KD COACH LLC IS A HIGH-QUALITY ACADEMIC COACHING BUSINESS THAT CREATES A SAFE, WARM, AND EFFECTIVE SPACE TO UNLOCK THE INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY, AND POTENTIAL OF WOMEN OF COLOR IN ACADEMIC MEDICINE.
Dr. Kemi Doll is an academic coach for womxn of color faculty in academic medicine. Kemi works to help high-achieving ambitious faculty transition out of trainee mindset so they can develop self-leadership skills to build a strong foundation for a successful and nourishing career. Kemi is most passionate about unlocking the intelligence, creativity, and passion of women of color because she understands that is one way we will remake this world.
Dr. Doll is from Atlanta, GA and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. She then attended medical school at Columbia University where she earned a number of awards for academic achievement and humanism in medicine. She completed OBGYN residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL, and went on to complete subspecialty training in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina
Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Research from the UNC School of Public Health. Her research centers on examining Black-White racial inequity in the care of benign and malignant gynecologic disease in the US. Her research has been funded by the NIH, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study racial disparity in endometrial cancer and benign hysterectomy. She is the co-founder of ECANA, the Endometrial Cancer Action Network for African-Americans (ecanawomen.org).
Kemi has been featured in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Network Open, American Journal of Public Health, as well as lay press (SELF Magazine, Mother Jones, BET). She was recognized as a NMQF Top 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health in 2020. With a proven track record of success, Kemi hopes to empower high-achieving faculty across the country to new levels of freedom, joy, and transformation in their academic careers.
Fireside chat is a facilitated conversation between Dr. Doll and an appointed leader
for the audience. Dr. Doll will answer prepared questions that are relevant to the
audience for 30 minutes and then will open it up to the audience for a 30-minute
The CFA Workshop is an opportunity for a small group (up to 20) women of color
faculty to walk through a multi-step Career Foundations evaluation led by Dr. Doll,
to identify individual areas of strengths and weakness alongside next steps to close
the most urgent gaps for each attendee.
A keynote address on a newly developed topic selected by the host. Dr. Doll will meet ahead of time with event organizers to discuss the topic and audience and then prepare and deliver a keynote address on the topic of choice.
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"Wonderful presentation and oratory skills. Engaging, smart, and did a fantastic job of explaining a complicated issue in an uncomplicated way."
"Your Enthusiasm and knowledge for this information is mind blowing."
"Exceptionally powerful presentation!"
"This talk was truly amazing and changed my perspective on an important issue. It was one of the best talks given on that day."
"Kemi was the highlight of the day. Both a content expert and an engaging speaker."
"Approachable and effective."
"Clear strong voice. Best speaking voice of any day 1 presenters."
"I love hearing Dr. Doll speak. She is thoughtful, wicked smart and passionate. So thankful she is a colleague and doing the work she is!"