Stephanie Brennan, MHA, CPHQ, HEM

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Stephanie Brennan, MHA, CPHQ, HEM, is a Behavioral Health Operations Manager with the Healthy Minds, Healthy Kids: Integrated Care Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
Healthcare Environmental Manager (HEM)

Undergraduate Degree

BS, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSc, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Behavioral Health Operations Manager


Posters and Presentations


Schwartz, B.S., Brennan, S., Orapallo, A., Mautone, J.A.: Using the quality improvement framework to increase show rates for behavioral health appointments in integrated primary care. (Presentation at the 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Conference, August 11, 2018).

Mautone, J. A., Schwartz, B. S., Williamson, A. I., Brennan, S. E., Orapallo, A., & Swift, L. E.: Predicting and Improving Show Rates in Integrated Primary Care. In J. F. Young and J. A. Mautone (Chairs), The Identification and Treatment of Behavioral Health Problems in Pediatric Primary Care. (Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC, November 16, 2018).

Mack, A., Brennan, S., & Sheker, J.: Morbidity Mortality Conferences for Behavioral Health: Analyzing Standardized Processes and Identifying Needs for New Ones. (Presentation at the 2018 Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL, December 11, 2018).

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2020 - Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (PAHQ), President-elect
- 2017 – present, Chairman, Programs Committee
- 2017 – present, Member

2018 - present, National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), Member

2017 – present, The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
- HAP HIIN Readmissions Behavioral Health Advisory Group, Member

2017 – present, Saint Joseph’s University, Advisor

2017 – present, HAP HIIN Readmissions Behavioral Health Advisory Group, Member

2017 – present, Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality, member
- 2017 – present, Chairman, Programs Committee

2015 – present, Healthcare Financial Management Association, New Jersey Chapter, member