Lauren Ford, MSN, CRNP, obtained her Bachelor of Science from Misericordia University and subsequently received her Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Acute Care. During her graduate program, she had several accomplishments: Submission of a manuscript to Pediatric Nursing: “Transition to Adult Care and the Pediatric Nurse;” Quality Improvement project: “Caregiver Educational Satisfaction in Transplant Patients;” and a Systematic Review: “Social Determination of Health and Pediatric Transplant Graft Survival.”

Lauren brings a wealth of knowledge from her experience as a nurse on the Adult Care Transition Team (ACTT) & as a nurse in our CICU and as a care management and care coordinator for our medically complex patients. In addition, she has been a member of the Cardiac Center Patient Family Experience Steering  Committee.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS - Misericordia University, Dallas, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Acute Care - Misericordia University, Dallas, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2017, CHOP Nursing Research Evidence-Based Poster Project Winner, First Place

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

Cardiac Center Patient Family Experience Steering Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing