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Posts by Jan Shifren, MD


Jan Shifren, MD is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. She is a reproductive endocrinologist at the Mass General Fertility Center and Directs the Midlife Women's Health Center. She attended Yale College and Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in Ob/Gyn at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Mass General and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Shifren currently divides her time among research, teaching and patient care. Her clinical interests include caring for women with infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, premature ovarian insufficiency and concerns regarding menopause. She is an active member of the Fertility Center, participating in the care of women requiring assisted reproductive technologies, including ovulation induction therapies and IVF. Her research focuses on menopause, including the effects of estrogens, androgens and alternative therapies on menopausal symptoms, mood and sexual function. She has published numerous articles, abstracts and book chapters and has delivered national and international presentations on menopause, hormone therapy, androgens for women and female sexual function.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Care at Mass General

The Mass General Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers the highest level of care to women. Our clinical and research team is a leader in advancing treatments for gynecologic cancers, menopause, high-risk obstetrics, infertility and urogynecology.