Dr. Eli Adashi presented a plenary lecture at the 2021 ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo. He reviewed the events leading up to the birth of the first IVF baby in the US, the vision of Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones, and the state of assisted reproductive technology. In addition, Dr. Adashi made an effort to imagine the future, the disruption of the field and the potential consequences that may result.
Dr. Eli Adashi is a Professor of Medical Science and the the Former Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University. As an academic physician-executive Dr. Adashi is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, a mentor to over 50 postdoctoral trainees and fellows and the author or co-author of over 450 peer-reviewed publications and 120 book chapters/reviews in the general areas of reproduction, science, law, ethics, and human rights. He also chairs the Jones Foundation Medical Executive Committee and the Medical Advisory Council.