Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship

ABOG-Approved
3-Year Program
ERAS and NRMP Participating Program

The overall goal of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to develop clinician-scientists who are prepared to conduct research, teach, and provide high quality sub-specialty care. The program will be based within the College of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, serving the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, and it will involve other academic departments and divisions (e.g., Neonatology, Pathology, Anesthesiology, and Genetics), as well as affiliated practice sites (i.e., UTMG Medplex and UTMG Germantown).

Clinical Rotation Goals

For each clinical rotation, the goal is to train an individual in an environment conducive to supporting fellowship to:

  1. Become a consultant to generalists for women with complicated pregnancies.
  2. Acquire an evidence-based approach to the care of complicated pregnancies.
  3. Become facile in the conduct and evaluation of research.
  4. Have expertise in obstetric ultrasound.

Research Goals and Objectives

The overall research goals and objectives for our fellowship program are:

  1. Opportunities for structured basic laboratory and/or clinical research and the development of additional clinical skills.
  2. Enhancement of the fellow's understanding of the latest scientific techniques and encouragement of interaction with other scientists.
  3. Promotion of the fellow's academic contributions to the subspecialty.
  4. Enhancement of the opportunities for the fellows to obtain research funding and academic positions.
  5. Furthering of the ability of the fellow to be an independent investigator.

Additional experiences and learning opportunities will supplement the fellow's time in the program. Our program offers fellows a wide range of experiences due to the nature of our patient population, faculty, and services provided, which are outlined below.

We have a high frequency of maternal medical complications of pregnancy in this region of the country. These women are managed by the MFM attending on our maternal special care unit within labor and delivery. When patients require ventilatory support during their pregnancy, they are transferred to the intensive care unit and are co-managed with other sub-specialists. Fellows will acquire breadth and depth in their clinical experiences for the management of these complicated pregnancies.

Contact Us

Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship

853 Jefferson Avenue, Rm E102
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-2531
Fax: (901) 448-4701

Fellowship Coordinator

Lara L. Wistock
Phone: (901) 448-2531
Email: lwistock@uthsc.edu