Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Judy Chertok, MD

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Judy Chertok, MD is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health and the Director of Addiction Medicine and the Fellowship in Addiction Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her clinical work is in primary care based opioid treatment, community-based low barrier opioid treatment, and specialty hospital-consultation addiction treatment in addition to general family medicine inpatient and outpatient.  As the Director of Addiction Medicine, she initiated and oversaw the growth of the Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) program within Penn Family Care, from a single patient to nearly 250 patients per year, including a novel perinatal program. Since 2020, she has joined a unique collaboration with Prevention Point Philadelphia to provide mobile harm reduction resources, MOUD and COVID vaccines in a low barrier, community setting. Her educational work is focused on incorporating training for addiction care throughout all four years of the Perelman School of Medicine, for residents in Family Medicine, and for Addiction Fellows.