Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S. Ed
Dr. Ginsburg is a pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Health Services at Covenant House Pennsylvania, an agency that serves Philadelphia’s homeless and marginalized youth.
Dr. Ginsburg lectures widely to national and international parent and professional audiences. His most recent books include, "Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings," published by The American Academy of Pediatrics and “Letting Go with Love and Confidence: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self Sufficient Teens.” In addition, he is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook and Video Production "Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development." He also has over 100 other publications, including 29 scientific articles.
He is currently working closely with The Boys and Girls Club of America, which serves over 5 million youth, to incorporate resilience building strategies into their programming. He is also working with The National Congress of American Indians and Boys and Girls Cubs in Indian Country to adapt the resilience model into a culturally appropriate strategy to serve Native American Youth. He has also been honored to work on behalf of those who serve America, preparing military parents, health professionals, counselors, and teachers to incorporate stress reduction and resilience building strategies as they care for the nation’s nearly 2 million military affiliated children. His greatest honor is to be the parent of two teenaged daughters.
For more information on Dr. Ginsburg, visit his website.