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Jennifer Susan Myers, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Director , Center for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Director, Master of Healthcare Quality & Safety, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennslyvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute
Associate Chief, Faculty Affairs, Division of Hospital Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Maloney Building, Suite 5033
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
BS (Biology)
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1994.
MD (Medicine)
Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine , The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1998-1999.
Resident in Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1999-2001.
Wharton Executive Leadership Program, University of Pennsylvania. Eight days of full-time education with other Penn Medicine Faculty leaders over the course of 1 year., 2007-2007.
Medical Education Leadership Program , Harvard Macy Program for Educators. Four weeks of full-time education in curriculum development and assessment. Harvard University, Boston, MA., 2011-2013.
Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt Training, American Society for Quality. Four week intensive training course in advanced principles of performance improvement methodology. , 2015-2015.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine , 2021.
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Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Research
Medical Education Research

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hospital Medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Safety
Quality Improvement
Curriculum Development
Faculty Development

Selected Publications

Myers JS, Von Feldt, JM: Diagnostic Errors: The Next Frontier for Patient Safety. [Letter to the Editor] JAMA 302(3): 258-259, 2009.

Sarani B, Soonad S, Bergey M, Phillips J, Fitzpatrick MK, Chalian, AA, Myers JS: Resident and nurse perceptions of the impact of a medical emergency team on education and patient safety in an academic medical center. Crit Care Med 37(12): 3091-6, December 2009.

Myers JS, Sarani B Brenner SR, Gabel B, Gibson G, Phillips J, Fuchs B: Improving sepsis care through systems change, the impact of a medical emergency team. Joint Commission Journal for Quality and Patient Safety 34 (3): 179-182, 2008.

Myers JS, Bellini LM, Morris JM, Graham D, Katz JT, Potts JR, Wiener C, Volpp KG : Internal medicine and general surgery residents attitudes about the ACGME duty hour regulations, A multicenter study. Acad Med 81(12): 1052-1058, 2006.

Myers JS, Jaipaul CK, Krekun S, Kogan JR, Bellini LM, Shea JA. : Are discharge summaries teachable, The effects of a discharge summary curriculum on the quality of discharge summaries in an internal medicine residency program. Acad Med 81(10 suppl): S5-S8, 2006.

Myers JS, Bellini LM, Rohrbach J, Shofer F, Hollander JE: Improving Resource Utilization in a Teaching Hospital, Development of a Nonteaching Service for Chest Pain Admissions. Acad Med 81(5): 432-435, May 2006.

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