Abraham Jacob, MD, MHA, joined the Department of Pediatrics in 2005 to start and direct the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. The Division has grown substantially since 2005 and has become the largest service for admissions at M Health Fairview Masonic Children's Hospital (UMMCH). The program currently provides inpatient pediatric services at UMMCH, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, and Shriners. Dr. Jacob served as Chief Medical Officer for UMMCH from 2012-2019 with a focus on patient safety, quality, and patient experience. He is now the Chief Quality Officer for MHealth Fairview and a a staff attending on the General Pediatrics service at UMMCH and on the Internal Medicine service at UMMC.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Jacob went on to medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine where he graduated in 1994. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics residency at the University of Minnesota in 1998. After completing residency, he helped to start the first combined Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics practice in the Twin Cities with five of his residency classmates and served as medical director of the clinic. Since coming to the University of MN as faculty, Dr. Jacob's main interests have included resident education, family centered care, quality improvement, and patient safety. He helped to lead an initiative at UMMCH that recently won the MN Hospital Association 2015 Patient Safety Improvement Award. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.
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