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Jaya Aysola, MD, DTMH, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal 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
Assistant Dean for Inclusion and Diversity, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Perelman School of Medicine
Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Equity Advancement, Office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), University of Pennsylvania Health System
Faculty Advisor, Students Opposing Racism in Medicine, Student-Led organization, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Standing Member, Penn Medicine Predictive Healthcare Team
Faculty Member, MPH Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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
Lab: https://www.chea.upenn.edu/
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2000-2004.
Diploma, Education in Human Values, Institute of Sathya Sai Education, Lamnarai, Thailand, 2005-2005.
Diploma of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, 2005-2005.
Commonwealth Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine and Global Health, Boston, MA, 2009-2010.
Research Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Boston, MA, 2010-2012.
Board Certified in Pediatrics, 2004.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 2004.
Diploma Certified in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Royal College of Physicians, 2005.
Recertification American Pediatric Board, 2014.
Recertification American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014.
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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

Siddique SM, Tipton K, Leas B, Jepson C, Aysola J, Cohen JB, Flores E, Harhay MO, Schmidt H, Weissman GE, Fricke J, Treadwell JR, Mull NK.: The Impact of Health Care Algorithms on Racial and Ethnic Disparities : A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med Mar 2024.

Julie Fricke, Shazia Mehmood Siddique, Jaya Aysola, Margot E. Cohen, Nikhil K. Mull: Healthcare Worker Implicit Bias Training and Education: Rapid Review. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality January 2024.

Kelley Tipton, Brian F. Leas, Emilia Flores, Christopher Jepson, Jaya Aysola, Jordana Cohen, Michael Harhay, Harald Schmidt, Gary Weissman, Jonathan Treadwell, Nikhil K. Mull, Shazia Mehmood Siddique: Impact of Healthcare Algorithms on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare [Internet] Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality December 2023.

Shazia M Siddique 1 2 , Corinne V Evans 3 , Michael Harhay 4 , Eric S Johnson 3 , Jaya Aysola 5 , Gary E Weissman 6 , Nikhil K Mull 2 5 , Emilia Flores 2 , Harald Schmidt 7 , Kelley Tipton 8 , Brian Leas 2 , Jennifer S Lin: Critical Appraisal for Racial and Ethnic Equity in Clinical Prediction Models Extension: Development of a Critical Appraisal Tool Extension to Assess Racial and Ethnic Equity-Related Risk of Bias for Clinical Prediction Models. Health Equity 7: 773-781, November 2023.

Lorraine T Dean , Shang-En Chung, Alden L Gross, Olivio J Clay , Sherry L Willis, Michael Crowe , Ian M McDonough, Kelsey R Thomas, Michael Marsiske , Jaya Aysola , Roland J Thorpe Jr , Cynthia Felix, Melissa Berkowitz , Norma B Coe: Does Consumer Credit Precede or Follow Changes in Cognitive Impairment Among Older Adults? An Investigation in the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) Trial. J Aging Health October 2023.

James P Guevara, Jaya Aysola, Roy Wade, Bianca Nfonoyim, Maylene Qiu , Michelle Reece, Kecia N Carroll: Diversity in the pediatric research workforce: a scoping review of the literature. Pediatr Res. September 2023.

J. Corey Williams; Ashley Andreou; Enrico G. Castillo; Joshua Neff; Matthew Goldenberg; Courtney R. Lee; Jaya Aysola; Robert Rohrbaugh; and Jessica Isom: Antiracist Documentation Practices — Shaping Clinical Encounters and Decision Making. New England Journal of Medicine September 2023.

Damon Centola, Joshua Becker , Jingwen Zhang , Jaya Aysola , Douglas Guilbeault , Elaine Khoong: Experimental evidence for structured information-sharing networks reducing medical errors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. August 2023.

Munyikwa M, Bonilla Martinez A, Lowenstein D, Meehan P, Thompson L, Raney C, Resnick D, Xu C, Mullen I, Mariano M, Kim C, Kottage N, Hough J, Klusaritz H, Advani P, Aysola J: Engaging Medical, Nursing, and Social Work Students in a Team-Based Response to Social Needs. NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery 4(7), June 21 2023.

Victoria Lord 1 , Alexandra Larsen 2 , Rudmila Rashid 3 , Walter Palmer 4 , Mira Mamtani 5 , Jaya Aysola: "Intersections of Social Systems, Race, and Health in America: A Historical Perspective": A Novel Elective for Medical Students to Increase Antiracism Advocacy. Acad Med. 98: 692-698, June 2023.

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