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

  • 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

  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • MEDI 6220

    Cardiopulmonary/Heme
  • MEDI 6300

    Career Paths in Med
  • MEDI 6340

    Capstone in Medicine 1
  • FMPC 5009

    Family Medicine Research
  • MEDI 6120

    Foundations of Medicine
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Patient outcomes of a clinician curriculum on how to deliver a diabetes diagnosis., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The dynamics of trust and communication in COVID-19 vaccine decision making: A qualitative inquiry., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Health Care Equity for Family Medicine Patients and Family Physician Equity., 2022
    Other
  • Research on the Issues Family Physicians Face Today: Controlled Substances, COVID-19, Hypertension, and "Slow Medicine," Among Many More Topics., 2021
    Other
  • Writing Rounds: An Innovation to Increase Physician Scientific Dissemination., 2021
    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