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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

Howard University, College of Medicine
Washington, District of Columbia
Closing date
Apr 10, 2025

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Full Time
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The Howard University College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides individualized, evidenced based care for women through its innovative treatment programs and seeks a highly qualified and motivated Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist to join our academic team. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research, train the next generation of specialists, and provide outstanding, quality patient care.

Our MFM program offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services to include perinatal consultations, genetic counseling, and prenatal care for patients with high-risk pregnancies.

Our Prenatal Diagnosis and Ultrasound Center offers all current diagnostic procedures, such as routine and targeted sonographic examination, amniocentesis, chronic villus sampling, fetal blood sampling and fetal transfusion. 

Our program’s mission is to advance healthcare, improve outcomes, and shape the future of maternal and fetal care.


    Board certified or active candidate status for the American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyFellowship trained in Maternal-Fetal MedicineInterest in working with a diverse patient population.In pursuit of an academic career and interested in resident and student teaching, entering at either an Assistant Professor or Associate ProfessorExcellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment.Commitment to delivering patient-centered care and providing compassionate support to families.


    Competitive (guaranteed) Base Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision coverage.Generous vacation and CME (Continuing Medical Education) allowance.Support for research activities, including dedicated research time and funding.Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within a renowned academic institution.Certified Service Site with The DC Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP) that provides loan repayment to eligible providers.

Core Values of the Howard University College of Medicine:

    Fidelity to our mission and a strong and confident belief in our work.Excellence and integrity in all that we undertake--teaching, research, and service.Leadership in medical education and health care, especially for African Americans, other minorities, and the economically disadvantaged.Service to our community, the nation, and the world through public health programs, medical care, and health education.The unrelenting pursuit of knowledge through research and life-long learning.A commitment to cultural diversity among faculty, staff, and students and to ensuring a respectful and ethical academic environment.

Howard University Hospital is a private, nonprofit institution that has served the community for more than 150 years. It offers comprehensive health care to residents of the metropolitan D.C. area with a Level 1 Trauma Center and an emergency department that sees approximately 50,000 patients annually. It is recognized as a national leader in training future doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. 

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to the department chair, Shari Lawson at

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