Date of Document: March 24, 2023
CURRICULUM VITAE

Tara Kennedy MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Division of Residency

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Town Hall Health Center
W180 N8000 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, Boston, MA
Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
Residency, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
02/01/2019 - 03/31/2021 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/01/2021 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
06/11/2022 - Present Medical Director, Family Medicine Residency Clinic, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, W180N8000 Town Hall Road, 4th Floor, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
04/22/2021 - Present Family Medicine, Newborn Nursery, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
04/22/2021 - Present Family Medicine, Inpatient Service, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine
06/30/2018
None
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Basic Life Support
American Heart Association
12/18/2020
12/31/2022
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association
05/10/2021
05/10/2023
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
American Heart Association
06/17/2021
06/17/2023
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Medical License
69210-20
04/20/2018
10/31/2023
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
04/10/2014 Chancellor's Student Service Award , University of Illinois at Chicago
04/21/2014 Three Year Comprehensive Leadership Certification , University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
03/2017 Dean’s List Extraordinary Patient Satisfaction Award, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
06/22/2018 Resident Award for Scholarship, The Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors and the North American Primary Care Research Group
06/22/2018 2018 Resident Teacher Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
06/22/2018 Resident Research and Scholarly Activity Award, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine Family and Community Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
10/2007 - 06/2015 American Medical Student Association
05/01/2010 - Present Alpha Epsilon Delta, Massachusetts Gamma Chapter
09/2011 - Present American Medical Association
01/2014 - Present Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
07/01/2015 - Present American Academy of Family Physicians
08/2018 - Present Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians
06/15/2022 - Present American Association of Physician Leaders

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
05/2022 - 07/2022 International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine "Motivational Interviewing and Self-Determination for suicide assessment: A practical application to aid residents’ management of suicide" Review 6/22
05/2022 - 07/2022 The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, "When worlds collide: Socio-political conflict in patient care" Reviewed June 2022, Published 7/8/2022

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
10/01/2021 - Present MCW Representative to Advisory Council, WREN - Wisconsin Research and Education Network

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Characteristics of Patients Attending Church-Based Health Outreach Programs in Chicago/Efficacy of Church Based Health Outreach Program
Role:
Medical Student Researcher
PI:
Evelyn Figueroa, MD
Dates:
10/2013 - 05/2016
  
Title:
The Feasibility of Wearable Fitness Monitors in Diabetic Group Visits: A Pilot Study
Source:
Penn State Graduate Medical Education Innovation in Training Grant
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Tara Kennedy MD
Dates:
10/2015 - 05/2018
Direct Funds:
$2,500
  
Non-Peer Review
Title:
What is Practical Evidence-Based Primary Care Continuing Medical Education (CME) – A perspective of participating primary care CME attendees
Role:
Resident Researcher
PI:
Abdul Waheed, MD, Julie Radico PsyD
Dates:
11/2016 - 11/2017
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Tara Kennedy MD, Mystery Case Presentation - Castleman Disease, Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education Fourth Annual Practical, Evidence-Based Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician, Hershey, PA, 08/22/2016
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Kennedy T, Franco A, Figueroa E, Jaimes S, Corona P, Efficacy of a Church-Based Health Outreach Program on Health Outcomes in Chicago’s Pilsen Latino Community, University of Illinois – Chicago Minority Health Conference, Chicago, IL, 04/2015
Waheed A, Kamboj S, Malone M, Abid A, Baker J, Kennedy T, Pujalte G, • Regional Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference as Junior Faculty Development Tool: Reflections of Participating Junior Faculty, Penn State College of Medicine, The Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Sciences Education EdVenture Evening Awards, Hershey, PA, 04/2017
Kennedy T, Fleetman J, Partin M, Cappelli J, Riley T, Clebak K, The Feasibility of Wearable Fitness Monitors in Diabetic Group Visits: A Pilot Study, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day, Hershey, PA, 04/2018
 
Regional
Kennedy T, Franco A, Efficacy of a Church-Based Health Outreach Program on Health Outcomes, Latino Medical Student Association Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, 01/2014
Kennedy T, Fleetman J, Partin M, Cappelli J, Riley T, Clebak K, The Feasibility of Wearable Fitness Monitors in Diabetic Group Visits: A Pilot Study, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Philadelphia, PA, 03/03/2018
 
