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District II congratulates Camille A. Clare, MD, MPH, recipient of a 2020 Outstanding District Service Award. This year's recipients were announced at the virtual Annual Business Meeting on April 25.

This award recognizes effective leaders and outstanding contributions performed by a Fellow on behalf of their particular district.

2020 Award Recipient

Camille A. Clare, MD, MPH

Dr. Camille A. Clare received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She earned her Master of Public Health in health policy and management from New York Medical College. She earned her certification as a physician executive from the Certifying Commission on Medical Management.

Dr. Clare currently serves as associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and as the director of resident research at New York Medical College, mentoring obstetrics and gynecology residents and medical students in their research interests. She is the associate dean of diversity and inclusion at New York Medical College, and has been a member of the subcommittee of Faculty Recruitment and Retention since its inception. She is an attending physician at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan.

Dr. Clare’s research interests include adolescent contraception, postpartum depression, patient safety, and disparities in maternal mortality and breastfeeding. Devoted to medical education, Dr. Clare has received several teaching awards from New York Medical College’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

An active ACOG member, Dr. Clare serves in a variety of roles at the section, district, and national levels and on several national committees, including the Committee on Ethics, the Committee on Nominations, and the Committee on Adolescent Health Care. She currently serves as District II chair elect and will become District II chair in October 2020.

Dr. Clare’s commitment to addressing health inequity and health care disparities is illustrated by her leadership roles with the National Medical Association, the largest and oldest organization of African American physicians in the United States. She currently serves as the organization’s Region 1 trustee, secretary of the Board of Trustees, and is immediate past president of the Manhattan Central Medical Society, a local affiliate of the National Medical Association.

  • See all recipients of the 2020 Outstanding District Service Award.