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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 is an endocrinologist and Associate Professor with dual appointments in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) and the Department of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology). She 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 NY, where she also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine in 2005. She then went on to the Yale School of Medicine for her fellowship in Endocrinology & Metabolism. She pursued research fellowship at Yale, in the respective labs of Dr. Hugh Taylor, and of Dr. Gerald Shulman and Dr. Kitt Petersen, to combine interests in endometrial physiology and the pathophysiology of Type-2 diabetes mellitus. She was awarded an NIH K08 mentored career award then NIH R01 funding. Her translational research lab studies mechanisms for endometrial cancer development, and the effect of weight and diabetes on women's reproductive health. She sees patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders, with a specialty interest in diabetes prevention, weight management, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, perimenopause, and gender-affirming 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
Women's Health at Yale2020
Harold Behrman Award for MentorshipYale Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences2020
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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