Christy Ledford

Curtis G. Hames Dist. Chair Dept. Family Medicine

Christy Ledford

Curtis G. Hames Dist. Chair Dept. Family Medicine

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Family Medicine

Other Duties

Research Director, Family Medicine

Vice Chair for Research, Family Medicine

  • HB 2000

Education

  • Ph.D., Communication, General George Mason University, 2011

  • MS, Technical and Scientific Communication Colorado State University, 2000

  • BA, Communication, General College of Charleston, 1996

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6300

    Career Paths in Med
  • FMPC 5009

    Family Medicine Research
  • RFAP 5000

    Family Practice
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • MEDI 6220

    Cardiopulmonary/Heme

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Family Medicine Researchers Explore the Social Determinants of Health, COVID-19 Issues, and Cancer Survivor Care., 2022
    Other
  • How Medical Education Pathways Influence Primary Care Specialty Choice., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Medical School Characteristics, Policies, and Practices That Support Primary Care Specialty Choice: A Scoping Review of 5 Decades of Research., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Patient Decision-Making About Self-Disclosure of a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: A Qualitative Study., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Partner presence in clinical conversations about sexual health: Breast cancer survivors', partners', and providers' perspectives of triadic interactions., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Assessment subcommittee, Curriculum Oversight Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2021 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • Family Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor

Public Service

  • Steering Committee, Life Course Intervention Research Network 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Surveys on Patient Safety Culture, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2018 - Present

    Role: Other