Dr. Jennifer S. Myers is Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Director of Quality and Safety Education for the Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Myers joined the faculty at Penn in 2001 as an academic hospitalist and has since devoted her career to improving the quality and safety of health care and training the next generation of physicians and other health care providers in quality. She oversees all aspects of quality and safety education for the Department of Medicine and has spent over a decade intensely focused on the professional career development of residents, fellows, and junior faculty who wish to lead health care quality in their future careers. She is the Director of Penn’s Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS) fellowship program which houses a concentration in Penn’s Masters of Science in Health Policy Program and a post-doctoral certificate program in quality and safety, all designed to prepare post-graduate fellows and junior faculty for careers in quality and safety research, policy, education, and administration. Within the Section of Hospital Medicine, Jen serves as the Director of Faculty Development.
Dr. Myers earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Richard P Shannon Award for Outstanding Leadership in Quality & Safety, Univ of Pennsylvania, 2016
John Eisenberg Award for Teaching Excellence, Division of General Internal Medicine, Univ of Pennsylvania, 2015
Alfred I. Stengel Health System Champion Award, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Faculty Scholar, 2011 - 2013
Society of Hospital Medicine, Award for Clinical Excellence, 2010