Inspirational Black men and women in medicine: Five things you need to create a successful career in medicine

March 31, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

In the United States today, black doctors are vastly underrepresented. Only 5 percent of physicians nationwide are black. Why is it so important to have better representation? What steps can be taken to fix this discrepancy? In this interview in Authority Magazine, author Jamie Hemmings talks to Dr. Melissa Clarke, chief population officer at 3M Health Information Systems, about her career, accomplishments, and how others may follow her path. 

Read the full interview in Authority Magazine. 

Melissa E. Clarke, MD, CMQ, is chief population health officer, health care transformation and health equity, at 3M Health Information Systems.