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Bradford P. Whitcomb, M.D.

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
Associate Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
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Obstetrics and Gynecology
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

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B.A.Lafayette CollegeChemistry
M.D.Uniformed Services University of Health SciencesMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencySan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumObstetrics and Gynecology
FellowshipWashington University School of MedicineGynecologic Oncology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
SGO Education Committee - selected for SGO Publications Workgroup and Industry Partners Roundtable (curriculum development)Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Accepted to and completed Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health "Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers." Per course description: "It convenes medical directors and chiefs of divisions from academic health centers together with an interdisciplinary faculty team for two weeks of intensive and systematic study of the critical leadership and management issues faced by physicians in administrative positions and academic health centers."Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Voluntary Retirement from Active Duty with Honorable ServiceU.S. Army
Appointed Chair, Risk Management CommitteeTripler Army Medical Center
US Army Medical Department “A” Proficiency Designator - “The AMEDD “A” Proficiency Designator is a professional excellence honor bestowed by the Army Surgeon General upon candidates who have attained full professional status and national prominence in their field.” (MILPER Message 16-110)U.S. Army
Selected for promotion to Colonel (O-6), Medical Corps.U.S. Army
Written Examination Question WriterAmerican Board of OB/Gyn Oncology
Joint Service Achievement MedalBastion Role 3 Hospital, Afghanistan
Acting and Associate Residency Program DirectorTripler Army Medical Center
Outstanding Faculty Educator for Ob/Gyn Medical StudentsTripler Army Medical Center
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award (Cancer Liaison)Tripler Army Medical Center
National Outstanding Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director’s AwardUnited Services University of the Health Sciences
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery CertificationSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Army Commendation Medal86th Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq
Faculty Development Course, BiostatisticsBerlex Foundation
Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding service as Director, Gynecologic Oncology and ColposcopyKeesler Air Force Base, MS
Army Achievement Medal for Outstanding Service to the Department of Ob/Gyn After Hurricane Katrina EvacuationGeneral Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital
Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Department of Ob/Gyn (2003-2004)Washington University School of Medicine
Army Commendation Medal, Fort Campbell, KYU.S. Army
Faculty Excellence for Resident EducationTripler Army Medical Center
Graduate Medical Education Funded Gynecologic Oncology FellowshipU.S. Army
ASCCP Superior Senior Resident in ColposcopySan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
ASCCP Superior Senior Resident in ColposcopySan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Departmental “Administrative Excellence” (1998-1999)San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
UConn Health COVID -19 Think Tank CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeInvited MemberUConn HealthLocal2020
Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalNational20192023
UConn Health Center Faculty Review BoardAdvisory CommitteeElected MemberUConn HealthLocal2019
Laser CommitteeOtherMemberUConn HealthLocal2018
Clinical Competency Committee, Ob/Gyn ResidencyEducation CommitteeMember/LeaderUConn HealthLocal2017
Program Evaluation Committee, Ob/Gyn ResidencyEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2017
Education Committee, Ob/Gyn ResidencyEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2017
Association of Professors in Gynecology and ObstetricsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2016
Clinical Practice Committee, Society of Gynecologic Oncology (2015-present) Liaison to American College of Radiology, Appropriateness Criteria, Expert Panel on Women’s Imaging Liaison to American College of Radiology, Ovarian-Adnexal Imaging-Reporting-Data System CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalNational20152019
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical PathologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2011
Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)Professional/Scientific OrganizationFull MemberExternalInternational2010
Gynecologic Oncology Group/NRG OncologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationNon-voting MemberExternalNational2004
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational2002

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Chapter 12. Gynecologic Causes of Lower Abdominal Pain
    Charles S. Dietrich III and Bradford P. Whitcomb Clinical Scenarios in General Surgery 2012 Jan;52-57


  • Bereavement practices of gynecologic oncologists: Physician and care team practices compared to caregiver needs.
    Lauren Harrison, Christopher Morosky, Bradford Whitcomb Journal of Clinical Oncology 2022 Jun;40(16_suppl):12021

Case Reports


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Opioid analgesics following surgery for gynecologic cancer patients at a university health center: have we altered our prescribing patterns in this patient population?Poster52nd Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, Society of Gynecologic Oncology2021SGO Meeting (virtual)