Samantha Kaplan, MD, MPH

Samantha KaplanSamantha E. Kaplan MD, MPH is a Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist and Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine.  She received her medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed her residency training at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital.  She received her Masters in Public Health from Harvard University through the Commonwealth Fund Harvard University Fellowship for Minority Health policy.  Dr. Kaplan joined the medical staff and faculty at Boston University Medical Campus in 2001. 

Prior to completing her medical education, Dr. Kaplan worked as a fundraiser at First Nations Development Institute, Fredricksburg, VA, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting culturally consistent Native American indigenous economic development, and served on the Board of Directors at the Washington Free Clinic, Washington, DC.

Dr. Kaplan’s clinical interest is the practice of General Obstetrics and Gynecology with emphasis on adolescent care and the disparities apparent in both gynecologic and obstetric health outcomes.  While at Boston University Medical Campus she has been consistently involved in medical education at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Currently, Dr. Kaplan has an interest in the impact racially and culturally concordant care has on health disparities.  Directly related is her focus on increased diversity in the physician workforce, training and educational programs.  She is the Director of the Early Medical School Selection Program at Boston University School of Medicine.