Lee P. Shulman received his bachelorís degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Shulman then completed his internship and Ob/Gyn residency at North Shore University Hospital in New York, where he served as chief resident during his final year. From there, he completed a fellowship in Reproductive Genetics at the University of Tennessee, Memphis under the guidance of Drs. Joe Leigh Simpson and Sherman Elias. Since 1999, Dr. Shulman has been with the University of Illinois at Chicago and has served as the Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Director of the Divisions of Reproductive Genetics and Ambulatory Care Services and Practices, and as the Medical Director of the Center of Excellence in Women's Health.
Dr. Shulman is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Medical Genetics, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. His current appointments include serving as the Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital/Rush University Medical School and at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Shulman is a member of numerous regional, national, and international womenís health organizations. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the emedicine.com textbook and the Yearbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Corresponding Editor of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, and the Associate Editor of The Female Patient. He also serves on the editorial board of three other journals and is a peer-reviewer for twenty-one journals. A frequent contributor to the literature with over 100 peer-reviewed articles and over 40 book chapters, Dr. Shulman serves on governmental, foundation, and pharmaceutical advisory boards and is currently on the Medical Advisory Board for the Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases. His major research focus is in reproductive genetics, contraception, and medical education.