Dr. Krass is an attending in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and a Center for Violence Prevention Research Scholar. Her work is focused on evaluating the impact of policy change on adolescent health outcomes, including reproductive health, mental health, and firearm-related injury.
Polina Krass, MD is a Pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and a Center for Violence Prevention Research Scholar. Dr. Krass is also a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program, through which she is currently obtaining a Masters in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, she serves as a Associate Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Krass is interested in the impact of federal and state policy on adolescent health outcomes. Her recent research has focused on access to Long Acting Reversible Contraception for adolescents, impact of firearm policy on injury and death in children, and partnerships between medical and mental health providers.
BA (Chemistry), Harvard College, 2011
MD, New York University School of Medicine, 2016
Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019
Research Scholar, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellow, National Clinical Scholars Program
Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
Member, Gold Humanism Society
Nancy Elizabeth Barnhart Award, 2019
Pennsylvania AAP Resident Award, 2019
AP Delegate, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2018-2019