Julia Whitley, MD

Julia Whitley, MD

Clinical Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Undergrad: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: George Washington University Hospital
PubMed name: Whitley, J


Hometown: Greensboro, NC
Pronouns: she/her/hers

What are your research interests?
Preterm birth, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, opioid use disorder

What are your hobbies? 
Running, traveling, playing guitar, and spending time with friends and family.

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? 
I was born in Canada and am a Toronto Maple Leafs fan…but my partner and I are excited for many Blues games this year!

Awards & Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha, Annual CREOG Award, Kane King Dodek Honor Society, John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society, Eugene S. Mayer Honor Society for Community Service


Why did you choose WashU for residency?

The opportunity to serve a diverse and complex patient population, strong clinical and research training, and well-balanced exposure covering the breadth and depth of the specialty.

What are you looking forward to the most by being a fellow at WashU?

I am excited to grow as a clinician and researcher and to work with residents and medical students, especially on labor and delivery.

What advice would you give OBGYN residents applying for your chosen fellowship specialty?

Think about what goals you want to accomplish during fellowship and which programs align best with your interests. Most of all, enjoy your interviews and the opportunity to meet future colleagues and leaders in the field!

What are your career goals?
I hope to provide high-quality evidence-based care, make an impact through medical education, and develop skills as a researcher.