Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Jerry Jacob, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Consult Physician, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Director of Infection Prevention, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Good Shepherd Penn Partners
1800 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2156626932
Fax: 2158936583
Education:
BSE (Finance concentration)
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, 2004.
BAS (Biomedical Science)
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, 2008.
MS (Epidemiology)
Temple University, Department of Public Health, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2008-2009.
Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2009-2011.
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, 2013-2015.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), 2015.
SHEA Certificate on Post-acute and Long-term Care, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Post-acute care, Clostridium difficile, Multi-drug resistant organisms, Device-associated infections

Selected Publications

Jacob J, Wu J, Han J, Nelson DB: Clostridium difficile in an Urban, University-affiliated Long Term Acute Care Hospital. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology in press, 2017.

Jacob J, Haynes K, Gallagher JC: Colistin-Associated Renal Dysfunction: a Retrospective Analysis of 282 Patients. ASM Microbe Poster Presentation June 2016.

Jacob J, Axelrod P: Physician Prescribing Behavior in Suspected Clostridium difficile infection. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 24(2): 101-104, March 2016.

Jacob J, Wu J, Han J, Nelson DB.: Clostridium difficile in an Urban, University-affiliated Long Term Acute Care Hospital. Poster at IDweek 2016 2016.

Jacob J, Lorber B: Diseases Transmitted by Man’s Best Friend: The Dog. Microbiol Spectrum 3(4): 1-15, July 2015.

Jacob J, Lorber B: Listeriosis after transient infectious or mechanical disturbance of the gastrointestinal tract. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 23(1): 13-15, Jan 2015.

Baillie CA, Goren EN, Jacob J, Patel N, Unscheid CA, Xu KT: In the Literature: Physician Reviews of HM-Related Research. The Hospitalist 17(3): 14-15, March 2013.

Bump G, Jacob J, Abisse S, Bost JE, Elnicki D: Implementing Faculty Evaluation of Written Signout. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 24(3): 231-237, July 2012.

Jacob J, Day H, Hasley P: Seeing Past the Surface: A Case of MRSA Endophthalmitis. JGIM 26: Suppl 1: S437, May 2011.

Jacob J, Hunt S: Constipation-induced stercoral ulceration: the hard facts. Society for General Internal Medicine 33rd Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN May 2010 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 11/03/2016
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