National
Kennedy T, Franco A, Figueroa E, Jaimes S, Corona P, Efficacy of a Church-Based Health Outreach Program on Health Outcomes in Chicago’s Pilsen Latino Community, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, San Antonio, TX, 05/04/2014
Kennedy T, Abid A, Ahmad S, Riley T, Partin M, The Impact of Wearable Fitness Monitors on Physical Activity in Diabetic Group Visits: A Pilot Study, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, San Diego, CA, 05/06/2017
Kennedy T, Waheed A, Malone M, Kamboj S, Radico J, Abid, A, What is Practical Evidence-Based Primary Care Continuing Medical Education (CME)? – A perspective of participating primary care CME attendees, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, San Diego, CA, 05/08/2017
Kennedy T, Cole D, Ahmad S, Tsai G, Magallanes A, Roychowdhury C, Malone M, Resident Lead Quality Improvement Initiative for A1c Monitoring and Improvement in Glycemic Control, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement, Louisville, KY, 12/01/2017
Kennedy T, Cole D, Ahmad S, Tsai G, Malone M, • “Resident Lead Quality Improvement Initiative for Diabetic Blood Pressure Control: What Happens when the Project Ends”, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement, Louisville, KY, 12/01/2017
Kennedy T, Fleetman J, Partin M, Clebak K, Riley, T, Roundtable Discussion: The feasibility of wearable fitness trackers in Diabetic Group Visits, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, Washington, DC, 05/06/2018
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
05/01/2021 - Present Member, Research Forum Awards Committee, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/29/2022 - Present Member, Department Quality Improvement Committee, Residency, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
06/2019 - 06/30/2021 Committee Physician Member, Quality Committee, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Physicians
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
06/2019 - 08/2019 Apprenticeship in Medicine (AiM) Program Mentor
 
Medical Student Education
01/01/2019 - Present Clinical Apprenticeship Preceptor
02/01/2019 - Present Third Year Family Medicine Clerkship Preceptor
 
Resident and Fellow Education
01/13/2020 - 03/31/2021 Froedtert Menomonee Falls Family Medicine Residency - Family Medicine Clinic Preceptor
04/01/2021 - Present Froedtert Menomonee Falls Family Medicine Residency Core Faculty
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
10/2008 - 08/2010 Boston University Emergency Medical Services, CPR and First Aid Instructor
10/2008 - 08/2018 Boston University Emergency Medical Services, EMT instructor - clinical skills lab and class lectures
10/2015 - 10/2018 Penn State College of Medicine, Primary Care Suturing Workshop (Pre-med students)
 
Medical Student Education
10/2016 - 06/2018 Penn State College of Medicine, Family Medicine Interest Group Mystery Diagnosis Lectures
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Resident
08/2016 - 09/2017 Continuing Medical Education Planning Committee, Fifth Annual Practical, Evidence-Based Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician CME Conference
 
 
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
06/2016 - 05/2018 Penn State College of Medicine LionCare – Student Run Clinic Volunteer Resident Physician
10/2018 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured Volunteer Physician
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
07/16/2021 - 06/08/2022 Kinetic3 Excellence in Teaching Academy Yearlong medical educator enrichment program, integrating the 3C’s of character, caring, and competence with a deep knowledge of teaching to support medical educators. The program also aims to equip a teaching community with cutting edge, evidence-based instructional methods to promote learner-centricity.
02/28/2022 - 09/19/2022 Mobilizing Character Program Combining Educators from the Medical College of Wisconsin, the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health with the goal of teaching and using character in everyday activities
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Kennedy, T, Clebak, K, Mendez-Miller, M. 5 Minute Clinical Consult. 28th Ed. Philadelphia:: Wolters Kluwer; c 2020. Published May 2019. Online Chapter Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary;
2. Kennedy, T, Clebak, K, Mendez-Miller, M. 5 Minute Clinical Consult. 27th Ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer; c 2019. Published May 2018. Online Chapter Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary;
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Malone, M,. Kennedy, T. Side Effects of Some Commonly Used Allergy Medications (Decongestants, Anti-Leukotriene Agents, Antihistamines, Steroids, and Zinc) and Their Safety in Pregnancy International Journal of Allergy Medications. .
2. Kamboj, S, Waheed, A, Malone, M, Kennedy, T and Abid, A. . Residents as Partners in the Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Regional CME Course: An Innovative Way to Foster Residents’ Academic Development STFM Messenger August 2018 Education Column Online. .
3. Demetriou T, Roychowdhury C, Kennedy T. Lower Extremity Erythema. Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jul 15;98(2):107-108.