Amy M. Corcoran, MD CMD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Medical Director , Penn-Wissahickon Hospice
Fellow, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Medical Education, Penn-Wissahickon Hospice
Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond, 1998.
American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, 2003.
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, 2003-2006.
Geriatric Medicine Clinical Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2007.
Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2007-2008.
Clinical Teaching Course, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2008-2008.
Palliative Care Education Program, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 2008-2008.
Core Curriculum, American Medical Directors Association, New Brunswick, NJ, 2010-2010.
Master in Health Professions Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011-present.
Scholar, Duke University Mini-Fellowship in Long-Term Care Education, Durham, NC, 2011-2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006.
Geriatric Medicine, 2007.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2008.
Certified Medical Director (CMD) American Medical Directors Association, 2011.
Geriatric Palliative Medicine
Dostal, P and Corcoran, AM: Pilot Medical Student Nursing Home Experience – A Common Place Where Older Adults Transition. American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Grape Vine, TX May 2013.
Corcoran AM, Lysaght S, LaMarra D, Ersek M: Pilot of a Three-Station Palliative Care OSCE for Multidisciplinary Trainees. Journal of Nursing Education March 2013.
Kumar P, Casarett D, Corcoran A, Desai K, Li Q, Chen J, Langer C, Mao JJ: Utilization of supportive and palliative care services among oncology outpatients at one academic cancer center: determinants of use and barriers to access. Journal of Palliative Medicine 15(8): 923-30, August 2012.
Kozubal D, True G, Charles N, Margo K, Corcoran A: Interprofessionalism : What Do Medical Students Gain from a Hospice Experience?
Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center(Poster Session) Philadelphia, PA May 2012.
Macnow A, Kelz R, Corcoran A: Weaving Aging Education Into The Surgery Clerkship: an opportunity to increase future physician awareness of unique issues in surgical care for the elderly. American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting May 2012.
O'Connor NR, Corcoran AM: End-Stage Renal Disease: Symptom Management and Advance Care Planning. American Family Physician 85(7): 705, April 2012.
Bauman J, Lysaght S, Gellis Z, Loren A, Ersek M, Corcoran A: Crossing Boundaries and Piloting a Common Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for Multiple Disciplines. Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center Conference 2012.
Fulton AT, Rhodes-Kropf J, Corcoran AM, Chau D, Castillo EH: Palliative care for patients with dementia in long-term care. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 27(2): 153-70, May 2011.
Corcoran AM, Lysaght S, Meghani S, Ersek M.: Piloting the Use of Standardized Patients for Geriatric Palliative Care Communication and Assessment Skill Building for Multiple Disciplines. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Poster Session, 59(Supplement 1): S83, Apr 2011.
Corcoran AM, Hirschman K, Panzer SL, Casarett D: Nursing Home Providers Perception of Palliative Care Needs of Residents with Advanced Dementia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Oral Presentation, 12(3): B17-18, Mar 2011.
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