health, public health”


Awards & Honors

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Personal

Hometown: Leawood, KS

What do you do outside of work?    
“I love to cook, bake, and host dinner parties!”

What’s something that most people don’t know about you?
“I’m a triplet!”

We know it’s early, but do you have any fellowship plans for after residency?
“I am extremely interested in reproductive endocrinology!”

What advice would you give medical students applying for a residency in OBGYN?

“OB/GYN allows you to connect with patients at their most vulnerable- never take this privilege for granted!”