Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG, is Northwestern Memorial Hospital Distinguished Physician, Professor and Head of the Section of Reproductive Genetics in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He received his bachelors degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Shulman then completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at North Shore University Hospital in New York, where he served as Chief resident during his final year. From there he completed a fellowship in Reproductive Genetics at the University of Tennessee, Memphis under the guidance of Drs. Joe Leigh Simpson and Sherman Elias. In 1989 he joined the Ob/Gyn faculty of the University of Tennessee, Memphis and became the Director of Reproductive Genetics in 1994. In 1999 he relocated to the University of Illinois at Chicago where he served as Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Divisions of Reproductive Genetics and Ambulatory Care Services and Practices and as Medical Director of the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.
Dr. Shulman is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Medical Genetics, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. Among his current appointments are Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke’s Hospital/Rush University Medical School and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Shulman is a member of numerous regional, national and international organizations that pertain to the health and care of women. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the emedicine.com textbook and the Yearbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Corresponding Editor of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine and is the Associate Editor of The Female Patient. He also serves on the editorial board of three other journals and as a peer-reviewer for 21 journals. A frequent contributor to the peer-reviewed and informational literature with over 100 peer-reviewed articles and over 40 book chapters, Dr. Shulman serves on governmental, foundation and pharmaceutical advisory boards and is currently on the Medical Advisory Board for the Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases. His major research focus is in reproductive genetics, contraception and medical education.