Zoe Bouchelle MD

Affiliate Trainee

Zoe Bouchelle (she/her) is an affiliate trainee at PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), a general pediatrician at CHOP and a fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is currently obtaining her Master of Science in Health Policy Research. Dr. Bouchelle is passionate about engaging in practice-based and policy-focused research and implementation work that reduces the negative effects of poverty on the health and well-being of children and families. Her current work focuses on programs and policies that provide income support to families, including through tax credits, cash transfers and clinic-based financial services. She also conducts work on social needs screening and resource referral in the health care setting.

Dr. Bouchelle's prior work focused on the role of mobile health clinics in medically underrepresented communities, care fragmentation for children in foster care and disparities in pediatric obesity. Dr. Bouchelle graduated Phi Beta Kappa and received her bachelor's degree in economics from the Pennsylvania State University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed residency training in pediatrics at CHOP, where she also served as chief resident.