Hope A. Ricciotti, MD

Dr. Hope Ricciotti is the Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Ricciotti is the Co-Chair of the Resident as Teacher Interest Group for the Harvard Medical School Academy, the OBGYN Clerkship Committee Chair, and a member of the Harvard Medical School Curriculum Committee. Her academic interests include resident-as-teacher and leadership curriculum development and training, and culture change in academic medicine. Her clinical interests are in reducing healthcare disparities, and she practices obstetrics, advanced contraception, and ambulatory women’s health care.  She has published manuscripts on innovative use of open space for enhancing the culture of academic medicine (Academic Medicine, 2014); the disparity in representation of women in leadership roles in obstetrics and gynecology (Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015, 2016); objective structured teaching evaluations (OSTE) and innovative curricula for training residents as teachers (Medical Teacher, 2012, MedEdPortal 2013, 2015).  She has authored textbook chapters and edited books in OBGYN and women’s health.  She is a highly sought-after speaker and has given presentations throughout the United States and China on leadership, culture, and education in academic medicine. She also educates the lay public, and is the Editor-in-Chief for Harvard Women’s Health Watch, Harvard Health Publications and is a regular blogger for the Harvard Health Blog. She is the co-author, along with her chef-husband, of five health-related cookbooks, and was a member of Oprah’s women’s health tour.