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Maya Bass

Maya Bass, MD, MA

Assistant Professor


Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Specialties: Family Medicine

Education

  • MD - Sidney Kimmel Medical College (2013)
  • MA - Wesleyan University (2010)
  • BA - Wesleyan University (2008)

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Apple Award (2020)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Member (2012-2016)

Clinical Background

Maya Bass, MD, MA, is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Philadelphia. She has interest in the care of underserved populations, reproductive health, and wellness. She also focuses on the care of adolescents, gender nonconforming patients, and the use of integrative approaches to pain and opioid use disorder.

Clinical Services

Family medicine, Adolescent medicine, Women's health, Primary care, Wellness, Pain management, Opioid use disorder, Gender nonconforming patients

Residencies

  • Family and Community Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2016)

Maya Bass, MD, MA, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Publications

"Caring for LGBTQ patients"
Nunez, A MD, Bass, M MD MA
InforMed Continuing Medical Education. Michigan. In process. (2020)

"Tinea Infections"
Bass, Maya MD, MA
Common Dermatologic Conditions in Primary Care (Current Clinical Practice). Russel, John (Ed). 1st ed. pp 99-137 (2019)

"Painless Nodular Rash in a Young Man"
Bass M, Foster K, Studdiford J
Am Fam Physician.;96(3):189-190 (Aug 1, 2017)

"On Surgery, Beauty, and Whistling"
Bass Maya
AMWA Residency Quarterly (2013)

"Wnt Signaling and Primary Cilia in Parietal Endoderm Migration"
Bass M
Thesis (MA), Wesleyan University. pp iii-151 (2010)

"The planar cell polarity pathway directs parietal endoderm migration"
LaMonica K, Bass M, Grabel L
Dev Biol., 330: 44-53. 10.1016/j.ydbio.2009.03.008 (2009)

"The Planar Cell Polarity Pathway and Oriented Migration of Parietal Endoderm Outgrowth"
Bass M
Thesis (BA, Honors, Biology), Wesleyan University. pp 1-71 (2008)

Presentations

ACADEMIC FAMILY MEDICINE

NATIONAL

"The Real Heartbreak: Health Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease in Women."
Co-presenter or Peer-reviewed presentation. FMX, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Family Practice, 2 session with total 200 people. Philadelphia, PA (9/26/2019)

REGIONAL

Women in Medicine
Invited Panelist for the Echo Collective, a non-profit aimed at mentoring women of color. (3/2019)

GRAND ROUNDS

"Morbidity and Mortality"
Jefferson Family Medicine Department (11/2015)

"Morbidity and Mortality"
Jefferson Family Medicine Department (11/2014)

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

NATIONAL

"Sex, Substance Use, & Stigma: Reproductive Rights, Contraception,& Substance Use Disorders"
Invited leacture for a workshop on managing reproductive rights in patients with substance use disorder. American Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO (4/2020)
* Cancelled due to COVID-19

"Abortion Techniques: A Hands-on Technique"
Invited leader for workshop. Medical Students For Choice Abortion Training Institute. 100 Students Philadelphia, PA (2/8/2020)

"Aspiration Abortion"
Invited lecturer. Medical Students For Choice Abortion Training Institute. 100 Students Philadelphia, PA (2/8/2020)

"Products of Conception"
Invited lecturer. Medical Students For Choice Abortion Training Institute. 100 Students Philadelphia, PA (2/8/2020)

"Provider Panel"
Invited to be on a panel of providers. Conference on Family Planning. 100 students Philadelphia, PA (12/7/2019)

"Advanced LARC Workshop"
Peer reviewed workshop. FMX, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Family Practice. Group of 30 students. 4.8 rating Philadelphia, PA (9/27/2019)

"Abortion Techniques: A Hands-on Technique"
Invited lecturer. Conference on Family Planning. Group of 60 students Denver, Colorado (12/1/2018)

"Provider Panel"
Invited lecturer. Conference on Family Planning. 100 students Denver, Colorado (12/1/2018)

"Insertion and Removals of IUDs (Fundamentals)"
Peer reviewed workshop. FMX the annual meeting of the American Academy of Family Practice. 2 groups of 30 students New Orleans, LA (10/10/2018)

STATE

"When it isn't Simple: Troubleshooting difficult LARC insertions and removals"
Peer-reviewed presentation. Bedford CME conference. Bedford, PA (11/8/2019)

