Tami M. Prince, M.D. is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Occupational Medicine physician, bestselling author, and highly regarded keynote speaker. As a Medical Director with the Nation’s largest Occupational Medical Group, she specializes in caring for the American workforce, especially pregnant injured workers.
Dr. Prince is a graduate of Spelman College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Wright State University School of Medicine where she earned the degree of Medical Doctor, and The Ohio State University Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program. While in medical school, she became the first medical student to obtain certification in substance abuse counseling and served as counselor and pathology lecturer in The Weekend Intervention Program (WIP). After residency, Dr. Prince was in private practice as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist as well as independent contractor for the U.S. Army. In addition to her current role of Medical Director, she also serves as an executive board member and medical coordinator for Covenant Community, Incorporated, which is a life stabilization program for substance abuse. She has been guest speaker at events including career
day at numerous schools, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Cleveland Alumnae Chapter Teen Lift, and Kamp Kizzy. She has also been a medical correspondent on Focus Atlanta CW69 and Fox 5 News Atlanta as well as featured in medical segments on radio. One of her most rewarding experiences, however, has been when she performed mission work in Haiti with her church. During this mission trip, Dr. Prince was able to provide medical care to the Haitian community as well as assist with building a water system to provide clean water to the community.
As a practicing Obstetrics/Gynecology and Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Prince’s goal is to empower patients with medical information which will allow for them to become active participants in their medical care. Poor outcomes in patient care stem from misunderstanding in conversations between patients and physicians as well as mistrust in the medical field. Active partnership between patients and physicians can help to decrease poor outcomes, dispel mistrust, and thus strengthen overall patient health. Partnerships with colleagues are also important in order to coordinate patient care so that the best outcome is obtained. Dr. Prince is on a mission to improve the health, well-being, and productivity of all patients within a relaxed, compassionate, and trustworthy environment.
Dr. Prince currently resides with her family in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an avid supporter of the arts and enjoys traveling the world, especially to discover how medicine is practiced in other parts of the world. She is the author of The Art of Practicing Passion and is definitely living life with intention.