Naila Ramji

Assistant Professor and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

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Dr. Naila Ramji, AB, MDCM, FRCSC, MSc

Contact Information:

Office Phone: (506) 452-5880
Office Fax: (506) 452-5316



  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (New Brunswick)
  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dalhousie University
  • Cross-Appointee, Dept of Bioethics, Dalhousie University
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Memorial University


  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, University of Ottawa (2020)
  • MSc (Bioethics), Columbia University (2019)
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency, Memorial University of Newfoundland (2017)
  • MD,CM, McGill University (2012)
  • AB History & Science, Harvard University (2008)



Dr Ramji’s clinical research interests include the impact of maternal obesity on stillbirth, as well as exploring various ultrasound parameters for the prevention of adverse obstetrical outcomes in multiple gestations. She has also published on maternal obesity in breastfeeding and in the medical humanities. In bioethics, she has published and presented on a wide variety of topics, including the bioethics of uterine transplantation, the bioethics of translating limited evidence into clinical practice, moral distress amongst physicians and conflicts of interest. She continues to explore reproductive and research ethics in her on-going work, particularly focused on the management of uncertainty and risk with regards to difficult decision making in high risk pregnancies.

Dr. Ramji enjoys teaching and mentoring medical trainees in both clinical and bioethics research, is involved with the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine's Research in Medicine (RIM) program, and continues to guest-lecture in various courses in the Department of Bioethics at Columbia. In her community service work, she advocates for increased access to primary care services, liaises with mental health experts to provide support to individuals in need, and increasing awareness and education around women's health issues and women's empowerment.

Selected Publications



  • Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Canada
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • New Brunswick Medical Society / Canadian Medical Association