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Physician and Health Policy Research Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania

Jeffrey Hom is a board-certified internist and fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania. There he studies domestic health policy and cares for patients at the Philadelphia VA.

Jeff has contributed to healthcare and public health efforts in San Francisco, Boston, and Shiprock, New Mexico, as well as internationally in Lesotho and Cambodia, all of which have deepened his desire to improve community well-being, pursue health equity and advance social justice. For his efforts he was selected as a Zuckerman Fellow at Harvard's Center for Public Leadership and, more recently, as a 2016 Presidential Scholarship recipient for AcademyHealth's Institute on Advocacy and Public Policy.

A native San Franciscan, Jeff completed his undergraduate education with a degree in Art History at Bowdoin College. He received his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine-primary care at the University of California, San Francisco.


  • –present
    Physician and Health Policy Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania


  • 2011 
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, MD, MPH