Florencia Greer Polite, M.D.

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Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Attending, Active Staff Privileges, Penn Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Vice Chair - Clinical Operations, Penn Medicine, Dept of OBGYN
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Penn Ob/Gyn Associates
3701 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624818
BS (cum laude)
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1997.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Thriving at PSOM Podcast: To Post or Not to Post: Leveraging Social Media in Medicine. Spotify January 2024.

S. Golder, A. C. E. McRobbie-Johnson, A. Klein, F. G. Polite, G. Gonzalez Hernandez: Social media and COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy during pregnancy: a mixed methods analysis. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology April 2023.

Marina Franklin: "Health, Pandemic Fatigue, and Vaccine Misinformation" Friends Like Us September 2021.

David Shifrin: "Operations and Emotions: A Case Study from Penn Medicine’s Employee Engagement for the COVID-19 Vaccines" Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Inc. June 2021.

Stephanie Creary, Aline Gatignon, Dr. Florencia Greer Polite: "Creating Equity in COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Distribution" Knowledge@Wharton Podcast. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, May 2021.

Hosted by Dr. Fei Cai; Presenting Dr. Florencia Greer Polite: "Reasons for Having a Caesarean Section" Labor & Birth Podcast. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, May 2021.

Speaker, Florencia Greer Polite, MD: "Facts vs. Fiction About COVID-19 Vaccines in the Black Community" JOY Collective / Ad Council Black Media Panel. YouTube.com, April 2021.

WPVI 6ABC Action News: "University of Pennsylvania doctor brings transparency to COVID vaccine for Black community" msn.com Feb 2021 Notes: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/wellness/upenn-doctor-brings-transparency-to-covid-vaccine-for-black-community/ar-BB1dmy0m.

Florencia Greer Polite and Eugenia C. South: "Op-Ed: Vaccine hesitancy is common among Black healthcare workers. We’re trying to resolve it" Los Angeles Times Feb 2021.

Marina Franklin: "Effective Vaccine Conversations" FriendsLikeUs Podcast Feb 2021 Notes: https://friendslikeus.libsyn.com/the-vaccine-talk.

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Last updated: 02/23/2024
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