Jennifer S. Myers, MD, FHM, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Quality & Safety Education, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety
Jennifer S. Myers, MD, FHM, FACP, is an academic hospitalist and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, she is the Associate Designated Institutional Official for Quality and Safety in Graduate Medical Education for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She also directs a fellowship program at Penn for post-graduate fellows or junior faculty in the area of quality and safety research, policy, and administration.
In 2012, she led the development of the Quality and Safety Educators Academy, the first national faculty development program designed to provide faculty with educational and professional development strategies to help fill the current unmet need for quality and safety educators in our nations’ medical schools and teaching hospitals. In 2010, she received the Clinical Excellence Award from the Society for Hospital Medicine, and in 2011 was named a Josiah Macy Faculty Scholar for her innovations in medical education.
Dr. Myers has spoken and written nationally on patient safety issues in healthcare as well as the need for integration between graduate medical education and health care systems.