For Amelia Henning, midwifery combines all the things she’s interested in: healthcare, women, and supporting natural processes. In the following Q&A, Amelia shares what she loves most about her career, what motivates her, and her love of problem-solving lactation challenges with new parents.
About the Reproductive Endocrine Unit
The Reproductive Endocrine Unit of the Department of Medicine was established in 1983 to provide a venue for the investigational, teaching and clinical activities of this rapidly expanding section of the Endocrinology Division at the Massachusetts General Hospital, building on Mass General’s longstanding record of outstanding reproductive research.
The Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital leads broad-based clinical and basic research programs into the scientific basis of reproductive disorders.
In addition to leading broad-based clinical and basic research programs and educating the next generation of reproductive endocrinologists through our training and education programs, the Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital seeks to translate our clinical findings into top-quality, state-of-the-art care for patients with reproductive disorders. We offer our patients a diverse variety of treatments and clinical services.
Our faculty conduct a wide array of basic and clinical research activities in a variety of areas of reproductive biology, enhanced by our affiliations with Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute.Find a reproductive endocrine doctor
The Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Reproductive Medicine Symposium
On November 10, 2021, the Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Mass General hosted the inaugural Reproductive Medicine Symposium, with the theme of "Reproduction Across the Lifespan." This symposium was jointly sponsored by both Mass General and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The keynote address, “Males and Females as Products of Alternative, Dynamic Readings of the Genome,” was given by David Page, MD, of The Whitehead Institute. Twelve research abstracts, selected by the Symposium Planning Committee from among 20 submissions, were presented. The Symposium was attended by 80 members of Boston’s reproductive medicine research and clinical communities. Attendees represented Mass General, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston College and Boston Children’s Hospital. The next symposium is planned for April 2022.
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