The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Fellowship Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Program Leadership

Program Director

Erkan Buyuk, M.D.
Tel: 914.997.1060
erkan.buyuk@einstein.yu.edu  

 

Program Coordinator

Karen Nickens-Middlebrooks
Tel: 718.430.3152
karen.nickens@einstein.yu.edu  

 
  • Established in 1999
  • Length of training: 3 years
  • Numbers of fellows: 2
  • The division meets ABOG requirements for fellowship training.
  • Departmental and multidisciplinary educational sessions
  • Statistics
  • Basic scientific techniques and/or clinical research
 
  • Care for sub-fertile patients
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Surgical skills necessary to treat disorders and anomalies of the female reproductive tract
  • A clinical/surgical rotation to treat disorders affecting the reproductive endocrine system including:
    • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility
    • Medical endocrinology
    • Pediatric endocrinology
    • Genetics clinics
     
 
 
 

Accreditation

Fully accredited by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
Last site visit: 2013
Next scheduled site visit: 2019

Prerequisites

Completion of a residency in obstetrics and gynecology

Current Fellows

Mara Clapp, MD
Fangyin Meng, MD
Mario Vega, MD
Rani Fritz, DO
Michelle Goldsammler, MD
Meir Olcha, MD 

 

Application Process

Applications are accepted through ERAS
Application deadline: June
Interview month: July and August 

Selection Process

NRMP

Additional Information

Karen Nickens-Middlebrooks
718.430.3152
karen.nickens@einstein.yu.edu  

 
 
 
Sample Block Schedule
  July-December January-June
Year One IVF Rotation Clinical/Surgical Rotation
Year Two Research
Year Three IVF/Clinical/Surgical Rotation *Monthly Rotation Research *Monthly Rotation
 
Educational Sessions
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
AM   7:00 a.m.: Departmental Statistics Conference      
AM   8:00 a.m.: Departmental Grand Rounds   8:00 a.m.: Gynecology conference 8:00 a.m.: Joint medical endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology and reproductive endocrinology conference
AM   9:00 a.m.: Fellows Didactic Session Ethics Meeting (monthly)      
AM   11:00 a.m.: Journal Club (QOW)      
PM   12:00 p.m.: Fellows Business Meeting      
PM       4:00 p.m.: Division Meeting  
 

*Quarterly joint Maternal Fetal Medicine-REI meeting
Bi-annual Research Work in Progress

 

Research and Scholarly Activity

Education Sessions
  • Completion of a research project and published manuscript during protected research time
  • Collaboration with basic science laboratories in Biochemistry, Anatomy and Structural Biology
  • Presentations at regional, national and international meetings
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