Sindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Director of Obstetrical Services at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Vice-chair for Quality and Safety, and Physician Lead for the Women’s Health Service Line for Penn Medicine. She has developed a successful research program in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Srinivas’s research includes both clinical/epidemiologic and health services. Specifically, her current areas of research include: 1) evaluating innovative health care delivery strategies to improve maternal outcomes and reduce disparities; 2) studying and developing obstetric quality measures as well as understanding the impact of practice changes (individual level and system level) on maternal and neonatal outcomes; and 3) understanding the etiology of racial/ethnic disparities in maternal and neonatal outcomes. Her clinical interests are in the areas of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, cardiovascular disease in pregnancy, and pregnancy care and counseling at the threshold of viability.
As an Obstetrician Gynecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist, Dr. Srinivas is deeply committed to improving health outcomes of women and children through her leadership, research, advocacy, and clinical work. She is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and is currently Chair of the SMFM Health Policy and Advocacy committee and is on the SMFM Board.