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Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, MD

Associate Professor
Associate Residency Program Director

Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Maternal Fetal Medicine:
• Prematurity prevention
• Maternal medical disorders in pregnancy
• Multiple Gestations


Washington, 2011


• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012
• Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2013


• MD Degree
   (University of Washington, 2004)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of Washington, 2008)
• Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
   (Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh)

Research Interests:

• Mechanisms of prematurity
• Simulation in medical education
• Medical education outcomes research


• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
• Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Selected Publications:

Stephenson-Famy A, Marks J, Suresh A, Caritis SN, Simhan H, Jeyasuria P, Condon JC. Antiapoptotic signaling vis MCL 1 confers resistance to caspase-3 mediated apoptotic cell death in pregnant human uterine myocyte.  Mol Endocrinol 2012 Feb;26(2):320-30. PMID: 22194343

Stephenson-Famy A, Houmard BS, Oberoi S, Manyak A, Chiang S, Kim S.  Use of the interview in Resident Candidate Selection: A Review of the Literature.  J Grad Med Educ 2015 Dec;7(4):539-48. PMID: 26692964

Alston M, Autry A, Wagner S, Winkel A, Stephenson-Famy A. Obstetricians and Gynecologists of the Future: A Survey of Medical Students Applying to Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Obstet Gynecol October 2017:130 Suppl 4:1S-7S. PMID: 28937512

Stephenson-Famy A, Masarie K, Lewis A, Schiff M. Risk factors leading to hospital transfer among women intending delivery at a birth center in Washington State?  Birth. 2017 Dec 18. PMID: 29251376

Appointments & Practice Locations

Clinics within the
Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC):
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Continuity Clinic
Prematurity Prevention Program
   and Multiple Gestation Clinic
UW Medical Center, 3rd Floor, SW 350
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.598.4070


UW Medicine Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic, Arlington
3823 172nd Street NE, Arlington, WA 98223

Appointments:   844.657.4532 (toll free)