The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EFA places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.
The Endometriosis Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. EIN number 20-4904437
Did you know all that you accomplished this year? Through your support, you
increased disease recognition among the general public and medical communities,
advocated for patients,
provided expert surgical training to physicians,
funded landmark endometriosis research, and
educated adolescents about early diagnosis and timely intervention!
In 2014, 84.4% of your donations directly funded the EFA’s education, awareness, and research programs.
Make your tax-deductible gift online today to start making a difference in the lives of those affected by endometriosis!
EFA Executive Board of Directors
Tamer Seckin, MD*
Jennifer M. Hieber*
Elizabeth Quadracci Harned
Michael S. Brodherson, MD
Former Board Members
* Founding Board Member
Scientific Advisory Council
Harry Reich, MD Medical Director
Hugh Taylor, MD
Noemie Elhadad, PhD
Christine Metz, PhD
Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD
William Rodgers, MD, PhD
Asgerally Fazleabas, PhD
Linda Griffith, PhD
Pinar Kodaman, MD, PhD
Mauricio Simões Abrão, MD
Samuel Levin, MD
Camran Nezhat, MD
Ronald Primas, MD
David B. Redwine, MD…
Harry Reich, MD, FACOG, FRCOG, FACS, Medical Director
Dr. Reich is a pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery having performed many firsts, including the first laparoscopic hysterectomy, the first pelvic lymphadenectomy for cancer, and the first excision of cul-de-sac endometriosis that included rectal resection. A graduate of Lehigh University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dr. Reich was Director of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center until 2000.
Theresa Davidson, MPH, MEd, Managing Director
Theresa is a public health practitioner who has been working with adolescent and underserved populations for the…
YOU can help us raise endometriosis awareness! Please click on individual links below to download free copies of outreach and education materials. For information and materials about how to host an EndoWalk, please email [email protected] Check back often as we update our materials on a regular basis.
Consider Endometriosis Tool Kit
Our fact sheets provide basic information on the four topics below. These are great materials for school nurses offices, informational tables, or even for your own education.
Endometriosis and Adolescents
Endometriosis and Infertility