Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship

Program Overview

The Cedars-Sinai Obstetrics and Gynecology Department is dedicated to solving women's problems through medical education, research and patient care with the ultimate goal of improving women's lives.

The mission of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai is to pursue excellence in teaching and research in an environment of superior clinical care.

The fellowship is a three-year program. Upon completion, fellows will be eligible for American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certification in maternal-fetal medicine.

Fellows graduating from this program will be well-prepared to pursue a career in academic medicine (teaching, research, scholarly inquiry) and to provide clinical care to patients with complex maternal-fetal health problems (consults, obstetric ultrasound, comprehensive management). Our program is collegial and well-rounded, with a faculty of experienced, board-certified specialists with a wide range of expertise. We provide didactic and practical experience in maternal-fetal physiology and pathophysiology, medical complications, obstetric complications, perinatal diagnoses, and fetal interventions. Research is important, and we require fellows to complete a first-author thesis that is publishable prior to graduation. There are three research tracks available:

  1. Clinical Research
  2. Perinatal Epidemiology
  3. Basic Science

As a major maternal referral center, we provide educational and clinical perinatal outreach to referring doctors and multiple hospitals encompassing a 150-mile radius. We have a well-developed patient safety program and the Diabetes Education Program, a high volume of high-risk inpatients, high-risk outpatient programs, a major fetal evaluation and treatment unit, and a delivery volume of approximately 7,000 per year.