Consuelo Corazon Cagande, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP

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Consuelo Corazon Cagande, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, is the Division Chief of the Community Care and Wellness Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Anxiety, Trauma, Integrated/collaborative care, Community psychiatry, Education, Wellness
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Cebu Institute of Medicine, Cebu, Philippines


Psychiatry - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Cooper University Hospital (CUH), Camden, NJ


Psychiatry - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Cooper University Hospital (CUH), Camden, NJ (Chief Resident)


Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD (Chief Resident)

Board Certification

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
General Psychiatry

Titles and Academic Titles

Division Chief, Community Care and Wellness

Senior Associate Program Director and Fellowship Advisor

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Bigman D, Kirsy J, Cagande CC. Utilizing resident-driven morbidity and mortality conferences in the department of psychiatry. Academic Psychiatry, 2019 Apr;43(2):254-255. doi: 10.1007/s40596-019-01030-0. Epub 2019 Jan 30.


DeGolia S.G., Cagande CC. Ahn M.S. et al. Faculty Development for Teaching Faculty in Psychiatry: Where We Are and What We Need. Acad Psychiatry, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40596-018-0916-4


Parikh T., Goyal D, Makani R, Cagande CC. Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRI), Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI), Breastfeeding, and Concerns for Infant Safety.. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2017-10-01, Volume 56, Issue 10, Pages S274-S274. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2017.09.341


Rodowski, MF, Cagande, CC, Mark A. Riddle. Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Presenting as Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. August 2008, 18(4): 395-401. DOI: 10.1089/cap.2007.0027


Boudreaux ED, Cagande CC, Kilgannon H, Kumar A, Camargo CA Jr, Bipolar Disorder Screening Among Adult Patients in an Urban Emergency Department Setting. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2006 (8)6: 348-351. PMID: 17245456

Boudreaux ED, Cagande CC, Kilgannon H, Kumar A, Camargo CA Jr, A Prospective Study of Depression Among Adults in an Urban Emergency Department. Primary Care Companion of Journal Clinical Psychiatry 2006 (8) 2: 66-70. PMID: 16862229


Singh SB, Cagande CC, Boudreaux ED. Prevalence of Depression and Bipolar Disorder in the Teenage Pediatric Emergency Department Population. Pediatric Emergency Care Nov 2004(20) 11: 799. doi: 10.1097/01.pec.0000144926.16242.05




Cagande CC, Foo Kalvin. (2018) Suicide Among South East Asian Youth. In: Pumariega A., Sharma N. (eds) Suicide Among Diverse Youth. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66203-9_7


Pumariega A.J., Cagande CC., Gogineni R.R. (2016) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In: Rao N., Roberts L. (eds) International Medical Graduate Physicians. Springer, Cham.


Pumariega, A.J., Cagande, CC. & Rothe, E. Mental Health and Psychosocial Risks in Latino Youth. Chapter in Akhtar S, Bertogliam, S. The American Latino. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield, 2015.


Cagande CC, Child Mental Health in the Philippines. Adolescent Psychiatry. 2013 (3)1:11-13. ISSN:(0065-2008)

Cagande, CC, Pumariega, A.J. Review of: Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment. Edited by Kaminer, Y. and Winters, K. American Psychiatric Press, 2011. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Volume 201, Number 11, November 2013.

Posters and Presentations


Cagande C (Chair), Forgey Borlik M (Chair), Telingator C, Hajirnis A, Gogineni R, Pollack W. Media Theatre 15: The Mask You Live In. AACAP Annual Meeting, October 19, 2019, Chicago, IL

Gogineni R (Chair), Kaye D (Chair), Hudziak J, Bostic J, Cagande C., Media Theatre 8: The Music Instinct: Science and Song-Integrating Music Into Clinical Work. AACAP Annual Meeting, October 16, 2019, Chicago, IL.


Cagande C (Co-chair), Forgey-Borlik M (Co-chair), Chilton J, Song S, Wu M. Clinical Perspectives: Challenges and Resiliency with Mental Illness and Wellness as a Child Psychiatrist. Presented at American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 65th Annual Meeting, October 25, 2018, Seattle, WA

Cagande C (Co-Chair), Erick Messias, MD (Co-chair), Dilip Jeste MD, Shridhar Sharma, MD, Rama Rao Gogineni, M.D, Francis Aguilar, MD. Symposium: Positive Psychiatry, Positive Psychology and Positive Psychotherapy: Socio-cultural, Clinical and International Perspectives. Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 2018, New York City, NY


Parikh T., Cagande, C. Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs on Infants of Breastfeeding Mothers: A Review. Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 2017, San Diego, CA

Parikh, T., Cagande, C. Breastfeeding and effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs): Infant safety concerns. Presenting at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting May 2017, Sand Diego, CA

Invited Lectures


Cagande C. Racism in Medicine 5th Annual Conference Workshop: Mental Health in Immigrants. Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ. November 16, 2019

Cagande C. OB-Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy. Cooper University Hospital. June 11, 2019


Cagande C. Antidepressants and Pregnancy. Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Cooper University Hospital. May 2, 2017

Awards and Honors

2015-2016, Inside Jersey, Top Doctors
2015, 2017-2018, Inside Jersey, Top Doctors for Children
2014, 2018, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd Top Doctor
2013-2015, South Jersey Magazine Top Doc Award for Psychiatry
2012, 2015-2016, South Jersey Magazine Top Doc Award for Women
2012, Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), Arnold Gold Foundation
2010, Faculty Award in Psychiatry, by RWJMS Class of 2010
2009, 2011-2013, 2015-2016, 2018-2019, South Jersey Magazine Top Doc Award for Kids/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2002, Golden Apple Resident Teaching Award RWJMS medical students
2001, 2002, Arnold P. Gold Award for Resident Excellence in teaching and humanism, by RWJMS

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2019-present, Co-Editor, Positive Psychiatry Psychotherapy and Psychology, Clinical Applications
2018-present, Associate Editor, Cooper Rowan Medical Journal

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Association of Philippine Physicians of America
2007-present, American Association of Psychiatric Administrators
2006-present, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training
 - 2012-present, IMG Award
2003-present, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
 - 2015, Distinguished Fellow
 - Women in CAP Committee
2001-present, American Psychiatry Association
 - 2018-present, New Jersey District Branch, Area 3 Representative
 - 2016, Distinguished Fellow