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Obstetrics & Gynecology Fellowships Maternal–Fetal Medicine Fellowship

Maternal–Fetal Medicine Fellowship

The academic mission of the Maternal–Fetal Medicine Fellowship in NYU Langone’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to train fellows to be physician–scientists as well as specialists in the field. Under the leadership of Ashley S. Roman, MD, fellowship director, our three-year training program paves the way for board certification in maternal–fetal medicine. The program accepts two fellows per year.

The first year of your fellowship training consists of clinical duties with a focus on manging inpatient and outpatient high-risk pregnancies and gaining comfort with performing ultrasound examinations. In your second year, you focus on basic or clinical research and required coursework. The third year is dedicated to more specialized clinical exposure, including mandatory genetics and supervisory labor and delivery rotations. You have the opportunity to take advantage of certain elective rotations, including placental pathology, fetal echocardiogram, and family planning. After receiving extensive ultrasound training, fellows leave our program competent in invasive procedures such as chorionic villus sampling and fetal transfusions.

Maternal–fetal medicine fellows rotate through NYU Langone’s Tisch Hospital, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur, performing consultations and ultrasounds at each institution under the supervision of our world-class maternal–fetal medicine attendings.

How to Apply

Please apply to the program using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications should be completed and submitted electronically by April 30 of the year before the intended fellowship. We notify candidates selected for an interview after May 15, and look forward to receiving your application.

If you have any questions, please contact Christonia Joseph, fellowship coordinator, at nyumfmfellowship@nyulangone.org or 212-263-0510.

Meet Our Current Fellows

Here are our current maternal–fetal medicine fellows.

Dana Berger, MD; First-Year Fellow

Hometown: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Undergraduate school: Syracuse University
Medical school: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, Irvine
Areas of interest: prematurity, multiple gestations, and mode of delivery/rates of cesarean delivery
Hobbies: hiking, biking, yoga, cooking, and traveling
Why I chose NYU Langone: I chose NYU Langone for the diversity of the patient population among the clinical sites, which in turn provides such a breadth and depth of pathology on both the maternal and fetal sides. I also was drawn to the prestige of the program, which has an emphasis on evidence-based medicine, research, and a strong didactic curriculum. Finally, I loved the people on my interview as well as the supportive environment.

Andre Robinson, MD; First-Year Fellow

Jessica Meyer, MD; Second-Year Fellow

Hometown: Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate school: Penn State University
Residency: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: preterm birth, abnormal placentation, and ultrasound
Hobbies: high-intensity interval training (HIIT), painting, dance, spending time with friends and family, cooking, and trying out fun restaurants in the five boroughs
Why I chose NYU Langone: Becoming an “NYU lifer” began when I was accepted as into the three-year MD degree pathway for obstetrics and gynecology and then completed residency with my incredible NYU Langone obstetrics and gynecology family.

Jenna Silverstein, MD; Second-Year Fellow

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ontario
Undergraduate school: Western University
Residency: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal hypertension and critical care
Hobbies: hiking, photography, cocktail-making, trying new restaurants, watching movies
Why I chose NYU Langone: NYU Langone offers a very thorough training experience with a great balance of inpatient, outpatient office, ultrasound, and procedure exposure. There is also a wide variety of pathology, including many rare conditions seen between the diverse sites, and the maternal–fetal medicine division members are all very supportive of one another and welcome you right into the family.

Myah Griffin, MD; Third-Year Fellow

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Undergraduate school: University of South Carolina
Medical school: University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Residency: Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Areas of interest: preeclampsia, gestational diabetes mellitus, and cesarean deliveries Hobbies: traveling, yoga, and dance
Why I chose NYU Langone: for the diversity of patient population, exposure to various pathologies and procedures, and research opportunities