Erica Marsh, MD, MSCI
Member, Board of Directors
American Medical Association Foundation
Dr. Erica E. Marsh is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility (REI) specialist at the Feinberg School of Medicine-Northwestern University and is a member of the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She attended Harvard University for college and graduated magna cum laude. After college, Dr. Marsh spent three years working in management consulting at Bain & Company after which she attended Harvard Medical School where she graduated cum laude in 2001. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Harvard Integrated OBGYN Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Women’s Hospital in 2005. After graduating from residency, Dr. Marsh moved to Chicago, Illinois where she completed a three year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and subsequently joined the faculty.
Dr. Marsh spends her time as a clinician, as a researcher, and as a teacher. The focus of her clinical practice is infertility and fibroids. Her research specifically focuses on health disparities within REI and fibroid treatment and the pathogenesis of fibroid development. She has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Northwestern Memorial Foundation, Northwestern University, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Marsh also has a strong commitment to young people and to the underserved. During her time as a faculty member at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Marsh founded the Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program which is a partnership between Northwestern Medicine and CPS’s George Westinghouse College Prep High School in Garfield Park. The focus of the program is to inspire high performing and highly motivated high school students to pursue careers as physicians and/or researchers. The program involves students spending their summers at Northwestern in a “summer intensive” program as well as participating in academic and personal development activities throughout the year including ACT prep, field trips to campus, and college preparatory work. Dr. Marsh has also founded the Women’s Health Clinic at the Englewood Site of Community Health. Dr. Marsh was named the 2012 Volunteer Specialist of the Year for Community Health and received the 2013 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Marsh is an active member of the Apostolic Church of God where she participates in the Health and Wellness ministry. As a member of that ministry, she founded the monthly speaker program, 360° of Health, at which health experts from across the city’s academic medical centers are invited to speak to church members and Woodlawn community neighbors.