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DR. AMBER ROBINS
Amber Robins, MD, MBA is a board certified family medicine doctor practicing in Arlington, VA. She is a best-selling author, physician journalist, and co-founder of the Women in White Coats blog. She completed a Health and Media fellowship at Georgetown University School of Medicine/PBS NewsHour. She graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine for medical school and residency. Dr. Robins has been active in various research studies that include gynecologic cancers, adolescent mothers, and minorities in medicine.
Dr. Robins has written for various media including the PBS News Hour, HuffingtonPost, ABC News, BlackDoctor.org, The Journal for Minority Medical Students in her own column entitled “Diary of a Medical Student”, and 40z Rock Magazine. She has also done medical segments for the national PBS NewsHour and the local Rochester CBS.
Dr. Robins has received many awards. She recently was honored as the CBC/NMQF 2018 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health.
Dr. Robins attended Xavier University of Louisiana and graduated Magna Cum Laude as a biology major and chemistry minor. During her senior year of college, she was elected Miss Xavier University of Louisiana 2009-2010.
Throughout her journey, Dr. Robins’ goal is to continue motivating others to achieve their own personal successes. She is constantly reminded that dreams do come true with faith in God and hard work.