Wendy Klein, M.D., M.A.C.P is a pioneer and leader in woman’s health. Once voted Virginia Commonwealth University’s “Woman of the Year,” she is an outstanding clinician and scholar who has been repeatedly honored as not just one of the best physicians in her hometown of Richmond, but one of the best doctors in America.
Board-certified in Internal Medicine, she is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She co-founded the Women’s Health Center at Stony Point, where she served as Medical Director. Dr. Klein also established the unique Women’s Health Residency Program at VCU, which has been lauded as one of the best programs of its kind in the United States.
As co-founder of the Association of Academic Women’s Health Programs, a national consortium of women’s health educators, clinicians and researchers, the founder of the annual VCU Women’s Health Update Continuing Medical Education Conference, one of the premier women’s health conferences in the country, and the founder of the Women in Medicine, Science and Dentistry Organization (WISDM), Dr. Klein is committed to advancing women’s health through education.
She is former deputy editor of the Journal of Women’s Health, past co-chair of the VCU School of Medicine’s Committee on the Status of Women and Minorities, senior deputy director emeritus of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women’s Health, a National Center for Excellence, and past gubernatorial appointee to both the Virginia Council on the Status of Women and the Governor’s Task Force on Cervical Cancer. She currently serves on the Virginia Board of Health.
Dr. Klein received the Leadership Award from the Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural and Minority Medicine, and was honored by the VCU faculty as the recipient of the annual WISDM Professional Achievement Award. An active member and contributor to the North American Menopause Society and a Master of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Klein enthusiastically lectures on hormone therapy, osteoporosis and women’s health, midlife and beyond. At this time, she is medical director of the Fan Free Clinic in Richmond, Virginia.
Married for over 25 years to the man of her dreams, Dr. Klein lives in Richmond, Virginia and is the mother of two children of whom she is exceedingly proud.