Dr. Fox's activities in psychiatry include teaching, administration, and clinical practice. Her practice philosophy is to be a family’s psychiatrist throughout the life cycle, including family systems in transition. She works with individuals, couples, and families, from infancy through old age. She has a particular interest in early childhood mental health, and is an advocate for addressing the myriad challenges facing today's families and communities.
Dr. Fox's activities in graduate medical education include directing the internal review process for over 55 graduate medical education programs at UIC, curriculum development, faculty development, and evaluation methodology. Dr. Fox's activities in undergraduate medical education include directing
education in psychiatry for M-1 through M-4, as well as teaching human
Dr. Fox is an award-winning teacher at both the university and national levels. She is the author and producer of Normal Development in the First Ten Years of Life: An Educational Videotape and Teacher's Aid. This innovative trigger videotape provides 201 short vignettes of one child growing up from birth through 10 years, for use as a stimulus for classroom discussions. This videotape is available in VHS, CD-ROM and DVD. The tape is currently in use at over two-thirds of the child and adolescent psychiatry training programs in the U.S..
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Fox, G. “Development in Family Contexts.” Chapter in: Children in Family Contexts. Combrinck-Graham, ed.), 2nd edition, Guilford, 2005 (in press).
Fox, G. “Teaching Normal Development using Stimulus Videotapes in Psychiatric Education.” Academic Psychiatry 2003; 27:283-288.
Fox, G. Multiple parenting education articles, including “Developing Self-Control”(2002), “Does Parenting Matter?” (2001), Helping Your Little One Deal with Traumatic Events” (2001), “The Shy Child” (2001), “Authoritative Parenting” (2001), “Dealing With the ‘Terrible Ones, Twos, and Threes’” (2001), “Crying in the First Few Months” (2000), "What is High-Quality Daycare?" (2001),"Is My Baby Developing Normally?" (2001), "Language and the Developing Brain" (2001), "Stress Hormones, Social Relationships, and Day Care" (2001), "Reducing Stress for You and Your Baby" (2001), "Attachment in the First Year" (2000), "Sleep Problems in the Second Half of the First Year" (2000), “Sleep: You and Your Newborn” (2000), “Your Baby’s Emotional Development: Birth to One Year” (2000), on Parenting Pearls Website (http://data.thirdcoast.net/pearls/).
Combrinck-Graham, L., and Fox, G. “Middle Childhood.” Chapter in: Lewis, M., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook. Lippincott,Williams and Wilkins, 3rd ed. 2002, pp 324-332.
Sexson,S., Beresin, E., Cuffe, S., Drell, M., Dugan, T., Fox, G., Kim, W.J., Matthews, K., Sylvester, C., Pope, K., Sargent, J., Zima, B. “Sample Core Competencies in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Starting Point.” Academic Psychiatry 2001; 25:201-213.
Fox, G. "Normal Development in the First Ten Years of Life," educational videotape and log, copyright 2000 (VHS), 2002 (DVD).
Fox, G. "Eleven Commonly Asked Questions About Choosing Child and Adolescent Psychiatry." DevelopMentor (published by AACAP and distributed nationally to medical schools and residencies), October 1998, entire issue. This article was also included in "Is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Right For You?", an informational packet distributed nationally by AACAP and at the APA meeting, 1999, and is posted on the AACAP website.
Kahn, J., and Fox, G. "Normal Musical Development: A Review." In: Medical Problems of Performing Artists (Special Issue: Pediatric Care), Vol. 12, No. 3, September 1997, pp. 83-88.
Fox, G., and Herzog, D., "DEBATE FORUM, Affirmative Position: Resolved: The Pass Rate for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Board Examination Should Be Higher than It Is at Present." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30:4, July 1991, pp. 685-691.