Kathleen Clem, MD
About Kathleen Clem, MD
Kathleen Clem serves as executive vice president and chief clinical officer for AdventHealth, coming from her role as vice president and CMO for Florida Hospital East Orlando. She was the inaugural chief of emergency medicine at Duke University, and department chair emergency medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California, where she was the first woman to be named a department chair. She was also the first woman to be named division chief in the department of surgery at Duke, and the inaugural president of Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine. An emergency medicine physician by training, Dr. Clem has organized medical teams to support clinical care and teaching efforts in Tanzania, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Honduras, Nepal, Vietnam, the Solomon Islands, Palestine and China. She earned her MD at Loma Linda.