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

Royersford - Limerick Medical Building March 26, 2014 News Releases

Main 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 Road. 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 is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, the employed multi-specialty physician network of Main Line Health, includes nearly 400 community and hospital-based physicians spanning over 30 clinical specialties and subspecialties.

Contact

Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154
therriaultb@mlhs.org