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Kellie Clearo

Kellie Clearo, MD, RPhName:

Kellie Clearo, MD, RPh

Email:

kclearo@emory.edu

Undergrad Institution; Degree and Major:

University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

Medical School:

University of Washington

In practice since:

2005

Your Specialty:

Internal Medicine and Psychiatry

Where and for how many years did you train AFTER medical school:

Duke University - 5 years

How did you choose your specialty?

I had interest in both psychiatry and internal medicine.

What do you like MOST, and like LEAST, about your specialty?

I love my specialty and would not consider doing anything else. Combined training allows you take to care of the ‘whole’ patient. There isn’t anything I don’t enjoy about my specialty.

In your opinion, what attributes are important in anyone choosing this specialty?

Because it is a 5-year residency, Commitment to and understanding of what constitutes combined training.

Special interests:

  • Residency education
  • Interplay of mental & physical health
  • Hospital medicine
  • Psychotherapy
  • Substance abuse