Jan Leslie ShifrenMD
Jan L. Shifren, M.D. is Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and a reproductive endocrinologist and Director of the Menopause Program in the Ob/Gyn Dept. at MGH. She attended Yale College and Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in Ob/Gyn at BWH and MGH, and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at UCSF.
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 MGH 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.