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Andrea D. Shields, M.D., M.S.

Visiting Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
NPI Number:
1649258948
Academic Office Location:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8071
Phone: 860-679-2792
Website(s):

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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of Notre DamePreprofessional Studies
M.D.University of MinnesotaMedicine
M.S.University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences CenterClinical Investigations and Translational Research

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipWright Patterson Air Force Base, Wright State University School of MedicineCategorical, Obstetrics and Gynecology
ResidencyWright Patterson Air Force Base, Wright State University School of MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
FellowshipMadigan Army Medical CenterMaternal-Fetal Medicine

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Armed Forces District Kermit E. Krantz Award, Air Force Section, in recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Knowledge of Obstetrics and GynecologyAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists District X
Research Travel AwardUTHSCSA Graduate School of Biomedical Studies
District X Mentor of the Year AwardAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Top 10% ReviewerObstetrics & Gynecology Journal
Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Air Force
Department of Defense #1 Hospital Ranking for Inpatient CareWright Patterson Medical Center
Quarterly Team Award, Women's Health ClinicWright Patterson Air Force Base
Outstanding Unit Award, Women's Health ClinicWright Patterson Air Force Base
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence in Medical Student EducationSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Best Case Report at the Annual Armed Forces District Meeting, (2009, 2011)American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Air Force Medical Field Special Education Identifier in Maternal Fetal Medicine (Primary) and Obstetrics and Gynecology (Secondary) for Excellence in Clinical or Academic TeachingUnited States Air Force
Award for Best Poster Presentation at the Annual Scientific MeetingSociety of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Research Award and Army Commendation Medal Given Annually to the Best ResearchColonel Patrick Sarsfeld Madigan Foundation
Outstanding Unit Award (2005-2007)Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Award for Best Scientific Paper Presented by a Fellow at Armed Forces District, 2003 and 2004American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
John J. Halki Exemplary-Physician Excellence Award for a Graduating Resident who Consistently Exhibits the Attributes of Integrity, Work Ethic, Service Before Self, and Excellence in all EndeavorsWright Patterson Air Force Base-Wright State University School of Medicine
Resident Research Award, 2nd place Miami Valley Hospital Resident Research Award, 15th placeWright State University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence in Simulation Training AwardSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Dennis D. Barber Excellence in Academic Achievement Award for the Resident Teacher who Consistently Exhibits Superior Performance and Excellence in Academics and Teaching. (2000-2002)Wright Patterson Air Force Base-Wright State University School of Medicine
Phillips K. Champion Teaching Excellence Award for Superior Performance in the Teaching of Obstetrics and Gynecology by a Resident Physician (1999, 2001)Wright Patterson Air Force Base-Wright State University School of Medicine
Alpha Omega AlphaAOA Chapter, University of Minnesota
Recognition of Excellence in Clinical Performance, Community Service, Scholarship, and LeadershipMaxine Nelson Alpha Epsilon Iota Foundation
Janet M. Glascow Memorial Achievement Citation for Scholastic AchievementUniversity of Minnesota School of Medicine
George E. Williams ScholarshipMinnesota Medical Foundation
Student Award for Outstanding Academics and LeadershipLange Publications
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Maternal Critical Care
  • Cervical Cerclage Procedures
  • Preterm Labor/Cervical Insufficiency
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Committee on Continuing Medical Education, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. The charge of this committee is to ensure compliance with the updated criteria and standards for commercial support of the Accreditation Councill for Continue Medical Education (ACCME) and requirements of other regulatory agencies.Professional/Scientific OrganizationEx-Officio memberExternalNational20212023
American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Executive Board, National Fellow At-Large. This is a nationally elected position. The National Fellow At-Large serves as a member of the Board of Directors of ACOG and is responsible for ACOG's general management and governance and for highlighting the interest and concerns of the members at large.Professional/Scientific OrganizationNational Fellow At-LargeExternalNational20212023
Obstetrics & Gynecology journal editorial board member. This is an competitively selected position to serve on the editorial board of one of the largest journals in the specialty of Obstetrics & Gynecology.Editorial BoardMemberExternalNational2021
Graduate Medical Education CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeFellowship RepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20212023
PCORI/Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality Systematic Review on Managing Peripartum and Postpartum Hypertensive Disorders of PregnancyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationKey InformantExternalNational2021
Centers for Disease Control Hear Her Campaign WebsiteProfessional/Scientific OrganizationReviewer of Website ContentExternalNational20212021
British Medical Journal Case ReportsProfessional/Scientific JournalPeer ReviewerExternalInternational2021
CirculationProfessional/Scientific JournalPeer ReviewerExternalInternational2021
Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalPeer ReviewerExternalInternational2021
University of Connecticut Graduate Medical Education CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeFellowship RepresentativeUConn HealthLocal2021
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Clinical Practice Guideline Obstetrics Committee. The charge of this committee is to produce evidence-based documents intended to provide clinical management recommendations for a condition of procedure. These documents are developed to optimize patient care by assessing the benefits and harms of care options through a systematic review of the evidence.Education CommitteeMemberExternalNational20202023
Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Education Committee. The charge of this committee is to develop and maintain the educational activities of the Society designed to meet the needs of the members and public-at-large. Members help develop SMFM education, serve as speakers, and provide quality assurance.Education CommitteeMemberExternalNational20192023
Texas Levels of Maternal Care Verification ProgramProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSurveyorExternalState20182021
March of Dimes Maternal and Child Health Impact CommitteeCommunity ServiceMemberExternalState20172021
Specialty Exam, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oral board examiner for the specialty certifying board exam for Obstetrics & Gynecology providers in the United States.Professional/Scientific OrganizationOral board examinerExternalNational2014
Journal of Maternal Fetal Medicine & Neonatal MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalPeer ReviewerExternalInternational2013

Book Chapters

  • COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Postpartum.
    Shields AD, Battistelli JD, Byrne J, Rajaram S. COVID-19 by the Cases: A Pandemic Review 2021 Oct;439

Case Reports

Letters

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Pilot Study of Simulation-Based Resuscitation Curriculum for In-Hospital and Out-of-Hospital Maternal Cardiac Arrest, Obstetric Life Support.TMPlenary LectureACOG District X Annual Meeting2021Virtual
Survival from Maternal Cardiac Arrest Complicating Coronavirus Disease 2019.Plenary LectureACOG District X Annual Meeting2021Virtual
Best Practices for Prehospital Maternal Cardiac Arrest Management.Plenary LectureACOG District X Annual Meeting2021Virtual
Top 10 Pearls of Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Maternal Sepsis.LectureACOG Annual District XI Virtual Meeting2021Virtual
Top 10 Pearls of Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Maternal Sepsis.LectureSociety for Maternal and Fetal Medicine Fellows Educational Webinar2021Virtual
Top 10 Pearls for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Materanl Sepsis.LectureUniversity of Texas San Antonio Health Grand Rounds2021Virtual
Sepsis in the Obstetrical Patient: A Case Review.LectureWright State University OB/GYN Residency Research Day Grand Rounds2021Virtual
Obstetric Life Support: Creating a Validated Simulation-Based Curriculum for National Dissemination and Implementation.LectureBaylor College of Medicine Clinical Research Seminar2021Virtual
Prenatal Diagnosis of Agnathia-Otocephaly Complex, Complex Cardiac Defect, and Acrania.PosterAmerican Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine2021Virtual