Elizabeth Patton, M.D. is an obstetrician-gynecologist interested in patient communication and understanding of risk in the OG/GYN setting. She is originally from Harvard, Massachusetts and earned a BA in Comparative Religion and the History of Science at Harvard University. She subsequently completed a Masters of Philosophy in Theology at Cambridge University in the UK. After working for a couple of years while completing her post-baccalaureate premedical requirements, she attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School, obtaining her medical degree. She recently completed a four year obstetrics and gynecology residency at Northwestern in Chicago, where she had the opportunity to work at both Northwestern Prentice Women’s Hospital and Stroger Hospital of Cook County.