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Colleen T. Fogarty, M.D., M.Sc.

Family Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 254-6480

Administrative: (585) 506-9484

Office: (585) 279-4749

Fax: (585) 254-1092

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Biography

Dr. Fogarty is a Family Physician who practices full spectrum care for children and adults at the Anthony Jordan/Brown Square community health center in Rochester NY. A community health center "lifer", she enjoys the diversity of the patients and families she sees at the health center and plays an active role in teaching Family Medicine residents training there.

When not seeing patients, Dr. Fogarty works with fellows and residents at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine, where she serves as the Director of the Faculty Development Fellowship and Assistant Residency Director.

Dr. Fogarty earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed residency in Family Medicine at the University of Rochester. She has additional training in Family Systems from the University of Rochester and a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Boston University School of Public Health.

Her special clinical interests include working with patients coping with post-trauma symptoms, women's health, and caring for young children.

Research

Dr. Fogarty is the Director of the Faculty Development Fellowship and Assistant Residency Director at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine. She earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed residency at the University of Rochester. Dr Fogarty has additional training in Family Systems from the University of Rochester and a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Boston University School of Public Health. A community health center "lifer" she has worked at CHC's in rural Michigan, rural and urban western New York, and South Boston. She now provides care for patients and families at Brown Square Community Health Center (CHC), the site of her residency practice.

Dr. Fogarty's publication record includes both empirical and creative work. Her scholarship includes work in primary care identification and management of mental health conditions, intimate partner violence, and cultural humility training. Her empiric publications have appeared in Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, The Clinical Teacher, and other journals. She currently has funding from the Gold Foundation for Humanism in Healthcare to provide training to residents and faculty in Patient Centered Communication Strategies while Using the Electronic Health Record.

Dr. Fogarty is considered an expert in writing 55-word stories and using them as an educational tool for self-reflection. She has published many 55-word stories, poetry, and narrative essays in several journals, including Family Medicine, Health Affairs, Pulse Magazine, Medical Humanities, the Journal of Family Practice, and Families, Systems, and Health; She has received creative writing awards from the University of Rochester Cluster on Human Values in Healthcare and the Family Medicine Education Consortium. She practices and teaches writing 55-word stories with colleagues and residents, and edits the 55-word story column for the journal Families, Systems, and Health.

Dr Fogarty was named co-editor (with Larry Mauksch) of the journal, Families, Systems, and Health in 2013. She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for many journals, and was recently recognized as one of the "top 10%" of reviewers for The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

A dedicated medical educator, she has taught many topics relevant to the Patient Centered Medical Home, including team development, team huddles, and supporting patient self-management.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1987
BA | Cornell University
Chemistry

1992
MD | University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Medicine

2004
MSc | Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/15/1992 - 06/23/1993
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

06/24/1993 - 06/23/1996
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

Awards

2016
The Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine's Impact Award
Sponsor: The Forum, Medical College of Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2016
Rochester Business Journal's Health Care Achievement Award
Sponsor: Rochester Business Journal
Location: Rochester, New York

2014 - 2015
Developing from Within: Exploring and Enhancing Career Choices for Mid-Career Women
Sponsor: Offices for Faculty Development and Diversity
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2014
Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: Highland Hospital/URMC Family Medicine Residency
Location: Rochester, New York

2012
2011 Behavioral Science Forum Impact Award
Sponsor: Association for Behavioral Science in Medical Education
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2009
Award Winning Essay, "This I Believe"
Sponsor: Family Medicine Education Consortium,

2009
Top 10% Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of American Board of Family Medicine

2009
Brown Square Community Health Center, Residents' Staff Appreciation Award

2009
Workshop for Directors of Family Medicine Residencies, Poster Award - third place

2009
URMC Creative Excellence Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2008
URMC Creative Excellence Award Essay "I just want the best for my child"
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2008
The DeWitt Brower Dean's Teaching Fellow
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2007
Best Workshop Award
Sponsor: Northeast Regional Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

2002
Family Medicine Education Consortium, Creative Writing Award "Could you Know?"

1998
Parke-Davis Teacher Development Award
Sponsor: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

1996
Highland Hospital/URMC Family Medicine Residency, Women's Health Care Award
Sponsor: Highland Hospital/URMC Family Medicine Residency

1995
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teaching Award

1991
National Migrant Referral Project Scholarship Award

1990 - 1992
Scholar in Family Medicine
Sponsor: University of Connecticut School of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

2017
Carney PA, Waller E, Dexter E, Marino M, Morton K, Green L, Fogarty CT, Jones S, Eiff MP. "Team Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs and Its Impact on Team-based Practice Post Graduation." Family Medicine. 2017; 49(5): 346-352.

6/2016
Mauksch LB, Fogarty CT. "In search of a perennial philosophy for behavioral health integration in primary care." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare.. 2016 Jun 0; 34(2):79-82.

5/2016
Fogarty CT, Winters P, Farah S. "Improving patient-centered communication while using an electronic health record: Report from a curriculum evaluation." International journal of psychiatry in medicine.. 2016 May 0; 51(4):379-89.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Team-Based Integrated Primary Care
Book Title: Psychiatry, Primary Care, and Medical Specialties: Pathways for Integrated Care
Author List: Rosenberg T, Fogarty CT, Privitera M, McDaniel SH
Edited By: Robert E Feinstein, MD Joseph V Connelly, MD
Published By: Oxford University Press2017

2013
Chapter Title: You Know a Tree by its Fruit: Growing a Fellowship Program for Community-Partnered Mental Health Disparities Research in an Academic Medical Center
Book Title: Building Community Capacity: Case Examples from Around the World
Author List: White AM, Castle K, Sorensen S, Briody S, Dailey H, King D, Fogarty CT, Duberstein P
Published By: Gazelle Distribution2013

2010
Chapter Title: Problems in Pregnancy: The Experience of Postpartum Depression
Book Title: Woman-Centered Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth
Author List: Fogarty CT
Edited By: Shields SG, Candib LM
Published By: Radcliffe Publishing2010

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