Margaret McKenzie, MD
Margaret McKenzie, MD, is a staff Obstetrician/Gynecologist at Cleveland Clinic in the Obstetrics, Gynecology and the Women’s Health Institute. She is the Director of Medical Student Education within the institute and the discipline leader for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Core clinical curriculum. As Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine (CCLCM), she is the OB/GYN Clerkship Director, a member of the Medical Student Education Council, and a member of the Curriculum Task Force. Currently, she serves as the Chair of the Physician Advisors Council for the innovative competency-based portfolio assessment system at CCLCM.
Dr. McKenzie received her MD from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1988. In 1984, she was awarded an MS in biochemistry from Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine-University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1992. After being in private practice at University Hospitals of Cleveland until 1995, she joined the Faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Regional Medical Practice. In 2007, Dr. McKenzie moved her office to the main campus of Cleveland Clinic, specializing in bleeding disorders in women, fibroids, ablations and alternatives to hysterectomy.
In the educational arena, Dr. McKenzie has presented locally, nationally and internationally on topics including: assessments, mentoring and the success of assessment portfolios and other innovations in medical education. For the last four years, she has lectured at APGO faculty development seminars. She received the 2007 Maria and Sam Miller Professional Excellence Award for Master Educator from the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine, recognizing the dedication to excellence of Cleveland Clinic physicians, scientists and employees.
Academically, Dr. McKenzie has been the recipient of the Harvard-Macy Scholars Award, and the APGO Solvay Educational Scholar’s Award. She has lectured at APGO, NMA and the Universal Sisters.
As Co-Author of You Having a Baby, she appeared on the Dr. Oz Show where she stressed the importance of a healthy pregnancy.