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Dr. Jason Franasiak, MD, FACOG, HCLD/ALD (ABB) is an attending physician at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey where he serves as lead physician of the South Jersey Marlton office, Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Chief Medical Officer of IVI-RMA America. He graduated from The College of William & Mary with focus in Biology and Biochemistry and at graduation was awarded the James Frederic Carr Memorial Cup for the single graduate who best represents “character, leadership, and scholarship.”

He went on to pursue medicine at the University of Virginia where he received his medical degree and was awarded the Shannon Z. Award for the “most well-rounded” medical student and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recognizing the person from both the undergraduate and graduate schools who exhibited “excellence of character and service to humanity.” He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill where he was elected Education Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Franasiak completed his Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship training at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) in the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson fellowship program.

Dr. Franasiak is a board certified Obstetrician Gynecologist, board certified Technical Supervisor in Embryology and Andrology. He is active in the American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists (ACOG) on the Practice Bulletin Committee for Gynecology. He also serves the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and has been on the executive board of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI). He volunteers as an OB/GYN Clinical Advisor for Osmosis – Integrated Medical Learning and works with Kaplan Test Prep for USMLE Step, 1, 2, and 3 reproductive medicine coursework.
Dr. Franasiak has been invited to speak nationally and internationally and has authored and contributed to over 100 peer reviewed publications, published chapters and abstracts. He serves on the Editorial Board for Fertility and Sterility and the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also serves as Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction Genetics, Human Genetics, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Human Reproduction, and Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology and as the editor for a textbook on recurrent implantation failure. His research interests include ART laboratory science QA/QC, embryonic competence and aneuploidy, the microbiome, and nutritional status’ effect on ART success.

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Education and Training

BS The College of William and Mary (2005)
MD The University of Virginia (2009)
Residency The University of North Carolina (2013)
Fellowship Rutgers University, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (2016)
CREST Scholar Duke University (2017)

Honors and recognition

Second Place Poster Presentation Award – American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2016
Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT) Prize Paper Award at ASRM 2016
American Association of Bioanalysts Prize Paper Award 2016
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Excellence in Training Paper Award 2016
American College of Surgeon’s Resident Teaching Certificate of Outstanding Merit 2013
Resident Teaching Award in OB/GYN 2013
Golden Tarheel Award for Resident Teaching 2013
Fertility and Sterility Star Reviewer Award – Dr. Carlos Simon Associate Editor 2016
Fertility and Sterility Star Reviewer Award – Dr. Anne Steiner Associate Editor 2016
Human Reproduction Top Reviewer 2017



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