Stephanie B. Abbuhl, MD, FACEP

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Emeritus Professor CE of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Penn Pathways Leadership Program for Assistant Professors in the 6 STEMM schools; funded by the Provost's Office, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Blockley Hall; Rm 411
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.662.6963
Fax: 215.662.3953
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Summa Cum Laude, 1975.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Residency , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1980-1983.
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellowship, Nationally competitive Dean-sponsored fellowship, 2004-2005.
Certification in Coaching, Teleos Leadership Institute, 2021-2021.
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine , 1983.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine , 1990.
Pennsylvania Medical Command Physician , 1994.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, recertified , 2000.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, recertified , 2010.
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, recertified, 2020.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency department operations, administration and access;
Women Faculty Development; Women's careers in medicine and biomedical research

Description of Clinical Expertise

Emergency medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Women in Medicine professional development and program leadership

Selected Publications

Bogner HR, Abbuhl S, Tuton LW, Dougherty B, McClintock HF. : Outcomes of a Junior Faculty Grant Award in Women's Health and Gender-based Medicine. Journal of Faculty Development 36(3): 25-30, September 2022.

Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Tuton LW, Grisso JA, Abbuhl SB: Career Trajectories of Women from Underrepresented Minority Groups at an Academic Medical Center. JAMA Network Open March 2021.

Bogner HR, Abbuhl S, Tuton LW, Dougherty B, Zarowin D, Guevara A, McClintock H.: Developing Leadership in Women's Health Research. Leadership in Health Services., Jun 2020.

Balmer DF, Courts KA, Dougherty B, Tuton LW, Abbuhl S, Hirshfield LE. : Applying the Theory of Gendered Organizations to the Lived Experience of Women with Established Careers in Academic Medicine Teach Learn Med. [published online ahead of print] doi:10.1080/10401334.2020.1767106 (eds.). Page: 1-10, May 27 2020.

Choo EK, Kline JA, Abbuhl S: Defining the problem - and the solutions - to our stubborn challenge of gender equity. Academic Emergency Medicine 26(3): 279-280, Mar 2019.

Alvarez SNE, Jagsi R, Abbuhl SB, Lee CJ, Meyers ER.: Promoting gender equity in grant making: What can a funder do? Lancet 393(10171): e9-e11, Feb 2019.

Henry-Moss D, Abbuhl S, Bellini L, and Diane L. Spatz DL: Lactation space experiences and preferences among healthcare workers in an academic medical center. Breastfeeding Medicine October 2018.

Grisso JA, Sammel MD, Rubenstein AH, Speck RM, Conant EF, Scott P, Tuton LW, Westring AF, Friedman S, Abbuhl SB.: A randomized controlled trial to improve the success of women assistant professors. Journal of Women's Health Feb 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1089/jwh 2016.6025. [Epub ahead of print]

Choo EK, Kass D, Westergaard M, Watts SH, Berwald N, Regan L, Promes SB, Clem KJ, Schneider SM, Kuhn GJ, Abbuhl S, Nobay F: The development of best practice recommendations to support the hiring, recruitment and advancement of women physicians in emergency medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine Epub ahead of print (doi:10.1111/acem.13028), June 2016.

Westring AF, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA.: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women’s careers in academic medicine Academic Medicine 89(4): 658-663, April 2014.

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Last updated: 09/14/2022
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