Undergraduate Degree

  • Barnard College, Columbia University , 1984 , New York , NY

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1988 , Boston , MA


  • Children's Hospital , 1989 , Philadelphia , PA


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1991 , Philadelphia , PA


Adolescent Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1992 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine


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  1. Pitts S, Forman SF. Editorial: Confidentiality: opening the door to optimal adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 08; 32(4):453-454. View abstract
  2. Richmond TK, Woolverton GA, Mammel K, Ornstein RM, Spalding A, Woods ER, Forman SF. How do you define recovery? A qualitative study of patients with eating disorders, their parents, and clinicians. Int J Eat Disord. 2020 08; 53(8):1209-1218. View abstract
  3. Guss CE, Eiduson R, Khan A, Dumont O, Forman SF, Gordon AR. "It'd Be Great to Have the Options There": A Mixed-Methods Study of Gender Identity Questions on Clinic Forms in a Primary Care Setting. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Oct; 67(4):590-596. View abstract
  4. Pitts S, Forman SF. Editorial: Media magic or mayhem? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 08; 31(4):433-434. View abstract
  5. Penzias R, Sanabia V, Shreeve KM, Bhaumik U, Lenz C, Woods ER, Forman SF. Personal Phone Calls Lead to Decreased Rates of Missed Appointments in an Adolescent/Young Adult Practice. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Jul-Aug; 4(4):e192. View abstract
  6. Kapphahn CJ, Graham DA, Woods ER, Hehn R, Mammel KA, Forman SF, Fisher M, Robinson KA, Rome ES, Hergenroeder A, Golden NH. Effect of Hospitalization on Percent Median Body Mass Index at One Year, in Underweight Youth With Restrictive Eating Disorders. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Sep; 61(3):310-316. View abstract
  7. Brown SD, Rider EA, Jamieson K, Meyer EC, Callahan MJ, DeBenedectis CM, Bixby SD, Walters M, Forman SF, Varrin PH, Forbes P, Roussin CJ. Development of a Standardized Kalamazoo Communication Skills Assessment Tool for Radiologists: Validation, Multisource Reliability, and Lessons Learned. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Aug; 209(2):351-357. View abstract
  8. Kennedy GA, Forman SF, Woods ER, Hergenroeder AC, Mammel KA, Fisher MM, Ornstein RM, Callahan ST, Golden NH, Kapphahn CJ, Garber AK, Rome ES, Richmond TK. History of Overweight/Obesity as Predictor of Care Received at 1-year Follow-Up in Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa or Atypical Anorexia Nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Jun; 60(6):674-679. View abstract
  9. Gooding HC, Cheever E, Forman SF, Hatoun J, Jooma F, Touloumtzis C, Vernacchio L. Implementation and Evaluation of Two Educational Strategies to Improve Screening for Eating Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care. J Adolesc Health. 2017 May; 60(5):606-611. View abstract
  10. Tsappis M, Freizinger M, Forman SF. Binge-eating disorder: emerging treatments for a new diagnosis. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 08; 28(4):415-20. View abstract
  11. Pitts S, Forman SF. Investing in adolescent healthcare: reducing risk for global impact. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 08; 28(4):413-4. View abstract
  12. DiVasta AD, Trudell EK, Francis M, Focht G, Jooma F, Vernacchio L, Forman SF. Practice-Based Quality Improvement Collaborative to Increase Chlamydia Screening in Young Women. Pediatrics. 2016 05; 137(5). View abstract
  13. Pitts S, Forman SF. Conversations with teens: keeping it in the comfort zone. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):419-20. View abstract
  14. Monge MC, Forman SF, McKenzie NM, Rosen DS, Mammel KA, Callahan ST, Hehn R, Rome ES, Kapphahn CJ, Carlson JL, Romano ME, Malizio JB, Bravender TD, Sigel EJ, Rouse MR, Graham DA, Jay MS, Hergenroeder AC, Fisher MM, Golden NH, Woods ER. Use of Psychopharmacologic Medications in Adolescents With Restrictive Eating Disorders: Analysis of Data From the National Eating Disorder Quality Improvement Collaborative. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jul; 57(1):66-72. View abstract
