Following medical school and a residency in emergency medicine, Dr. Clem joined the faculty of Loma Linda University (LLU), where she established the longest running international emergency medicine fellowship in the nation.
She went on to serve as chief of the division of surgery and the inaugural division chief of emergency medicine at Duke University.
Upon returning to LLU in 2007, she became the first female chair of any department within the institution. She advanced the emergency medicine program and was instrumental in designing the newly constructed emergency department. Later in her career she served as chief clinical officer of AdventHealth System.
A nationally recognized leader and advocate for diversity and women in emergency medicine, Dr. Clem continually seeks to develop leaders in her field.
Dr. Clem is currently a professor at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She and her husband, Terry, reside in Vermont.