Meet our current Jefferson-RMA fellows
Our fellows possess both the clinical and scientific acumen necessary to make them great leaders in the field, but also the compassion and commitment to make them great doctors providing the best care in Reproductive Medicine.
Scott J. Morin, M.D., a board-certified Obstetrician Gynecologist, is the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program’s accomplished third year fellow. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame Cum Laude with a B.S. in Preprofessional Studies. He received his M.D. from the University of California, Irvine and was chosen as the Most Outstanding Graduating Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Morin completed his Ob/Gyn residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center. He was selected as Administrative Chief Resident and was awarded commendation for outstanding patient care. During residency, Dr. Morin presented his research at numerous scientific meetings, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, and Society for Gynecologic Investigation. He has published his work on preimplantation genetic screening and won an award for Best Resident Research Paper at the New York Obstetrical Society. Dr. Morin is humbled to be a member of the outstanding Jefferson-RMA team.
“I feel incredibly privileged to join the Jefferson-RMA fellowship program. The practice at RMANJ is high volume, innovative, and truly committed to education. Fellows are afforded the opportunity to work together with world class scientists and clinicians that are leading the way in reproductive medicine. The fellowship program is predicated on providing the mentorship and support to allow fellows to pursue answers to the most meaningful questions in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.”
Dr. Scott Morin
Shelby A. Neal, M.D. is the Jefferson-RMA Fellowship Program’s second year fellow. She graduated from Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering with a B.S.E in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Spanish. She went on to pursue medicine at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC where she received her M.D. During medical school, Shelby was awarded with a NIDDK Short Term Research Training Grant, along with the Medical Student Research Preceptorship Award and Medical Student Achievement Award both by the American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation/Abbott. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she earned the Medical University of South Carolina Resident Research Award. She was appointed Resident Reporter for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine two years in a row and Administrative Chief Resident from 2014-2015. Shelby’s research in medical school and residency resulted in several peer-reviewed publications in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Gynecologic Oncology, Arthritis & Rheumatism, and Current Opinion Rheumatol.
“The Jefferson-RMA fellowship program has all of the qualities that I am seeking in a training program – high patient volume, faculty commitment to education, endless research opportunities and support in executing high-quality research projects. I am honored to join the team and I look forward to learning from and collaborating with some of the leaders in our field.”
Dr. Shelby Neal
Ashley W. Tiegs, M.D. joined the Jefferson-RMA fellowship program in July 2017 as the first year fellow. She graduated from Wake Forest University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and subsequently decided to pursue a career in medicine. She received her M. D. from Wake Forest School of Medicine where she received the ACOG John Gibbons Medical Student Award as well as Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Merit Award for two consecutive years. She completed residency training at New York University School of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology, where she was actively involved in research in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. During her residency training, she produced four peer-reviewed publications and was awarded first prize for an oral presentation of her research at the ACOG District II Annual Meeting in 2015. She received the Professional in Training Scholarship from the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society as well as appointment as a Resident Reporter for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Tiegs is honored to join the Jefferson-RMA team for advanced training in the field of Reproductive Medicine.
“I am beyond honored to join the fellowship at Jefferson-RMA. The program prepares its fellows to be well-rounded, superb clinician-scientists through rigorous training comprised of high clinical volume, in-depth embryology laboratory exposure, and unrivaled opportunities for powerful research with mentors that are shaping the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.”
Ashley W. Tiegs, M.D.