Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Jerry Jacob, MD

Instructor A of Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Consult Physician, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Director of Infection Prevention, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Instructor A in Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Good Shepherd Penn Partners
1800 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2152758390
Fax: 2158936583
BSE (Economics, 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.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2014.
Basic Life Support, 2015.
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Selected Publications

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.

Jacob J, Axelrod P: Physician Prescribing Behavior in Suspected Clostridium difficile infection. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice in press, 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: 10/20/2015
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