Dr. Schifrin is a licensed physician in the state of California, USA. After completing medical school at The Chicago Medical School, he interned at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois then pursued residency programs in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Medical College then at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He completed an OB/GYN Fellowship program at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1967 and 1968 and a second fellowship in Perinatal Biology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut between 1968 and 1969 where he was involved in the early study and promulgation of electronic fetal monitoring. He is Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Schifrin has held numerous clinical and academic appointments in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Medical Schools at Harvard University, the University of Southern California School and Loma Linda University. He has held the position of Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in a number of California hospitals including among others, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles; Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks; and Glendale Adventist Medical Center in Glendale, where he was the Director of the OB/GYN Residency training program. He currently teaches at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. He has lectured widely to medical and legal audiences both in the United States and abroad about a wide range of obstetrical subjects, but most often related to obstetrical safety, fetal surveillance in labor and the relationship of obstetrical care to subsequent neurological injury. He is the author of over 200 contributions to medical literature and continues to perform research and publish in these areas. Dr. Schifrin makes his home in Encino, California. He is married with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. He enjoys tennis, kite flying and classical music. Until recently, he was on the Board of Directors of the Ojai Music Festival in Ojai, California.