Elizabeth Jacobs, M.D.
Chief of Primary Care and Value-Based Health, Associate Chair for Research, Value Institute for Health and Care
Professor, Department of Population Health
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
MAPP, Public Policy
University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Community Health Plan Primary Care Residency Program, Boston
Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
University of Chicago
Elizabeth A. Jacobs is chief of primary care and value-based health and a professor of medicine and population health at Dell Medical School. She also serves as associate chair for research in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Prior to joining Dell Medical School, she was a professor of medicine and population health sciences and vice chair for health services research in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She attended medical school at the University of California at San Francisco and trained as a general internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship and a master’s in public policy at the University of Chicago.
Her research focus has been investigating disparities in health care, specifically in minority populations. She is recognized as an expert on developing accessible and culturally competent care for diverse populations, and her research has been supported through funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The California Endowment and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
PCORI Health Disparities Advisory Panel, 2013-present
PCORI Prioritizing Specific Research Topics Pilot Committee, 2012
Steering Committee, National Quality Forum, Healthcare Disparities and Cultural Competency, Consensus Standards, 2011
President-Elect, Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine, 2010
Co-Editor, JGIM Health Disparities Education Supplement, 2009
Chancellor's Community Academic Partnership Award, 2017
University of Wisconsin System
Outstanding Investigator Award, 2017
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin
Addis Costello Award, 2014
American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter
American Association for the Advancement of Science Course on Racial and Ethnic Minorities as Research Subjects: Challenges for Research Ethics