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Nancy Barr, MD

Nancy Barr, MDDirector of Medical Student Education and Medical Director, Family Health Center

Nancy is delighted to serve as director of medical student education and medical director of the  Family Health Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Nancy was a medical student at MedStar Franklin Square and her grandparents were patients. After her residency, Nancy completed a fellowship in obstetrics in Austin, Texas. She then practiced family medicine in Northern California before returning to academic medicine teaching at UCLA in Los Angeles. 

She practices full-spectrum family medicine, and enjoys taking care of patients in all ages and stages of life. Her particular interests include contraception, cancer survivorship and teaching.

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: University of Southern California

Residency: Family Medicine, University of California San Diego

Fellowship: Obstetrics, Austin Medical Education Programs

Scholarly Activity:

2013 - 2014

  • "The Well-Woman Examination," Family Practice, Volume 61, Issue 48, December 28, 2013

2012 - 2013

  • The Well Woman Exam: Providing Appropriate Age Based Care. MAFP’s Annual CME Assembly, June 2013
  • Didactics 2.0: Group Learning Beyond the Lecture Hall. STFM Conference, Baltimore, MD. May 2013
  • Cost-Effective Procedure Models. STFM Conference, Baltimore, MD. May 2013
  • Barr, N, Goodell, M, Defining and Enhancing the Role of the Medical Assistant in a Patient Centered Medical Home, presented at the Conference on Practice Improvement, Greenville, SC, Dec. 1, 2012.
  • Barr, N. Goodell, M, Defining Care Coordination in a Residency-based PCMH, lecture-discussion presented at the Conference on Practice Improvement, Greenville, SC, Nov. 30, 2012.

Prior to 2012

  • "Managing Adverse Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives," American Family Physician. 2010 Dec 15; 82(12): 1499-1506
  • Primary Care for Cancer Survivors (lecture), Cancer Survivorship Program, UCLA Livestrong Center, 2010
  • First Trimester Prenatal Care (lecture), Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, 2010
  • "Yaz Birth Control Pills Prompt Health Concerns." Medical expert opinion, CBS-2 news TV and radio appearance, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
  • "Reliable contraception information." Expert contributor, CBS-2.com, 2010
  • The Abnormal Pap, UCLA Family Medicine Grand Rounds, 2009
  • Contraception Update (lecture), Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, 2009
  • Bacterial Vaginosis. Audio-Digest Family Practice, Volume 57, Issue 39, 2009
  • "Potential Side Effects of SSRI Use Include Risk of Hyponatremia," Am Fam Phys 2009; 79:3, online letter. Available from: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20080315/785.html
  • Vaginitis (lecture), Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly, 2009

Professional Activities:

  • Preceptor/Clinical Assistant Professor University of MD School of Medicine, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, Jan-Dec 2013
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year, 2013
  • Family Health Center featured on Harford Cable Network, May 2013
  • MAFP Education Committee, Jan 2011-Dec 2013
  • OB EMR Clinical Content Committee, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Jan 2012-Dec 2013
  • MedStar Family Choice Quality Council Member, MedStar Frankin Square Medical Center, Jan 2012-Dec 2013
  • Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers, 2011-2012