Jaya Aysola, MD, DTMH, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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 Clinical Expertise

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Resource Poor Care
Global Health

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

Mamtani M, Shofer F, Mudan A, Khatri U, Walker R, Perrone J, Aysola J. : Quantifying Gender Disparity in Physician Authorship Among Commentary Articles in Three High Impact Journals: An Observational Study. BMJ Open February 2020.

Agawu Atu, Fahl Corrinne, Alexis Dominique, Diaz Tomas, Harris Diana, Harris Mary C, Aysola Jaya, Cronholm Peter F, Higginbotham Eve J: The Influence of Gender and Underrepresented Minority Status on Medical Student Ranking of Residency Programs. Journal of the National Medical Association Oct 2019.

Lett LA, Murdock H M, Orji WU, Sebro R, Aysola J: Trends in Racial/Ethnic Representation Among US Medical Students. JAMA Network Open 2(9): e1910490, Sep 2019.

Adelekun AA, Beltrán S, Carney J, Lett LA, Orji WU, Rider-Longmaid E, Stokes DC, Teeple S, Aysola J: Recognizing Racism in Medicine: A Student-Organized and Community-Engaged Health Professional Conference. Health Equity 3(1): 395-402, Aug 2019.

Khatri U, Zeidan A, LaRiviere M, Sanchez S,Weaver L, Lynn L, Shofer F, Todd B, Aysola J : An Evaluation of Implicit Bias Training in Graduate Medical Education MedEdPublish 8, [2] (39), May 2019.

Zeidan AJ, Khatri UG, Aysola J, Shofer FS, Mamtani M, Scott KR, Conlon LW, Lopez BL: Implicit Bias Education and Emergency Medicine Training: Step One? Awareness. AEM education and training 3(1): 81-85, Jan 2019.

Aysola J, Harris D, Huo H, Wright CS, Higginbotham E: Measuring Organizational Cultural Competence to Promote Diversity in Academic Healthcare Organizations. Health Equity 2(1): 316-320, Nov 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1089/heq.2018.0007.

Aysola J, Barg FK, Martinez AB, Kearney M, Agesa K, Carmona C, Higginbotham E: Perceptions of Factors Associated with Inclusive Work and Learning Environments in Health Care Organizations: A Qualitative Narrative Analysis. JAMA Netw Open 1(3): e181003, Aug 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1003.

Aysola J, Schapira MM, Huo H, Werner RM: Organizational Processes and Patient Experiences in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Med Care 56(6), Jun 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000910.

Aysola J, Tahirovic E, Troxel AB, Asch DA, Gangemi K, Hodlofski AT, Zhu J, Volpp K.: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Opt-In Versus Opt-Out Enrollment Into a Diabetes Behavioral Intervention. Am J Health Promot 32(3): 745-752, Mar 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1177/0890117116671673.

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