Meghan E. Jacobs MD

Meghan Jacobs

Meghan E. Jacobs
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
mjacobs3@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Meghan Jacobs is a Pediatric Hospitalist. She has focused her career on care of patients with medical complexity. In addition to working at Oishei Children's Hospital, she also works at the Pediatric Pavillon at HighPointe on Michigan.

In addition to her clinical work, she has completed research in QI, specifically focusing on improving the quality of patient handoffs. She serves as the Co-Chair of the Departmental Interesting Case Discussions, which focuses on system improvements to improve patient safety. She enjoys her role as a teacher, mentoring both Medical Student and Pediatric Residents.

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2018)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2016)
  • MD, Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2015)
  • BS, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, University of Rochester, Cum Laude (2010)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2018-present)
  • Hospitalist, Oishei Children's Hospital (2018-present)
  • Assistant, Center for Civic Engagement, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2012)
  • Teaching Assistant, Biology, University of Rochester (2008–2011)
  • Lab Assistant/Lab Manager, University of Rochester (2007–2011)

Awards and Honors:

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Robert K. Kanter, MD Award in Pediatrics (2018)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Excellence as a Teacher (2017)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Excellence in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2016)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Howard L. Weinberger, MD Award in Pediatrics (2015)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2014)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Gold Humanism Honor Society (2014)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for Community Engagement (2013)
  • University of Rochester: Ayman Amin-Salem Memorial Award (2011)
  • University of Rochester: Donald R. Charles Memorial Prize (2011)


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Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2015–present)

Presentations:

  • "An Atypical Case of Typical Kawasaki Disease" Pediatric Research Conference; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "An Atypical Presentation of Typical Kawasaki Disease" Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2019; Society of Hospital Medicine (2019)
  • "Optimizing Pediatric Resident Handoffs by Minimizing Interruptions" Conference on Advancing Implementation and Quality Improvement Science for Children’s Health Care; Pediatric Academic Societies (2018)
  • "Optimizing Pediatric Resident Handoffs by Minimizing Interruptions" Beyond the Doctorate Research Day; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2018)
  • "Optimizing Pediatric Resident Handoffs by Minimizing Interruptions" Annual Meeting; Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2018)
  • "The Art of Family Medicine: When Family Members Dictate Care" Schwartz Rounds; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2018)
  • "The Red Herring Sinker" Morbidity and Mortality Case Presentation; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2018)
  • "Metformin for Obesity in Prepubertal and Pubertal Children: Randomized Controlled Trial" Pediatrics Analytical Discussion; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2017)
  • "Breaking Bad News" Pediatric Grand Rounds; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2017)
  • "The Blameless Apology" Resident Workshop about Medical Discussions; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2017)
  • "Neonatal Phototherapy and Infantile Cancer" Pediatrics Analytical Discussion; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2016)
  • "Care of the Transgender Youth" Clinical Presentation; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2015)
  • "Professional Boundaries in A Social Media World" ; SUNY Upstate Medical University (2014)
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Service Activities:

  • Leading Morbidity and Mortality Discussions for the Department every 3 months.; Co-Chair of Interesting Case Discussions (2020–2021)
  • Jacobs School of Medicine: Third Year Small Group Leader; Met with a small group of rotating third year medical students weekly, teaching on various general pediatric topics. Oversaw both EBM and Health Disparity presentations. (2020–2021)
  • Served as a medical expert for Stella Niagara Education Park as the school has navigated the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Specific focus on reopening safety protocols.; Stella Niagara: Reopening Committee Member (2020–2021)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Virtual Clerkship Leader (2020)
  • Stella Niagara Education Park: Board of Trustees; Member (2020–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residents Mentor (2019–present)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Family Engagement Committee; Committee Member (2016–2018)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: College of Medicine Student Interviewer (2014–2015)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Elizabeth Blackwell Day Committee; President (2013–2014)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Student Advising; Co-Chair (2012–2015)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Docs for Tots; President (2012–2013)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: New Student Orientation Logistics; Chair (2012)
  • Taught youths in after school program. Developed a curriculum focused on health and sciences.; Salvation Army: Service Learning Leader (Syracuse, NY) (2012–2013)
  • Catholic Youth Organization (Syracuse, NY); Volunteer (2011–2012)
  • Southwest Community Center (Syracuse, NY); Volunteer (2011–2012)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University: Ped's Relief; Volunteer (2011–2012)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
mjacobs3@buffalo.edu

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