Increasing awareness of age-related fertility and elective fertility preservation among medical students and house staff: a pre- and post-intervention analysis

We discuss how knowledge of age-related fertility decline and elective preservation is limited among medical students and house staff. Education, even with brief interventions, is needed across all levels of training and specialties.

Volume 107, Issue 5, Pages 1200–1205.e1

Authors:

Erica Anspach Will, M.D., Bat-Sheva Maslow, M.D., Leah Kaye, M.D., John Nulsen, M.D.

Abstract:

Despite professional and personal interest, knowledge of age-related fertility decline and elective fertility preservation is limited among medical students and house staff. This study highlights the need for formal education across all levels of training and specialties, with even brief interventions being of potential benefit.


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