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Clare Flannery, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

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Clare Flannery, MD

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  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    PO Box 208020

    New Haven, CT 06520-8020

    United States



Dr. Flannery received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Wellesley College in 1995 before obtaining her M.D. degree from Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland in 2001. She completed internship in medicine and surgery at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin Ireland, and then Internal Medicine residency in the Women’s Health Track at Jacobi Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. She was selected to be Chief Resident in Internal Medicine in 2005-2006. She then went on to the Yale University School of Medicine for her fellowship in Endocrinology & Metabolism. After becoming board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, she pursued a research fellowship at Yale, and worked in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald Shulman and Dr. Kitt Petersen on the pathophysiology of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Then she focused her research on the effect of diabetes on endometrial pathology, with the mentorship of Dr. Hugh Taylor. She was awarded an NIH mentored career award then NIH R01 funding. She is an Associate Professor with dual appointments in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) as well as Internal Medicine (Endocrinology). Her research involves studies on the link between obesity and endometrial pathology, including endometrial cancer and infertility. She sees patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders, with a specialty interest in diabetes prevention, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and transgender hormone therapy.

Education & Training

  • Research Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine (2011)
  • Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine (2009)
  • Chief Residency
    Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College (2006)
  • Residency
    Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College (2005)
  • Internship
    St. James Hospital Dublin, Ireland (2002)
  • MD
    Trinity College (2001)
  • BA
    Wellesley College (1995)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Albert McKern Scholar Award2017
Yale Discovery to Cure Grant2016
Yale Diabetes Research Center GrantNIH-NIDDK2015
K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development AwardNational Institutes of Health2012
Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes ResearchEndocrine Fellows Foundation2009

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