Carol A Ford, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Main Building, 11th Floor, Suite 11NW10
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-3938
Fax: 215-590-4708
Education:
B.S. (Major in Sociology; Minor in Chemistry)
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 1979.
M.D.
School of Medicine University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1983.
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Selected Publications

Carol A. Ford MD, Jessica H. Mirman PhD, Victoria A. Miller PhD, J. Felipe García-España PhD, Megan C. Fisher Thiel MPH, David Webb PhD, Elizabeth Friedrich BS, Elyse C. Salek MSEd, Jennifer Culhane PhD, Kenneth R. Ginsburg MD MSEd : Understanding Parent-Adolescent Communication about Strengths and Weaknesses. Poster Presentation at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA March 2017.

Alderfer Melissa A, Lindell Robert B, Viadro Claire I, Zelley Kristin, Valdez Jessica, Mandrell Belinda, Ford Carol A, Nichols Kim E: Should Genetic Testing be Offered for Children? The Perspectives of Adolescents and Emerging Adults in Families with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. Journal of genetic counseling Mar 2017.

Wong CA, Bain A, Polsky D, Merchant RM, Antwi YA, Slap G, Rubin DM, Ford CA.: The Use and Out-of-Pocket Cost of Urgent Care and Retail-Based Clinics Visits by Adolescents and Young Adults Compared to Children. J of Adolescent Health Elsevier, 60(1): 107, January 2017.

Ford, C .A., English, A., Dowshen, N., Rogers, C.: Confidentiality in Adolescent Health Care. Health Promotion for Children and Adolescents. Korin, M. (ed) (eds.). Springer, New York, NY, August 2016.

Ford Carol A, Cheek Courtney, Culhane Jennifer, Fishman Jessica, Mathew Leny, Salek Elyse C, Webb David, Jaccard James: Parent and Adolescent Interest in Receiving Adolescent Health Communication Information From Primary Care Clinicians. The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine 59(2): 154-61, August 2016.

Bain Alexander, Wong Charlene A, Slap Gail, Polsky Daniel, Merchant Raina M, Akosa Antwi Yaa, Rubin David, Ford Carol A: Common and Costly Hospitalizations Among Insured Young Adults Since the Affordable Care Act. The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine 59(1): 61-7, Jul 2016.

Cherie Priya Dhar, MD; Elizabeth Steinmiller MSN, PMHCNS-BC; Jennifer Chuang, MD, MS; Sagine Simon MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Julia Tracey MSN, CPNP-BC; Eron Friedlander MD, MPH; Carol Ford MD: Improving pediatric resident preparedness in psychiatric emergencies. Poster presentation at CHOP Quality and Patient Safety Poster Day, Philadelphia, PA. (eds.). June 2016.

Cherie Priya Dhar, MD; Elizabeth Steinmiller MSN, PMHCNS-BC; Jennifer Chuang, MD, MS; Sagine Simon MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Julia Tracey MSN, CPNP-BC; Eron Friedlander MD, MPH; Carol Ford MD: Improving pediatric resident preparedness in psychiatric emergencies. Poster presentation at American Academy of Pediatrics national annual meeting May 2016.

Charles G. Zimbrick-Rogers, Kenneth Ginsburg, Cordella Hill, Suzanne Fegley, Sharon Ravitch & Carol A. Ford (2016): Parenthood and Motivation to Change in Homeless Older Adolescents. Journal of Poverty; DOI: 10.1080/10875549.2016.1141387 March 2016.

Wong Charlene A, Ford Carol A, French Benjamin, Rubin David M: Changes in Young Adult Primary Care Under the Affordable Care Act. American Journal of Public Health 105 Suppl 5: S680-5, Nov 2015.

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