Cecilia Bonaduce Leggett, MD, joined the Stanford University Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship program in July 2023. She earned her BA in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley where she had been recruited to compete on their national debate team. She then completed a Teach For America term of service in the Washington DC region prior to attending UC San Diego School of Medicine. During medical school, she received multiple awards including the 2018 UC San Diego Integrity Award and the 2019 Roderick K. Calverley Humanitarian Service Award. Dr. Leggett has been an active member of the American Medical Association and California Medical Association and has served in leadership roles in both organizations as a medical student. During medical school, she served as Class President and Commencement Speaker for the Class of 2019.
Dr. Leggett completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, California. During her residency, she received multiple awards including first place awardee of the 7th Annual GME Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Poster Symposium, the Cedars-Sinai Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2022 Research Award, and the 2020 Resident Teaching Award. During residency, she was selected to join the SMFM Scholars program in 2022 and served as an ACOG District IX resident delegate to the American Medical Association.
Dr. Leggett has published a variety of peer reviewed articles and her research interests include point-of-care-ultrasound, technology in obstetrics, safety and quality improvement, and artificial intelligence. In addition to her academic work, Dr. Leggett currently serves on the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s Communications Committee and serves as an active alumna of the SMFM Scholars program.
Dr. Leggett’s personal interests include healthcare policy, cooking, karaoke, and the democratization of obstetric ultrasound.