Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP

Lead physician, Aspire Health in Texas

Dr. Hawkins splits his time between practicing family medicine in private practice in Houston, Texas, and managing a palliative care home-visiting service in Texas and Louisiana for Aspire Health. He also manages Renaissance Physicians, a large independent physician association (IPA). He is a recent past president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, is a member of the AAFP’s Commission on Health of the Public and Science, and is a chair of the commission’s Subcommittee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. With 30 years of experience as a family medicine educator and more than 15 years serving as faculty for the AAFP, Dr. Hawkins has presented on a variety of medical topics. In addition, he has a long-term interest in the physician-patient relationship and physician resilience.