Amber Bird, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Volunteer Physician - University City Hospitality Coalition (UCHC), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Educational Lead Physician, Edward S. Cooper Clinic, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Division Chief for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Edward S. Cooper Internal Medicine
3701 Market Street
Suite 640
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2250
Fax: 215-615-3995
BS (Biological Anthropology)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Preventative Health
Substance use disorder treatment
High risk transitions in ambulatory care
Women's health

Description of Research Expertise

Medical Education, Curriculum Development and Evaluation
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Health Equity
Implicit Bias and Mitigation Strategies
Health advocacy and justice

Selected Publications

Nath, J., Wong, C.J., Bird, A., Oyler, J., Shaheen, A., Harris, L., Pincavage, A.: Medical School Primary Care Experience and Preparedness Among Internal Medicine Residents - Results from the American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine In-Training Exam (IM-ITE) Survey. Journal of General Internal Medicine 38(4): 1084–1086, March 2023.

Tracey L. Henry, Amber-Nicole Bird, and Sarah Candler: Social Justice, Diversity, Bias, and Healthcare Advocacy - Healthcare Advocacy and Social Justice. Leading an Academic Medical Practice 2023 Notes: Submitted and accepted book chapter for publication. Publication date pending.

S. Layne, S. Panchal N. Patel, A. Bird: Addressing Colorectal Cancer Screening Disparities in Resident-Delivered Primary Care through Proactive Panel Management. Society for General Internal Medicine April 2022.

K. Williams, A. Bird. : Breast Cancer Screening. Penn Primary Care Podcast March 2022.

K. Williams, A. Bird, : Breast Cancer Treatment. Penn Primary Care Podcast March 2022.

Christopher J Wong, Julia B Nath, Amber T Pincavage, Amber Bird, Julie L Oyler, Katherine Gill, Karen Kimel-Scott, Eric Palecek, Maryann K Overland: Telehealth Attitudes, Training, and Preparedness Among First-Year Internal Medicine Residents in the COVID-19 Era. Telemed J E Health February 2022.

Julia Nath MD, Julie Oyler MD, Amber Bird MD, Maryann K. Overland MD, Lesley King MD, Christopher J. Wong MD, Amy W. Shaheen MD, MSc & Amber T. Pincavage MD : Time for Clinic: Fourth-Year Primary Care Exposure and Clinic Preparedness Among Internal Medicine Interns. Journal of General Internal Medicine October 2021.

K. Williams, A. Bird: Osteoporosis. Penn Primary Care Podcast August 2021.

K. Williams, A. Bird: Diabetes Penn Primary Care Podcast July 2021.

Julia Nath, Maryann Overland, Lesley King, Christopher Wong, Amber Bird, Amy Shaheen, Julie Oyler, and Amber Pincavage: Time for Clinic: A multi-center assessment of fourth year primary care exposure and ambulatory preparedness among internal medicine interns. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine October 2020.

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Last updated: 03/05/2024
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