Dr. Kara Goldman is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Northwestern University. After graduating Cum Laude from Duke University, she received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago, completed an internship at Washington University in St. Louis, residency in OB/GYN at Northwestern University, and fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at New York University. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and specializes in all medical and surgical aspects of reproductive medicine.
Dr. Goldman was drawn to the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility because of the unique opportunity to preserve fertility in young cancer patients, and this passion has shaped her clinical and research career. She has received prestigious research grants to study pharmacologic interventions to preserve fertility during cancer treatment, and her work has been recognized with the Scientific Program Prize Paper award as well as the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group Prize Paper Award by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics. Dr. Goldman is passionate about patient care and improving access to clinical fertility preservation services and is thrilled to be a part of the Team Maggie for a Cure Medical Advisory Board.