Penn Medicine

Jennifer Olenik, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jennifer Olenik is a hospitalist, a physician that specializes in managing the care of patients within the hospital. Dr. Olenik practices at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center as a hospitalist, and at HUP as a palliative care attending physician. She joined the Section in 2019 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Her interests include medical education and palliative care. She holds two leadership positions within the medical school: Co-Director of CARE-7, the novel four-year palliative care curriculum, and Co-Director of the Internal Medicine Sub-Internship. 

Dr. Olenik earned her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed her internal medicine residency, chief residency, and palliative medicine fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine as well as the Society of Hospital Medicine. 





Awards and Honors: 
Hospice and Palliative Care Clinical Fellow of the Year Award, UCSF, 2018
UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education Award, 2017
Floyd C. Rector, Jr. Medical Education Research Award, UCSF Internal Medicine Residency, 2016

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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