Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Jennifer Susan Myers, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Assistant Program Director, University of Pennsylvania, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Quality and Safety Education, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Designated Institutional Official for Quality and Safety, Graduate Medical Education, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director , Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Penn Tower, Suite 2009
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
Education:
BS (Biology)
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1994.
MD
Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine , The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1998-1999.
Resident in Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1999-2001.
Wharton Executive Leadership Program, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2007.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Interventions, Medical Education Research in Quality and Patient Safety

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hospitalist Medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Safety Administration
Medical Education Innovations in Quality and Safety: Training Programs and Curricula

Selected Publications

Myers JS, Gojraty S, Yang W, Linsky A, Airan-Javia SL, Polomano R: A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation use. J Am med Inform Assoc 18(1): 17-23` January 2011.

Myers JS, O'Leary KJ, Asfar-Manesh N, Budnitz T, Dunn AS, : Hospital quality and patient safety competencies, development, description and recommendations for use. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2011 Notes: under review.

Myers JS, Von Feldt, JM: Diagnostic Errors: The next frontier for Patient Safety. JAMA 302(3): 258-259, 2009.

Sarani B, Soonad S, Bergey M, Phillips J, Fitzpatrick MK, Chalian, AA, Myers JS: Resident and nurse perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical center. Crit Care Med 37(12): 3091-6, December 2009.

Myers JS, Sarani B Brenner SR, Gabel B, Gibson G, Phillips J, Fuchs B: Improving sepsis care through systems change, the impact of a medical emergency team. Jt Comm J Qual Pt Saftey 34 (3): 179-182, 2008.

Myers JS, Bellini LM, Morris JM, Graham D, Katz JT, Potts JR, Wiener C, Volpp KG : Internal medicine and general surgery residents attitudes about the ACGME duty hour regulations, A multicenter study. Acad Med 81: 1052-1058, 2006.

Myers JS, Jaipaul CK, Krekun S, Kogan JR, Bellini LM, Shea JA. : Are discharge summaries teachable, The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency program. Acad Med 81(10 suppl): S5-S8, 2006.

Myers JS, Bellini LM, Rohrbach J, Shofer F, Hollander JE: Improving Resource Utilization in a Teaching Hospital, Development of a Nonteaching Service for Chest Pain Admissions. Acad Med 81(5): 432-435, 2006.

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