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Elizabeth Jacobs, MD

Dell Medical School
Chief of Primary Care and Value-Based Health
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.