  15. Forman SF, McKenzie N, Hehn R, Monge MC, Kapphahn CJ, Mammel KA, Callahan ST, Sigel EJ, Bravender T, Romano M, Rome ES, Robinson KA, Fisher M, Malizio JB, Rosen DS, Hergenroeder AC, Buckelew SM, Jay MS, Lindenbaum J, Rickert VI, Garber A, Golden NH, Woods ER. Predictors of outcome at 1 year in adolescents with DSM-5 restrictive eating disorders: report of the national eating disorders quality improvement collaborative. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Dec; 55(6):750-6. View abstract
  16. Pitts S, Forman SF. Following the right pathway: evidence-based guidelines in adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):405-6. View abstract
  17. Forman SF, Woods ER. Building a strong healthcare infrastructure for adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 25(4):437-8. View abstract
  18. Forman SF, Woods ER. Preserving adolescents' reproductive health services safety net. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 24(4):437-8. View abstract
  19. Forman SF, Grodin LF, Graham DA, Sylvester CJ, Rosen DS, Kapphahn CJ, Callahan ST, Sigel EJ, Bravender T, Peebles R, Romano M, Rome ES, Fisher M, Malizio JB, Mammel KA, Hergenroeder AC, Buckelew SM, Golden NH, Woods ER. An eleven site national quality improvement evaluation of adolescent medicine-based eating disorder programs: predictors of weight outcomes at one year and risk adjustment analyses. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Dec; 49(6):594-600. View abstract
  20. Forman SF, Woods ER. Youth, risks, and chronic illness. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Aug; 23(4):365-6. View abstract
  21. McKenzie NM, Gooding HC, Forman SF. The timing of transition: where should the line be drawn? Acta Paediatr. 2011 Jul; 100(7):958-9. View abstract
  22. Forman SF, Woods ER. Youth development and strength-based adolescent preventive care. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 22(4):387-8. View abstract
  23. Forman SF, Woods ER. BMI report cards: do they make the grade? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Aug; 21(4):429-30. View abstract
  24. Forman SF, Woods ER. Restrictive eating disorders: ancient challenges, new solutions. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):373-4. View abstract
  25. Sylvester CJ, Forman SF. Clinical practice guidelines for treating restrictive eating disorder patients during medical hospitalization. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):390-7. View abstract
  26. Schwartz BI, Mansbach JM, Marion JG, Katzman DK, Forman SF. Variations in admission practices for adolescents with anorexia nervosa: a North American sample. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Nov; 43(5):425-31. View abstract
  27. Austin SB, Ziyadeh NJ, Vohra S, Forman S, Gordon CM, Prokop LA, Keliher A, Jacobs D. Irregular menses linked to vomiting in a nonclinical sample: findings from the National Eating Disorders Screening Program in high schools. J Adolesc Health. 2008 May; 42(5):450-7. View abstract
  28. Forman SF, Woods ER. Human papilloma virus vaccine: a new frontier or political controversy? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007 Aug; 19(4):387-8. View abstract
  29. Forman SF, Woods ER. Adolescent medicine in 2006. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Aug; 18(4):351. View abstract
  30. Forman SF, Woods ER. Adolescent medicine in 2005. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2005 Aug; 17(4):453. View abstract
  31. D'Souza CM, Forman SF, Austin SB. Follow-up evaluation of a high school eating disorders screening program: knowledge, awareness and self-referral. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Mar; 36(3):208-13. View abstract
  32. Rosenblum J, Forman SF. Management of anorexia nervosa with exercise and selective serotonergic reuptake inhibitors. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2003 Jun; 15(3):346-7. View abstract
  33. Rosenblum J, Forman S. Evidence-based treatment of eating disorders. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2002 Aug; 14(4):379-83. View abstract
  34. Forman SF, Emans SJ, Kelly L, Beal J, Goodman E. Attitudes of female college students toward over-the-counter availability of oral contraceptives. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1997 Nov; 10(4):203-7. View abstract
  35. Forman SF, Emans SJ. Adolescent medicine. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1996 Aug; 8(4):299-300. View abstract
  36. Forman SF, Aruda MM, Emans SJ, Woods ER. Follow-up of pregnant teens at a hospital-based clinic. J Adolesc Health. 1995 Sep; 17(3):193-7. View abstract