The American Health Council has cordially appointed Michael Clement, MD, as “Best in Medicine.” Working in the healthcare industry for over five decades, Dr. Clement is an expert in the field of immunization and pediatrics, and continues to demonstrate an exceptional willingness to broaden and share his knowledge.
Dr. Clement had two uncles that were physicians and therefore, was introduced to the sciences from a very young age. Due to this, his interest in the industry grew and they both inspired him to join the profession.
In order to pursue his chosen career, Dr. Clement attended the University of Utah to gain his Medical Doctorate degree, successfully graduating in 1963. Following this, Dr. Clement began his career in the medical industry and has since amassed over 50 years of experience in his field. He has enjoyed a long and prosperous career treating numerous patients, attributing his success to his honesty, and natural abilities to problem solve with true facts and research.
Currently, Dr. Clement upholds a position on the Board of Trustees and has been fulfilling this role for the past two years. Currently working at the Arizona Perinatal Trust, Dr. Clement completes a number of duties throughout his working day. These include consulting the university and health department, and seeing patients in high risk rural communities.
Established in 1980, The Arizona Perinatal Trust (APT), is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit. It was initially established via a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Trust is dedicated to improving the health of Arizona’s mothers and babies and is governed by a Board of Trustees and a Board of Directors. The Arizona Perinatal Trust (APT) has three main components; Certification, Perinatal Education, and Perinatal Data review, which together form the core of their work. These efforts are implemented in collaboration with their member hospitals in the region, the professionals who work with mothers, babies, and the state agencies that partner with them to support the system. Effective planning and efforts to improve perinatal services is dependent on quality Perinatal Data. In collaboration with the Arizona Department of Health Services, APT provides an annual perinatal data profiles to member hospitals. This data supports individual hospitals in their efforts toward quality improvement and assists state and local agencies with their regional planning for improving birth outcomes.
To ensure he continues to expand and share his understanding and knowledge, Dr. Clement is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Arizona Academy of Pediatrics.
When not at work, Dr. Clement enjoys traveling, reading, and photography in his spare time.
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Board of Trustees Member at Arizona Perinatal Trust
- Established in 190 — Arizona Perinatal Trust (APT), is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit.
- The Trust is dedicated to improving the health of Arizona’s mothers and babies and is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees and Board of Directors.
- Arizona Perinatal Trust (APT) has three main components; certification, perinatal education, and perinatal data analysis, which together form the core of our work. These efforts are implemented in collaboration with our member hospitals in the region, the professionals who work with mothers, babies, and the state agencies that partner with us to support the regional perinatal system.