MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • College of the Holy Cross , 1999 , Worcester , MA

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania , 2004 , Philadelphia , PA

Internship

  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia/Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2005 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2008 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Primary Care Innovation
  • Harvard Center for Primary Care , 2016 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. O’Hare’s primary interests include transitions from pediatric to adult care, children with special health care needs, and primary care quality improvement. She is passionate about partnering with families to make young adult transitions less stressful for everyone. Dr. O'Hare believes that community engagement and effective health policies are important for maintaining the health of our patients. It is also vitally important to educate the future generation of physicians & healthcare leaders to care for our growing population of young adults with chronic health conditions.

Societies
Massachusetts Medical Society
Health Care Transition Research Consortium

Professional Organizations
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Physicians

Awards
John J.W. Fangman Mentoring Award, 2013
Nancy Elizabeth Barnhardt Community Service Award, 2008
Community Pediatrics Advocacy Award, 2008
Anne E. Dyson Foundation Child Advocacy Award, 2007

Teaching
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, Brigham & Women's Hospital/Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Presentations
Transition to Adult Care: Perspectives from Internal Medicine Northeast Regional Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Nashua, NH, 2010
Emerging Adulthood: Facilitating the Transition to Adult-Centered Medical Care, New England Regional Meeting, Society for General Internal Medicine, Portland, ME, 2012
Webinar: Heading for College with Special Health Care Needs, Got Transition? Broadcast, 2012
Webinar: Empowering Youth for Transition to Adulthood ,AAP Medical Home Initiative, 2013
Webinar: Life Long Care for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: From Infant Care to Transition, Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium/American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics