Assistant Professor of Medicine


Jessica Murphy, MD, MS currently serves as the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Care within the Internal Medicine Residency Program.  In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the educational experience for residents at their three continuity clinic sites - Rhode Island Hospital's Center for Primary Care, the Miriam Hospital's Fain clinic, and the VA outpatient clinic.  She oversees the intern quality improvement and continuity clinic (QICC) rotation, and coordinates the ambulatory noon conference curriculum for the residency program.  She is an implementer of the Division of Medicine's Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM) program which trains both faculty and residents on implicit bias and bias reduction. 

Dr. Murphy is dedicated to the care of vulnerable and traditionally underserved patient populations.  She cares for her own panel of patients at Rhode Island Hospital's Center for Primary Care.  She additionally supervises internal medicine residents at the Center for Primary Care and on the inpatient medicine teaching service at Rhode Island Hospital.  Her research interests include ambulatory medical education, evaluation and feedback, direct observation, teaching of EMR-based skills. and the use of technology in medical education. 

Dr. Murphy graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine.  She completed her internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Primary Care Program in Philadelphia and received the William Hanson Primary Care Award in 2015.  Following residency completion, she moved to Boston where she completed a 2-year fellowship in General Internal Medicine and a concurrent residency in Preventive Medicine, performing research in the areas of refugee and immigrant health and caring for patients across language differences.  She also received a Master of Science in Health Services Research and completed a public health practicum at the Massachusetts’s Department of Public Health. 

Dr. Murphy is an active member of the Association for Academic Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of General Internal Medicine.  She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine.

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