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We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Washington University School of Medicine

M.S., Health Studies
University of Chicago


Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University School of Medicine

Fellowship, Family Planning
University of Chicago


Bri Tristan, M.D., came to Dell Medical School from New York University School of Medicine, where she was an assistant professor in obstetrics and gynecology. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at New York University School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her fellowship in family planning and a master’s in health sciences at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Tristan has been appointed program director of the obstetrics and gynecology residency program.

Tristan’s research focuses on long-acting reversible contraception and residency education. Her work has been published in high-impact journals such as Contraception, the American Journal of Public Health and The Journal of Reproductive Medicine. She has been invited to make presentations at both the regional and national level.

Professional Affiliations
  • Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Society for Family Planning
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Awards & Honors
  • Best Teaching Attending Award, 2013
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Gordon Douglas Faculty Teaching Award, 2011
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Lewis Shenker, M.D. Memorial Award, 2008
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Berlex Best Teaching Resident Award, 2006
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Barnes-Jewish Medical Staff Scholar, 2000-2004
    Washington University School of Medicine