Dr. Bat-Sheva Lerner Maslow is double board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. She is a reproductive endocrinologist and the Director of Research at Extend Fertility, where she specializes in counseling women about their fertility and options for fertility preservation. In addition, Dr. Maslow provides the full spectrum of infertility care at Extend Fertility and Premium Health Center.
Dr. Maslow lectures and writes on the intersection of halakha and reproduction, and is often called upon as an adviser for questions related to hilkhot niddah. She serves as the Director of Medical Education for the North American Yoatzot Halacha Program and sits on the founding board of directors of the Jewish Orthodox Women’s Medical Association (JOWMA).
Dr. Maslow graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College with a BA in History before attending the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she received an MD with distinction and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Maslow completed residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania and sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the University of Connecticut, where she also completed a master’s degree in clinical and translational research.
On this episode of Boss Maisel, we discuss Dr. Maslow’s various roles as a wife, mother, doctor, educator as well as how being a practicing Orthodox Jew has allowed her to better understand and facilitate conversations and initiatives involving Jewish law and medicine.
Dr. Maslow gets candid about the often difficult task of juggling work and motherhood and finding like minded women in her community who share the same struggles. She is very active in JOWMA an organization dedicated to advancing the careers of Orthodox Jewish Women physicians.
Book: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Easy dinner: pasta
Role model: her mom
You can find Dr. Maslow @blmaslowmd