REGIONAL

"Out Of The Shadows"
Invited by First Person Arts to be a Storyteller for their event surrounding abortion. Had an audience of 100 people. Philadelphia, PA (11/2019)

"Papaya Workshop"
Invited by OUCOM's chapter of MSFC to do a workshop on manual vacuum aspiration for first trimester abortion and miscarriage management. Lectured 30 students. Philadelphia, PA (4/2018)

"Options Counseling"
Invited by OUCOM's chapter of the MSFC to do a lecture on a patient-centered approach. Lectured about 30 students. Philadelphia, PA (1/2018)

"Providing Abortions"
Invited by OUCOM's chapter of the MSFC to lecture on how I became an abortion provider and how to approach a patient with an unintended pregnancy. Lectured 50 students. Philadelphia, PA (10/2016)

INSTITUTIONAL

"Papaya MVA Workshop"
Invited by DUCOM Medical Students for (MSFC) to do a workshop on manual vacuum aspiration for first trimester abortion and miscarriage management. Lectured 30 students. (2/2020)

"Abortion Policy"
Invited by the DUCOM MSFC group to lecture 100 students about current abortion policy in the US and my experience as an abortion provider. (10/2019)

"Papaya Workshop"
Invited by DUCOM MSFC to do a workshop on manual vacuum aspiration for first trimester abortion and miscarriage management. Lectured 30 students. (4/2019)

"Amenorrhea"
Lecture was part of Family Medicine Residency Curriculum of Jefferson Family Medicine Department (10/2014)

WELLNESS

STATE

Work/Life Alignment
Invited peer-reviewed lecture. PAFP Annual Conference. 100 People. Hershey, PA (3/8/2020)

REGIONAL

Self Care 101
Invited to lecture volunteers and staff of Back On My Feet Philadelphia. Lectured 30 people on ways to maintain wellness. (5/2016)

Integrative Medicine
Invited Panelist for Americorp Philadelphia. Discussed integrative approaches to medicine. Lectured about 50 Americorp members. (1/2014)

GRAND ROUNDS

"Wellness Workshop"
Invited by the Psychiatry department of Drexel University College of Medicine. Discussed different ways to bring wellness into our daily life. Lectured 100 people including faculty and staff. (6/2019)

"How to Be a Balanced Resident"
Invited to give grand rounds to the faculty, residents, and fellows of Hahnemann University Hospital on how to find balance in life and residency. Lectured about 80 people. (3/2019)

"Compassion Fatigue in Health Care Providers" For Jefferson Family Medicine Department
Lectured 100 people. Score 4.9/5. (2/2016)

CHRONIC PAIN AND SUD

STATE

"Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Pain"
Invited peer-reviewed lecture. PAFP Annual Conference. 100 people. Hershey, PA (3/8/2020)

"Initiating Integrative Chronic Pain Management Group Visits in Family Medicine"
Invited to present on current treatment options being researched in our department at Drexel University College of Medicine's Annual Faculty Development Day (6/2019)

SUD and Homelessness
Invited to lecture as part of Back On My Feet's Volunteer Champion series. Educated 15 volunteers on the topic of SUD (4/2019)

GRAND ROUNDS

"Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Pain"
Invited lecture to the Drexel Palliative Care grand rounds. (5/2019)

INSTITUTIONAL

"Initiating Integrative Chronic Pain Management Group Visits in Family Medicine"
Invited to present on current treatment options being researched in our department at Drexel University College of Medicine's Annual Faculty Development Day (6/2019)

GENERAL FAMILY MEDICINE

STATE

Flu Season
Invited guest on local new show "Good Morning Enid." Discussed signs and symptoms of the flu and the importance of getting the flu vaccine. (2/2018)

Vaccinations
Invited guest on local new show "Good Morning Enid." Discussed the importance of getting the vaccines for children. (9/2017)

Men's Health
Invited guest on local new show "Good Morning Enid." Discussed important health screenings and preventative health management for men. (6/2017)

INSTITUTIONAL

"Caring for those with disabilities" Panel
Participated on a Panel for DUCOM medical students about strategies for patient-center care for special patient populations. (1/2020)

DEPARTMENTAL

"Bipolar Disorder for Primary Care Provider"
Invited Lecture to Family Medicine Residency of Jefferson Family Medicine Department (3/2016)

"Migraine in Children"
Lecture was part of Family Medicine Residency Curriculum of Jefferson Family Medicine Department

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.