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NEW YORK, NY, August 29, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Health Council is proud to elect Dr. Carolyne Jean-Philippe, Attending Physician at PM Pediatrics and Coney Island Pediatric Emergency Department, to their Board of Physicians. With expertise in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jean-Philippe brings to the AHC 12 years in the healthcare industry, including 3 years in her current role.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Montclair State University, Dr. Jean-Phillipe went on to obtain her MD at Ross University School of Medicine. In 2009, she completed her Pediatric Residency at New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital Center and received her Board Certification in Pediatrics. From August 2009 until December 2015, Dr. Jean-Phillipe worked as an Attending Physician in the Pediatric Emergency department at JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ. There, she practiced all facets of Pediatric Emergency Medicine - evaluating, prioritizing, diagnosing, and stabilizing all patients who came through the ER.
Attributing her success to a hard work ethic instilled by her mother, Dr. Jean-Philippe expressed her interest in medicine at the age of 3. In high school, she volunteered in the Pediatric Ward at a local hospital, where she played piano, read stories, and dressed up like a clown to bring a smile to the children's faces.
Her current day to day responsibilities consist of reviewing labs and X-Ray interpretation. Dr. Jean-Philippe calls families concerning any news and discusses further management. She also appropriately diagnoses and treats a variety of pediatric illnesses and illnesses in an Urgent Care setting, evaluating preliminary results and administering initial treatments for asthma, dehydration, foreign body removal, laceration repair, splinting, and digital blocks, among others. Dr. Jean-Philippe also executes monthly radiology QA for the Carle Place office in Long Island.
Dr. Jean-Philippe is professionally associated with the American Academy of Pediatrics and has participated in Haiti Earthquake Medical Mission with the Association of Medical Physicians Abroad in 2010, where she provided patient care and medications to those affected by the earthquake at General Hospital. Dr. Jean-Philippe was a Covenant House Mentor NYC from 2011-2013, where she mentored homeless youth.
Dr. Jean-Philippe has published a Case Presentation in the Pediatric Emergency Medical Newsletter in 2010, as well as presenting at the 11th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Society for Academic Emergency Medicine in Hersey, PA in 2008, on the treatment of Otitis media-based white blood cell count in children older than 3. In 2009, Dr. Jean-Philippe also presented at the 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC.
In her spare time, Dr. Jean-Philippe dedicates charity time to UNICEF, and enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, as well as attending plays and movies. She also enjoys reading and surfing the Internet.
About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation's only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers -- from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org
Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients' lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring "America's Best Doctors and Nurses," as well as the nation's best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council's "Best in Medicine" and "Best in Nursing" awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.
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