Jennifer Myers, MD, FACP, FHM

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Jennifer Myers, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and a hospitalist. She is the Director of Quality and Safety Education at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Associated Designated Institutional Official for Quality and Safety for the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. In these roles she oversees graduate medical edication in the field of health care quality and patient safety and aligns this educaiton with the quality and safety goals of the Penn MEdicine health care system. Prior to these roles, she was a Patient SAfety Officer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for 9 years, and in that role led numerous QI projects at Penn. She continues to actively mentor residents, fellows, and faculty in QI work and directs a fellowship in health care quality and safety at Penn's Center for Health care Improvement and Patient Safety Education. She has spoken and written regionally and nationally on the topics of graduate medical education in safety and quality, handoffs and transitions of care, cognitive erros in medicine, and advancing patient safety efforts in the hospital setting.