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Carol Henwood, DO, named President of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Carol HenwoodMain Line Health is pleased to announce that Carol Henwood, DO, FACOFP, has been elected to a one-year term as President of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). A board-certified Family Practice physician, Dr. Henwood practices at Main Line HealthCare Family Medicine in Royersford, one of 22 primary care offices in the Main Line Health employed physician network.

“I am honored to be elected president of such a prestigious association as the ACOFP, which represents more than 20,000 of my fellow family physicians, resident and students in the U.S.,” said Dr. Henwood. “I value my long-standing relationship with ACOFP and will work to continue our mission of promoting excellence in osteopathic medicine.”

A distinguished Fellow of the ACOFP, Dr. Henwood is a nationally recognized expert on the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) concept. She has practiced as an NCQA Level 3 practice since 2010 and speaks both nationally and internationally about PCMH. In 2012, she was the recipient of the inaugural ACOFP Outstanding Female Leader Award, and was one of 150 physicians invited to speak at the White House on the Affordable Care Act and patient engagement. She also received the ACOFP Distinguished Fellowship Award in 2011 and the ACOFP Pennsylvania Chapter Family Physician of the Year Award in 2004.

Dr. Henwood earned her medical degree and completed her Family Practice residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her memberships include the ACOFP, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Henwood> sees patients of all ages at Main Line HealthCare Family Medicine in Royersford, Limerick Professional Center, Suite 130, 649 North Lewis Rd. She accepts most insurance plans including HMOs and PPOs and has same-day appointments available. For more information you may contact the office at 610.495.8101.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health is also comprised of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square. Main Line Health Hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, a multi-specialty physician network, is part of Main Line Health. Main Line Health, formed in January 1985, also includes four acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr, Paoli, and Riddle hospitals; Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center; Main Line Clinical Laboratories; and Mid-County Senior Services. Main Line HealthCare physicians are committed to providing personalized and compassionate healthcare and improving the quality of life in the communities they serve.

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Office: 484-580-1025
Cell: 484-222-9154
therriaultb@mlhs.org

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