Clark Gaither

NCFADS Speaker Clark Gaither

Clark Gaither



Clark is a family physician, and is currently the Medical Director of the NC Physicians Health Program and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is an accomplished author, blogger, speaker, corporate consultant, and personal life coach. Also known as Dr. Burnout, he is an expert in the identification, mitigation, and prevention of physician job-related burnout.

A recipient of many rewards, Dr. Gaither was named Family Physician of the Year in 2002 by the NC Academy of Family Physicians and more recently was honored by the governor and the state of NC with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine for meritorious service to the state and citizens of Wayne County. Learn more at


Plenary-A: SAMHSA 2019