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Fellowship Directory

Albany Medical Center

Craig Zelig, MD
391 Myrtle Avenue
Albany, New York 12208
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Salary (1st yr):
- Completed an ACGME accredited Obstetrics and Gynecology program - ABOG eligible for board certification - Passed USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3.
Positions (1st yr):

Additional Information

An overarching theme of our fellowship program is the application of evidence-based medicine to all aspects of maternity care.  Our graduates will gain a thorough knowledge of statistics, experimental design and critical appraisal of the literature.  Prenatal ultrasounds are a particular focus of our program and will include training in the performance and interpretation of first trimester scans, basic and detailed anatomy ultrasounds, fetal echocardiography, as well as Doppler studies.  Fellows will also receive hands-on training in genetic amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), multi-fetal pregnancy reduction, and percutaneous umbilical blood sampling (PUBS).  Approximately half of the fellow's time will be dedicated to research and completion of a publishable thesis.  The fellow will learn to perform current laboratory methods such as ELISA, electrophoresis, cell culture, PCR, chromatography and electron microscopy as they collaborate with scientists in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Albany Medical College.  There will also be ample opportunities to conduct clinical research during the fellowship.  Upon graduation, fellows will have the knowledge , skills, and confidence needed to excel as a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist.

Program Courses (in months)

Clinical MFM:
Elective Time:

Graduate Courses

Name Type
Statistics/Epidemiology Mandatory
Research Methodology Mandatory

MFM Faculty

Name Interests
Craig Zelig, MD MCP, PRM, HTN, EDU
Scott Dexter, MD USG, MCP,DM, EDU
Bruce Morris, MD HTN, EDU, MCP, OTH
Asha Rijhsinghani MD, MBBS FSG, GEN, USG, CAN, HTN
Renee Samelson, MD INF, MCP, CRD, HEM, DM

Other Faculty

Name Interests
Scott Beegle MD, MS CCU
Cheryl DeSimone, MD ANS
Llewellyn Foulke, MD PPH, PTH
Cynthia Miller, MD INF
Joaquim Pinheiro MD, MPH NEO, EDU
Natasha Shur, MD GEN