Kathleen M. Ward, MSN, CPNP, AE-C

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Kathleen M. Ward, MSN, CPNP, AE-C, is a nurse practitioner with CHOP Primary Care, Chestnut Hill, PA.

Areas of Expertise: Care coordination, Care of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Continuous Quality Improvement, General Pediatric Care
Locations: Primary Care, Chestnut Hill

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

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Association of Asthma Educators
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales, Center Valley, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


Posters and Presentations


Ward K. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Second Annual Ambulatory Nursing Conference. “Care Coordination Overview”, 10/2016

Ward K. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Guest Lecture: “Vision and Creation of a Pediatric Medical Home”, 5/2010 yearly through 6/2016.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees 

2016-present, Value Based Clinical Advisory Committee
2016-present, Population Health Team
2015-present, ACO Joint Operations Committee (CHOP/AETNA)
2011-present, Care Coordination Network Committee Member
2011-present, Transition Special Interest Group Committee Member

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau International
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners