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Molly Siegel, MD
Graduated - Class of 2020

Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Fellowship - Brigham and Women’s

Research/Clinical Interests: Quality improvement, health care disparities, group visits, mental health in pregnancy, medical humanities, family planning




Institution Degree Field of Study
current University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2016 Harvard Medical School MD Medicine
2010 Harvard College BA History of Science, Spanish

Research & Professional Experience


2016 Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Helped create a database to study factors contributing to success of infertility treatment in Massachusetts.
2015-2016 Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Performed quality improvement research aimed at lowering Cesarean section rates at a major academic medical center.
2015-2016 Medstro and New England Journal of Medicine. Worked as an intern and editor for social media platform aimed at improving communication amongst physicians and trainees.
2013-2016 Division of Endocrine, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Investigated sex differences in bone loss putting females at elevated risk of fracture.
2012-2016 Harvard University Pre-Medical Tutor. Served as a tutor and mentor for students interested in careers in healthcare.
2013-2015 Iora Health. Worked as an intern in newly established primary care clinics and performed research investigating the role of shared medical appointments in primary care.
2012-2015 Senior Director, Crimson Care Collaborative. Served as a junior clinician, site representative, and then senior clinician and senior director for two of the sites of Harvard Medical School’s network of student-run free clinics. Worked primarily at a site specializing in care for women experiencing homelessness. Helped to develop a group visit curriculum and nutrition and diabetes classes for the clinics.
2010-2012 Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Medical Center. Investigated neuropsychiatric, biological, social, and environmental factors contributing to psychiatric illness.
2008-2010 Senior Thesis Research, Harvard College. Investigated the treatment of shell-shocked officers during World War I.
2008-2009 Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Performed research on brain atrophy in patients with HIV.

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2014 Harvard CCRC Batch Sample Analysis and Assay Validation Prize 2014
2013 Harvard Medical School Scholars in Medicine Research Award
2013 Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Conference Funding Award
2010 Harvard College Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for outstanding senior thesis
2010 Harvard College Seymour E and Ruth B Harris Prize for outstanding senior thesis in the social sciences
2010 Honorable Mention, Harvard College Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for best senior undergraduate senior thesis
2010 Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
2010 Graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in a field from Harvard College


Kim J, Blauvelt C, Siegel M, Teal N. Targeted Interventions to Increase Postpartum Anticoagulation Uptake. Poster Presentation - 2019 SOGH Annual Clinical Meeting.

Siegel MR, Dudley B, Wheeler M, Ustinov A, Li B, Rosenstein MG. Postpartum Concerns after Discharge: Does Race/Ethnicity Matter?. Society for Maternal. Fetal Medicine Annual Pregnancy Meeting (2019).

Siegel M, Barrett B, Wheeler M, Ustinov A, Li B, Rosenstein M. Postpartum concerns after discharge: who has them, and what are they. ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (2018).

Teal EN, Lewkowitz A, Tran C, Koser S, Siegel M, Gaw S. Maternal morbidity associated with duration of labor induction. ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (2018).

Teal EN, Lewkowitz A, Koser S, Tran C, Siegel M, Gaw S. Does indication for induction of labor impact the duration of induction?. ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (2018).

Lewkowitz A, Teal EN, Koser S, Tran C, Siegel M, Gaw S. Is duration of labor induction associated with increased risk of cesarean delivery for labor dystocia?. Society for Maternal. Fetal Medicine (2018).

Sperling J, Siegel M, Shulman R, Zlatnik M, Gossett D. Readability of Online Patient Education Materials From Major Obstetrical Organizations. Society for Maternal. Fetal Medicine (2018).

Siegel M, Laranjo N, Carey V, Sacks F, Bray G, Smith S, LeBoff M. (2014) Mechanisms of Sex Differences in Bone Loss. Poster presented at: Harvard Medical School's Soma Weiss Research Day; Boston, MA.

Siegel M, Laranjo N, Carey V, Sacks F, Bray G, Smith S, LeBoff M. (2013). Sex Difference in Bone Loss with Weight Loss in the POUNDS LOST Trial: Evaluation of Mechanisms. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and BWH Connors-BRI Workshop on Obesity and Sex Differences; Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA.

Weigel J, Steinglass J, Klein D, Attia E, Walsh BT, Roberto C, Siegel M. (2013). Predictors of Weight Maintenance in the Year Following Hospital Discharge Among Acutely Weight Restored Women with Anorexia Nervosa Poster presented at: International Conference on Eating Disorders; Montreal, QC CAN.

Siegel M, Attia E, Walsh T, Steinglass J. (2012). Changes in Anxiety with Weight Restoration in Anorexia Nervosa. Poster presented at: International Conference on Eating Disorders; Austin, TX.

Russell T, Sampat R, Tate D, Conley J, Price J, Barth S, Siegel M, Rangarajan S, Guttmann C, Navia B. (2009). Gross and Regional Morphometry of the Midsagittal Corpus Callosal Area in HIV-Infected Patients on Stable Anti-Retroviral Therapies. Poster presented at: Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; Montreal, QC CAN.


Siegel M, Wolsky R, Alvarez E, Mengesha B. Struma ovarii with atypical features and synchronous primary thyroid cancer: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 Dec;300(6):1693-1707. doi: 10.1007/s00404-019-05329-z. Epub 2019 Nov 3. PMID: 31679038

Vadnais MA, Hacker MR, Shah NT, Jordan J, Modest AM, Siegel M, Golen TH. Quality Improvement Initiatives Lead to Reduction in Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex Cesarean Delivery Rate. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017 Feb;43(2):53-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2016.11.008. Epub 2016 Nov 15. PMID 28334563

Siegel M. “Group Visits in Primary Care.” Progress Notes. Primary Care Progress. 13 October 2015.

Klein DA, Siegel M, Grunebaum Z, Wang Y, Chen H, Walsh BT. Leptin in Anorexia Nervosa: Relationship to Physical Activity and Weight Suppression. Appetite. 2011, Jul; 57(Supplement 1): S23.