Faculty Profiles

Jessica Eng, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

415-221-4810 ext. 3679

Jessica Eng, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). A graduate of Harvard College and the Boston University School of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine residency and geriatric fellowship at Boston Medical Center. She is a graduate of the VA Quality Scholars program. She is a board certified geriatrician and internist.

Dr. Eng's main research and education interests are the development and implementation of healthcare team that apply geriatric principles to adults with complex serious illnesses. She is particularly interested in using primary care panel management of complex adults, interprofessional team care, and home-based care to improve patient-centered outcomes.

She currently serves as the Medical Director of the San Francisco VA Medical Center's intensive management team for veterans with complex medical and psychosocial illness. She is also the direct of the SFVAMC's Geriatrics Geriatric Primary Care and Consultation Clinic, which includes electronic and video consultations for veterans in rural areas. She serves as the Associate Director of the San Francisco VA Quality Scholars program and mentor to medical students, medical and nurse practitioner residents, and postdoctoral fellows on quality improvement projects and implementation research.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
San Francisco VA Medical Center Fellowship Quality Scholars 2014
University of California, San Francisco Certificate Implementation Science 2014
Boston Medical Center Fellowship Geriatrics 2012
Boston University MS Epidemiology School of Public Health 2012
Boston Medical Center Residency Internal Medicine 2010
Boston University MD School of Medicine 2007
Harvard College A.B. Chemistry 2001

Awards and Honors

2015   Excellence in Teaching Award, Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, 2015
2014   Faculty Scholar, Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2014-2015
2014   Education Innovations Award, Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, 2014
2013   Quality and Safety Symposium Winner, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2013
2011   Boston University Clinical Research Training (CREST) Program Fellow, Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 2011-2012
2011   Hartford Fellow, Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2011-2012

Recent Articles (13)

Ewigman NL, Vella L, Eng JA. Implementing evidence-based interventions to prevent readmissions in the real world. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Feb 27.

Chang ET, Raja PV, Stockdale SE, Katz ML, Zulman DM, Eng JA, Hedrick KH, Jackson JL, Pathak N, Watts B, Patton C, Schectman G, Asch SM. What are the key elements for implementing intensive primary care? A multisite Veterans Health Administration case study. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Oct 25.

Eng JA. Capsule commentary on Jones et al., "Connecting the Dots": a Qualitative Study of Home Health Nurse Perspectives on Coordinating Care for Recently-Discharged Patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Oct; 32(10):1134.

Ritchie C, Andersen R, Eng J, Garrigues SK, Intinarelli G, Kao H, Kawahara S, Patel K, Sapiro L, Thibault A, Tunick E, Barnes DE. Implementation of an Interdisciplinary, Team-Based Complex Care Support Health Care Model at an Academic Medical Center: Impact on Health Care Utilization and Quality of Life. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0148096.

Eng JA, Clough-Gorr K, Cabral HJ, Silliman RA. Predicting 5- and 10-year survival in older women with early-stage breast cancer: self-rated health and walking ability. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Apr; 63(4):757-62.

Hatoun J, Suen W, Liu C, Shea S, Patts G, Weinberg J, Eng J. Elucidating Reasons for Resident Underutilization of Electronic Adverse Event Reporting. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Jul; 31(4):308-14.

Eng JA, Steinman MA. Changing chronic medications in hospitalized patients--bridging the inpatient-outpatient divide. J Hosp Med. 2014 May; 9(5):332-3.

Eng JA, Hunter CJ, Handley MA, Boscardin CK, Gonzales R, Ackerman SL. Patient attitudes about specialty follow-up care by telephone. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Feb; 20(2):164-7.

Jackson TA, Choong KW, Eng JA, McAneny D, Subramaniam RM, Knapp PE. F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging of endogenous Cushing syndrome. Clin Nucl Med. 2011 Dec; 36(12):e231-2.

Smith EE, Gurol ME, Eng JA, Engel CR, Nguyen TN, Rosand J, Greenberg SM. White matter lesions, cognition, and recurrent hemorrhage in lobar intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 2004 Nov 09; 63(9):1606-12.

Greenberg SM, Eng JA, Ning M, Smith EE, Rosand J. Hemorrhage burden predicts recurrent intracerebral hemorrhage after lobar hemorrhage. Stroke. 2004 Jun; 35(6):1415-20.

Eng JA, Frosch MP, Choi K, Rebeck GW, Greenberg SM. Clinical manifestations of cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation. Ann Neurol. 2004 Feb; 55(2):250-6.

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