Jaya Aysola

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Designated Institutional Official for Health Equity and Inclusion, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education, Perelman School of Medicine
Research Director, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of General Internal Medicine,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
1229 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-9475
Fax: 215-573-8778
BS (Anthropology-Zoology, Honors)
University of Michigan, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2000.
DTMH (Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2005.
MPH (Healthcare Management and Policy)
Harvard School of Public Health, 2010.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

1)Social determinants and their role in uptake of primary care services; 2)The evaluation and development of models for improving primary care quality and reducing inequities; and 3)Leveraging social network connections to address provider and patient Behaviors contributing to health care and health inequities

Description of Other Expertise

Graduate Medical Education and Faculty Development in topics related to health equity, cultural humility and implicit bias
Research Director, Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Description of Research Expertise

Health Equity and Health Care Disparities, Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Social Determinants of Health, Access to Care, and Provider Workforce

Selected Publications

Rider-Longmaid, Emily; Adelekun, Adelaide; Beltran, Source; Carney, Julia; Lett,Lanair; Orji, Whitney; Stokes, Daniel: Teeple, Stephanie; Aysola, Jaya: Recognizing Racism in Medicine: A Student-Organized and Community-Engaged Health Professionals Conference. Innovations of Medical Education Poster Session, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Conference, Denver, CO April 2018.

Aysola Jaya, Schapira Marilyn M, Huo Hairong, Werner Rachel M: Organizational Processes and Patient Experiences in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Medical care Apr 2018.

Aysola, Jaya; Berns, Jeffrey: Health Equity Week: A Graduate Medical Education (GME) Sponsored Interdisciplinary Conference to Improve Education on Disparities in Health Care and Health. Innovations in Medical Education Poster Session, Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO April 2018.

Sanchez, Sarimer; Aysola, Jaya: Am I Biased? Using the Implicit Association Test to Start the Conversation Among Internal Medicine Residents. Innovations of Medical Education Poster Session, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Conference, Denver, CO April 2018.

Aysola Jaya, Tahirovic Emin, Troxel Andrea B, Asch David A, Gangemi Kelsey, Hodlofski Amanda T, Zhu Jingsan, Volpp Kevin: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Opt-In Versus Opt-Out Enrollment Into a Diabetes Behavioral Intervention. American journal of health promotion : AJHP 32(3): 745-752, Mar 2018.

Aysola Jaya, Myers Jennifer S: Integrating Training in Quality Improvement and Health Equity in Graduate Medical Education: Two Curricula for the Price of One. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 93(1): 31-34, Jan 2018.

Wright Charmaine, Mogul Marjie, Acevedo Glamarys, Aysola Jaya, Momplaisir Florence, Schwartz Sandy, Shea Judy: Preparing for a trial to test a postpartum weight retention intervention among low income women: feasibility of a protocol in a community-based organization. BMC women's health 18(1): 27, Jan 2018.

Kearney, M., Barg, F., Bonilla-Martinez, A., Higginbotham, E., Aysola, J. : Discrimination and employee wellbeing: A qualitative analysis of the social, physical, and psychological effects of workplace behavior. Round table discussion presented at the meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, FL Nov 2017.

Vidya Viswanathan, Matthew Seigerman, Edward Manning, and Jaya Aysola: Examining Provider Bias In Health Care Through Implicit Bias Rounds. Health Affairs Blog. Health Affairs, July 2017.

Lane-Fall Meghan B, Miano Todd A, Aysola Jaya, Augoustides John G T: Diversity in the Emerging Critical Care Workforce: Analysis of Demographic Trends in Critical Care Fellows From 2004 to 2014. Critical care medicine 45(5): 822-827, May 2017.

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Last updated: 05/31/2018
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