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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

​​Dr. Emily Edlynn
            Dr. Emily Edlynn

 

Gary Pavilion, 4th Floor

Children's Hospital Colorado

Email: Dr. Edlynn


 

 

Emily Edlynn, PhD

Assistant Professor


​ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Internship, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2006-2007

Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital of Orange County, Oncology Track, 2007-2008

Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Comfort, Pain, and Palliative Care Program, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2008-2011
 
Clinical Psychologist, USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), EBTs: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); CBT for chronic pain, anxiety, and depression, 2008-2012
 
Clinical Program Director, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Comfort and Palliative Care Team, Comfort, Pain, and Palliative Care Program, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2011-2012
 
Clinical Program Director, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Medical Day Treatment, 2013-present
 
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 2013-present

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Member, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Comfort, Pain, and Palliative Care Medical Staff Committee, 2008-2012

Invited Member, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Spiritual Care Advisory Board, 2010-2012

Member, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Family-Centered Care Committee, 2010-2012

Member, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Rosenberry Committee, 2013-present

Member, Children's Hospital Colorado, Psychology Training Committee, 2013-present

Member, Children's Hospital Colorado, Psychiatry Leadership Group, 2013-present

Memberships:

American Psychological Association

Society for Pediatric Psychology 

 

Honors:

Humanism Award, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 2010

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2008-2012: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
-  Anesthesiology Fellows: Complementary Alternative Medicine therapies for pediatric chronic pain
-  Medical Residents: Principles of palliative care
-  Nursing education: Communicating with families; Principles of palliative care
-  Psychology Fellows: Grief and Loss: A 6-part series; Grief and bereavement
-  Psychology Interns: Nonfinite grief; Grief and bereavement, Pediatric palliative care.
 
2013-Present: Children’s Hospital Colorado   
-  Psychiatry Residents and Psychology Interns: Palliative care and end of life in the pediatric setting
-  Psychology Interns: Medical Day Treatment: The role of psychology
-  Psychology Practicum Students: Medical Day Treatment
-  Medical Day Treatment Didactic Series: Behavioral interventions for chronic pain, Non-suicidal self-injury behaviors
 
Curriculum Development:
2010-2012: Developed six lectures for a series on Grief and Loss for psychology fellows, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 

  

SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

1. Hammack, P., Richards, M., Luo, Z., Edlynn, E.S., & Roy, K. (2004). Elements of social support as moderators of the effect of exposure to community violence on internalizing symptoms among inner-city African American young adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33, 450-462.

2. Edlynn, E., Gaylord-Harden, N., Richards, M. & Miller, S. (2008). African American inner-city youth exposed to violence: Coping skills as a moderator for anxiety. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 78, 249-258.

3. Edlynn, ES, Derrington, S, Morgan, H, Murray, J, Ornelas, B & Cucchiaro, G. (2013) Developing a pediatric palliative care service in a large urban hospital: Challenges, lessons, and successes. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 16, 342-348.