Jay J. Mehta, MD, MS

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Medical Student Elective, University of Pennsylvania/CHOP
Steering Co-Chair, Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Program Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, CHOP Clinical Skills Coaching Program
Faculty Advisor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Pediatrics Faculty Advising Program
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Nevada School of Medicine, 2003.
MS (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
M. Ed (Medical Education)
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Mehta has a clinical and research interest in Childhood Sjogren Syndrome and leads international efforts to classify and characterize this disorder

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Mehta is a nationally-recognized pediatric rheumatology medical educator.

Selected Publications

Joyce C Chang, Shreya A Varghese, Edward M Behrens, Sabrina Gmuca, Jane S Kennedy, Emily J Liebling, Melissa A Lerman, Jay J Mehta, Beth H Rutstein, David D Sherry, Cory J Stingl, Lehn K Weaver, Pamela F Weiss, Jon M Burnham : Improving outcomes of pediatric lupus care delivery with provider goal setting activities and multidisciplinary care models Arthritis Care Res April 2023.

Ethan S Vorel, Jay J Mehta, Michael E Russo, Melissa P Muego, Ryan C Borek, Janice A Kelly, Morgan E Greenfield: A 7-Year-Old With Persistent Fever and Cough. Pediatrics 150(3): e2021050751, Sep 2022.

Herchline D Tenney-Soiero R Mehta JJ: Impact of hospitalists’ social identities on perceptions of teamwork Journal of Interprofessional Care 3(1): 1-8, January 2022.

Lieberman SM, Stern S, Mehta JJ: Childhood Sjögren's. The Sjögren's Book, 5th Edition 2022.

Chang J, Li S, Lieberman SM, Wahezi DM, Mehta JJ: Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases in Children. Rheumatology, 8th Edition 2022.

Emily Liebling Rosemary Peterson Jay J. Mehta: Rheumatology. The Philadelphia Guide to Inpatient Pediatrics, 3rd Edition. Shah, Ronan, Catallozi, Frank (eds.). October 2021.

Weiss AK, Quinn SM, Danley AL, Wiens KJ, Mehta JJ: Burnout and Perceptions of Stigma and Help-Seeking Behavior Among Pediatric Fellows Pediatrics 148(4): e2021050393, Oct 2021.

Michelle Vo Gary Beck Dallaghan Nicole Borges Anne C. Gill Brian Good, MD Nathan Gollehon, MD, MHPTT Jay J. Mehta, MD, MS Boyd Richards, PhD Rachel Richards, MSW Erna Serelzic Rebecca Tenney-Soeiro, MD, MSEd Jason Winward, MD Dorene Balmer, PhD: Planning for Happenstance: Helping Students Optimize Unexpected Career Developments. MedEdPortal 4(8), February 2021.

Henderson LA, Canna SW, Friedman KG, Gorelik M, Lapidus SK, Bassiri H, Behrens EM, Ferris A, Kernan KF, Schulert GS, Seo P, Son MBF, Tremoulet AH, Yeung RSM, Mudano AS, Turner AS, Karp DR, Mehta JJ: American College of Rheumatology Clinical Guidance for Pediatric Patients with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with SARS-CoV-2 and Hyperinflammation in COVID-19. Arthritis Rheumatol 73(4): e13-e29, December 2020.

Argraves M, Mehta JJ: Pediatric rheumatology: Not just a little adult workforce issue. Semin Arthritis Rheum 3: 30288-2, December 2020.

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Last updated: 08/24/2023
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