Gail Edelsohn, MD, Psychiatry, Exton, PA

GailAnnEdelsohnMD

Psychiatry Exton, PA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Senior Medical Director, Quality, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization

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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Department of Medical Ethics & Health PolicyNo Degree, Bioethics, 2018
  • University of North Carolina School of Public HealthFellowship, Preventive Medicine, 1983 - 1985
  • University of North Carolina School of Public HealthMSPH, Epidemiology, 1983 - 1985
  • University of North Carolina School of Public HealthMSPH, Epidemiology, 1985
  • University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1981 - 1983
  • University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Psychiatry, 1980 - 1981
  • University of North Carolina HospitalsInternship, Transitional Year, 1978 - 1979
  • Temple University School of MedicineClass of 1978
  • Sarah Lawrence CollegeBA, Psychology, Literature (Pre-Medicine), 1972 - 1974
  • Temple UniversityNo Degree, Psychology, Literature Honors Program, 1970 - 1972

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1985 - 1992
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1978 - 2002
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Award in recognition of the re-establishment of Philadelphia Citywide Mock Board Exam for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, 2011
  • President�s Gavel Award Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, 2008
  • Edward Lawlor Award, for Public Service and Advocacy Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, Benjamin Rush Awards, 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Complex case of delirium in a five-year old and no one is happy: how can an ethics perspective help?  
    Edelsohn GA, Journal of American Academy Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 1/1/2018
  • Medical Marijuana: A potpourri of the evidence base, clinical, neurodevelopmental, legal, ethical and research issues  
    Edelsohn GA, Martin, CA., Journal of American Academy Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 1/1/2018
  • What are the legal and ethical issues relevant to medical marijuana  
    Edelsohn, GA, Journal of Child Adolescent Psychiatry., 1/1/2018
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Books/Book Chapters

Lectures

  • A Complex Case of Delirium in Five-Year-Old and No One is Happy: How Can an Ethics Perspective Help 
    Seattle, WA - 1/1/2018
  • Ethical and Clinical Decision Making When Consulting on Infants and Children with Delirium 
    Seattle, WA - 1/1/2018
  • The Power of Good: Considerations of Moral Development, Empathy and Altruism 
    Seattle, WA - 1/1/2018
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Other

  • Pressure to Prescribe and Evidence-Based Practices: Addressing the Real Needs of Children, Families and Systems 
    Gail Edelsohn, MD, Jaswinder Ghuman, MD, Rural Psychiatry Fellowship Webinar Series
    1/1/2015
  • Ethical dilemmas in prescribing psychotropics for children and adolescents. 
    Edelsohn, GA., Pennsylvania Psychiatrist Newsletter of the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society
    http://www.papsych.org/Pages/Ethical-Dilemmas.aspx
    1/1/2015
  • Attention problems in first grade and shy and aggressive behaviors as antecedents to later heavy or inhibited substance use. 
    Kellam S., Ialongo N., Brown H., Laudoff J., Mirsky A., Anthony B., Ahearn M., Anthony J., Edelsohn, G., Dolan L., NIDA Research Monograph
    1/1/1989