Three faculty members from the Department of OBGYN were recognized as "Rising Stars" by the Mpls.St. Paul Magazine. In Gynecologic Oncology, Drs. Britt Erickson and Colleen Rivard, received the award. In Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dr. Katherine Jacobs was recognized. To be selected, "Rising Stars", candidated must have been fully licensed and in practice for 10 years or less. Each individual named to the list of "Rising Stars" was chosen by peers in the field. All candidates are evaluated on numerous factors, including professional achievement, review by an expert panel, research and disciplinary history. See a full list of everyone who was named a rising star at the University of Minnesota here.