Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator


Jessica Murphy, MD, MS joined the faculty in 2017 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Clinician Educator pathway.  In 2018 she joined the Internal Medicine Residency Leadership as the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Care.  Her research interests include medical education and social determinants of health.  She cares for patients both outpatient and inpatient and supervises trainees at Rhode Island Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital’s Center for Primary Care. 


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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