Dr. Sonya Kashyap Named REI Fellowship Program Director

Dr. Sonya Kashyap is now the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Graduate Fellowship Program Director at UBC, in addition to her role as Medical Director at Genesis Fertility Centre. Dr. Kashyap was selected to direct, teach and mentor trainees in the fields of REI, IVF and ART (assisted reproductive technologies).

Dr. Kashyap has an extensive background in academic teaching and research as well as private practice ART. She completed her fellowship at the renowned Cornell University Medical College in NYC after completing medical school, residency and her masters of epidemiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Kashyap has received many national and international awards, grants and lecture invitations on the topics of fertility preservation, improving outcomes of assisted reproductive technologies, and reducing the complications of multiple pregnancies after ART. She was recruited by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Centre for Excellence in Women’s and Reproductive Health at UCSF prior to returning to Vancouver in 2010. UCSF remains the top NIH funded department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the US and one of the top 3 medical schools in the US.

Dr. Kashyap looks forward to participating in curriculum development and mentorship of the next generation of REI physicians and leaders.