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Robin Elizabeth Canada, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Inpatient Teaching Attending
Associate Program Director for the Primary Care Residency Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Founder/Coordinator Indian Health Service Elective, Penn Primary Care, Global Health and Med/Peds Residents
Department: Medicine

Contact information
PENN Center for Primary Care
Medical Arts Building, Suite 102
38th and Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-9990
B.A. (Biological Anthropology)
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, 1996.
Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, 2002-2003.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, 2003-2005.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Canada, RE: Best Practices for Teaching Care Management of Undocumented Patients. AMA Journal of Ethics 21(1): 44-49, January 2019.

Rose, Julian; Panganamamula, Kayshap; Canada, Robin : Use of Community Health Workers in a Fecal Immunochemical Test Screening Campaign for Underserved Latino Immigrants: Experience from a Single Community Health Clinic. Poster, AGA Digestive Disease Week 2019.

Heather Klusaritz : “Making a Difference” Interviews with Drs. Robin Canada and Rani Nandiwada. June 2018.

Robin Canada, MD, Heather Klusartiz, Phd, MSW, Jose Medina, MSW, Jow Garland, MD, Stephanie Van Decker, Esther Nivasch: The Complex Care Program: Navigation and Advocacy for Medically Complicated Undocumented Latinos at Puentes de Salud. Poster, SGIM National Meeting 2016.

Davis R, Lipschitz R, Canada R, Shalaby M: Coordinating Complex Care – A High Risk Residency Clinic. Poster, SGIM National Meeting 2016.

Taunya English. Interview with Robin Canada, MD: "Teaching healthier lifestyle skills to turn the tide on diabetes" National Public Radio, "The Pulse" 2015.

Canada, Robin E, Dirocco, Danae and Day, Susan.: "A Better Approach to Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care" Journal of Family Practice 63(6), June 2014.

Robin E. Canada, MD, FACP: Community Medicine Immersion Curriculum. Poster, SGIM National Meeting 2014.

Robin E. Canada, MD, Susan Day, MD, Danae Dirocco: Implementing Protocols and Risk Stratification for Chronic Opioid Management in Primary Care Patients with Non-cancer Pain. Poster, SGIM National Meeting 2011.

Turner, Barbara J., Canada, Robin E.: "Talking to patients about screening colonoscopy: Where conversations fall short" The Journal of Family Practice 56(8), August 2007.

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