Editor Profile

Robert W. Rebar, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Board

Dr. Rebar is a reproductive endocrinologist and obstetrician-gynecologist. Before assuming his current position as Executive Director of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the largest professional society devoted to reproductive medicine, he served as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati. He has a volunteer clinical appointment at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Throughout his career, Dr. Rebar has been active in both basic and clinical research and has published extensively, with special interests in ovarian failure, hypothalamic forms of amenorrhea, and menopause. Dr. Rebar has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine since 1998 and has been a Contributing Editor for NEJM Journal Watch Women's Health since 2009.


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Leadership positions in professional societies

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (Executive Director)

Summaries by Robert Rebar