Sheila M. Quinn, DO

Sheila M. Quinn, DO
Sheila M. Quinn, DO, is an attending physician in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Transition to Adult Care Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent and young adult health, Reproductive health, Health care transitions
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Market Street

Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Traditional Rotating Internship - Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA


Internal Medicine-Primary Care - Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


Adolescent Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Internal Medicine

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Transition from pediatric to adult healthcare
Adolescent and young adult reproductive health
Provider well-being
Narrative medicine
Medicine and the humanities




Quinn SM. Etymology. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jun 17;160(12):874-5. doi: 10.7326/M14-0282. PMID: 24935493

Quinn SM. What's Left Inside. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Sep;29(9):1315-6. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2842-9. PMID: 24671498



Quinn, S. M., Ambrosino, J.M., Weyman, K., Doyle, E.A., Tamborlane, W.V. & Jastreboff, A. (2015).  Screening with diabetes-specific questionnaires can assist in timely detection of psychological problems in young adults with type 1 diabetes transitioning to adult care. Diabetes, 64(Suppl 1), A364.  


Quinn, SM. Rosenbaum, JR. A Gonococcal Conundrum: The Ethics and Limits of Partner Notification in Connecticut. Presented at 2014 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. April 26,2014. San Diego, CA.

Awards and Honors

2015, Gary Vernon Ralph Memorial Humanism in Medicine Award          

2015,  John W. Bracket Award for Resident Teacher      

2014-2015, Yale School of Medicine – Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholar Kigali, Rwanda        

2012-2013, Intern of the Year, Yale Internal Medicine-Primary Care Program     

2008-2011, Sigma Sigma Phi: National Osteopathic Honor Society      

2010, Joanne Pieringer, PhD Memorial Award, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

2006, Bridges to Community Scholarship, Cornell University  

2005, Rosenzweig-Feingold Student Service Award, Cornell University                                                                                                           

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine                 

2014-present, American College of Physicians                      

2013-present, Society of General Internal Medicine

2013-present, Connecticut State Medical Society

2008-present, Sigma Sigma Phi: National Osteopathic Honor Society