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Dr. Jamila Perritt





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Dr. Perritt is a fellowship-trained Obstetrician and Gynecologist with a comprehensive background in family planning and reproductive health.  


She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and completed her medical degree at Howard University College of Medicine.  In addition to a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Perritt received her fellowship training in Complex Family Planning and Master of Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Dr. Perritt is board-certified, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Family Planning, and serves via Mayoral appointment as co-chair of Washington, DC's Maternal Mortality Review Committee.



Dr. Perritt provides training and education for clinical and non-clinical staff.


Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Racial Equity & Justice in Clinical Care

  • Abortion Access

  • Reproductive Justice

  • Black Maternal Health

  • Comprehensive Contraception Care

  • Reproductive Coercion  


Dr. Perritt uses her unique position as a physician activist to bring attention to issues impacting inequitable health outcomes for her community. She fights to advance access to comprehensive reproductive health for all people by working to address inadequacies in the health system that negatively impact health outcomes and equity.



As a front line provider of health care, Dr. Perritt knows first-hand the impact that decreased access to quality, community responsive and culturally grounded health services has on the lives of her patients. She is a passionate advocate for reproductive health, rights, and justice and speaks frequently on these topics.  Dr. Perritt works closely with local and national reproductive health and justice organizations to advance the health of individuals and eliminate reproductive health inequities.

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