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Jennifer S. Myers, MD

Jennifer S. Myers, MD Physician

Associate Director, Penn Hospital Care Physicians
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Myers is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hospital Medicine

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hospital Medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), National National Board of Medical Examiners, National Society of Hospital Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Myers is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Research
Medical Education Research

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): 3091-6,2009.

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 : 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): 432-435,2006.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Maloney Building, Suite 5033
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3797
Fax: (215) 662-6250

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