Jamila Perritt MD MPH FACOG is a fellowship trained, board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist with a comprehensive background in Family Planning and Reproductive Health. Dr. Perritt provides, on the ground, community-based care focusing primarily on the intersection of sexual health, reproductive rights and social justice. In addition to her work as a clinical provider in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, she serves as a reproductive health care consultant where she develops, organizes and facilitates health education workshops and outreach events to diverse communities and community partners. Her topics include, but are not limited to, health equity, reproductive justice, adolescent health, contraception and family planning.
Dr. Perritt collaborates with various organizations to provide ongoing support and subject matter expertise on sexual and reproductive health, family planning and reproductive justice. Dr. Perritt is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine and completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She completed a Family Planning Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. During her fellowship training, Dr. Perritt received a Masters Degree in Public Health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. After completion of her fellowship, she returned to her hometown of Washington, DC where she served as the Medical Director at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC, Inc. from 2011-2016.
Dr. Perritt is a passionate advocate for reproductive health, rights and justice. She has worked closely with the Physicians for Reproductive Health, Advocates for Youth, Reproductive Health Technologies Project, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and other organizations in support of access to comprehensive reproductive health care. Dr. Perritt is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a member of The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals and the Society of Family Planning. She serves as Vice Chair on the ACOG Committee for the Health Care for Underserved Women and as liaison to the ACOG Committee on Gynecologic Practice.