Dr. El-Sayed is Charles B. and Ann L. Johnson Professor and Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics. He is also the Co-Director of the Johnson Pregnancy and Newborn Service, Obstetrician-in-Chief Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Associate Dean Maternal and Child Health. As such he oversees the many dimensions of obstetrical services – research, clinical, educational and administrative - across the hospital and medical school. His academic focus has been on randomized controlled trials in obstetrics, and he has a long history of successful leadership in clinical trials and collaborative research.