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
Patient-Centered Care and Patient Experience
Health Equity

Description of Other Expertise

Health services research and health policy
Health equity, cultural humility and implicit bias

Description of Research Expertise

Health Equity, Health Care and Health Disparities, Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Patient Experience, Cultural Humility, Unconscious Bias, and Inclusion, Race and Structural Racism, Social Determinants of Health, Access to Care, and Provider Workforce

Selected Publications

Hill K, Raney C, Jackson K, Murdock HM, Dawson E, Hamilton RH, DeLisser H, Mamtani M, Aysola J : A New Way of Evaluating Effectiveness of URM Summer Pipeline Programs. Advances in Medical Education and Practice Page: 12: 863-869, August 2021.

Resnick D, Schapira MM, Smith JM, Bautista A, Xu C, Jones L, Aysola J.: Promoting Collaborative Goal Setting for Cancer Prevention Among Primary Care Patients Through mHealth: Mixed Methods Evaluation of a New App. JMIR Form Res 5: e22510, July 2021.

Thompson L, Munyikwa M, Aysola J : We Are Only as Safe as Our Most Vulnerable Citizens’: Healthcare Systems’ Role in Reducing Exacerbating Social and Economic Inequities Before, During, and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Harvard Public Health Review June 2021.

Amutah C, Greenidge K, Mante A, Munyikwa M, Surya SL, Higginbotham E, Jones DS, Lavizzo-Mourey R, Roberts D, Tsai J, Aysola J.: Misrepresenting Race: The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias. New England Journal of Medicine January 2021.

Aysola J, Rewley J, Xu C, Schapira M, Hubbard RA : Primary Care Patient Social Networks and Tobacco Use: An Observational Study. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health IN PRESS 2021.

Aysola J, Clapp JT, Sullivan P, Brennan PJ, Higginbotham E, Kearney M, Xu C, Thomas R, Griggs S, Abdirisak M, Hilton A, Omole T, Foster S, Mamtani M : Understanding Contributors to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Department Throughput Times: A Sequential Mixed Methods Analysis. Journal of General Internal Medicine ePub August 2021.

Guevara JP, Wade R, Aysola J: Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Medical Schools — Why Aren’t We There Yet? New England Journal of Medicine IN PRESS 2021.

Alexis DA, Kearney MD, Williams JC, Xu C, Higginbotham EJ, Aysola J.: Assessment of Perceptions of Professionalism Among Faculty, Trainees, Staff, and Students in a Large University-Based Health System. JAMA Netw Open 3: e2021452-e2021452, November 2020.

Gordon EK, Clapp JT, Heins SJ, Gaulton TG, Lane-Fall MB, Aysola J, Baranov DY, Fleisher LA: The Role of the Interview in Residency Selection: A Mixed Methods Study. Medical Education November 2020.

Upton E, Sangal RB, Blutinger E, Khachatryan M, Aysola J, Mamtani M.: Female Millennial Patient Perspectives in the Emergency Department: A Qualitative Analysis. Am J Emerg Med 38: 2462-2464, November 2020.

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Last updated: 10/18/2021
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